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Kindness Quotes

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People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

Related topics: Inspirational Love Live-By Compassion Gentleness Feelings

Give me your tired, your poor,
your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.
- written on the Statue of Liberty in New York harbor PHOTO

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

One can not reflect in streaming water.
Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
- Lao Tzu

 

Whatever you do, do with kindness.
Whatever you say, say with kindness.
Wherever you go, radiate kindness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The smallest act of kindness
is worth more than the grandest intention.
- Oscar Wilde

Whatever you say, say with kindness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Affirmation:
Today I choose the higher road -
the path of charity, acceptance,
love, selflessness, kindness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Kindness is better than piety.
- Yiddish Proverb

Today, I choose the higher road -
the path of charity, acceptance, love, selflessness, kindness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The brightest stars are those who
shine for the benefit of others.
- Anonymous

Nurturing is not complex.
It's simply being tuned in to the thing or person before you
and offering small gestures toward what it needs at that time.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Great people are those who make others feel
that they, too, can become great.
- Mark Twain

Gentleness, self-sacrifice and generosity
are the exclusive possession of no one race or religion.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Kind words can be short and easy to speak,
but their echoes are truly endless.
- Mother Teresa

There are no small acts of kindness.
Every compassionate act makes large the world.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.
- Philo

Be kind whenever possible; and it is always possible.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Deal with the faults of others as gently as with your own.
- Chinese proverb

One can pay back the loan of gold,
but one dies forever in debt to those who are kind.
- Malayan Proverb

What do we live for, if it is not
to make life less difficult for each other?
- George Eliot

One of the sanest, surest, and most generous joys of life
comes from being happy over the good fortune of others.
- Robert A. Heinlein

Kindness is the light that dissolves
all walls between souls, families, and nations.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

Nobody cares how much you know,
until they know how much you care.
- attributed to Theodore Roosevelt, among others,
but probably earlier and anonymous

The whole worth of a kind deed is
in the love that inspires it.
- The Talmud

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.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

If I choose to bless another person,
I will always end up feeling more blessed.
- Marianne Williamson

Our opportunity is to visualize a kinder world.
To sing glad songs of tomorrow -
imagining a world of love -
of the whole world filled with love.
To offer our hand... often.
To breathe deeply and honor ourselves.
To pause and contemplate... just because.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Kindness in words creates confidence.
Kindness in thinking creates profoundness.
Kindness in giving creates love.
- Lao Tzu

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

We may have found a cure for most evils;
but we have found no remedy for the worst of them all,
the apathy of human beings.
- Helen Keller

Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear,
and the blind can see.
- Mark Twain

Wherever there is a human being,
there is an opportunity for a kindness.
- Seneca

Kindness, like a boomerang, always returns.
- Anonymous

My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Choose the higher road -
the path of charity, acceptance, love,
selflessness, and kindness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I radiate my kindness into the world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is no need for temples,
no need for complicated philosophies.
My brain and my heart are my temples;
my philosophy is kindness.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

People don't care how much you know
until they know how much they care.
- John C. Maxwell

Indifference and neglect often
do much more damage than outright dislike.
- J. K. Rowling

Caring - Kindness - Compassion - Appreciation ...
It is my choice to care deeply about others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We all tend to measure our worth by what we DO -
the actions we take.
We also highly value what we SAY.
However, the greatest impact we have
on our family, our friends,
and our world is our kindness and love.
A bowl of soup served with love
is a greater gift than a steak dinner served brusquely.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know the power of kindness.
Whatever you do, do with kindness.
Whatever you say, say with kindness.
Wherever you go,
radiate your kindness to all.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I expect to pass through this world but once.
Any good therefore that I can do,
or any kindness that I can show to my fellow-creature,
let me do it now.
Let me not defer or neglect it,
for I shall not pass this way again.
- William Penn

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.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Just because an animal is large, it doesn't mean he doesn't want kindness;
however big Tigger seems to be, remember that he wants as much kindness as Roo.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

It is my choice to care deeply about others.
No kindness is too small to be important -
the smile to the bank teller,
the sincere "thank you" for all kindnesses received,
the reassuring hand on the shoulder of a loved one or friend.
There is compassion in selfless generosity,
but there is also compassion in heartfelt empathy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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 Teresa

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 with no thought of any reward.
Your life will never be the same again.
- Og Mandino

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.
- Emma Goldman

For me, the most powerful expressions of true Christianity
in this material world are an unconditional love of all humans,
and an uncompromising commitment to caring for all
who are sick, infirm, or troubled -
as expressed in the biblical story of the Good Samaritan.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

Oh, the comfort, the inexpressible comfort
of feeling safe with a person;
having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words,
but to pour them all out, just as they are,
chaff and grain together,
knowing that a faithful hand will take and sift them,
keep what is worth keeping, and then,
with a breath of kindness, blow the rest away.
- George Eliot

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

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

Feigned courtesy is a mere shadow of true kindness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

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

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

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

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

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.
- Amy Tan

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.
- Rowan D. Williams

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

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

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

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

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

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

Kindness is ever the begetter of kindness.
- Sophocles


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