Kindness Quotes

Guard well within yourself that treasure, kindness. Know how to give without hesitation, how to lose without regret, how to acquire without meanness.
George Sand
Kahlil gibran - i have learnt silence from the talkative,...

Practice random kindness and senseless acts of beauty.
Unknown
Dan kelly - the effects of kindness are not always seen...
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love and kindness are never wasted. They always make a difference. They bless the one who receives them, and they bless you, the giver.
Barbara DeAngelis

We cannot seek or attain health, wealth, learning, justice or kindness in general. Action is always specific, concrete, individualized, unique.
John Dewey
I have learnt silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet strange, I am ungrateful to these teachers.
Kahlil Gibran
Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust and hostility to evaporate.
Albert Schweitze
To be able under all circumstances to practice five things constitutes perfect virtue; these five things are gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness and kindness.
Confucius
Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.
Confucius
Kindness causes us to learn, and to forget, many things.
Madame Swetchine
Always set high value on spontaneous kindness. He whose inclination prompts him to cultivate your friendship of his own accord will love you more than one whom you have been at pains to attach to you.
Samuel Johnson
I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do or any kindness that I can show for any fellow creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Kindness is a mark of faith, and whoever is not kind has no faith.
Prophet Mohammed, Muslim
Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness.
Seneca
I expect to pass through this world but once; any good thing therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to any fellow creature, let me do it now; let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.
Ettiene De Grellet
Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair, but manifestations of strength and resolution.
Kahlil Gibran
Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear, and the blind can read.
Mark Twain
Neither genius, fame, nor love show the greatness of the soul. Only kindness can do that.
Jean Babtiste Henri Lacordaire
Truth is generally kindness, but where the two diverge and collide, kindness should override truth.
Samuel Butle
I expect to pass through this world but once any good thing therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to any fellow creature, let me do it now let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.
Stephan Grellet
Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace. Money will come if we seek first the Kingdom of God - The rest will be given.
Mother Theresa
Always treat people with respect and kindness, for they may be selected to be on your jury.
Steve Pershing
This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple the philosophy is kindness.
Dalai Lama
Practice Random Acts of Kindness and Senseless Beauty.
Unknown
We cannot tell the precise moment when friendship formed. As in filling a vessel drop by drop, there is at last a drop which makes it run over so in a series of kindness there is at last one which makes the heart run over.
Samuel Johnson
There is no duty more obligatory than the repayment of kindness.
Cicero
Kindness is the golden key that unlocks the hearts of others.
Henry Drummond
Praise will come to those whose kindness leaves you without debt.
Neil Finn, track #12 on his album "Try Whistling This".
Human kindness has never weakened the stamina or softened the fiber of a free people. A nation does not have to be cruel to be tough.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Beginning today, treat everyone you meet as if they were going to be dead by midnight. Extend them all the care, kindness and understanding you can muster. Your life will never be the same again.
Og Mandino, The Greatest Miracle in the World
Ask yourself: Have you been kind today? Make kindness your daily modus operandi and change your world.
Annie Lennox
Strength, courage and power do not exclude kindness, understanding and consideration. You can be strong and kind; you can be courageous and understanding; you can be powerful and considerate.
Linda R. Dominguez, How to Shine at Work, (McGraw - Hill)
Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.
Theodore Rubin
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is wasted.
Aesop
A friend is one to whom you can pour out the contents of your heart, chaff and grain alike. Knowing that the gentlest of hands will take and sift it, keep what is worth keeping and with a breath of kindness, blow the rest away.
Unknown
A little kindness from person to person is better than a vast love for all humankind.
Richard Dehmel
It is a good idea to be ambitious, to have goals, to want to be good at what you do, but it is a terrible mistake to let drive and ambition get in the way of treating people with kindness and decency. The point is no that they will then be nice to you. It is that you will feel better about yourself.
Robert Solow
Nothing is as difficult as to achieve results in this world if one is filled full of great tolerance and the milk of human kindness. The person who achieves must generally be a one - Ideaed individual, concentrated entirely on that one idea, and ruthless in his aspect toward other men and other ideas.
Corinne Roosevelt Robinson