Kindness Quotes

If our actions stem from honesty, kindness, caring, and vision, then no matter what the result of our efforts, we have added something of value to our souls and to the world.
Joan Boysenko, Pocketful of Miracles
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Ask yourself: Have you been kind today? Make kindness your daily modus operandi and change your world.
Annie Lennox
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The ideals which have lighted my way, and time after time have given me new courage to face life cheerfully, have been Kindness, Beauty, and Truth. The trite subjects of human efforts, possessions, outward success, luxury have always seemed to me contemptible.
Albert Einstein
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

There is no duty more obligatory than the repayment of kindness.
Cicero
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
Spontaneous kindness is to hipsters as high beams are to deer.
J. Jacques, Something Positive Comic, 08 - 22 - 05
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
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
Praise will come to those whose kindness leaves you without debt.
Neil Finn, track #12 on his album "Try Whistling This".
Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair, but manifestations of strength and resolutions.
Kahlil Gibran
Friendship is a living thing that lasts only as long as it is nourished with kindness, empathy and understanding.
Author 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
Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair, but manifestations of strength and resolution.
Kahlil Gibran
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Aesop, The Lion and the Mouse
He who confers a favor should at once forget it, if he is not to show a sordid ungenerous spirit. To remind a man of a kindness conferred and to talk of it, is little different from reproach.
Demosthenes
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
We cannot seek or attain health, wealth, learning, justice or kindness in general. Action is always specific, concrete, individualized, unique.
John Dewey
Kindness is a mark of faith, and whoever is not kind has no faith.
Prophet Mohammed, Muslim
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
Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness.
Seneca
Kindness is the golden key that unlocks the hearts of others.
Henry Drummond
In life you can never be too kind or too fair everyone you meet is carrying a heavy load. When you go through your day expressing kindness and courtesy to all you meet, you leave behind a feeling of warmth and good cheer, and you help alleviate the burdens everyone is struggling with.
Brian Tracy
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is wasted.
Aesop
Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.
Mark Twain
Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear, and the blind can read.
Mark Twain
Recompense injury with justice, and recompense kindness with kindness.
Confucius, The Confucian Analects
Kindness in ourselves is the honey that blunts the sting of unkindness in another.
Walter Savage Lando
The best of the houses is the house where an orphan gets love and kindness.
Prophet Mohammed
The effects of kindness are not always seen immediately, Sometimes it takes years until your kindness will pay off, And is returned to you. And sometimes you never see the fruits of your labors, But they are there, Deep inside of the soul of the one you touched.
Dan Kelly
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
Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.
Theodore Rubin
Oh, give thanks to the Lord, for He is good His love and His kindness go on forever.
1 Chronicles 1634 TLB Bible
Truth is generally kindness, but where the two diverge and collide, kindness should override truth.
Samuel Butle
Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust and hostility to evaporate.
Albert Schweitze
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
Kindness causes us to learn, and to forget, many things.
Madame Swetchine
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