Kindness Quotes

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
Samuel butle - truth is generally kindness, but where the two...

Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.
Theodore Rubin
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
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
Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness.
Seneca

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
Emma goldman - no one has yet realized the wealth of sympathy,...
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
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
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
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
Spontaneous kindness is to hipsters as high beams are to deer.
J. Jacques, Something Positive Comic, 08 - 22 - 05
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
There is no duty more obligatory than the repayment of kindness.
Cicero
Praise will come to those whose kindness leaves you without debt.
Neil Finn, track #12 on his album "Try Whistling This".
I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.
Tennessee Williams, A Streetcar Named Desire (1947)
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
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
Recompense injury with justice, and recompense kindness with kindness.
Confucius, The Confucian Analects
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Lao - Tzu
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self - Control. Against such things, there is no law.
The Apostle Paul (Saul of Tarsus), The Bible - Galations 5: 22 - 23 NIV
The best of the houses is the house where an orphan gets love and kindness.
Prophet Mohammed
Kindness is the noblest weapon to conquer with.
American Prove
Ask yourself Have you been kind today Make kindness your daily modus operandi and change your world.
Annie Lennox
Tell others of the positive effects of their actions. It will help return the kindness they showed to you.
Dan Kelly
Practice random kindness and senseless acts of beauty.
Unknown
Kindness in ourselves is the honey that blunts the sting of unkindness in another.
Walter Savage Lando
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
We are an arrogant species, full of terrible potential, but we also have a great capacity for love, friendship, generosity, kindness, faith, hope, and joy.
Dean Koontz
There are no thanks for a kindness, which has been delayed.
Anonymous
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
Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair, but manifestations of strength and resolution.
Kahlil Gibran
Kindness causes us to learn, and to forget, many things.
Madame Swetchine
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Aesop, The Lion and the Mouse
Practice Random Acts of Kindness and Senseless Beauty.
Unknown