Kindness



A kind heart is a fountain of gladness, making everything in its vicinity freshen into smiles. - Washington Irving

We must be purposely kind and generous or we miss the best part of life's existence. - Horace Mann

Kind words and good deeds are eternal. You never know where their influence will end. - H. Jackson Browne

Kind looks, kind words, kind acts, and warm handshakes--these are secondary means of grace when men are in trouble and fighting their unseen battles. - John Hall

Today I bent the truth to be kind, and I have no regret, for I am far surer of what is kind than I am of what is true. - Robert Brault

In this world, you must be a bit too kind to be kind enough. - Pierre Carlet de Chamblain de Marivaux

Throw wide the doors of our hearts and let in the sunshine of good will and kindness. - Orison Swett Marden

The world changes for the better with every act of kindness, and for the worse with every act of cruelty. - Bo Lozoff

Three things in human life are important: The first is to be kind. The second is to be kind. And the third is to be kind. - Henry James

Your purse should not be closed so tightly that a kind impulse is not able to open it. - Cicero

Be gentle with yourself. Be kind to yourself...Treat yourself as you would someone you really loved. - Louise Hay

Imagination lit every lamp in this country, built every church, performed every act of kindness and progress, created more and better things for more people. It is the priceless ingredient for a better day. - Henry J. Taylor

Write injuries in sand, kindnesses in marble. - French Proverb

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

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

Funny thing about kindness. The more it's used, the more you have of it. - Unknown

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

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

Those who do a kindness because they expect to be repaid are always disappointed. - Chinese Proverb

Kindness is the golden chain by which society is bound together. - Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

If you want a kinder world, then behave with kindness; if you want a peaceful world, make peace within. - Dan Millman

Nothing multiplies so much as kindness. - John Ray

In the year ahead, may we treat our friends with kindness and our enemies with understanding. - Unknown

With the milk of human kindness, there should be no such thing as skim. - Steve Johnson

One of the most difficult things to give away is kindness -- it is usually returned. - Cort R. Flint

What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness? - Unknown

Kindness is the kingpin of success in life; it is the prime factor in overcoming friction and making the human machinery run smoothly. - Andrew Chapman

Our small efforts at kindness can change people's lives more than we will ever know. Since it takes so little time and energy to change the world for the better, why not make an effort to do it every day? - Pat Williams

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

Two important things are to have a genuine interest in people and to be kind to them. Kindness, I've discovered, is everything in life. - Isaac Bashevis Singer

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

Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair, but manifestations of strength and resolutions. - Kahlil Gibran

Kindness in ourselves is the honey that blunts the sting of unkindness in another. - Walter Savage Landor

Kindness is the evidence of greatness. If anyone is glad that you are here, then you have not lived in vain. - Charles Fenno Hoffman

Measure people first by their kindness and their capacity for devotion. - Michael Cunningham

I wonder why it is that we are not all kinder to each other than we are. How much the world needs it! How easily it is done! - Henry Drummond

Don't expect to enjoy the cream of life if you keep your milk of human kindness all bottled up. - Author unknown

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

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






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