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Random Acts Of Kindness (RAK) Day

Celebrated in the U.S. on February 17th

Random Acts Of Kindness (RAK) Day thanks to mark twain

Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) Day began in 2004 in New Zealand as a day to celebrate kindness and the whole 'pay it forward' mentality. The nonprofit "Random Acts of Kindness Foundation" was founded in 1995 in the U.S., headquartered in Denver, Colorado. The event is celebrated on September 1 in New Zealand; November 4 in Australia; and on February 17 in the United States.

A few ideas:
- Give someone a package of raisins as a "Raisin Pay"
- Pay postage for someone sending postcards, and mail them for free
- Shovel snow off of a handicapped person's driveway
- Pay the bus fare for the passenger behind you
- Buy extra at a grocery store and donate it to a food bank
- Take a gift to new neighbours and introduce yourself
- Wash someone else's car
- Take donuts to work
- Let a car into the traffic ahead of you
- Send an encouraging email to someone
- Compliment a work colleague on their work
- Post anonymous sticky notes with validating or uplifting messages around for people to find
- Help someone change a flat tire
- Buy flowers for someone
- Let someone go ahead of you in line
- Pay for the person behind you in the drive-thru
- Pay the meal for a couple in a restaurant as you're leaving

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Special kind of stanima - Archie Bunker

Boredom: the desire for desires. - Leo Tolstoy

Smells like some kind if saniquarium. - Archie Bunker

The treacheries of ambition never cease. - Ruben Dario

Ambition is the grand enemy of all peace. - John Cowper Powys

Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work. - Aristotle

Adopt the pace of nature. Her secret is patience. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Courage is like a muscle; it is strengthened by use. - Ruth Gordon

Often the test of courage is not to die, but to live. - Conte Vittorio Afieri

Protect your enthusiasm from the negativity of others. - H. Jackson Brown Jr.

Always chase your dreams instead of running from your fears. - Unknown

The distance between your dreams and reality is called action. - Unknown

Desire nothing for yourself, which you do not desire for others. - Spinoza

Leaders have the courage to make unpopular decisions and gut calls. - Jack Welch

Enthusiasm finds the opportunities, and energy makes the most of them. - Henry Hoskins

Nothing great in the world has ever been accomplished without passion. - Georg W.F. Hegel

Civilization is a method of living, an attitude of equal respect for all men. - Jane Addams

Pessimists are usually kind. The gay, bubbling over, have no time for the pitiful. - Sean O'Faolain

Use your imagination not to scare yourself to death but to inspire yourself to life. - Adele Brookman

Have the courage to face a difficulty lest it kick you harder than you bargained for. - Stanislaus I

It's faith in something and enthusiasm for something that makes life worth living. - Oliver Wendell Holmes

Success is not final, failure is not fatal, it is the courage to continue that counts. - Winston Churchill

Attitude is everything - shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll be among the stars. - Les Brown

The best leaders inspire others to harness their utmost potential to benefit the common good. - Peter Tormey

The everyday kindness of the back roads more than makes up for the acts of greed in the headlines. - Charles Kuralt

Let hope inspire you, but let not idealism blind you. Don't look back, you can never look back. - Don Henley

I am happier when I have something to compose, for that, after all, is my sole delight and passion. - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Courage will now be your best defence against the storm that is at hand - that and such hope as I bring. - JRR Tolkien

That best portion of a good man's life - his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and love. - William Wordsworth

The moment of enlightenment is when a person's dreams of possibilities become images of probabilities. - Vic Braden

You know you're in love when you can't fall asleep because reality is finally better than your dreams. - Dr. Seuss

Enthusiasm is the inspiration of everything great. Without it no man is to be feared, and with it none despised. - Christian Nevell Bovee

Live with fulfillment, serve with passion so in this lifetime you will have the abillity to die with no regrets. - Randy Gonzales

That's the kind of thing people always thinking. They always got to see some sort of scary thing in everything. - S.D. Crockett

There is a certain enthusiasm in liberty that makes human nature rise above itself, in acts of bravery and heroism. - Alexander Hamilton

Never give up on what you really want to do. The person with big dreams is more powerful than one with all the facts. - Albert Einstein

Your vision will become clear only when you look into your heart. Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside awakens. - Carl Jung

It is our attitude at the beginning of a difficult task which, more than anything else, will affect its successful outcome. - William James

I'm fairly adventurous with my eating. I've tried kangaroo, and Moreton Bay bugs, which are a kind of lobster, are so good. - Brian O'Driscoll

You need the kind of objectivity that makes you forget everything you've heard, clear the table, and do a factual study like a scientist would. - Steve Wozniak


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Woodpecker Trio

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