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Kindness & Generosity research & quotes


Quotes

“We think too much and feel too little. More than machinery, we need humanity. More than cleverness, we need kindness and gentleness.”

Charlie Chaplin

 

“What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?”

Jean Jacques Rousseau

 

"You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late"

Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

"A kind and compassionate act is often its own reward."

William John Bennett


    Research

    Wives and husbands who do regular, small acts of kindness for one another are likely to be happy in their marriages.

    State of our Unions report

     

    Helping others reduced mortality specifically by buffering the association between stress and mortality.

    NCBI - Giving to Others and the Association Between Stress and Mortality

     

    Altruists in the office are more likely to be committed to their work and are less likely to quit their jobs.

    University of Wisconsin-Madison