Kindness Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Kindness

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


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 ~


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


If you have donated, these children may never know your name, but they will never forget your kindness.
~By Roma Downey ~


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 part of kindness consists in 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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


Kindly words do not enter so deeply into men as a reputation for kindness.
~By Mencius ~


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 ~


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


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 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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Kindness is wisdom.
~By Philip James Bailey ~


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


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 ~


Treat everyone with respect and kindness. Period. No exceptions.
~By Kiana Tom ~


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


Everyone responds to kindness.
~By Richard Gere ~


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 ~


A spirit, breathing the language of independence, is natural to Englishmen, few of whom are disposed to brook compulsion, or submit to the dictates of others, when not softened by reason, or tempered with kindness.
~By Joseph Lancaster ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 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 ~


Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate.
~By Albert Schweitzer ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Unseasonable kindness gets no thanks.
~By Thomas Fuller ~


People are governed with the head; kindness of heart is little use in chess.
~By Nicolas Chamfort ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


As much as we need a prosperous economy, we also need a prosperity of kindness and decency.
~By Caroline Kennedy ~


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 ~


Getting money is not all a man's business: to cultivate kindness is a valuable part of the business of life.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


It is futile to judge a kind deed by its motives. Kindness can become its own motive. We are made kind by being kind.
~By Eric Hoffer ~


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


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


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 ~


I feel no need for any other faith than my faith in the kindness of human beings. I am so absorbed in the wonder of earth and the life upon it that I cannot think of heaven and angels.
~By Pearl S. Buck ~


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 ~

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