Kindness Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Kindness

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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 ~


A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money.
~By John Ruskin ~


As a result of half a century of Soviet rule people have been weaned from a belief in human kindness.
~By Svetlana Alliluyeva ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness.
~By Lucius Annaeus Seneca ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


I encountered among my comrades the most varied human traits, from frankness to reserve, from goodness, uprightness and kindness, to brutality and baseness.
~By Georg Brandes ~


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


When your dreams tire, they go underground and out of kindness that's where they stay.
~By Libby Houston ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
~By Aesop ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Come, gentlemen, I hope we shall drink down all unkindness.
~By William Shakespeare ~


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


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


It is only after one is in trouble that one realizes how little sympathy and kindness there are in the world.
~By Nellie Bly ~


The first thing a kindness deserves is acceptance, the second, transmission.
~By George MacDonald ~


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 ~


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


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


Deliberately seek opportunities for kindness, sympathy, and patience.
~By Evelyn Underhill ~


There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness.
~By Dalai Lama ~


We cannot seek or attain health, wealth, learning, justice or kindness in general. Action is always specific, concrete, individualized, unique.
~By Benjamin Jowett ~


Everyone responds to kindness.
~By Richard Gere ~


Carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you.
~By Princess Diana ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


Kindness, I've discovered, is everything in life.
~By Isaac Bashevis Singer ~


When kindness has left people, even for a few moments, we become afraid of them as if their reason had left them. When it has left a place where we have always found it, it is like shipwreck; we drop from security into something malevolent and bottomless.
~By Willa Cather ~


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 ~


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 ~


Kindness makes a fellow feel good whether it's being done to him or by him.
~By Frank Howard Clark ~


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


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


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


It is impossible to treat a child too well. Children are spoiled by being ignored too much or by harshness, not by kindness.
~By Sloan Wilson ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet, strange, I am ungrateful to those teachers.
~By Khalil Gibran ~


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


Ask yourself: Have you been kind today? Make kindness your daily modus operandi and change your world.
~By Annie Lennox ~


I admire the fact that the central core of Buddhist teaching involves mindfulness and loving kindness and compassion.
~By Ron Reagan ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.
~By Mark Twain ~


I love Philadelphia. I was shocked at what a great city this is. For me, it is the cat's pajamas. I love everything about it. I love where I live. I love the people. I have been met with such kindness and affection here.
~By George Dzundza ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


The everyday kindness of the back roads more than makes up for the acts of greed in the headlines.
~By Charles Kuralt ~


To practice five things under all circumstances constitutes perfect virtue; these five are gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness, and kindness.
~By Confucius ~


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


Eradicating a religion of kindness is, I think, a terrible thing for the Chinese to attempt.
~By Martin Scorsese ~


He who aspires to paradise should learn to deal with people with kindness.
~By Abu Bakr ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Whether one believes in a religion or not, and whether one believes in rebirth or not, there isn't anyone who doesn't appreciate kindness and compassion.
~By Dalai Lama ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Whoever understands how to do a kindness when he fares well would be a friend better than any possession.
~By Sophocles ~


Kindness and faithfulness keep a king safe, through kindness his throne is made secure.
~By King Solomon ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


They are always saying God loves us. If that's love I'd rather have a bit of kindness.
~By Graham Greene ~

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November 28 ,2021
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