Kindness Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Kindness

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Kindness in women, not their beauteous looks, shall win my love.
~By Washington Irving ~


Illness is the doctor to whom we pay most heed; to kindness, to knowledge, we make promise only; pain we obey.
~By Marcel Proust ~


The words of kindness are more healing to a drooping heart than balm or honey.
~By Sarah Fielding ~


Kindness is always fashionable.
~By Amelia E. Barr ~


Not always actions show the man; we find who does a kindness is not therefore kind.
~By Alexander Pope ~


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.
~By Dalai Lama ~


I am so proud of Michigan's citizens for the kindness and generosity they have shown in assisting in this endeavor. It is truly heartwarming to see the compassion shown for those in need.
~By Jennifer Granholm ~


One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession.
~By Sophocles ~


I was proud to call Dr Rupert a friend. He was always a wonderful source of support and kindness.
~By Mangosuthu Buthelezi ~


He that has done you a kindness will be more ready to do you another, than he whom you yourself have obliged.
~By Benjamin Franklin ~


Kindness is in our power, even when fondness is not.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


It's also selfish because it makes you feel good when you help others. I've been helped by acts of kindness from strangers. That's why we're here, after all, to help others.
~By Carol Burnett ~


A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.
~By Joseph Joubert ~


You know, gentlemen, that I do not owe any personal income tax. But nevertheless, I send a small check, now and then, to the Internal Revenue Service out of the kindness of my heart.
~By David Rockefeller ~


Kindness in ourselves is the honey that blunts the sting of unkindness in another.
~By Grantland Rice ~


I've experienced huge kindness here, a great welcome and some very generous reviews without the snide social edge I often suffer from at home. I'm not patronized here either, which I much appreciate!
~By Joanna Trollope ~


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.
~By Mother Teresa ~


Kindness is loving people more than they deserve.
~By Joseph Joubert ~


There are realities we all share, regardless of our nationality, language, or individual tastes. As we need food, so do we need emotional nourishment: love, kindness, appreciation, and support from others.
~By J. Donald Walters ~


Kindness has converted more sinners than zeal, eloquence, or learning.
~By Frederick William Faber ~


An enemy to whom you show kindness becomes your friend, excepting lust, the indulgence of which increases its enmity.
~By Saadi ~


PETA has a proven track record of success. Each victory PETA wins for the animals is a stepping stone upon which we build a more compassionate world for all beings - and we will never give up our fight until all animals are treated with respect and kindness.
~By Bea Arthur ~


Well, I'll tell you something, this wedding is something that I will always, always cherish. It was a show of love and support and kindness like I'd never seen from the people, and that's who I entertain. I entertain the people.
~By Liza Minnelli ~


A tree is known by its fruit; a man by his deeds. A good deed is never lost; he who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love.
~By Saint Basil ~


When you are young you take the kindness people show you as your right.
~By W. Somerset Maugham ~


It has always seemed strange to me... the things we admire in men, kindness and generosity, openness, honesty, understanding and feeling, are the concomitants of failure in our system. And those traits we detest, sharpness, greed, acquisitiveness, meanness, egotism and self-interest, are the traits of success. And while men admire the quality of the first they love the produce of the second.
~By John Steinbeck ~


The truth has never been of any real value to any human being - it is a symbol for mathematicians and philosophers to pursue. In human relations kindness and lies are worth a thousand truths.
~By Graham Greene ~


Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.
~By Theodore Isaac Rubin ~


If everyone howled at every injustice, every act of barbarism, every act of unkindness, then we would be taking the first step towards a real humanity.
~By Nelson DeMille ~


I owe a debt of gratitude to two other living Justices. Sandra Day O'Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg paved the way for me and so many other women in my generation. Their pioneering lives have created boundless possibilities for women in the law. I thank them for their inspiration and also for the personal kindnesses they have shown me.
~By Elena Kagan ~


Well, I think when we can turn to the person sitting next to us and really see them with kindness and see ourselves reflected back - when there's some dignity and compassion traveling back and forth.
~By Sharon Stone ~


The level of our success is limited only by our imagination and no act of kindness, however small, is ever wasted.
~By Aesop ~


We must seek the loving-kindness of God in all the breadth and open-air of common life.
~By George A. Smith ~


What we all have in common is an appreciation of kindness and compassion; all the religions have this. We all lean towards love.
~By Richard Gere ~


Learn to know every man under you, get under his skin, know his faults. Then cater to him - with kindness or roughness as his case may demand.
~By John McGraw ~


There is something akin to freedom in having a lover who has no control over you, except that which he gains by kindness and attachment.
~By Harriet Ann Jacobs ~


Truth is a deep kindness that teaches us to be content in our everyday life and share with the people the same happiness.
~By Khalil Gibran ~


Remember there's no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end.
~By Scott Adams ~


The kindness and affection from the public have carried me through some of the most difficult periods, and always your love and affection have eased the journey.
~By Princess Diana ~


Men are more prone to revenge injuries than to requite kindness.
~By Thomas Fuller ~


Love and kindness are never wasted. They always make a difference. They bless the one who receives them, and they bless you, the giver.
~By Barbara de Angelis ~


People just take your kindness for weakness sometimes, and that's just the bottom line.
~By Ruben Studdard ~


Human kindness is like a defective tap, the first gush may be impressive but the stream soon dries up.
~By P. D. James ~


I go now before the milk of Human kindness goes sour for me.
~By Philip Francis ~


Industry, economy, honesty, and kindness form a quartet of virtues that will never be improved upon.
~By James Oliver ~


In human relationships, kindness and lies are worth a thousand truths.
~By Graham Greene ~


Kindness is the beginning of cruelty.
~By Frank Herbert ~


The best portion of a good man's life is his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love.
~By William Wordsworth ~


And as I've gotten older, I've had more of a tendency to look for people who live by kindness, tolerance, compassion, a gentler way of looking at things.
~By Martin Scorsese ~


There is overwhelming evidence that the higher the level of self-esteem, the more likely one will be to treat others with respect, kindness, and generosity.
~By Nathaniel Branden ~


Somewhere near you, somebody right now is trying to help the indigent and poor - providing food, shelter, clothing or simple kindness.
~By Tony Snow ~


Beginning today, treat everyone you meet as if they were going to be dead by midnight. Extend to them all the care, kindness and understanding you can muster, and do it with no thought of any reward. Your life will never be the same again.
~By Og Mandino ~


It is veneer, rouge, aestheticism, art museums, new theaters, etc. that make America impotent. The good things are football, kindness, and jazz bands.
~By George Santayana ~


When you carry out acts of kindness you get a wonderful feeling inside. It is as though something inside your body responds and says, yes, this is how I ought to feel.
~By Harold Kushner ~


Kindness eases everything almost as much as money does.
~By Mason Cooley ~


It is kindness to immediately refuse what you intend to deny.
~By Publilius Syrus ~


You have discovered so much kindness and good will to those you thought were oppressed, and had no helper, that I am sure you will not despise what I have wrote, if you judge it will be of any service to them.
~By Jupiter Hammon ~


Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling. Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse.
~By Henry Van Dyke ~


The male is a domestic animal which, if treated with firmness and kindness, can be trained to do most things.
~By Jilly Cooper ~


Kindness and intelligence don't always deliver us from the pitfalls and traps: there are always failures of love, of will, of imagination. There is no way to take the danger out of human relationships.
~By Barbara Grizzuti Harrison ~


Kindness goes a long ways lots of times when it ought to stay at home.
~By Kin Hubbard ~


True popularity comes from acts of kindness rather than acts of stupidity.
~By Bo Bennett ~


We are all the foolishness and all the crimes we did. We're also all the kindnesses we did. I hate to think of life as if we understood time. We don't understand time.
~By Hugh Leonard ~


The catch phrase for the day is 'Do an act of kindness. Help one person smile.'
~By Harvey Ball ~


The end result of kindness is that it draws people to you.
~By Anita Roddick ~


You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


A laugh, to be joyous, must flow from a joyous heart, for without kindness, there can be no true joy.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


A mistake made by many people with great convictions is that they will let nothing stand in the way of their views, not even kindness.
~By Bryant H. McGill ~


I don't think Christmas is necessarily about things. It's about being good to one another, it's about the Christian ethic, it's about kindness.
~By Carrie Fisher ~


In the context of interfaith encounter, we need to bring to the surface how our actual beliefs shape what we do - not simply to agree that kindness is better than cruelty.
~By Rowan D. Williams ~


Life is made up, not of great sacrifices or duties, but of little things, in which smiles and kindness, and small obligations given habitually, are what preserve the heart and secure comfort.
~By Humphry Davy ~


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


You can tell by the kindness of a dog how a human should be.
~By Don Van Vliet ~


I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.
~By Tennessee Williams ~


I believe that man will not merely endure; he will prevail. He is immortal, not because he alone among the creatures has an inexhaustible voice, but because he has a soul, a spirit capable of kindness and compassion.
~By William Falconer ~


That is what has happened to the United States in the international economic scene. We have deteriorated into a debtor status so that we are now dependent upon the kindness of strangers. That is not where the world's leading power should find itself.
~By Paul Sarbanes ~


Kindness can become its own motive. We are made kind by being kind.
~By Eric Hoffer ~


Who knows where inspiration comes from. Perhaps it arises from desperation. Perhaps it comes from the flukes of the universe, the kindness of the muses.
~By Amy Tan ~


What money is better bestowed than that of a schoolboy's tip? How the kindness is recalled by the recipient in after days! It blesses him that gives and him that takes.
~By William Makepeace Thackeray ~


Kindnesses are easily forgotten; but injuries! what worthy man does not keep those in mind?
~By William Makepeace Thackeray ~


Kindness is the sunshine in which virtue grows.
~By Robert Green Ingersoll ~


For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
~By Audrey Hepburn ~


Now it is evident that a little insight into the customs of every people is necessary to insure a kindly communication; this, joined with patience and kindness, will seldom fail with the natives of the interior.
~By Charles Sturt ~


What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?
~By Jean-Jacques Rousseau ~


Ignorant kindness may have the effect of cruelty; but to be angry with it as if it were direct cruelty would be an ignorant unkindness.
~By George Eliot ~


Today we are afraid of simple words like goodness and mercy and kindness. We don't believe in the good old words because we don't believe in good old values anymore. And that's why the world is sick.
~By Lin Yutang ~


There's no dearth of kindness In the world of ours; Only in our blindness We gather thorns for flowers.
~By Gerald Massey ~


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.
~By Emma Goldman ~


My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
~By Dalai Lama ~


One cannot help being impressed by the protesters. They have begun each day of the protest in Kiev in prayer and all activities are accomplished with a collective sense of respect, kindness, and an intention to conduct a peaceful revolution.
~By Bob Schaffer ~


I continued writing the bad plays which fortunately nobody would produce, just as no one did me the unkindness of publishing my early novels.
~By Patrick White ~


I will say that since our capture we have met with uniform kindness, and while in the penitentiary our relations with the officers have been cordially pleasant, and for their considerate and kind disposition we feel profoundly grateful.
~By Cole Younger ~


A great many men's gratitude is nothing but a secret desire to hook in more valuable kindnesses hereafter.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


A warm smile is the universal language of kindness.
~By William Arthur Ward ~


I've been on the other side of the table many times, trying to get people to be sympathetic to projects, and I've been the victim of that kind of intense kindness masking extreme stupidity.
~By Tilda Swinton ~


Everyone responds to kindness.
~By Richard Gere ~


There is none made so great, but he may both need the help and service, and stand in fear of the power and unkindness, even of the meanest of mortals.
~By Lucius Annaeus Seneca ~


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.
~By Franklin D. Roosevelt ~


There's no dearth of kindness in this world of ours; Only in our blindness we gather thorns for flowers.
~By Grantland Rice ~


Kindness is ever the begetter of kindness.
~By Sophocles ~

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