Kindness Quotes - Famous Top 100

Kindness Quotes

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Quote of the day September 30th, 2014

Try not to become a man of success but rather to become a man of value.

Albert Einstein

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Kindness Quotes
Always set high value on spontaneous kindness. He whose inclination prompts him to cultivate your friendship of his own accord will love you more than one whom you have been at pains to attach to you.

SAMUEL JOHNSON

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

PHILO

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

ALBERT SCHWEITZER

Deeds of kindness are equal in weight to all the commandments.

TALMUD

Good nature will always supply the absence of beauty; but beauty cannot supply the absence of good nature.

JOSEPH ADDISON

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.

PEARL S. BUCK

If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen of the world, and that his heart is no island cut off from other lands, but a continent that joins to them.

FRANCIS BACON

If the earth does grow inhospitable toward human presence, it is primarily because we have lost our sense of courtesy toward the earth and its inhabitants.

THOMAS BERRY

In this world, there is nothing softer or thinner than water. But to compel the hard and unyielding, it has no equal. That the weak overcomes the strong, that the hard gives way to the gentle -- this everyone knows. Yet no one asks accordingly.

LAOZI (LAO TZU, LAO TSE)

It is good to be helpful and kindly, but don't give yourself to be melted into candle grease for the benefit of the tallow trade.

GEORGE ELIOT

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

MOTHER TERESA

Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much.

BLAISE PASCAL

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

ERIC HOFFER

Kindness has converted more sinners than zeal, eloquence or learning.

FREDERICK W. FABER

Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.

THEODORE RUBIN

Kindness is the golden chain by which society is bound together.

JOHANN WOLFGANG VON GOETHE

Kindness trumps greed: it asks for sharing. Kindness trumps fear: it calls forth gratefulness and love. Kindness trumps even stupidity, for with sharing and love, one learns.

MARC ESTRIN

Life is not so short but that there is always time enough for courtesy.

RALPH WALDO EMERSON

Life is short, but there is always time enough for courtesy.

RALPH WALDO EMERSON

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

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

Men are cruel, but Man is kind.

RABINDRANATH TAGORE

No kind action ever stops with itself. One kind action leads to another. Good example is followed. A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions, and the roots spring up and make new trees. The greatest work that kindness does to others is that it makes them kind themselves.

AMELIA EARHART

One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.

MAYA ANGELOU

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

SCOTT ADAMS

Six essential qualities that are the key to success: Sincerity, personal integrity, humility, courtesy, wisdom, charity.

WILLIAM MENNINGER

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

CHARLES KURALT

The little unremembered acts of kindness and love are the best parts of a person's life.

WILLIAM WORDSWORTH

The only justice is to follow the sincere intuition of the soul, angry or gentle. Anger is just, and pity is just, but judgement is never just.

D. H. LAWRENCE

The only way to tell the truth is to speak with kindness. Only the words of a loving man can be heard.

HENRY DAVID THOREAU

The truest greatness lies in being kind, the truest wisdom in a happy mind.

ELLA WHEELER WILCOX

There is always a way to be honest without being brutal.

ARTHUR DOBRIN

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, 14TH DALAI LAMA

Those who bring sunshine into the lives of others, cannot keep it from themselves.

JAMES M. BARRIE

Three things in human life are important. The first is to be kind. The second is to be kind. The third is to be kind.

HENRY JAMES

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.

LEO BUSCAGLIA

We are the leaves of one branch, the drops of one sea, the flowers of one garden.

JEAN BAPTISTE HENRY LACORDAIRE

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

BENJAMIN JOWETT

We must be as courteous to a man as we are to a picture, which we are willing to give the advantage of a good light.

RALPH WALDO EMERSON

When I was young, I used to admire intelligent people; as I grow older, I admire kind people.

ABRAHAM JOSHUA HESCHEL

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.

WILLA CATHER

When we feel love and kindness toward others, it not only makes others feel loved and cared for, but it helps us also to develop inner happiness and peace.

TENZIN GYATSO, 14TH DALAI LAMA

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.

HAROLD KUSHNER

Where did we ever get the crazy idea that in order to make children do better, first we have to make them feel worse? Think of the last time you felt humiliated or treated unfairly. Did you feel like cooperating or doing better?

JANE NELSON

Wherever there is a human being, there is a chance for a kindness.

SENECA

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

RALPH WALDO EMERSON


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