Kindness Quotes

I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; Yet strange, I am ungrateful to those teachers.
Kahlil Gibron
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Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair, but manifestations of strength and resolution.
Kahlil Gibran
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Kindness is a mark of faith, and whoever is not kind has no faith.
Prophet Mohammed, Muslim
Kindness is the golden key that unlocks the hearts of others.
Henry Drummond

Kindness causes us to learn, and to forget, many things.
Madame Swetchine
A little kindness from person to person is better than a vast love for all humankind.
Richard Dehmel
Neither genius, fame, nor love show the greatness of the soul. Only kindness can do that.
Jean Babtiste Henri Lacordaire
To be able to practice five things everywhere under heaven constitutes perfect virtue... They are gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness, and kindness.
Confucius, The Confucian Analects
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
Do not be content with showing friendship in words alone, let your heart burn with loving kindness for all who may cross your path.
Abdul Baha, Paris Talks, p. 15
Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust and hostility to evaporate.
Albert Schweitze
Tell others of the positive effects of their actions. It will help return the kindness they showed to you.
Dan Kelly
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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
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
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
There are no thanks for a kindness, which has been delayed.
Anonymous
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
Ask yourself Have you been kind today Make kindness your daily modus operandi and change your world.
Annie Lennox
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
Recompense injury with justice, and recompense kindness with kindness.
Confucius, The Confucian Analects
Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses.
Confucius
Perhaps better we not obscure the idea that happiness and misery, kindness and greed, and good works and bad deeds are within the capacities of us all, not merely a select few.
David P. Mikkelson, snopes. com, September 8, 2003
Little deeds of kindness, little words of love, help to make earth happy like the heaven above.
Julia A. Fletcher Carney
Kindness in ourselves is the honey that blunts the sting of unkindness in another.
Walter Savage Lando
He that has done you a kindness will be more ready to do you another, than he whom you yourself have obliged.
Benjamin Franklin
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)
Liberty, equality - Bad principles The only true principle for humanity is justice and justice to the feeble is protection and kindness.
Henri Frdric Amiel
Practice random kindness and senseless acts of beauty.
Unknown
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Lao - Tzu
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
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
We cannot seek or attain health, wealth, learning, justice or kindness in general. Action is always specific, concrete, individualized, unique.
John Dewey
I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.
Tennessee Williams, A Streetcar Named Desire (1947)
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
Knowledge, without common sense, says Lee, is folly; without method, it is waste; without kindness, it is fanaticism; without religion, it is death. But with common sense, it is wisdom with method, it is power; with clarity, it is beneficence; with religion, it is virtue, and life, and peace.
Austin Farra
No one has yet realized the wealth of sympathy, the kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child. The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure.
Emma Goldman
To be able to practice five things everywhere under heaven constitutes perfect virtue... They are gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness, and kindness.
Confucius