Best 1553 Kindness Quotes

Kindness Quotes

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Kindness Quotes

1. Kindness is wisdom. – Philip James Bailey

2. All done by kindness. – David Devant

3. Be kind to the living. – James McBride

4. Kindness is contagious. – Victoria Prieto

5. Tenderness is a virtue. – Oliver Goldsmith

6. Love is perfect kindness. – Joseph Campbell

7. Kindness is never wasted. – Wendy Lustbader

8. Scatter seeds of kindness. – George Ade

9. A kindness is never wasted – Aesop

10. Kindness is virtue itself. – Alphonse de Lamartine

11. Be kind. Aim for my heart. – Alexandre Dumas

12. We rise by lifting others. – Robert Ingersoll

13. Beauty lives with kindness. – William Shakespeare

14. One good turn asketh another. – John Heywood

15. Be silly. Be honest. Be kind. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

16. Live, let live, and help live – Ralph Waldo Emerson

17. Kindness comes with no price. – Laurence Yep

18. Requite injury with kindness. – Laozi

19. No act of kindness is wasted. – William Watson Purkey

20. Only the powerful are gentle. – Maxime Lagacé

21. Real kindness seeks no return. – Thiruvalluvar

22. All people want to be touched. – Princess Diana

23. Be the change you want to see. – Mahatma Gandhi

24. Do more than be fair: be kind. – William Arthur Ward

25. Be positive. Be true. Be kind. – Roy T. Bennett

26. Everyone responds to kindness. – Richard Gere

27. We are made kind by being kind. – Eric Hoffer

28. Kindness is always fashionable. – Amelia Barr

29. A kind heart speaks kind words. – Anthony D. Williams

30. Men are cruel, but Man is kind. – Rabindranath Tagore

31. Love your neighbor as yourself. – Mark 12:31

32. Kindness in giving creates love. – Laozi

33. Let us be kinder to one another. – Aldous Huxley

34. The essence of love is kindness. – Robert Louis Stevenson

35. True kindness ennobles the giver – Jocelyn Murray

36. Be soulful. Be kind. Be in love. – Rumi

37. Love is the absence of judgment. – Dalai Lama

38. In the end only kindness matters. – Jewel

39. Kindness is produced by kindness. – Marcus Tullius Cicero

40. Err in the direction of kindness. – George Saunders

41. Kindness gives birth to kindness. – Sophocles

42. A kind word is like a Spring day. – Russian Proverb

43. Kindness begets kindness evermore. – Sophocles

44. You cannot do a kindness too soon. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

45. There is no small act of kindness. – Mary Anne Radmacher

46. Man is born for deeds of kindness. – Marcus Aurelius

47. Kindness nobler ever than revenge. – William Shakespeare

48. Be kinder. Kindness is underrated! – Louise Roe

49. It’s harder to be kind than clever – Jeff Bezos

50. Love and kindness go hand in hand. – Marian Keyes

51. Love and kindness are never wasted. – Barbara De Angelis

52. The kind need kindness most of all. – Katharine Tynan

53. It is higher and nobler to be kind. – Mark Twain

54. or it is in giving that we receive. – Francis of Assisi

55. To belittle, you have to be little. – Kahlil Gibran

56. Forgetfulness is a form of freedom. – Kahlil Gibran

57. The simple act of caring is heroic. – Edward Albert

58. He who plants kindness gathers love. – Saint Basil

59. Kindness is stronger than iron bars. – Margaret George

60. Kindness effects more than severity. – Aesop

61. I was not born to crush my own kind. – George Hearst

62. Be a little kinder than you have to. – E. Lockhart

63. Life is an adventure in forgiveness. – Norman Cousins

64. Kindness in words creates confidence. – Laozi

65. I count on the kindness of strangers. – Bill Murray

66. Sweet mercy is nobility’s true badge. – William Shakespeare

67. Kindness is the essence of greatness. – Joseph B. Wirthlin

68. You can never go wrong with kindness. – Megan Young

69. He who is not actively kind is cruel! – John Ruskin

70. Politeness is the flower of humanity. – Joseph Joubert

71. indness is love and love is kindness. – Anonymous

72. Unseasonable kindness gets no thanks. – Thomas Fuller

73. Forgiveness is a virtue of the brave. – Indira Gandhi

74. Loving yourself is healing the world. – Jaymie Gerard

75. Kindness is the beginning of cruelty. – Frank Herbert

76. Constant Kindness can accomplish much. – Albert Schweitzer

77. Kindness will always attract kindness. – Sophocles

78. A small unkindness is a great offence. – Hannah More

79. Kindness eases change Love quiets fear – Octavia Butler

80. More than machinery, we need humanity. – Charlie Chaplin

81. He who sows courtesy reaps friendship. – Saint Basil

82. Kind words are the music of the world. – Frederick William Faber

83. No one has ever become poor by giving. – Anne Frank

84. Praise by name, criticize by category. – Warren Buffett

85. Forgiveness is the final form of love. – Reinhold Niebuhr

86. How wise must one be to be always kind. – Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

87. I believe in the kindness of strangers. – Lana Del Rey

88. Kindness is more persuasive than force. – Aesop

89. A good character is the best tombstone. – Charles Spurgeon

90. Gentleness is the antidote for cruelty. – Phaedrus

91. Without forgiveness, there’s no future. – Desmond Tutu

92. Kindness is a highly underrated quality. – Pam Ferris

93. Fear of my cruel impulses makes me kind. – Mason Cooley

94. Character is the architect of the being. – Louise Berliawsky Nevelson

95. Kindness can change the lives of people. – Aung San Suu Kyi

96. Kindness makes for much better teamwork. – John Wooden

97. Learn the absolute pleasure of kindness. – Perry Brass

98. I believe in kindness. Also in mischief. – Mary Oliver

99. Carve your name on hearts, not on marble – Charles Spurgeon

100. If you can’t be kind, at least be vague. – Judith Martin

101. I am trying to be kind instead of right. – Matthew Quick

102. It takes strength to be gentle and kind. – Steven Morrissey

103. Kindness is showing someone they matter. – Anonymous

104. Kind people are the best kind of people. – Anonymous

105. Forgiveness is a gift you give yourself. – Suzanne Somers

106. Kindness is the touch of an angel’s hand. – James Leonard Gordon

107. Do your little bit of good where you are. – Desmond Tutu

108. Kindness is no virtue, but a common duty. – Frederick Greenwood

109. Kindness is not an act, it’s a lifestyle. – Anthony Douglas

110. And you can always, always, give kindness – Anne Frank

111. Always be a little kinder than necessary. – James M. Barrie

112. Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses. – Confucius

113. In a gentle way, you can shake the world. – Mahatma Gandhi

114. Be gentle to all and stern with yourself. – Teresa of Avila

115. It doesn’t do any good to argue. Be kind. – Richard G. Scott

116. Kindness does wonderful things to a face. – Dixie Doyle

117. Forgiveness means letting go of the past. – Gerald Jampolsky

118. Without kindness there can be no true joy. – Thomas Carlyle

119. Have you had a kindness shown? Pass it on. – Henry Burton

120. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. – Laozi

121. The world exists for the sake of kindness. – Rashi

122. Kindness is more powerful than compulsion. – Charles R. Schwab

123. The finest pleasure is kindness to others. – Jean de la Bruyere

124. Don’t mistake kindness for weakness, baby. – Albert Collins

125. Never lose a chance of saying a kind word. – William Makepeace Thackeray

126. Kindness is ever the begetter of kindness. – Sophocles

127. Oh be swift to live, make haste to be kind. – Henri Frederic Amiel

128. Nothing has happened today except kindness. – Gertrude Stein

129. Etiquette-a fancy word for simple kindness. – Elsa Maxwell

130. Great people create great acts of kindness. – Miguel de Cervantes

131. Volunteer. Find ways to be useful. Be kind. – Claudia Black

132. He who is really kind, can never be unhappy – Confucius

133. Build up, don’t tear down – kindness rocks! – Victoria Prieto

134. Without tenderness, a man is uninteresting. – Marlene Dietrich

135. Never be so busy as not to think of others. – Mother Teresa

136. Your greatness is measured by your kindness. – William J. H. Boetcker

137. Kindness covers all of my political beliefs. – Roger Ebert

138. You is kind. You is smart. You is important. – Kathryn Stockett

139. With Kindness 1+1 always equals more than 2. – Brian Williams

140. They’re only truly great who are truly good. – George Chapman

141. If kindness doesn’t work, try more kindness. – Chogyam Trungpa

142. I am practicing being kind over being right. – Matthew Quick

143. There’s no need to bully; be kind to unwind! – AnnaSophia Robb

144. For lovely eyes, seek out the good in people. – Audrey Hepburn

145. Kindness is the velvet of social intercourse. – James Leonard Gordon

146. There is nothing more powerful than kindness. – Mary Carillo

147. No thanks attach to a kindness long deferred. – Ovid

148. Kindness is the highest form of intelligence. – Wayne Teasdale

149. Life is given to us, we earn it by giving it. – Rabindranath Tagore

150. There is no remedy for love but to love more. – Henry David Thoreau

151. Kindness Day should be everyday of your life. – Patsy Kensit

152. For attractive lips, speak words of kindness. – Audrey Hepburn

153. Kindness and patience were always called for. – Flannery O’Connor

154. The art of being kind is all the world needs. – Ella Wheeler Wilcox

155. Kindness and a generous spirit go a long way. – Max Irons

156. The more sympathy you give, the less you need. – Malcolm Forbes

157. Act with kindness but do not expect gratitude. – Confucius

158. Don’t be yourself – be someone a little nicer. – Mignon McLaughlin

159. Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame. – Alexander Pope

160. Great persons are able to do great kindnesses. – Miguel de Cervantes

161. Persistent kindness conquers the ill-disposed. – Seneca the Younger

162. Kindness isn’t just a virtue, its a necessity. – Bob Saget

163. Send a drop of kindness, and see a happy face. – Julie Hebert

164. Sometimes I think candor is the only kindness. – Karen Allen

165. Be the change you want to see in your networks – James H. Fowler

166. Do something wonderful, people may imitate it. – Albert Schweitzer

167. When life leaves us blind, love keeps us kind. – Chester Bennington

168. Be kind, for everyone is having a hard battle. – Plato

169. Kindness is a sort of love without being love. – Susan Hill

170. If you have an impulse to kindness, act on it. – Douglas Coupland

171. Compassion is the chief law of human existence. – Fyodor Dostoevsky

172. The love we give away is the only love we keep. – Elbert Hubbard

173. Kindness like light speaks in the air it gilds. – Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton

174. Everything in the world needs kindness, child. – Sherrilyn Kenyon

175. Loving-kindness is the better part of goodness. – W. Somerset Maugham

176. Kindness and love open the doors to one’s soul. – Anthony D. Williams

177. All is well, practice kindness, heaven is nigh. – Jack Kerouac

178. Treat the world the way you want to be treated. – Mike Tyson

179. Be the compromise you want to see in the world. – Mahatma Gandhi

180. Act with kindness, but do not expect gratitude. – Confucius

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

182. What I’m looking for in people now is kindness. – Robin Wright

183. Be kind with people and tough with their ideas. – The Stoic Emperor

184. A dog has one aim in life… to bestow his heart. – J.R. Ackerley

185. There is no charm equal to tenderness of heart. – Jane Austen

186. There is no revenge so complete as forgiveness. – Josh Billings

187. Kindness is no common virtue. It is a rare gift. – David Samuels

188. A brush of kindness can paint a smile on a face. – Robert M. Hensel

189. Too often we underestimate the power of a touch. – Leo Buscaglia

190. Every Day you should reach out and touch someone – Maya Angelou

191. People will never forget how you made them feel. – Maya Angelou

192. Be kind to unkind people. They need it the most. – Ashleigh Brilliant

193. Kill them with kindness, slay them with a smile. – Caesar

194. We win by tenderness. We conquer by forgiveness. – Frederick William Robertson

195. People just deserve to be treated with kindness. – Sophia Bush

196. On Politeness : Easy to learn. Easy to practice. – Marlene Dietrich

197. Sanctify yourself and you will sanctify society. – Francis of Assisi

198. Kindness it is that brings forth kindness always. – Sophocles

199. Kindness, I’ve discovered, is everything in life. – Isaac Bashevis Singer

200. Charity begins at home, but should not end there. – Thomas Fuller

201. Nothing teaches character better than generosity. – Jim Rohn

202. Remember that everyone is influenced by kindness. – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

203. Compassion will cure more sins than condemnation. – Henry Ward Beecher

204. This only is charity, to do all, all that we can. – John Donne

205. Life is so hard, how can we be anything but kind? – Jack Kornfield

206. The basis of all good human behavior is kindness. – Eleanor Roosevelt

207. Be kind to everyone; forgive everyone everything. – Dharma Mittra

208. Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible. – Dalai Lama

209. Kindness, I’ve discovered, is everything in life. – Isaac Bashevis Singer

210. Kindness is loving people more than they deserve. – Joseph Joubert

211. Be kind to unkind people – they need it the most. – Anonymous

212. Whatever point of view you have, there’s another. – Jack Kornfield

213. The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are. – Joseph campbell

214. Goodness is the only investment that never fails. – Henry David Thoreau

215. Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile. – Albert Einstein

216. There is a vast deal of vital air in loving words. – Walter Savage Landor

217. Kindness is a much more crushing force than anger. – Samael Aun Weor

218. Let your brilliance be expressed through kindness. – Bryant H. McGill

219. Fashion your life as a garland of beautiful deeds. – Gautama Buddha

220. Do all the good you can, by all the means you can. – John Wesley

221. Practice random acts of kindness… and watch Mom! – Sadie Calvano

222. Rest and be kind, you don’t have to prove anything – Jack Kerouac

223. To understand everything is to forgive everything. – Osho

224. Keep your friends close, keep your enemies closer. – Niccolò Machiavelli

225. Perfect kindness acts without thinking of kindness. – Laozi

226. Kindness, so far as we can return it, is agreeable. – Tacitus

227. Everyone, to those weaker than themselves, is kind. – Aeschylus

228. Would the boy you were be proud of the man you are? – Laurence J. Peter

229. It’s kindness that helps people cope with a crisis. – Nicholas Young

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

231. Kindness is always fashionable, and always welcome. – Amelia Barr

232. Even a little gift may be vast with loving kindness. – Theocritus

233. True courtesy … is real kindness kindly expressed. – Julia McNair Wright

234. I am reminded of the importance of small kindnesses. – Kay Redfield Jamison

235. Problems are only opportunities with thorns on them. – Hugh Miller

236. Good breeding, a union of kindness and independence. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

237. Each heart holds the secret: ‘Kindness’ is the word. – John Boyle O’Reilly

238. What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. – George Eliot

239. There is no wrong way to perform an act of kindness. – Catherine Ryan Hyde

240. Be kind once a day – even if it’s just in your mind. – Yoko Ono

241. If I’m doing something its coming from a kind heart. – Soulja Boy

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

243. My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness. – Dalai Lama

244. Be pitiful, for every man is fighting a hard battle. – Ian Maclaren

245. How beautiful a day can be when kindness touches it! – George Elliston

246. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give. – Kahlil Gibran

247. Politeness is to human nature what warmth is to wax. – Arthur Schopenhauer

248. Politeness is half good manners and half good lying. – Mary Wilson Little

249. The only true source of politeness is consideration. – William Gilmore Simms

250. Accept yourself totally and you’ll change your life. – Anonymous

251. How beautiful a day can be, when kindness touches it! – George Elliston

252. There are no traffic jams when you go the extra mile. – Zig Ziglar

253. Kindness refreshes and restores the tired and broken. – Gerard Straub

254. Kindness which is bestowed on the good is never lost. – Plato

255. If only I may grow: firmer, simpler, quieter, warmer. – Dag Hammarskjold

256. There is wisdom and welcoming kindness on every page. – Jessye Norman

257. Be Somebody who makes Everybody feel like a Somebody. – Brad Montague

258. Each of our acts makes a statement as to our purpose. – Leo Buscaglia

259. All I’m saying is, kindness don’t have no boundaries. – Kathryn Stockett

260. In this cruel world kindness should always be repaid. – Diane Setterfield

261. People aren’t born with kindness, it grows with them. – Natsuki Takaya

262. The soul would have no rainbow had the eyes no tears. – John Vance Cheney

263. It’s a kindness that the mind can go where it wishes. – Ovid

264. A gift, with a kind countenance, is a double present. – Thomas Fuller

265. We are the Sun with all the different kinds of Light. – Rumi

266. All I’m saying is, kindness don’t have no boundaries. – Kathryn Stockett

267. One can’t be kind to one person and cruel to another. – Morarji Desai

268. It’s a kindness that the mind can go where it wishes. – Ovid

269. A kind and compassionate act is often its own reward. – William John Bennett

270. Evil begins when you begin to treat people as things. – Terry Pratchett

271. You know what love is? It is all kindness, generosity. – Rumi

272. More than cleverness, we need kindness and gentleness. – Charlie Chaplin

273. Hatred and anger are powerless when met with kindness. – Malcolm X

274. Always, Sir, set a high value on spontaneous kindness. – Samuel Johnson

275. Time itself is created through deeds of true kindness. – Dara Horn

276. By each crime and every kindness, we birth our future. – David Mitchell

277. The effect of one good-hearted person is incalculable. – Oscar Arias

278. Brighten someone’s by adding a spoon full of kindness. – Tom Baker

279. Genuine kindness is not what we do, it is what we are. – Vernon Howard

280. Live as if everything you do will eventually be known. – Hugh Prather

281. There is a rollicking kindness that looks like malice. – Friedrich Nietzsche

282. The earth is but one country and mankind its citizens. – Bahá’u’lláh

283. Practice being the kind of person you wish to attract. – Wayne Dyer

284. I’d rather be kind than right. You can always be kind. – Dalai Lama

285. Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much. – Blaise Pascal

286. A single sunbeam is enough to drive away many shadows. – Francis of Assisi

287. We are all different. Don’t judge, understand instead. – Roy T. Bennett

288. You give but little when you give of your possessions. – Kahlil Gibran

289. Politeness is the art of choosing among your thoughts. – Madame de Stael

290. If you want to lift yourself up, lift someone else up. – Booker T. Washington

291. An eye for an eye, and the whole world would be blind. – Kahlil Gibran

292. What I regret most in my life are failures of kindness. – George Saunders

293. An enemy to whom you show kindness becomes your friend. – Saadi

294. When people are serving, life is no longer meaningless. – John Gardner

295. How good life is when one does something good and just! – Fyodor Dostoevsky

296. He that does good to another does good also to himself. – Seneca the Younger

297. Kindness is willing to look in the face of the hurting. – Beth Moore

298. We have a great deal more kindness than is ever spoken. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

299. If you can’t feed a hundred people, then feed just one. – Mother Teresa

300. You don’t have to be special, you just have to be kind. – Tavi Gevinson

301. Kindness eases everything almost as much as money does. – Mason Cooley

302. What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness? – Jean-Jacques Rousseau

303. A little madness a little kindness makes for happiness. – Nicole Johnson

304. Strong people don’t put others down, they lift them up. – Michael P. Watson

305. The point is not to pay back kindness but to pass it on. – Julia Alvarez

306. If we always helped one another, no one would need luck. – Sophocles

307. Grace imitates modesty, as politeness imitates kindness. – Joseph Joubert

308. The miracle is this: the more we share the more we have. – Leonard Nimoy

309. The robbed that smiles, steals something from the thief. – William Shakespeare

310. Never look down on anybody unless you’re helping him up. – Jesse Jackson

311. Great tragedy gives us opportunities for great kindness. – Karen White

312. He is as full of valor as of kindness. Princely in both. – William Shakespeare

313. Savor kindness because cruelty is always possible later. – Jenny Holzer

314. Wishing kindness and compassion to all living creatures. – Brian Blessed

315. Kindness causes us to learn, and to forget, many things. – Sophie Swetchine

316. Compassion for others begins with kindness to ourselves. – Pema Chodron

317. Kindness is the key to peace and harmony in family life. – Dalai Lama

318. No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted. – Aesop

319. You can accomplish by kindness what you cannot by force. – Publilius Syrus

320. Live simply. Love generously. Care deeply. Speak kindly. – Anonymous

321. To be kind to others you must first be kind to yourself. – Anonymous

322. There is always a way to be honest without being brutal. – Arthur Dobrin

323. Kindness is like snow-it beautifies everything it covers. – Croft M. Pentz

324. Be kind to yourself, to others and everything around you. – Alexandra Stoddard

325. It is kindness in a person, not beauty that wins our love – Jack Canfield

326. The best kind of parent you can be is to lead by example. – Drew Barrymore

327. A kindness received should be returned with a freer hand. – Saint Ambrose

328. Never look down on anybody unless you’re helping them up. – Jesse Jackson

329. It’s wise to be kind. It’s wiser to be kind and truthful. – Maxime Lagacé

330. Forgiveness is the giving, and so the receiving, of life. – George MacDonald

331. Virtue, perhaps, is nothing more than politeness of soul. – Honore De Balzac

332. I’m honest and fair, but I don’t dispense false kindness. – Steve Easterbrook

333. A thousand kindnesses do not make up for a thousand blows. – Louise Bogan

334. Beauty, without kindness, dies unenjoyed and undelighting. – Samuel Johnson

335. One person can make a difference, and everyone should try. – John F. Kennedy

336. Kindness is a most edifying form of instant gratification. – Krista Tippett

337. Some people don’t know what to do with an act of kindness. – Jodi Picoult

338. Alas, we who wanted kindness, could not be kind ourselves. – Bertolt Brecht

339. I don’t believe in your Good. I believe in human kindness. – Vasily Grossman

340. To receive everything, one must open one’s hands and give. – Taisen Deshimaru

341. One deed of kindness noticed is worth forty that are told. – Edgar Guest

342. Kindness is the golden thread that holds society together. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

343. The world is changed by your example, not by your opinion. – Paulo Coelho

344. Be nice to strangers. Be nice even when it doesn’t matter. – Sam Altman

345. The end result of kindness is that it draws people to you. – Anita Roddick

346. Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart. – Kahlil Gibran

347. The average dog is a nicer person than the average person. – Andy Rooney

348. Be generous and you can be the best person who ever lived. – Albert Brooks

349. If you expect the blessings of God, be kind to His people. – Abu Bakr

350. You can always give something, even if it is only kindness. – Anne Frank

351. When we have a choice it is always best to choose kindness. – Sharon Gannon

352. There is no greater intelligence than kindness and empathy. – Bryant H. McGill

353. Benevolence is one of the distinguishing characters of man. – Mencius

354. There is nothing that needs to be said in an unkind manner. – Hosea Ballou

355. It’s always better to be kind. I’m glad I know why. -Wanda” – Stephenie Meyer

356. Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle. – Plato

357. Kindness is an everyday byproduct of all the great virtues. – Krista Tippett

358. The fragrance always stays in the hand that gives the rose. – Hada Bejar

359. Come, gentlemen, I hope we shall drink down all unkindness. – William Shakespeare

360. There are many goals but one path – the path of compassion. – Amit Ray

361. There’s no use doing a kindness if you do it a day too late. – Charles Kingsley

362. A life of kindness is the primary meaning of divine worship. – Emanuel Swedenborg

363. Open your heart – open it wide; someone is standing outside. – Mary Engelbreit

364. Cruelty hardens and degrades, kindness reforms and ennobles. – Robert Green Ingersoll

365. Will the kindness of this letter excuse the shortness of it? – Dorothy Osborne

366. This world is not for the poor, nor the next for the unkind. – Thiruvalluvar

367. We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do. – Mother Teresa

368. Be mindful, exercise kindness, to yourselves, to each other. – Danielle Cormack

369. I’m a big believer in acts of kindness, no matter how small. – Liam Neeson

370. It is his nature, not his standing, that makes the good man. – Publilius Syrus

371. In this world, you must be a bit too kind to be kind enough. – Pierre de Marivaux

372. I had rather never receive a kindness than never bestow one. – Seneca the Younger

373. Be loving and kind. Call everyone to your table of kindness. – Ma Jaya

374. My message is the practice of compassion, love and kindness. – Dalai Lama

375. I’m a big believer in acts of kindness, no matter how small. – Liam Neeson

376. You can tell by the kindness of a dog how a human should be. – Captain Beefheart

377. There’s no use doing a kindness if you do it a day too late. – Charles Kingsley

378. Be nice to nerds. Chances are you’ll end up working for one. – Bill Gates

379. People will clap to be nice. They will not laugh to be nice. – Kenny Rogers

380. Wanting to be someone else is a waste of the person you are. – Marilyn Monroe

381. The worst loneliness is to not be comfortable with yourself. – Mark Twain

382. Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do. – John Wooden

383. If you stop to be kind, you must swerve often from your path. – Mary Webb

384. The greater the kindred is, the lesse the kindnesse must bee. – John Lyly

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

386. If life becomes hard, soften it with random acts of kindness. – Michael Levy, Baron Levy

387. My mother told me that niceness and kindness goes a long way. – Mr. T

388. Accomplishment will prove to be a journey, not a destination. – Dwight D. Eisenhower

389. An agreeable companion on a journey is as good as a carriage. – Publilius Syrus

390. There is such a thing as raw, unalloyed, agendaless kindness. – David Foster Wallace

391. Love is something more stern and splendid than mere kindness. – C. S. Lewis

392. Only through kindness and love can peace of mind be achieved. – Dalai Lama

393. When words are both true and kind, they can change the world. – Buddha

394. An egoist lives in poverty. A kind person lives in abundance. – Maxime Lagacé

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

396. The only way out of the labyrinth of suffering is to forgive. – John Green

397. Practice random acts of kindness and senseless acts of beauty. – Jack Canfield

398. Always be mindful of the kindness and not the faults of others – Gautama Buddha

399. Kindness which is not inexhaustible does not deserve the name. – Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

400. Nothing kinder than strangers. Nothing stranger than kindness. – Sara Paretsky

401. Intelligence, guided by kindness, is the highest wisdom. . . . – Robert Green Ingersoll

402. May our memories of kindness be long and of offenses be short. – Beth Moore

403. Spontaneous kindness is to hipsters as high beams are to deer. – Jeph Jacques

404. Do not ask me to be kind; just ask me to act as though I were. – Jules Renard

405. Be kind. Every person you meet is fighting a difficult battle. – Plato

406. There are many times when it is better to be kind than clever. – Thibaut

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

408. Having a soft heart in a cruel world is courage, not weakness. – Anonymous

409. You cannot be lonely if you like the person you’re alone with. – Wayne W. Dyer

410. A bit of fragrance always clings to the hand that gives roses. – Chinese Proverb

411. The short way to happiness is through kindness and sensitivity. – Frederick Lenz

412. Kindness is a language heard by deaf men and felt by blind men. – Mark Twain

413. Nothing that you have not given away will ever be really yours. – C. S. Lewis

414. We none of us find as much kindness in this world as we should. – Arthur Golden

415. Kindness suits you. “Really? I think I’m quite allergic to it.” – Derek Landy

416. A person’s true wealth is the good he or she does in the world. – Nazr Mohammed

417. One word of love is worth more than a thousand clever speeches. – Harold Klemp

418. I give myself the kindness and forgiveness I would show others. – Alan Cohen

419. It is nice to be important, but it’s more important to be nice. – John Templeton

420. Dream up the kind of world you want to live in. Dream out loud. – Bono

421. Genuine kindness is no ordinary act, but a gift of rare beauty. – Sylvia Rossetti

422. The wonderful thing is that it’s so incredibly easy to be kind. – Ingrid Newkirk

423. Politeness makes one appear outwardly as they should be within. – Jean de la Bruyere

424. If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete. – Jack Kornfield

425. Kindness in women, not their beauteous looks, Shall win my love. – William Shakespeare

426. If I can stop one heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain. – Emily Dickinson

427. I think we ought to have a kindness year, or a kindness century. – Jilly Cooper

428. And there is not anything in the world stronger than tenderness. – Han Suyin

429. As much good-will may be conveyed in one hearty word as in many. – Charlotte Bronte

430. I’m a very nice guy, but don’t mistake my kindness for weakness. – Robert Herjavec

431. It’s all about hope, kindness and a connection with one another. – Elizabeth Taylor

432. Too great haste to repay an obligation is a kind of ingratitude. – Francois de La Rochefoucauld

433. Sure the world breeds monsters, but kindness grows just as wild. – Mary Karr

434. Wit is an intermittent fountain; kindness is a perennial spring. – Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach

435. All worldly joys are less than that one joy of doing kindnesses. – John Wesley

436. A great man shows his greatness by the way he treats little men. – Thomas Carlyle

437. Treat everyone with respect and kindness. Period. No exceptions. – Kiana Tom

438. There is no duty more obligatory than the repayment of kindness. – Cicero

439. He who fears to weep, should learn to be kind to those who weep. – Ahmad Shah Massood

440. It’s all about hope, kindness and a connection with one another. – Elizabeth Taylor

441. Men are more prone to revenge injuries than to requite kindness. – Thomas Fuller

442. Oh worse than everything, is kindness counterfeiting absent love. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge

443. How do we change the world? One random act of kindness at a time. – Morgan Freeman

444. If what must be given is given willingly the kindness is doubled. – Publilius Syrus

445. A word spoken in loving kindness is worth far more than any gift. – Sir David Baird, 1st Baronet

446. The cheapest gift I have to give is kindness, and it is the best. – Bob Kerrey

447. Do one act of kindness each day of the year and change 365 lives. – Anthony D. Williams

448. One person caring about another represents life’s greatest value. – Jim Rohn

449. Praise will come to those whose kindness leaves you without debt. – Neil Finn

450. Choose to be kind over being right and you’ll be right everytime. – Richard Carlson

451. The qualities I most admire in women are confidence and kindness. – Oscar de la Renta

452. Will you be clever at the expense of others, or will you be kind? – Jeff Bezos

453. Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth. – Muhammad Ali

454. Kindness should become the natural way of life, not the exception. – Gautama Buddha

455. Of all virtues and dignities of the mind, goodness is the greatest – Francis Bacon

456. In scattering seeds of kindness, do it by hand and not by machine. – George Ade

457. My kindness is my weakness but my weakness is my biggest strength. – Behdad Sami

458. I’m always trying to remember that kindness goes a long, long way. – Michael Stuhlbarg

459. Be kinder to yourself. And then let your kindness flood the world. – Pema Chodron

460. A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. – Solomon

461. If those who owe us nothing gave us nothing, how poor we would be. – Antonio Porchia

462. I want to be brave, and selfless, and smart, and kind, and honest. – Veronica Roth

463. Gentleness and kindness will make our homes a paradise upon earth. – C. A. Bartol

464. Extend yourself in kindness to other human being wherever you can. – Oprah Winfrey

465. Be nice to the whites, they need you to rediscover their humanity. – Desmond Tutu

466. What is there more kindly than the feeling between host and guest? – Aeschylus

467. What this world needs is a new kind of army – the army of the kind. – Cleveland Amory

468. No matter how little you have, you can always give some of it away. – Catherine Marshall

469. Cruel blows of fate call for extreme kindness in the family circle. – Dodie Smith

470. No one is more worthy of your kindness and compassion than you are. – Nhat Hanh

471. Gratitude is not a payment for a kindness but another form of gift. – Michael Josephson

472. Kindness always starts with noticing the needs and hurts of others. – Rick Warren

473. Every day, try to help someone who can’t reciprocate your kindness. – John Wooden

474. You have the absolute power to change someone’s life with kindness. – Curt Mega

475. I’m always impressed by confidence, kindness and a sense of humour. – Tamara Mellon

476. We’re all mankind and humankind – so just be one and show kindness. – Amani

477. Become the kind of person who brightens a room just by entering it. – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

478. Be kind to everyone,becaus e everyone you meet is fighting a battle – Ian Maclaren

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

480. When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed. – Maya Angelou

481. I’m always impressed by confidence, kindness and a sense of humour. – Tamara Mellon

482. Kindness is caring for others, even when they may not care for you. – Anonymous

483. Of all virtues and dignities of the mind, goodness is the greatest. – Francis Bacon

484. What this world needs is a new kind of army – the army of the kind. – Cleveland Amory

485. By swallowing evil words unsaid, no one has ever harmed his stomach. – Winston Churchill

486. Kindness and politeness are not overrated at all. They’re underused. – Tommy Lee Jones

487. What I want is so simple I almost can’t say it: elementary kindness. – Barbara Kingsolver

488. Kindness and generosity … form the true morality of human actions. – Madame de Stael

489. Kindness and gentleness never had a gender, and neither did empathy. – Rebecca Solnit

490. Everyone, regardless of his or her decisions, deserves our kindness! – Neil L. Andersen

491. I don’t worry about people misinterpreting my kindness for weakness. – Jason Bateman

492. No man can do me a truer kindness in this world than to pray for me. – Charles Spurgeon

493. We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give. – Winston Churchill

494. Whenever you are confronted with an opponent. Conquer him with love. – Mahatma Gandhi

495. Be kind to yourself and others. Come from love every moment you can. – Deepak Chopra

496. I don’t worry about people misinterpreting my kindness for weakness. – Jason Bateman

497. I always say that kindness is the greatest beauty that you can have. – Andie MacDowell

498. Kindness and politeness are not overrated at all. They’re underused. – Tommy Lee Jones

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

500. The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself. – Michel de Montaigne

501. The man who does not value himself, cannot value anything or anyone. – Ayn Rand

502. Kindness is wisdom. There is none in life But needs it and may learn. – Philip James Bailey

503. If we will have the kindness of others, we must endure their follies. – Samuel Johnson

504. Small kindnesses often, unintentionally, produce the biggest payoffs. – Richard Paul Evans

505. The supply of the milk of human kindness was short by several gallons – P. G. Wodehouse

506. There’s nothing so kingly as kindness, And nothing so royal as truth. – Alice Cary

507. Today I share my abundance with someone who needs a gift of kindness. – Cheryl Richardson

508. Kindness is like mercy: it blesses him that gives and him that takes. – Richard Layard, Baron Layard

509. Unkind people need your kindness the most. They advertise their pain. – Rick Warren

510. Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see. – Mark Twain

511. There’s nothing so kingly as kindness, and nothing so royal as truth. – Alice Cary

512. Deliberately seek opportunities for kindness, sympathy, and patience. – Evelyn Underhill

513. Kindness has converted more sinners than zeal, eloquence or learning. – Frederick W. Faber

514. The deeds you do may be the only sermon some persons will hear today. – Francis of Assisi

515. Recompense injury with justice, and recompense kindness with kindness. – Confucius

516. Kindness is the truest wisdom of life and we cannot go far without it. – Margaret Elizabeth Sangster

517. There is no duty more indispensible than that of returning a kindness. – Marcus Tullius Cicero

518. We need to teach our youth American values, kindness, honesty,respect. – Donald Trump

519. Celebrate within yourself that wonderful treasure . . . true kindness. – George Sand

520. Honesty without kindness, humor, and goodheartedness can be just mean. – Pema Chodron

521. Be kind to one another, because most of us are fighting a hard battle. – Ian Maclaren

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

523. There are many reasons for kindness, and religion is just one of them. – Frans de Waal

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

525. It may take a little self-discipline, be simple, be kind, stay rested. – Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

526. Yet do I fear thy nature; It is too full o’ the milk of human kindness. – William Shakespeare

527. He who waits to do a great deal of good at once will never do anything. – Samuel Johnson

528. It is curious how inseparable eating and kindness are with some people. – Letitia Elizabeth Landon

529. The magic in this world seems to work in whispers and small kindnesses. – Charles de Lint

530. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness. – Dalai Lama

531. Holy the supernatural extra brilliant intelligent kindness of the soul! – Allen Ginsberg

532. Loving kindness is the spirit of friendship toward yourself and others. – Sharon Salzberg

533. In choosing a course of action, it’s best to take the tack of kindness. – Peter Megargee Brown

534. Think of what a paradise this world would be if men were kind and wise. – Kurt Vonnegut

535. Kind hearts are more than coronets, And simple faith than Norman blood. – Alfred Lord Tennyson

536. I love thee for a heart that’s kind–not for the knowledge in thy mind. – W. H. Davies

537. If you would be happy, render a kind service, make somebody else happy. – David O. McKay

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

539. Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see. – Mark Twain

540. The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the greatest intention. – Kahlil Gibran

541. Nothing is so strong as gentleness, nothing so gentle as real strength. – Saint Francis de Sales

542. The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong. – Mahatma Gandhi

543. Lord, help us to live the virtue of generosity, to love without limits. – Pope Francis

544. Life is not so short but that there is always time enough for courtesy. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

545. But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you. – Matthew 5:44

546. The ideas that have lighted my way have been kindness, beauty and truth. – Albert Einstein

547. The greatest kindness one can render to any man is leading him to truth. – Saint Augustine

548. Money can buy a fine dog but it is kindness that makes him wag his tail. – John B. S. Haldane

549. Practice random acts of kindness, the world needs it more than you think – Boonaa Mohammed

550. Every act of kindness on your part is a boost to your own immune system. – Marianne Williamson

551. THINK before you speak. Is it True, Helpful, Inspiring, Necessary, Kind? – Alan Redpath

552. There is a grace of kind listening, as well as a grace of kind speaking. – Frederick William Faber

553. An act of kindness bestowed upon a tortured soul is a powerful antidote. – Victoria Prieto

554. Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

555. Candor and generosity, unless tempered by due moderation, leads to ruin. – Tacitus

556. Did universal charity prevail, earth would be a heaven, and hell a fable. – Charles Caleb Colton

557. Intelligence starts to get pretty dull if it’s not coupled with kindness. – Carmen Ejogo

558. Give what you have. To some one, it may be better than you dare to think. – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

559. Kindness in thinking creates profundity. Kindness in giving creates love. – Laozi

560. The purpose of life is not to be happy, the purpose of life is to matter. – Leo Rosten

561. People shouldn’t have to earn kindness. They should have to earn cruelty. – Maggie Stiefvater

562. A book is kind because its pages let us know when it is coming to an end. – Dara Wier

563. Whatever you do in your life, try to become a kind, and wise human being. – Nawang Khechog

564. Let us try to teach generosity and altruism, because we are born selfish. – Richard Dawkins

565. Only the weak are cruel. Gentleness can only be expected from the strong. – Leo Buscaglia

566. Tenderness is the greater proof of love than the most passionate of vows. – Marlene Dietrich

567. A person who is nice to you, but rude to the waiter, is not a nice person. – Dave Barry

568. Beating drums while doing a kindness to somone is a very ugly show of ego! – Mehmet Murat Ildan

569. Always treat others with kindness, for it may be their last memory of you. – Courtney Stodden

570. Imagine treating yourself with the kindness that you show people you love. – Geneen Roth

571. Let me be patient, let me be kind, make me unselfish, without being blind. – Lauryn Hill

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

573. True popularity comes from acts of kindness rather than acts of stupidity. – Bo Bennett

574. Be as successful as you want, but if you’re unkind, you’re not successful. – Maxime Lagacé

575. Humility is not thinking less of yourself, it’s thinking of yourself less. – C. S. Lewis

576. A mother’s arms are made of tenderness and children sleep soundly in them. – Victor Hugo

577. Acceptance and tolerance and forgiveness, those are life-altering lessons. – Jessica Lange

578. He who aspires to paradise should learn to deal with people with kindness. – Ahmad Shah Massood

579. Kind words elicit trust. Kind thoughts create depth. Kind deeds bring love. – Laozi

580. Kindness is a calling. Caring about people is powerful. Love changes lives. – Rachel Hamilton

581. Kindness makes a fellow feel good whether it’s being done to him or by him. – Frank A. Clark

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582. But remember, boy, that a kind act can sometimes be as powerful as a sword. – Rick Riordan

583. Our kindness may be the most persuasive argument for that which we believe. – Gordon B. Hinckley

584. A kindness spontaneously offered to him who needs it, is doubly gratifying. – Publilius Syrus

585. I always prefer to believe the best of everybody, it saves so much trouble. – Rudyard Kipling

586. As our kindness for ourselves grows, so does our kindness for other people. – Pema Chodron

587. I will be kind to everybody, particularly to those whom I find troublesome. – Anthony Mary Claret

588. Eat your vegetables, have a positive outlook, be kind to people, and smile. – Dan Buettner

589. Kindness makes a fellow feel good whether it’s being done to him or by him. – Frank A. Clark

590. Good people can get you out of a thousand problems with charm and kindness. – Anouska Hempel

591. Gentleness doesn’t get work done unless you happen to be a hen laying eggs. – Coco Chanel

592. The truest greatness lies in being kind, the truest wisdom in a happy mind. – Ella Wheeler Wilcox

593. When you are kind to others, it not only changes you, it changes the world. – Harold Kushner

594. Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about. – Wendy Mass

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

596. Even small acts of kindness can make a profound difference to somebody else. – Misha Collins

597. It is not without a purpose when a rich man greets a poor one with kindness. – Plautus

598. A man without nobility cannot have kindliness; he can only have good nature. – Nicolas Chamfort

599. Defeat may serve as well as victory to shake the soul and let the glory out. – Edwin Markham

600. Kindness is goodness hidden in the heart More often than declared in speech. – William Kean Seymour

601. For your kindness, I’m in debt to you. For your selflessness, my admiration. – Natalie Merchant

602. You can attract more bees with a spoonful of sugar than a cupful of vinegar. – Saint Francis de Sales

603. From what we get, we can make a living; what we give, however, makes a life. – Arthur Ashe

604. I believe in the kindness of others, and that I must love them without fear. – Pope Francis

605. Be kind and generous to your fellows, but hard and relentless with yourself. – Franz Bardon

606. Together we can change the world, just one random act of kindness at a time. – Ron Hall

607. The first thing a kindness deserves is acceptance, the second, transmission. – George MacDonald

608. Real generosity is doing something nice for someone who will never find out. – Frank A. Clark

609. Compassion and tolerance are not a sign of weakness, but a sign of strength. – Dalai Lama

610. I think true success is intrinsic… It’s love. It’s kindness. It’s community. – Tom Shadyac

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

612. I am vulnerable, starved for kindness. And when I receive it, I lose my mind. – Marjorie M. Liu

613. Good works may only be beautiful sins, if they are not done in a true spirit. – Margaret Oliphant

614. You can be full of kindness and love, but you cannot sleep next to a mad dog. – Ashin Wirathu

615. I’m most inspired whenever I hear of even the smallest act of human kindness. – Byron Katie

616. Destiny is not necessarily what we get out of life, but rather, what we give. – Cary Grant

617. You can’t assume that kindness is an inherited trait. It is learned behavior. – Katie Couric

618. There is no harsher means of punishment, than to answer malice with kindness. – Nikos Kazantzakis

619. Let your kids observe you doing random acts of kindness, it can be contagious – Kevin Heath

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

621. Anger exceeding limits causes fear and excessive kindness eliminates respect. – Euripides

622. Compassion is not weakness, and concern for the unfortunate is not socialism. – Hubert H. Humphrey

623. I think the reward for conformity is that everyone likes you except yourself. – Rita Mae Brown

624. Give the ones you love wings to fly, roots to come back, and reasons to stay. – Dalai Lama

625. To be kind is good. To be kind without expecting anything in return is better. – Tariq Ramadan

626. Keep what is worth keeping and with the breath of kindness blow the rest away. – Dinah Maria Murlock Craik

627. The milk of human kindness should be brought fresh to the table every morning. – Austin O’Malley

628. The place to improve the world is first in one’s own heart and head and hands. – Robert M. Pirsig

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

630. I think true success is intrinsic… It’s love. It’s kindness. It’s community. – Tom Shadyac

631. Remember that the biggest thing you could do today is a small act of kindness. – Cory Booker

632. The real index of civilization is when people are kinder than they need to be. – Louis de Bernieres

633. This is a place for ordinary human compassion of the kind that is reconciling. – Richard Chartres

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

635. As I get older, I realize that the thing I value the most is good-heartedness. – Alice Walker

636. To conquer oneself is a greater victory than to conquer thousands in a battle. – Dalai Lama

637. Always stop to think whether your fun may be the cause of another’s unhappiness – Aesop

638. They who sow courtesy reap friendship, and they who plant kindness gather love. – Saint Basil

639. Showing kindness to others is one of the nicest things we can do for ourselves. – Janette Oke

640. We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak. – Epictetus

641. When two people unite, kindness must be mutual, or shocking things will happen. – Rosamond Lehmann

642. Acting after being asked is compliance. Acting without being asked is kindness. – Ron Kaufman

643. The catch phrase for the day is ‘Do an act of kindness. Help one person smile.’ – Harvey Ball

644. Every act of kindness is potent and lingers long in the heart of the recipient. – Gary Lineker

645. Make living your life with absolute integrity and kindness your first priority. – Richard Carlson

646. Wise sayings often fall on barren ground, but a kind word is never thrown away. – Arthur Helps

647. Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others?’ – Martin Luther King, Jr.

648. Wise people are kind to others. Wiser people are kind to others and themselves. – Maxime Lagacé

649. There is no love without forgiveness, and there is no forgiveness without love. – Bryant H. McGill

650. Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need. – Kahlil Gibran

651. He who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love. – St. Basil

652. When giving comes directly from the heart, it can never disappoint or embarrass. – Bel Kaufman

653. If you confer a benefit, never remember it; if you receive one, never forget it. – Chilon of Sparta

654. Only your compassion and your loving kindness are invincible, and without limit. – Nhat Hanh

655. I would prefer a thousand times to receive reproofs than to give them to others. – Therese of Lisieux

656. When we practice loving kindness and compassion we are the first ones to profit. – Rumi

657. Every act of kindness and consideration changes and enhances the course of life. – Barbara Marciniak

658. In faith and hope the world will disagree, but all mankind’s concern is charity. – Alexander Pope

659. Kindness is the only service that will stand the storm of life and not wash out. – Abraham Lincoln

660. One of the ultimate things a human can learn is kindness for their fellow humans – Evan Tanner

661. Warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child. – Carl Jung

662. For me, the biggest thing is someone who’s kind. I’m not into the bad-boy thing. – Carrie-Anne Moss

663. I have learnt that there are kind wonderful people in every country in the world – Connie Talbot

664. The two most powerful things in existence: a kind word and a thoughtful gesture. – Kenneth Langone

665. Kind words cost you nothing but are sometimes worth more than a million dollars. – Omar Suleiman

666. Life becomes easier and more beautiful when we can see the good in other people. – Roy T. Bennett

667. Always have a willing hand to help someone, you might be the only one that does. – Roy T. Bennett

668. Always stop to think whether your fun may be the cause of another’s unhappiness. – Aesop

669. Remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck. – Dalai Lama

670. We can never obtain peace in the outer world until we make peace with ourselves. – Dalai Lama

671. But never yet the dog our country fed, Betrayed the kindness or forgot the bread. – Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton

672. Seek not good from without; seek it within yourselves, or you will never find it. – Epictetus

673. It’s so easy to laugh, It’s so easy to hate, It takes guts to be gentle and kind. – Steven Morrissey

674. Random acts of kindness and the desire to do the best job possible lead to trust. – Jeffrey Gitomer

675. Sometimes it takes only one act of kindness and caring to change a person’s life. – Jackie Chan

676. Thank all the people in the world who are always 10% kinder than they need to be. – Helen Exley

677. Once someone appears to us primarily as an object, kindness has no place to root. – Sharon Salzberg

678. I never lie for the sake of kindness, he murmured, smiling. One of my many flaws. – Lisa Kleypas

679. Those who bring sunshine into the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves. – James M. Barrie

680. There is no small act of kindness. Every compassionate act makes large the world. – Mary Anne Radmacher

681. We are the leaves of one branch, the drops of one sea, the flowers of one garden. – Jean Baptiste Henry Lacordaire

682. Politeness is a desire to be treated politely, and to be esteemed polite oneself. – Francois de La Rochefoucauld

683. Sometimes the hardest part of the journey is believing you’re worthy of the trip. – Glenn Beck

684. Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love. – Mother Teresa

685. The creed of a true saint is to make the best of life, and to make the most of it. – Edwin Hubbel Chapin

686. I practice loving-kindness meditation, which cultivates compassion and equanimity. – Sarah MacLean

687. It seemed to me that this world has a serious shortage of both logic and kindness. – Haruki Murakami

688. The art of living lies less in eliminating our troubles than in growing with them. – Bernard Baruch

689. Good timber does not grow with ease; the stronger the wind, the stronger the trees – J. Willard Marriott

690. Helping people in need is a good and essential part of my life, a kind of destiny. – Princess Diana

691. Money is but one venue for generosity. Kindness is an even more valuable currency. – Alan Cohen

692. The older you get, the more you realize that kindness is synonymous with happiness – Lionel Barrymore

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

694. I think people are willing to talk about anything if you come to it with kindness. – Jacqueline Woodson

695. And Heaven, that every virtue bears in mind, E’en to the ashes of the just is kind. – Homer

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

697. If you set out to do a good deed, you may do a hundred small kindnesses on the way. – Sarah Doudney

698. If you can’t go where people are happier, try to make people happier where you are. – Ashleigh Brilliant

699. When the milk of human kindness turns sour, it is a singularly unpalatable draught. – Agnes Repplier

700. Show kindness and respect to everyone. Pure intentions make the biggest difference. – Stacy Keibler

701. I think what children need is love, security, stability, consistency, and kindness. – Rosie O’Donnell

702. Nice guys may appear to finish last, but usually they are running a different race. – Ken Blanchard

703. Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier. – Mother Teresa

704. When I was young, I admired clever people. Now that I am old, I admire kind people. – Abraham Joshua Heschel

705. I have found that among its other benefits, giving liberates the soul of the giver. – Maya Angelou

706. Remember: everyone you meet is fighting a mighty battle. Be kind. Be understanding. – John Spence

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

708. The only people with whom you should try to get even are those who have helped you. – John E. Southard

709. I feel the capacity to care is the thing which gives life its deepest significance. – Pablo Casals

710. The daisy, by the shadow that it casts, Protects the lingering dewdrop from the sun. – William Wordsworth

711. To give and then not feel that one has given is the very best of all ways of giving. – Max Beerbohm

712. Make your heart like a lake, with calm, still surface, and great depths of kindness. – Laozi

713. It is kindness that makes one strong and brave; and so we are kind to our prisoners. – L. Frank Baum

714. If you can be Kind in the Land of Rudeness, you can be King in the Land of Kindness. – Mehmet Murat Ildan

715. There is no life after death, so offer kindness to all, not in the next life but now – Greg Epstein

716. The world had somehow gone too far, and spontaneous kindness could never be so easy. – Charles Bukowski

717. Zen is not some kind of excitement, but concentration on our usual everyday routine. – Shunryu Suzuki

718. It is not an act of kindness to treat animals respectfully. It is an act of justice. – Tom Regan

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

720. Do the wise thing and the kind thing too, and make the best of us and not the worst. – Charles Dickens

721. We should be careful / Of each other, we should be kind / While there is still time. – Philip Larkin

722. Let us learn to live with kindness, to love everyone, even when they do not love us. – Pope Francis

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

724. How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a weary world. – William Shakespeare

725. There are eight rungs in charity. The highest is when you help a man to help himself. – Maimonides

726. Together we are creating a more peaceful, just and sustainable world through kindness – Robert Alan Aurthur

727. Don’t ever underestimate the importance of treating others with respect and kindness. – Alison Levine

728. The true measure of a man is how he treats someone who can do him absolutely no good. – Samuel Johnson

729. Kindnesses have wings and roots … wings that never droop, and roots that never die. – Mary Louisa Molesworth

730. Kindness connects to who you are, while niceness connects to how you want to be seen. – David Levithan

731. The greatest work that kindness does to others is that it makes them kind themselves. – Amelia Earhart

732. Contrary to the cliche’, genuinely nice guys most often finish first or very near it. – Steve Forbes

733. With all the hatred in this world, in this good world, let us be kind to one another. – Walter Breuning

734. Man has two great spiritual needs. One is for forgiveness. The other is for goodness. – Billy Graham

735. Great opportunities to help others seldom come, but small ones surround us every day. – Sally Koch

736. One of the greatest victories you can gain over someone is to beat him at politeness. – Josh Billings

737. Be thoughtful of others and you will not be shy, for they are incompatible addictions. – Robert Breault

738. Kindness is gladdening the hearts of those who are traveling the dark journey with us. – Henri Frederic Amiel

739. A disciple having asked for a definition of charity, the Master said LOVE ONE ANOTHER. – Confucius

740. Surely there is no road of effort so steep but a loving deed may soften its harshness. – Helen Keller

741. …nothing momentous comes in this world unless it comes on the shoulders of kindness. – Barbara Kingsolver

742. I required kindness and sympathy, but I did not believe myself utterly unworthy of it. – Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

743. You may not be responsible for being down, but you must be responsible for getting up. – Jesse Jackson

744. Loving friends let kindness grow in their hearts, creating a oneness with their souls. – Tom Baker

745. How far that little candle throws its beams! So shines a good deed in a naughty world. – William Shakespeare

746. The more you nurture a feeling of loving kindness, the happier and calmer you will be. – Dalai Lama

747. My religious philosophy is kindness. Try to be kind. That’s something worth achieving. – Pierce Brosnan

748. They are always saying God loves us. If that’s love I’d rather have a bit of kindness. – Graham Greene

749. Ceremonies are different in every country, but true politeness is everywhere the same. – Oliver Goldsmith

750. Anonymously perform acts of kindness, expecting nothing in return-not even a thank you. – Wayne Dyer

751. If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen of the world. – Francis Bacon

752. Kindness and faithfulness keep a king safe, through kindness his throne is made secure. – Solomon

753. Complete possession is proved only by giving. All you are unable to give possesses you. – Andre Gide

754. If you haven’t got any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble. – Bob Hope

755. There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it. – Edith Wharton

756. Am I a fool to hope for kindness/support from someone u have given nothing but that to? – Joanna Garcia

757. I believe in continuing to put love and kindness and compassion and art into the world. – Nicole Kidman

758. Love is the ultimate state of human being where compassion prevails and kindness rules. – Harbhajan Singh Yogi

759. Giving is most blessed and most acceptable when the donor remains completely anonymous. – Maimonides

760. Love is like a reservoir of kindness and pleasure, like silos and pools during a siege. – Yehuda Amichai

761. Even if people do not know what real kindness is, they nonetheless have it within them. – Confucius

762. You must be careful with kindness. It’s usually mistaken for weakness by stupid people. – Clive Barker

763. Kindness, quite simply, is the rent we must pay for the space we occupy on this planet. – Robin Sharma

764. No matter how busy you are, you must take time to make the other person feel important. – Mary Kay Ash

765. The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit. – Nelson Henderson

766. A few caring kind quality friends are worth more than any amount of shallow popularity. – Rachel Hamilton

767. People just take your kindness for weakness sometimes, and that’s just the bottom line. – Ruben Studdard

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

769. He who sees a need and waits to be asked for help is as unkind as if he had refused it. – Dante Alighieri

770. Good manners are the technique of expressing considerations for the feelings of others. – Alice Miller

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

772. Goodness is achieved not in a vacuum, but in the company of other men, attended by love. – Saul Bellow

773. There is one word which may serve as a rule of practice for all one’s life -reciprocity. – Confucius

774. He who distributes the milk of human kindness cannot help but spill a little on himself. – James M. Barrie

775. Kindness to self will put you in the perfect attitude and position to be kind to others. – Alan Cohen

776. We should do good whenever we can and do kindness at all times, for at all times we can. – Joseph Joubert

777. All the big words -virtue, justice, truth, …- are dwarfed by the greatness of kindness – Stephen Fry

778. Worship does not consist in prayers and in external devotion, but in a life of kindness. – Emanuel Swedenborg

779. Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive. – Dalai Lama

780. All the work I do is built on a foundation of loving-kindness. Love illuminates matters. – Bell Hooks

781. If life is a birthday cake let my face be smeared with its icing of cognac and kindness. – Aberjhani

782. If kindness has falseness at its base, it is no longer kindness. It is labored courtesy. – Piero Ferrucci

783. In our interactions with others, gentleness, kindness, respect are the source of harmony – Gautama Buddha

784. The little unremembered acts of kindness and love are the best parts of a person’s life. – William Wordsworth

785. One man practicing kindness in the wilderness is worth all the temples this world pulls. – Jack Kerouac

786. Neither genius, fame, nor love show the greatness of the soul. Only kindness can do that. – Jean-Baptiste Henri Lacordaire

787. Today, give a stranger one of your smiles. It might be the only sunshine he sees all day. – H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

788. The age of selfishness and greed is over. The age of kindness and generosity is underway. – Laurence Overmire

789. I hope to have gathered To repay your kindness The willow leaves Scattered in the garden. – Matsuo Basho

790. Practice kindness all day to everybody and you will realize you’re already in heaven now. – Jack Kerouac

791. I’m so tired of waiting, aren’t you, for the world to become good and beautiful and kind? – Langston Hughes

792. Always be nice to your children because they are the ones who will choose your rest home. – Phyllis Diller

793. You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection. – Sharon Salzberg

794. Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them, humanity cannot survive. – Dalai Lama

795. A gentle word, a kind look, a good-natured smile can work wonders and accomplish miracles. – William Hazlitt

796. It’s no use trying to be clever-we are all clever here; just try to be kind-a little kind. – F. J. Foakes-Jackson

797. When your suffering is a little greater than my suffering I feel that I am a little cruel. – Antonio Porchia

798. There is only one way of not hating those who do us wrong, and that is by doing them good. – Henri Frederic Amiel

799. A little praise is good for a shy temper; it teaches it to rely on the kindness of others. – Walter Savage Landor

800. A hurtful act is the transference to others of the degradation which we bear in ourselves. – Simone Weil

801. Who cares? If he is good to you? None of us ever find enough kindness in the world, do we? – Donna Tartt

802. Mankind have love, animals have affection. The harmonious and beautiful world is revealed. – Gautama Buddha

803. If I am an angry man, it is my duty to pray for charity, which suffereth long and is kind. – George Q. Cannon

804. Let the man, who would be grateful, think of repaying a kindness, even while receiving it. – Seneca the Younger

805. A genuine smile touches something fundamental in us: our natural appreciation of kindness. – Dalai Lama

806. Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not. – Dr. Seuss

807. Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. – Golda Meir

808. Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not. – Dr. Seuss

809. Reversing your treatment of the man you have wronged is better than asking his forgiveness. – Elbert Hubbard

810. It is not only for what we do that we are held responsible, but also for what we do not do. – Moliere

811. Kindness is better and can be more powerful than force. Kind words may unlock an iron door. – Nicky Gumbel

812. Love is support, kindness, and warmth. That’s all I have so far; I’m still figuring it out. – Xosha Roquemore

813. We are all the foolishness and all the crimes we did. We’re also all the kindnesses we did. – Hugh Leonard

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

815. Evil and faults are corrected by good, by love, kindness, meekness, humility, and patience. – John of Kronstadt

816. We have to be militants for kindness, subversive for sweetness and radicals for tenderness. – Cornel West

817. It is sometimes difficult to view compassion and loving kindness as the strengths they are. – Sharon Salzberg

818. We are all the foolishness and all the crimes we did. We’re also all the kindnesses we did. – Hugh Leonard

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

820. Let us choose life and love, and happily use our selves up in loving service to one another. – Doris Granny D” Haddock”

821. When people are mean to you, win them over with kindness. If it doesn’t work, you still win. – Rita Zahara

822. Courage and kindness, loyalty, truth, and helpfulness are always the same and always needed. – Laura Ingalls Wilder

823. The greatest kindness one can render to any man consists in leading him from error to truth. – Thomas Aquinas

824. You who are strong and swift, see that you do not limp before the lame, deeming it kindness. – Khalil Gibran

825. I am inspired by seeing kindness in others. It touches me and reminds me to be kind as well. – Roma Downey

826. The duty of helping one’s self in the highest sense involves the helping of one’s neighbors. – Samuel Smiles

827. Kind words are such a blessing to the needful, if one but knew the pleasure that they bring. – John McLeod

828. Often what we take for a kindness is just someone acting in their capacity as a human being. – Robert Breault

829. Jesus conveyed the impression of complete love, compassion, kindness, and infinite patience. – Mary C. Neal

830. For whoever knows how to return a kindness he has received must be a friend above all price. – Sophocles

831. Being considerate of others will take your children further in life than any college degree. – Marian Wright Edelman

832. Love only grows by sharing. You can only have more for yourself by giving it away to others. – Brian Tracy

833. Don’t pay back in kind, pay back in kindness. If someone does wrong by you, do right by them. – Jodi Picoult

834. Kindness is the power that moves us to support and heal someone who offers nothing in return. – Lewis B. Smedes

835. To me, the real marks of beauty in a woman are courage, character, kindness, and personality. – David Walker

836. When I was learned, knowledge was everything. Now that I’m a learner, kindness is everything. – Leonard Sweet

837. It’s a great kindness to trust people with a secret. They feel so important while telling it. – Robert Quillen

838. If tolerance and kindness and acceptance and love are political, then I guess I am political. – Karen Fairchild

839. Never by hatred is hatred appeased, but it is appeased by kindness. This is an eternal truth. – Gautama Buddha

840. Kindness is one of the best gifts you can bestow… We know that inherently that feels great. – Joe Rogan

841. Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts. – Charles Dickens

842. You can be harsh on your players and still coach, but it is easier when you are kind to them. – John Kessel

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

844. I like kindness. Who doesn’t? Life is definitely too short for self-centered, abusive people. – Ellen Greene

845. When I was young, I used to admire intelligent people; as I grow older, I admire kind people. – Abraham Joshua Heschel

846. The kinder and the more thoughtful a person is, the more kindness he can find in other people. – Leo Tolstoy

847. I want to have thoughts of abundance. I want to have thoughts of love, of kindness, of beauty. – Wayne Dyer

848. Giving kindness does as much good as receiving it…Kind people are healthier and live longer. – Piero Ferrucci

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

850. For a man, no more beautiful wish has ever found yet than wishing him a life full of kindness! – Mehmet Murat Ildan

851. The great acts of love are done by those who are habitually performing small acts of kindness. – Victor Hugo

852. I believe that yoga should lead us to a place where kindness and compassion are instantaneous. – Judith Hanson Lasater

853. The most powerful symptom of love is a tenderness which becomes at times almost insupportable. – Victor Hugo

854. The simplest acts of kindness are by far more powerful then a thousand heads bowing in prayer. – Mahatma Gandhi

855. Fools have big egos and small hearts. The wise small egos and big hearts. The wiser just love. – Maxime Lagacé

856. One man cannot hold another man down in the ditch without remaining down in the ditch with him. – Booker T. Washington

857. I am full of the milk of human kindness, damn it. My trouble is that it gets clotted so easily. – Gilbert Harding

858. The stranger who receives the rare gift of human kindness holds its value in his heart forever. – Charles Dudley Warner

859. There never was any heart truly great and generous, that was not also tender and compassionate. – Robert Frost

860. We can change our whole life and the attitude of people around us simply by changing ourselves. – Rudolf Dreikurs

861. We are all interconnected in a web of kindness from which it is impossible to separate ourself. – Geshe Kelsang Gyatso

862. I prefer to make a mistake because I am too kind than to perform miracles without any kindness. – Mother Teresa

863. Always radiate positive currents of… Light, Goodness, Love, Kindness, Hope and Determination. – Robert Muller

864. Yoga is bringing suppleness in body, calmness in mind, kindness in heart and awareness in life. – Amit Ray

865. How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world. – Unknown

866. A little attention, a pat on the head, and a kind word every now and then is all your dog asks. – Louis Sabin

867. If you were arrested for being kind to yourself..would there be enough evidence to convict you? – Peter McWilliams

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

869. True beauty is born through our actions and aspirations and in the kindness we offer to others. – Alek Wek

870. There is nothing so rewarding as to make people realize that they are worthwhile in this world. – Bob Anderson

871. Transparency, honesty, kindness, good stewardship, even humor, work in businesses at all times. – John Gerzema

872. Little deeds of kindness Little words of love; Help to make earth an Eden Like the heaven above. – Julia Abigail Fletcher Carney

873. T’was a thief said the last kind word to Christ. Christ took the kindness and forgave the theft. – Robert Browning

874. It is difficult to tell how much men’s minds are conciliated by a kind manner and gentle speech. – Marcus Tullius Cicero

875. Keep doing good deeds long enough, and you’ll probably turn out a good man in spite of yourself. – Louis Auchincloss

876. My life is unjust, but I can strive for justice. My life is unkind, but I can vote for kindness. – Vachel Lindsay

877. All the kindness which a man puts out into the world works on the heart and thoughts of mankind. – Albert Schweitzer

878. Courtesy gives its owner a passport round the world. It transmutes aliens into trusting friends. – James Thomas Fields

879. Everything we now enjoy has been provided through the kindness of other beings, past or present. – Geshe Kelsang Gyatso

880. A man needs the feelings of kindness to think great than thinking of the greatness to feel good. – Anuj

881. I am a little bit of a softie, yes. Actually I don’t think it’s softness, I think it’s kindness. – Len Goodman

882. That best portion of a man’s life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and love. – William Wordsworth

883. Help others without any reason and give without the expectation of receiving anything in return. – Roy T. Bennett

884. I am a little bit of a softie, yes. Actually I don’t think it’s softness, I think it’s kindness. – Len Goodman

885. Never forget that once upon a time, in an unguarded moment, you recognized yourself as a friend. – Elizabeth Gilbert

886. Live with an open mind and an open heart. Always choose love over fear and kindness over cruelty. – Laurence Overmire

887. Our breath is brief, and being so Let’s make our heaven here below, And lavish kindness as we go. – Robert W. Service

888. I shall pass through life but once. Let me show kindness now, as I shall not pass this way again. – William Penn

889. It’s curious how, when you’re in love, you yearn to go about doing acts of kindness to everybody. – P. G. Wodehouse

890. True kindness presupposes the faculty of imagining as one’s own the suffering and joys of others. – Andre Gide

891. Do not just seek happiness for yourself. Seek happiness for all. Through kindness. Through mercy. – David Levithan

892. Meet hostility and suspicion with kindness. Helping others out of love is always the best option. – Dalai Lama

893. Let us be kind to one another, to be aware of each other’s needs, and try to help in that regard. – Thomas S. Monson

894. Life etches itself onto our faces as we grow older, showing our violence, excesses or kindnesses. – Rembrandt

895. We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves. – Malcolm X

896. When you start to develop your powers of empathy and imagination, the whole world opens up to you. – Susan Sarandon

897. We must quit thinking we know everything, and quit placing knowledge over kindness and compassion. – Bryant H. McGill

898. Industry, economy, honesty and kindness form a quartet of virtue that will never be improved upon. – Jamie Oliver

899. If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion. – Dalai Lama

900. My message is always the same: to cultivate and practice love, kindness, compassion and tolerance. – Dalai Lama

901. To be great, truly great, you have to be the kind of person who makes the others around you great. – Mark Twain

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

903. There’s no such things as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end. – Scott Adams

904. Smile. Give. Help. Care. Listen. Love. If you’re generous, you’re making the world a better place. – Maxime Lagacé

905. If you want a real education, learn to be tolerant. If you want a real impact, learn to be loving. – Maxime Lagacé

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

907. A random act of kindness, no matter how small, can make a tremendous impact on someone else’s life. – Roy T. Bennett

908. Real love means loving kindness and compassion, the kind of love that does not have any conditions. – Nhat Hanh

909. Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing. – Mother Teresa

910. He who acknowledges a kindness has it still, and he who has a grateful sense of it has requited it. – Marcus Tullius Cicero

911. Love & kindness have far greater influence than punishment upon the improvement of human character. – Shoghi Effendi

912. There can be no greater act of kindness than to help others when your own world has been destroyed. – Barbara Stocking

913. As long as you are good you will be great. But, if you cease to be good you will cease to be great. – Henry D. Taylor

914. You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can’t put a dollar sign on. – Dolly Parton

915. Human kindness can be found in all groups, even those which as a whole it would be easy to condemn. – Viktor E. Frankl

916. Be kind to others before you take care of yourself; make whoever you’re with feel like they matter. – Jodi Picoult

917. It’s cool to be kind. It’s cool to be weird. It’s cool to be honest and to be secure with yourself. – Sophia Amoruso

918. No one really knew Freddie. He was shy, gentle and kind. He wasn’t the person he put over on stage. – Roger Meddows Taylor

919. A random act of kindness, no matter how small, can make a tremendous impact on someone else’s life. – Roy T. Bennett

920. Being clever is overrated. Being kind is underrated. Talking is overrated. Listening is underrated. – Maxime Lagacé

921. The more you extend kindness to yourself, the more it will become your automatic response to others. – Wayne Dyer

922. It is not genius, nor glory, nor love that reflects the greatness of the human soul; it is kindness. – Jean-Baptiste Henri Lacordaire

923. The center of human nature is rooted in ten thousand ordinary acts of kindness that define our days. – Stephen Jay Gould

924. Father, look upon us in Your goodness and kindness, we pray as a church. Help us to love each other. – Alistair Begg

925. …treat people with understanding when you can, and fake it when you can’t until you do understand. – Kim Harrison

926. Liesel observed the strangeness of her foster father’s eyes. They were made of kindness, and silver. – Markus Zusak

927. Kindness moves mountains. Acceptance opens doors, makes room for change, diffuses misunderstandin g. – Dianna Agron

928. I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do … let me do it now. – William Penn

929. To combat hatred directed toward a person, a Buddhist cultivates loving kindness toward that person. – Dalai Lama

930. A generous heart, kind speech, & a life of service & compassion are the things which renew humanity. – Gautama Buddha

931. His heart is kind and those big hands are soft. He speaks a language that can change what I believe. – Amanda Marshall

932. Just imagine how different the world could be if we all spoke to everyone with respect and kindness. – Holly Branson

933. The ideals which have always shone before me and filled me with joy are goodness, beauty, and truth. – Albert Einstein

934. Don’t ever mistake my silence for ignorance, my calmness for acceptance or my kindness for weakness. – Dalai Lama

935. Above all, it is not decency or goodness of gentleness that impresses the Middle East, but strength. – Meir Kahane

936. Never believe that a few caring people can’t change the world. For, indeed, that’s all who ever have. – Margaret Mead

937. Shall we make a new rule of life from tonight: always to try to be a little kinder than is necessary? – James M. Barrie

938. I just think the reassurance and the steadiness and the hands-on kindness can make a huge difference. – Dar Williams

939. The secret to enlightenment is kindness and selfless giving. Without that, it’s just words, isn’t it? – Frederick Lenz

940. The embodiment of kindness is often made difficult by our long ingrained patterns of fear & jealousy. – Sharon Salzberg

941. Argument cannot be answered with insults. Kindness is strength; anger blows out the lamp of the mind. – Robert Green Ingersoll

942. Occasional kindness does not cancel out cruelty. Hitting is never acceptable under any circumstances. – Sam Horn

943. Kindness – that simple word. To be kind – it covers everything, to my mind. If you’re kind that’s it. – Roald Dahl

944. We carry with us, as human beings, not just the capacity to be kind, but the very choice of kindness. – R. J. Palacio

945. Women have the capacity to lead us to a more peaceful world with compassion, affection, and kindness. – Dalai Lama

946. You can’t live a perfect day without doing something for someone who will never be able to repay you. – John Wooden

947. I like the assumption that everyone is trying his best, and we should all just be kind to each other. – Christina Baker Kline

948. Before you speak, ask yourself, is it kind, is it necessary, is it true, does it improve the silence? – Sathya Sai Baba

949. Recognising, praising or rewarding another’s good actions or intentions creates positive connections. – Victoria Prieto

950. Kindness is something that I feel is leaving us a little bit – people are getting more self-involved. – Cobie Smulders

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

952. Never believe that a few caring people can’t change the world. For, indeed, that’s all who ever have. – Margaret Mead

953. The power of intention manifests as an expression of expanding creativity, kindness, love, and beauty. – Wayne Dyer

954. Before you know kindness as the deepest thing inside, you must know sorrow as the other deepest thing. – Naomi Shihab Nye

955. I have understood that the most important things are tenderness and kindness. I can’t do without them. – Brigitte Bardot

956. Kindness and a generous spirit go a long way. And a sense of humor. It’s like medicine – very healing. – Max Irons

957. I would rather make mistakes in kindness and compassion than work miracles in unkindness and hardness. – Mother Teresa

958. I found out that people are incredibly compassionate and kind. It really changed my view of the world. – Jeannette Walls

959. I have understood that the most important things are tenderness and kindness. I can’t do without them. – Brigitte Bardot

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

961. Kindness and a generous spirit go a long way. And a sense of humor. It’s like medicine – very healing. – Max Irons

962. 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

963. Many men have been capable of doing a wise thing, more a cunning thing, but very few a generous thing. – Alexander Pope

964. I guess at the end of the day, all women like to be appreciated and treated with respect and kindness. – Sofia Vergara

965. There’s no dearth of kindness In the world of ours; Only in our blindness We gather thorns for flowers. – Gerald Massey

966. Surely it is the maxim of loving-kindness: Do not unto others that you would not have them do unto you. – Confucius

967. Count no day lost in which you waited your turn, took only your share and sought advantage over no one. – Robert Breault

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

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

970. I want to be awake. I want to choose kindness, live & let live. I want joy, gratitude, and peace today. – Tracee Ellis Ross

971. May we show increased kindness toward one another, and may we ever be found doing the work of the Lord. – Thomas S. Monson

972. We must not mistake kindness for weakness. Kindness isn’t weak. Kindness is a certain type of strength. – Jim Rohn

973. The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches but to reveal to him his own. – Benjamin Disraeli

974. Be the reason someone smiles. Be the reason someone feels loved and believes in the goodness in people. – Roy T. Bennett

975. We must not mistake kindness for weakness. Kindness isn’t weak. Kindness is a certain type of strength. – Jim Rohn

976. Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can’t help them, at least don’t hurt them. – Dalai Lama

977. A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions, and the roots spring up and make new trees. – Amelia Earhart

978. Cleverness is a gift, kindness is a choice. Gifts are easy-they’re given after all. Choices can be hard. – Jeff Bezos

979. Always carry with you a little reasonable doubt, should you meet someone who needs to be found innocent. – Robert Breault

980. It is easy to perform a good action, but not easy to acquire a settled habit of performing such actions. – Aristotle

981. In the end, what really matters? Only kindness. Only making somebody a little happier for your presence. – Nancy Horan

982. Kindness is a steeling feeling that has a power of filling the gaps in relationships by stealing hearts. – Anuj

983. Little kindness and courtesies are so important. In relationships, the little things are the big things. – Stephen Covey

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984. A word of kindness is seldom spoken in vain. It can be and is often treasured by the recipient for life. – George D. Prentice

985. It is a luxury to put our interests first. It is an honor to put the interests of others before our own. – Simon Sinek

986. There is no effect more disproportionate to its cause than the happiness bestowed by a small compliment. – Robert Breault

987. It’s great if you’re funny or if you can dance, but if you are kind and decent, it comes out your pores. – Yvette Nicole Brown

988. To repay evils with kindness is the religion I was taught to practise, and this will forever be my rule. – John James Audubon

989. Don’t be reckless with other people’s hearts, and don’t put up with people that are reckless with yours. – Kurt Vonnegut

990. Forgiveness is an act of the will, and the will can function regardless of the temperature of the heart. – Corrie Ten Boom

991. True politeness consists in being easy one’s self, and in making every one about one as easy as one can. – Alexander Pope

992. Courteousness is consideration for others; politeness is the method used to deliver such considerations. – Bryant H. McGill

993. The two wings of mindfulness and kindness will begin to open the heart to more connection with our world. – Tara Brach

994. Moments of kindness and reconciliation are worth having, even if the parting has to come sooner or later. – Alice Munro

995. When once the forms of civility are violated, there remains little hope of return to kindness or decency. – Samuel Johnson

996. Kindness is not a business. True kindness expects nothing in return and should never act with conditions. – Roy T. Bennett

997. Harshness and unkindness are relative. The appearance of them may be the fruits of the greatest kindness. – William Godwin

998. If we are going to be kind, let it be out of simple generosity, not because we fear guilt or retribution. – J.M. Coetzee

999. The best portion of a good man’s life is his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love. – William Wordsworth

1000. The most important thing in your world in your health. Without it, you have nothing. Be kind to yourself. – Maxime Lagacé

1001. What’s important to me is not others’ opinions of me, but what’s important to me is my opinion of myself. – C. JoyBell C.

1002. It is the characteristic of the magnanimous man to ask no favor but to be ready to do kindness to others. – Aristotle

1003. When you’re a kid it’s people’s cruelty that makes you cry, then when you’re an adult it’s their kindness. – Glen Duncan

1004. Sometimes when we are generous in small, barely detectable ways it can change someone else’s life forever. – Margaret Cho

1005. I’m going to be kind, because then it all just kind of spreads, and the world is a little nicer out there. – Ellen DeGeneres

1006. If you want to give the devil a nervous breakdown, just get up every day and see how much good you can do. – Joyce Meyer

1007. Like kindness, a smile from the heart not only purifies the human mind but also illumines the human heart. – Sri Chinmoy

1008. Kindness can reach the deepest call of the heart and soul, and lead to a different kind of world and self. – Jean Maalouf

1009. The great effect of friendship is beneficence, yet by the first act of uncommon kindness it is endangered. – Samuel Johnson

1010. Life is not all about accomplishment; it’s all about doing, participating, progressing, growing, learning. – Mike Hernacki

1011. Remember there’s no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end. – Scott Adams

1012. Generosity is the most natural outward expression of an inner attitude of compassion and loving-kindness . – Dalai Lama

1013. Adversity has the effect of eliciting talents which, in prosperous circumstances, would have lain dormant. – Horace

1014. Remember there’s no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end. – Scott Adams

1015. Kids want to appear tough and independent. Adults want to appear kind and perfect. The wise are just kind. – Maxime Lagacé

1016. A great many men’s gratitude is nothing but a secret desire to hook in more valuable kindnesses hereafter. – Francois de La Rochefoucauld

1017. Good nature will always supply the absence of beauty; but beauty cannot supply the absence of good nature. – Joseph Addison

1018. If you can’t forgive, you’re not honest with yourself. If you can’t empathize, you’re not loving yourself. – Maxime Lagacé

1019. A smile remains the most inexpensive gift I can bestow on anyone and yet its powers can vanquish kingdoms. – Og Mandino

1020. Friendship is a living thing that lasts only as it is nourished with kindness, sympathy, and understanding. – Mary Lou Retton

1021. We cannot possibly let ourselves get frozen into regarding everyone we do not know as an absolute stranger. – Albert Schweitzer

1022. Kindness and consideration of somebody besides yourself. I think that keeps you feeling young. I really do. – Betty White

1023. A little bit of attention and kindness can totally change a whole life, and a lack of that can do the same. – Adrien Brody

1024. I would rather be able to appreciate things I can not have than to have things I am not able to appreciate. – Elbert Hubbard

1025. Fix your mind on truth, hold firm to virtue, rely on loving kindness, and find your recreation in the Arts. – Confucius

1026. To say that on a daily basis you can make a difference, well, you can. One act of kindness a day can do it. – Betty Williams

1027. Precious moments are small elements of time, we show and share love and kindness, with those we care about. – Tom Baker

1028. I believe that in the end that it is kindness and accommodation that are all the catalysts for real change. – Nelson Mandela

1029. Without loving-kindness for ourselves, it is difficult, if not impossible, to genuinely feel it for others. – Pema Chodron

1030. You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give. – Khalil Gibran

1031. When death, the great reconciler, has come, it is never our tenderness that we repent of, but our severity. – George Eliot

1032. I used to say I wanted somebody funny and intelligent, but kindness is the most important quality in a man. – Cat Deeley

1033. Getting money is not all a man’s business: to cultivate kindness is a valuable part of the business of life. – Samuel Johnson

1034. No matter how unfriendly you are you have always listened to my requests. Your kindness is always saving me. – Hani

1035. A second quality of mature spirituality is kindness. It is based on a fundamental notion of self-acceptance. – Jack Kornfield

1036. Kindness is the evidence of greatness. If anyone is glad that you are here, then you have not lived in vain. – Charles Fenno Hoffman

1037. Give the people – confidence. Give the people – delight. Give the people – hope. Give the people – the best. – Gautama Buddha

1038. As we arise each morning, let us determine to respond with love and kindness to whatever might come our way. – Thomas S. Monson

1039. Do not let kindness and truth leave you; Bind them around your neck, Write them on the tablet of your heart. – Solomon

1040. Kindness, kindness, kindness. I want to make a New Year’s prayer, not a resolution. I’m praying for courage. – Susan Sontag

1041. Getting money is not all a man’s business: to cultivate kindness is a valuable part of the business of life. – Samuel Johnson

1042. Divine opportunities are all around you every day. Make a conscious effort today to show kindness to someone. – O. S. Hawkins

1043. I seem to use this word ‘kind’ very frequently. When one is unhappy or anxious it is a quality one dwells on. – Sylvia Townsend Warner

1044. And you each gentle animal In confidence may bind, And make them follow at your call, If you are always kind. – Sarah Josepha Hale

1045. Kindness in thought leads to wisdom. Kindness in speech leads to eloquence. Kindness in action leads to love. – Laozi

1046. The Golden Rule works. It really does. Treat people the way you want to be treated. Kindness begets kindness. – Michael J. Silverstein

1047. Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair, but manifestations of strength and resolution. – Kahlil Gibran

1048. It is only after one is in trouble that one realizes how little sympathy and kindness there are in the world. – Nellie Bly

1049. He that has done you a kindness will be more ready to do you another, than he whom you yourself have obliged. – Benjamin Franklin

1050. Do your little bit of good where you are; its those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world. – Desmond Tutu

1051. There are aspects of love that I once undervalued. Kindness. Having a sort of honor when love is on the table. – Susan Minot

1052. Success is like a mountain that keeps growing ahead of you as you hike it… Err in the direction of kindness. – George Saunders

1053. Those who love not their fellow-beings live unfruitful lives, and prepare for their old age a miserable grave. – Percy Bysshe Shelley

1054. Let us treat them [children], therefore, with all the kindness which we would wish to help to develop in them. – Maria Montessori

1055. The world is full of love and pity, I say. Had there been less suffering, there would have been less kindness. – William Makepeace Thackeray

1056. When we know ourselves to be connected to all others, acting compassionately is simply the natural thing to do. – Rachel Naomi Remen

1057. Love thy neighbor, and if it requires that you bend your understanding of the truth, the Truth will understand. – Robert Breault

1058. A generous friend gives life for a friend let’s rise above this animalistic behavior and be kind to one another – Rumi

1059. The hottest coals of fire ever heaped upon the head of one who has wronged you are the coals of human kindness. – Sterling W Sill

1060. Kindness to children, love for children, goodness to children– these are the only investments that never fail. – Henry David Thoreau

1061. Loving-kindness is the better part of goodness. It lends grace to the sterner qualities of which this consists. – W. Somerset Maugham

1062. I believe in courtesy, the ritual by which we avoid hurting other people’s feelings by satisfying our own egos. – Kenneth Clark

1063. Kind hearts are the garden, kind thoughts are the roots, kind words are the blossoms, kind deeds are the fruit. – John Ruskin

1064. Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world. – Desmond Tutu

1065. What I call the depth of generosity is when people are very fond of giving away what they need most themselves. – Oscar Wilde

1066. Beautify your inner dialogue. Beautify your inner world with love light and compassion. Life will be beautiful. – Amit Ray

1067. There are always a few people you do a lot for, and a few who do a lot for you, but they’re not the same people. – Mignon McLaughlin

1068. Never be sad for what is over, just be glad it was once yours. Kindness is loving people more than they deserve. – Joseph Joubert

1069. Appreciation can make a day, even change a life. Your willingness to put it into words is all that is necessary. – Margaret Cousins

1070. There is no beautifier of complexion, or form, or behavior, like the wish to scatter joy and not pain around us. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

1071. Of course it does not apply to me. I am the soul of honor, kindness, mercy and goodness. Trust me in all things. – Roger Zelazny

1072. The Dalai Lama challenged me – he said, ‘Why can’t you use technological tools to study kindness and compassion? – Richard Davidson

1073. For kindness begets kindness evermore, But he from whose mind fades the memory Of benefits, noble is he no more. – Sophocles

1074. Follow the Golden Rule. Be kind to your neighbors, love them as much as you would love yourself, do unto others. – Michael Jackson

1075. When you’ve found another soul who see’s in to your own…take good care of each other..and remember to be kind. – Jackson Browne

1076. The kindness that’s been shown to me, by doctors as well as my family and my friends, it’s really saved my life. – Lady Gaga

1077. I believe in kindness. Also in mischief. Also in singing, especially when singing is not necessarily prescribed. – Mary Oliver

1078. Be courteous to all but intimate with few; and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence. – George Washington

1079. Mindfulness needs to not be judgmental to really be mindfulness, which means it needs a basis of loving kindness. – Sharon Salzberg

1080. My feeling is that there is nothing in life but refraining from hurting others, and comforting those who are sad. – Olive Schreiner

1081. As far as we can discern, the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light in the darkness of mere being. – Carl Jung

1082. Let us open up our natures, throw wide the doors of our hearts and let in the sunshine of good will and kindness. – Orison Swett Marden

1083. Be prudent, diligent, temperate and discreet. Remember that every human being has a claim upon your kind offices. – Albert Pike

1084. Knowledge is important, but only if we’re being kind and gentle with ourselves as we work to discover who we are. – Brené Brown

1085. Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love. – Lao Tzu

1086. Kind hearts are the gardens. Kind thoughts are the roots. Kind words are the blossoms. Kind deeds are the fruits. – Kirpal Singh

1087. To be liked, it means that you must be treating people with respect and you must be showing kindness toward them. – Queen Rania of Jordan

1088. Life is mostly froth and bubble. Two things stand like stone. Kindness in another’s trouble, courage in your own. – Adam Lindsay Gordon

1089. Perhaps you will forget tomorrow the kind words you say today, but the recipient may cherish them over a lifetime. – Dale Carnegie

1090. The level of our success is limited only by our imagination and no act of kindness, however small, is ever wasted. – Aesop

1091. Service is the rent we pay for being. It is the very purpose of life, and not something you do in your spare time. – Marian Wright Edelman

1092. One person can stop a great injustice. One person can be a voice for truth. One person’s kindness can save a life. – Nicky Gumbel

1093. Nothing,’ wrote Tolstoy, ‘can make our life, or the lives of other people, more beautiful than perpetual kindness. – Gretchen Rubin

1094. When kindness has left people, even for a few moments, we become afraid of them, as if their reason had left them. – Willa Cather

1095. Kindness is the essence of greatness and the fundamental characteristic of the noblest men and women I have known. – Joseph B. Wirthlin

1096. To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to. – Kahlil Gibran

1097. Doing a kindness produces the single most reliable momentary increase in well-being of any exercise we have tested. – Martin Seligman

1098. Happiness is not so much in having as sharing. We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give. – Norman MacEwen

1099. You are not a mistake. You are not a problem to be solved. Treat yourself with outrageous kindness beginning today. – Geneen Roth

1100. The world tells us to be mean and bitter to survive. But I believe kindness is the very thing that makes us thrive. – Rachel Hamilton

1101. Being part of an agenda beyond ourselves liberates us to complement each other rather than compete with each other. – Joseph Stowell

1102. Like a cube of ice, anger cannot be eliminated by applying force, only by applying warmth, compassion and kindness. – Deepak Chopra

1103. Imagine what our real neighborhoods would be like if each of us offered . . . just one kind word to another person. – Fred Rogers

1104. In mine opinion, love is fitter than fear, gentleness better than beating, to bring up a child rightly in learning. – Roger Ascham

1105. A kind and gentle heart he had, To comfort friends and foes; The naked every day he clad When he put on his clothes. – Oliver Goldsmith

1106. It is our care for the helpless, our practice of loving kindness, that brands us in the eyes of those who oppose us. – Tertullian

1107. One thing I do know for a fact is that the nicer we are to our fellow human beings, the nicer the universe is to us. – Joe Rogan

1108. Love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. To these I commit my day. – Max Lucado

1109. For loneliness, worries, difficulties, the unsatisfied need for kindness and sympathy – that is what is hard to bear. – Vincent Van Gogh

1110. I couldn’t be in a relationship without equality, generosity, integrity, spirit, kindness and humor. And awesomeness. – Jennifer Aniston

1111. I like to think that it isn’t weakness or evasion, but a final act of kindness, a stand against oblivion and despair. – Ian Mcewan

1112. Take a month and show some kindness for the folks who thought that blindness was an illness that affected eyes alone. – Maya Angelou

1113. We should remember that just as a positive outlook on life can promote good health, so can everyday acts of kindness. – Hillary Clinton

1114. It is futile to judge a kind deed by its motives. Kindness can become its own motive. We are made kind by being kind. – Eric Hoffer

1115. When you encounter difficulties and contradictions, do not try to break them, but bend them with gentleness and time. – Saint Francis de Sales

1116. An enemy to whom you show kindness becomes your friend, excepting lust, the indulgence of which increases its enmity. – Saadi

1117. I admire the fact that the central core of Buddhist teaching involves mindfulness and loving kindness and compassion. – Ron Reagan

1118. Always show more kindness than seems necessary, because the person receiving it needs it more than you will ever know. – Colin Powell

1119. May I never get too busy in my own affairs that I fail to respond to the needs of others with kindness and compassion. – Thomas Jefferson

1120. We’re here for a reason. I believe a bit of the reason is to throw little torches out to lead people through the dark. – Whoopi Goldberg

1121. I have sped by land and sea, and mingled with much people, but never yet could find a spot unsunned by human kindness. – Martin Farquhar Tupper

1122. There is certainly something of exquisite kindness and thoughtful benevolence in that rarest of gifts,–fine breeding. – Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton

1123. Today is a brand new day. A day of change, of promise, of creativity, of kindness, and of love. I’m going back to bed. – Bob Saget

1124. Sometimes it’s easy to lose faith in people. And sometimes one act of kindness is all it takes to give you hope again. – Randa Abdel-Fattah

1125. If we cut speed and relax with what’s going on in our life right now, kindness and patience will naturally come about. – Sakyong Mipham

1126. Many a friendship – long, loyal, and self-sacrificing – rested at first upon no thicker a foundation than a kind word. – Frederick William Faber

1127. 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

1128. The serenity of mind, gentleness, silence, self-restraint, and the purity of mind are called the austerity of thought. – Bhagavad Gita

1129. We’re here for a reason. I believe a bit of the reason is to throw little torches out to lead people through the dark. – Whoopi Goldberg

1130. Compassion is the signature of Higher Consciousness. Non-violence is the tool to evolve into the Higher Consciousness. – Amit Ray

1131. I have always held firmly to the thought that each one of us can do a little to bring some portion of misery to an end. – Albert Schweitzer

1132. Kindness holds the key to the secret of our own transformation and, in the process, of the transformation of the world. – Jean Maalouf

1133. Cultivating the habit of good deeds will not only affect those around us, it will improve our own emotional well being. – Debbie Macomber

1134. We can choose between the future and the past, between reason and ignorance, between true compassion and mere ideology. – Ron Reagan

1135. The secret of friendship is expressing kindness with your eyes and through the tone of your voice, not only with words. – Goswami Kriyananda

1136. The merit of persons is to be no rule of our charity, but we are to do acts of kindness to those that least deserve it. – William Law

1137. It is straightforward for me to be ethical, responsible, and kind-hearted because I have the resources to support that. – Edward Tufte

1138. Let’s be the kind of people that do good for others whether we get paid back or not, whether they say thank you or not. – Joel Osteen

1139. Generosity is not giving me that which I need more than you do, but it is giving me that which you need more than I do. – Kahlil Gibran

1140. Only the development of compassion and understanding for others can bring us the tranquility and happiness we all seek. – Dalai Lama

1141. Kindness can turn the bad man’s heart, and fools convert to wise, Make poison into nectar-juice, and friends of enemies. – Bhartrhari

1142. Treat everyone with kindness, dignity, compassion and respect, irrespective of whether you think they understand or not. – Martin Pistorius

1143. Nothing but love can answer to love; no affection, no kindness, no care, can supply its place: it is its own sweet want. – Letitia Elizabeth Landon

1144. The salutory effect of surviving a heart-attack: One felt that nothing mattered beyond kindness, good manners and humour – Hugh Massingberd

1145. Real friends require honesty, openness, and even vulnerability. They also require attention and simple acts of kindness. – Mary Pipher

1146. One who is wise and disciplined, always kind and intelligent, humble and free from pride. One like this will be praised. – Gautama Buddha

1147. Simplify, slow down, be kind. And don’t forget to have art in your life – music, paintings, theater, dance, and sunsets. – Eric Carle

1148. Six essential qualities that are the key to success: Sincerity, personal integrity, humility, courtesy, wisdom, charity. – William Menninger

1149. The Bible calls us to love our neighbors, and to do justice and love kindness, not to indiscriminately kill one another. – Adam Hamilton

1150. Life is just a short walk from the cradle to the grave – and it sure behooves us to be kind to one another along the way. – Alice Childress

1151. If compassion was the motivating factor behind all of our decisions, would our world not be a completely different place? – Sheryl Crow

1152. You know the old saying kill him with kindness that’s the way you shut me up. With a compliment, I have nothing to prove. – Cormega

1153. A key ingredient to success, I learned, is relying on not only the kindness of strangers, but the kindness of colleagues. – Gale Anne Hurd

1154. Detroit is a place where we’ve had it pretty tough. But there is a generosity here and a well of kindness that goes deep. – Mitch Albom

1155. All you have shall some day be given. Therefore give now, that the season of giving may be yours and not your inheritors. – Khalil Gibran

1156. Dream BIG, live courageously, communicate honestly, be mindful, act with kindness, and SPREAD LOVE TODAY and EVERY DAY ! – Tracey Edmonds

1157. 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

1158. Truth is a deep kindness that teaches us to be content in our everyday life and share with the people the same happiness. – Kahlil Gibran

1159. 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

1160. Lose yourself in generous service and every day can be a most unusual day, a triumphant day, an abundantly rewarding day! – William Arthur Ward

1161. That which you give to another will become your own sustenance; if you light a lamp for another, your own way will be lit. – Nichiren

1162. Have you not noticed in your past experience that your kind interpretations were almost always truer than your harsh ones? – Lawrence G. Lovasik

1163. I realized that social media can be powerful force for good in the world and that acts of kindness can be scaled globally. – Amy Jo Martin

1164. Speaking with kindness creates confidence, thinking with kindness creates profoundness, giving with kindness creates love. – Laozi

1165. I am sorry I have not learnt to play at cards. It is very useful in life: it generates kindness, and consolidates society. – Samuel Johnson

1166. One difference between savagery and civilization is a little courtesy. There’s no telling what a lot of courtesy would do. – Cullen Hightower

1167. Human beings who leave behind them no great achievements, but only a series of small kindnesses, have not had wasted lives – Charlotte Gray

1168. We must learn to regard people less in the light of what they do or omit to do, and more in the light of what they suffer. – Dietrich Bonhoeffer

1169. Learn to be kind to make friends. Learn to be interested to keep your friends. Learn to be independent to remain a friend. – Maxime Lagacé

1170. Kindness is the music of Good Will to men, and on this harp the smallest fingers may play heaven’s sweetest tunes on earth. – Elihu Burritt

1171. I think your heart needs to be broken, and broken open, at least once to have a heart at all or to have a heart for others. – Richard Rohr

1172. Occasionally, family members treat each other with less courtesy and kindness than they do acquaintances or even strangers. – Joseph B. Wirthlin

1173. Kindness, it turns out, is hard – it starts out all rainbows and puppy dogs, and expands to include . . . well, EVERYTHING. – George Saunders

1174. To eliminate the inner turmoil we must focus our attention inward and act with loving kindness to ourselves and each other. – Michelle Cruz

1175. What matters are those ordinary acts of kindness and of love, not vaulting ambition with its attendant hubris and smugness. – Michael Dirda

1176. My fans are the best. I mean if there was a war, I think they’d definitely win just because they’d kill them with kindness. – Katy Perry

1177. A mind committed to compassion is like an overflowing reservoir – a constant source of energy, determination, and kindness. – Dalai Lama

1178. As human beings, we are only able to survive in dependence upon the co-operation, help and kindness of other fellow humans. – Dalai Lama

1179. What kind of Yoga do you want to practice, the Yoga of getting or the Yoga of giving?… One enslaves, the other liberates. – Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj

1180. Kindness has converted more sinners than either zeal, eloquence, or learning; and these three last have never converted any. – Frederick William Faber

1181. I’m glad I’m funny. I’m glad I make people happy, because that’s very important. But I’m proud to be known as a kind person. – Ellen DeGeneres

1182. Be good, be kind, be humane, and charitable; love your fellows; console the afflicted; pardon those who have done you wrong. – Maxim Gorky

1183. The good deed you do today, for a brother or sister in need will come back to you some day, for humanity’s a circle in deed. – Robert Alan Aurthur

1184. It is impossible to treat a child too well. Children are spoiled by being ignored too much or by harshness, not by kindness. – Sloan Wilson

1185. Give a bowl of rice to a man and you will feed him for a day. Teach him how to grow his own rice and you will save his life. – Confucius

1186. The attitude of kindness is everyday stuff like a great pair of sneakers. Not frilly. Not fancy. Just plain and comfortable. – Barbara Johnson

1187. In times of tragedies, our duty is to lend a helping hand to those in grief and thus light lamps of kindness and compassion. – Mata Amritanandamayi

1188. It is not the things you have that make you happy. It is love and kindness and helping each other and just plain being good. – Laura Ingalls Wilder

1189. So many gods, so many creeds, so many paths that wind and wind, while just the art of being kind is all the sad world needs. – Ella Wheeler Wilcox

1190. Remember, you have been criticizing yourself for years and it hasn’t worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens. – Louise L. Hay

1191. Warm-heartedness generally begins at home, and those who are warm to others are warmer to themselves; it is but the overflow. – Constance Fenimore Woolson

1192. We are not here to enjoy the things on earth, but to pass them around. The people who do it are the happiest people you know! – George H. W. Bush

1193. I value humor, kindness, and the ability to tell a good story far more than money, status, or the kind of car someone drives. – Rebecca Wells

1194. No performance is worth loss of geniality. ‘Tis a cruel price we pay for certain fancy goods called fine arts and philosophy. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

1195. Before you can teach children, you must get the silver key of kindness to unlock their hearts, and so secure their attention. – Charles Spurgeon

1196. If we are kind and considerate, people will want to be around us, and we benefit from enduring circles of attention and care. – P. M. Forni

1197. The best way to show you care is to be present. The best way to help someone is to listen. The best way to be, is to be kind. – Maxime Lagacé

1198. Connect with those around you today. Say, I love you, I’m sorry, I appreciate you, I’m proud of you… whatever you’re feeling. – Steve Maraboli

1199. My wish for you is that you continue. Continue to be who and how you are, to astonish a mean world with your acts of kindness. – Maya Angelou

1200. Watering the flowers and the trees, whispering to them, talking to them. Then, they will grow to be more bright and luxuriant. – Gautama Buddha

1201. Health is the first benefit. Content is the first fortune. Friendliness is the first kindness. Nirvana is the first happiness. – Gautama Buddha

1202. Do you wish the world were happy? Then remember day by day, just to scatter seeds of kindness as you pass along the way. . . . – Ella Wheeler Wilcox

1203. Man must have fires in his life: Fire of love; fire of work; fire of doing kindness… Without fires, man is just a cold rock! – Mehmet Murat Ildan

1204. The key point is kindness. With kindness one will have inner peace. Through inner peace, world peace can one day be a reality. – Dalai Lama

1205. I slept and I dreamed that life is all joy. I woke and I saw that life is all service. I served and I saw that service is joy. – Kahlil Gibran

1206. Your acts of kindness are iridescent wings of divine love, which linger and continue to uplift others long after your sharing. – Rumi

1207. A word of kindness is seldom spoken in vain, while witty saying are as easily lost as the pearls slipping from a broken string. – George D. Prentice

1208. Our lives are not our own. We are bound to others, past and present, and by each crime and every kindness, we birth our future. – David Mitchell

1209. Compassion is a muscle that gets stronger with use, and the regular exercise of choosing kindness over cruelty would change us. – Jonathan Safran Foer

1210. Two important things are to have a genuine interest in people and to be kind to them. Kindness, I’ve discovered, is everything. – Isaac Bashevis Singer

1211. We give of ourselves when we give gifts of the heart: love, kindness, joy, understanding, sympathy, tolerance, forgiveness. . . – Wilferd Peterson

1212. Exercise power by means of kindness, and you may be causing more damage than you could by cruelty. Neither approach is correct. – Idries Shah

1213. I’ve learned that every day you should reach out and touch someone. People love a warm hug, or just a friendly pat on the back. – Maya Angelou

1214. Forgiveness is the remission of sins. For it is by this that what has been lost, and was found, is saved from being lost again. – Augustine of Hippo

1215. Its unfortunate and I really wish I wouldn’t have to say this, but I really like human beings who have suffered. They’re kinder. – Emma Thompson

1216. There is always more goodness in the world than there appears to be, because goodness is of its very nature modest and retiring. – Evelyn Beatrice Hall

1217. Kindness is not about instant gratification. More often, it’s akin to a low-risk investment that appreciates steadily over time. – Josh Radnor

1218. If love is truly a verb, if help is a verb, if forgiveness is a verb, if kindness is a verb, then you can do something about it. – Betty Eadie

1219. As rain falls equally on the just and the unjust, do not burden your heart with judgments but rain your kindness equally on all. – Gautama Buddha

1220. Without the tao, Kindness and compassion are replaced by law and justice; Faith and trust are supplanted by ritual and ceremony. – Laozi

1221. The kindness of strangers and the support of the international community are truly the rays of hope we North Korean people need. – Lee Hyeon-seo

1222. Our problems are not solved by physical force, by hatred, by warOur problems are solved by loving kindness by gentleness, by joy – Gautama Buddha

1223. Be kind to all beings, this is more meritorious than bathing at the sixty-eight sacred shrines of pilgrimage and donating money. – Guru Nanak

1224. Kindness is a passport that opens doors and fashions friends. It softens hearts and molds relationships that can last lifetimes. – Joseph B. Wirthlin

1225. A word of kindness is seldom spoken in vain, while witty sayings are as easily lost as the pearls slipping from a broken string. – George Dennison Prentice

1226. Kindness is not about instant gratification. More often, it’s akin to a low-risk investment that appreciates steadily over time. – Josh Radnor

1227. What we all have in common is an appreciation of kindness and compassion; all the religions have this. We all lean towards love. – Richard Gere

1228. For the cause that lacks assistance, The wrong that needs resistance, For the future in the distance, And the good that I can do. – George Linnaeus Banks

1229. Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has. – Margaret Mead

1230. This mother needs happy, reputable children, and that one needs unhappy ones: otherwise she cannot show her kindness as a mother. – Friedrich Nietzsche

1231. You can search the world over and you will find no one who is more deserving of your kindness and well wishing than you yourself. – Gautama Buddha

1232. Before you know what kindness really is you must lose things, feel the future dissolve in a moment like salt in a weakened broth. – Naomi Shihab Nye

1233. When you are kind to someone in trouble, you hope they’ll remember and be kind to someone else. And it’ll become like a wildfire. – Whoopi Goldberg

1234. 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

1235. By the accident of fortune a man may rule the world for a time, but by virtue of love and kindness he may rule the world forever. – Laozi

1236. It’s not manly to hurt others or belittle them. Respect and kindness require more courage because people take advantage of those. – Sherrilyn Kenyon

1237. Love and compassion benefit both ourselves and others. Through kindness to others, your heart and mind will be peaceful and open. – Dalai Lama

1238. If you can be kind and considerate for one day, then you can be for another. It won’t cost you a penny in the world. Begin today. – Dale Carnegie

1239. 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

1240. It’s unfortunate and I really wish I wouldn’t have to say this, but I really like human beings who have suffered. They’re kinder. – Emma Thompson

1241. As the rain falls on the just and unjust alike, let your heart be untroubled by judgments and let your kindness rain down on all. – Buddha

1242. Never take anyone for granted. Never take anyone’s kindness for their weakness. What’s once yours could easily turn into a memory. – Rita Zahara

1243. The selfless giving, the service, the kindness which you give out into this world that is the currency of (the) meaning (of life). – Ajahn Brahm

1244. Praise is sometimes a good thing for the diffident and the despondent. It teaches them properly to rely on the kindness of others. – Letitia Elizabeth Landon

1245. Today will never come again. Be a blessing. Be a friend. Encourage someone. Take time to care. Let your words heal, and not wound. – Anonymous

1246. The very nature of kindness is to spread. If you are kind to others, today they will be kind to you, and tomorrow to somebody else. – Sri Chinmoy

1247. To practice Zen Buddhism is to train oneself to eliminate hatred, anger and selfishness and to develop loving-kindness towards all. – Thich Thien-An

1248. True kindness is rooted in a deep sense of abundance, out of which flows a sense that even as I give, it is being given back to me. – Wayne Muller

1249. Do not be content with showing friendship in words alone, let your heart burn with loving kindness for all who may cross your path. – Bahá’u’lláh

1250. Now is a time for, dare I say it, kindness. I thought being extremely smart would take care of it. But I see I have been found out. – Margaret Edson

1251. In the man whose childhood has known caresses and kindness, there is always a fiber of memory that can be touched to gentle issues. – George Eliot

1252. Mum always taught us that compassion and kindness were the most important things in life, that it was better to be kind than right. – Rebecca Gibney

1253. Since my boyhood, I have sought always to please, but out of a kindness in me, never out of fear or respect for what was in others. – Ben Hecht

1254. The gospel frees us from demanding our own way, because nothing we desire to obtain is worth sinning against such love and kindness. – Elyse Fitzpatrick

1255. I first start with weep with those who weep, rejoice with those who rejoice, be sympathetic, show tenderness and brotherly kindness. – Rick Warren

1256. Kindness is the connection that links us all together and strengthens the bonds within our communities, neighborhoods, and families. – Rosalynn Carter

1257. Enlightened Society is all about nurturing the human spirit – waking up to the goodness, kindness and strength that we already have. – Sakyong Mipham

1258. If someone mistakes your kindness for weakness, that’s their fault – not yours. And it’s OK to be a decent human being in this life. – Jeremy Piven

1259. When we smile, the world smiles with us: each experience of joy is an experience of joy for all people and a victory for human kind. – Keith Raniere

1260. Change your inner thoughts to the higher frequencies of love, harmony, kindness, peace, and joy, and you’ll attract more of the same. – Wayne Dyer

1261. It is nature’s kindness that we do not remember past births. Life would be a burden if we carried such a tremendous load of memories. – Mahatma Gandhi

1262. One’s life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others, by means of love, friendship, indignation and compassion. – Simone de Beauvoir

1263. Some show their kindness to the poor by employing them in their kitchens. Would they not be kinder if they employed themselves there? – Henry David Thoreau

1264. Kindness is a rotten fruit that poisons anyone who partakes of it. Throw it in the face of your enemies and let it ruin them instead. – Sherrilyn Kenyon

1265. From a sensitive woman’s heart springs the happiness of mankind, and from the kindness of her noble spirit comes mankind’s affection. – Khalil Gibran

1266. Try in thine own experience, each; that he speak not for one whole day unkindly of any… and see what such a day would bring to you. – Edgar Cayce

1267. The real essentials of life – compassion, kindness, good will, forgiveness – are what is fundamental to living as a true human being. – Eknath Easwaran

1268. My laundry list of wants in a partner is basically kindness. I want someone who is kind, and that’s kind of where it begins and ends. – Jennifer Carpenter

1269. My philosophy is that the most important aspect of any religion should be human kindness. And to try to ease the suffering of others. – Steven Seagal

1270. 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. – Franklin D. Roosevelt

1271. Let your enemies be disarmed by the gentleness of your manner, but at the same time let them feel, the steadiness of your resentment. – Lord Chesterfield

1272. Be more humble than a blade of grass, more tolerant than a tree, always offering respect onto others and never expecting any in return – Chaitanya Mahaprabhu

1273. Just as the heart becomes carefree in a place of green, growing plants, goodwill and kindness are born when our souls enter happiness. – Rumi

1274. I think kindness is a sort of gateway virtue – having that simple aspiration can get you into deep water very quickly – in a good way. – George Saunders

1275. When you are in touch with your body and heart, it allows you to then be in the world and act with intention and clarity and kindness. – Tara Brach

1276. We have to be active about kindness and about peace. I’ve always fantasized that it would be great if there was a Department of Peace. – Dave Matthews

1277. 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. – Bryant H. McGill

1278. Tom: If you love with kindness, even when you can’t love with permanence, you’ll deserve the one who’s worthy along that path for you. – Nora Roberts

1279. We must each achieve greater individual consciousness and self-knowledge, and project mindful kindness toward everything and everyone. – Bryant H. McGill

1280. People respond better to kindness than cruelty. Why, it’s even caught on in the workplace, that bastion of self-hatred and disrespect. – Cheri Huber

1281. The greatest things in life – truth, creativity, imagination, love, kindness, compassion -are already inside us, and they’re all free. – Yanni

1282. One of kindness and integrity. I know I fail constantly, but I’m working towards being a reliable and worthy contributor to the world. – Caitlin Stasey

1283. Lead the life that will make you kindly and friendly to everyone about you, and you will be surprised what a happy life you will lead. – Charles M. Schwab

1284. Somewhere near you, somebody right now is trying to help the indigent and poor – providing food, shelter, clothing or simple kindness. – Tony Snow

1285. I don’t want you to be young and beautiful. I only want one thing. I want you to be kind-hearted – and not just towards cats and dogs. – Vasily Grossman

1286. George Harrison was the kind of guy who wasn’t going to leave until he hugged you for five minutes and told you how much he loved you. – Tom Petty

1287. We have to be active about kindness and about peace. I’ve always fantasized that it would be great if there was a Department of Peace. – Dave Matthews

1288. Bitter your acts, bitter am I, Kindness your deeds, kindness am I, Pleasant and gentle, so you are, Fine honeyed lips and sweet talker. – Rumi

1289. If we give someone a piece of bread and butter, that’s kindness, but if we put jelly or peanut butter on it, then it’s Loving Kindness. – Barbara Johnson

1290. Holiness grows so fast where there is kindness. The world is lost for want of sweetness and kindness. Do not forget we need each other. – Mother Teresa

1291. Just as compassion is the wish that all sentient beings be free of suffering, loving-kindness is the wish that all may enjoy happiness. – Dalai Lama

1292. 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

1293. 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. – George Eliot

1294. Kindness is tenderness. Kindness is love, but perhaps greater than love…Kindness is good will. Kindness says, ‘I want you to be happy’. – Randolph Ray

1295. If someone is too tired to give you a smile, leave one of your own, because no one needs a smile as much as those who have none to give. – Samson Raphael Hirsch

1296. I cannot tell and I shall never know how many words of mine might have given birth to cruelty in place of love and kindness and charity. – Clarence Darrow

1297. I think the most important manner is just general kindness. When you go to big cities, sometimes people forget to just say, Good morning – or How are you?””

1298. The best index to a person’s character is how he treats people who can’t do him any good, and how he treats people who can’t fight back. – Abigail Van Buren

1299. Kindness and freedom are not has been values in films and in life in general. And that we can still be young and free even if we are 70. – Danielle Arbid

1300. Patriarchy is connected to greed, a symptom of a larger force that can only be dispelled through kindness and love. It’s basic Buddhism. – Peter Buffett

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1301. There are these two kinds of gifts: a gift of material things & a gift of the Dhamma. Of the two, this is supreme: a gift of the Dhamma. – Gautama Buddha

1302. 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. – Princess Diana

1303. 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. – Harriet Ann Jacobs

1304. I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. – Maya Angelou

1305. I want it said of me by those who knew me best, that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower where I thought a flower would grow. – Abraham Lincoln

1306. No matter what, we always have the power to choose hope over despair, engagement over apathy, kindness over indifference, love over hate. – Cory Booker

1307. To be civilized is to be incapable of giving unnecessary offense, it is to have some quality of consideration for all who cross our path. – Agnes Repplier

1308. Whenever you feel like criticizing any one… just remember that all the people in this world haven’t had the advantages that you’ve had. – F. Scott Fitzgerald

1309. Kindness and courage can repair time’s faults, And serving him breeds patience and courtesy In us, light sojourners and passing subjects. – Edwin Muir

1310. It was only a sunny smile, and little it cost in the giving, but like morning light it scattered the night and made the day worth living. – F. Scott Fitzgerald

1311. Warmth, kindness, and friendship are the most yearned for commodities in the world. The person who can provide them will never be lonely. – Ann Landers

1312. Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate. – Albert Schweitzer

1313. The single most valuable human trait, the one quality every schoolchild and adult should be taught to nurture, is, quite simply, kindness. – Derren Brown

1314. Liberty, equality – bad principles! The only true principle for humanity is justice; and justice to the feeble is protection and kindness. – Henri Frederic Amiel

1315. But if we have the energy of compassion and loving kindness in us, the people around us will be influenced by our way of being and living. – Nhat Hanh

1316. The Secret’s message is to let go of all blame because it only destroys you, and to move forward with hope, love, compassion and kindness. – Siyyid `Ali Muhammad Shirazi

1317. In my experience, men who respond to good fortune with modesty and kindness are harder to find than those who face adversity with courage. – Cyrus the Great

1318. I want to be representative of my race-the human race. I have a chance to show how kind we can be, how intelligent and generous we can be. – Maya Angelou

1319. One ought, every day at least, to hear a little song, read a good poem, see a fine picture and, if possible, speak a few reasonable words. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

1320. If you have self-respect, you can show respect. If you have inner peace, you can promote peace. If you have inner love, you can show love. – Maxime Lagacé

1321. Silence the angry man with love. Silence the ill-natured man with kindness. Silence the miser with generosity. Silence the liar with truth. – Gautama Buddha

1322. The flower of kindness will grow. Maybe not now, but it will some day. And in kind that kindness will flow, for kindness grows in this way. – Robert Alan Aurthur

1323. Happy Thursday! Life at work and at home is so much HAPPIER when you speak and act with kindness!! Share a SMILE and make it a great day:)! – Tracey Edmonds

1324. If you have any of these qualities… love, kindness, compassion, sincerity and truth in your heart…. you will always find your way home. – Rita Zahara

1325. Sociopaths love power. They love winning. If you take loving kindness out of the human brain, there’s not much left except the will to win. – Martha Stout

1326. Courage. Kindness. Friendship. Character. These are the qualities that define us as human beings, and propel us, on occasion, to greatness. – R.J. Palacio

1327. If I have learned anything in my long life it is to be grateful for every occasion when I followed my sympathies and avoided my antipathies. – Pearl S. Buck

1328. The mother’s love is not given to us to spoil us with indulgence, but to soften our hearts, that we may in turn soften others with kindness. – Paramahansa Yogananda

1329. It really shocks me when I encounter people who think kindness doesn’t matter. Because I think it’s pretty much the only thing that matters. – Josh Radnor

1330. Begin where you are and such as you are, without aiming mainly to become of more worth, and with kindness aforethought, go about doing good. – Henry David Thoreau

1331. You only tasted the water. I tasted the gift. The water was simply the container for an act of loving-kindness and nothing could be sweeter. – Michael Josephson

1332. You will accomplish more by kind words and a courteous manner than by anger or sharp rebuke, which should never be used except in necessity. – Angela Merici

1333. To be kind to all, to like many and love a few, to be needed and wanted by those we love, is certainly the nearest we can come to happiness. – Mary, Queen of Scots

1334. It really shocks me when I encounter people who think kindness doesn’t matter. Because I think it’s pretty much the only thing that matters. – Josh Radnor

1335. The most beautiful family is based respect. The most beautiful relationship is based on love. The most beautiful world in based on kindness. – Maxime Lagacé

1336. Never refuse to do a kindness unless the act would work great injury to yourself, and never refuse to take a drink – under any circumstances. – Mark Twain

1337. I thought I might cry, the way you do when someone gives you some kindness when you most need it but when it seems the most surprising thing. – Deb Caletti

1338. There is an organic affinity between joyousness and tenderness, and their companionship in the saintly life need in no way occasion surprise. – William James

1339. Spread love everywhere you go: First of all in your own house…kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile, kindness. – Mother Teresa

1340. That some good can be derived from every event is a better proposition than that everything happens for the best, which it assuredly does not. – James Kern Feibleman

1341. If you are motivated by loving kindness and compassion, there are many ways to bring happiness to others right now, starting with kind speech. – Nhat Hanh

1342. Ever since then I have known that if all the values in this world are more or less questionable, the most important thing in life is kindness. – Yevgeny Yevtushenko

1343. Learn to know every man under you, get under his skin, know his faults. Then cater to him – with kindness or roughness as his case may demand. – John McGraw

1344. All the suffering in the world comes from seeking pleasure for oneself. All the happiness in the world comes from seeking pleasure for others. – Shantideva

1345. the more thoughtful you are of others, the more thoughtful they will be of you. The more you respect them, the more you will win their respect. – Dorothy Sarnoff

1346. Kind words are a creative force, a power that concurs in the building up of all that is good, and energy that showers blessings upon the world. – Lawrence G. Lovasik

1347. Attachment to being right creates suffering. When you have a choice to be right, or to be kind, choose kind and watch your suffering disappear. – Wayne Dyer

1348. We cannot seek or attain health, wealth, learning, justice or kindness in general. Action is always specific, concrete, individualized, unique. – Benjamin Jowett

1349. Be wise. Treat yourself, your mind, sympathetically, with loving kindness. If you are gentle with yourself, you will become gentle with others. – Thubten Yeshe

1350. Our task must be to free ourselves by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty. – Albert Einstein

1351. You never know what life can hand you, but YOU have the choice and power to give back love and kindness in all you do and how you treat others. – Angela Rockwood

1352. Thank you, Mr. Rochester, for your great kindness. I am strangely glad to get back again to you: and wherever you are is my home, my only home. – Charlotte Bronte

1353. There are some who’d hardly lift a finger for kindness, but they would haul up a load of rock to dump on some soul they think’s been too lucky. – Barbara Kingsolver

1354. Conquer evil people by gentle kindness, and make zealous people wonder at your goodness. Put the lover of legality to shame by your compassion. – Isaac of Nineveh

1355. Be kind to people, do the best that you can do and don’t compromise yourself for anyone else and you’ll end up being the best person, trust me. – Naya Rivera

1356. 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

1357. A moment of kindness can produce a mood of harmony between heaven and earth. Purity of heart can leave a fine example for a hundred generations. – Zicheng Hong

1358. Hello, sun in my face. Hello you who made the morning and spread it over the fields…Watch, now, how I start the day in happiness, in kindness. – Mary Oliver

1359. If Christ’s message could be distilled down to one line, that line would have to do with kindness and inclusiveness, not rules and divisiveness. – Roland Merullo

1360. The way of loving kindness is what is to be accepted. Love! The benefit is clear. Rage, hate are the way of chaos and darkness – to be rejected. – Jetsunma Ahkon Lhamo

1361. A kind man who makes good use of wealth is rightly said to possess a great treasure; but the miser who hoards up his riches will have no profit. – Gautama Buddha

1362. I love you when you bow in your mosque, kneel in your temple, pray in your church. For you and I are sons of one religion, and it is the spirit. – Kahlil Gibran

1363. I think we need more love in the world. We need more kindness, more compassion, more joy, more laughter. I definitely want to contribute to that. – Ellen DeGeneres

1364. How much better the world would be if we all gave gifts of understanding, and compassion, of service, and friendship, of kindness and gentleness. – Thomas S. Monson

1365. If you try to lose weight by shaming, depriving and fearing yourself, you will end up shamed, deprived, and afraid. Kindness comes first. Always. – Geneen Roth

1366. To be kind is more important than to be right. Many times, what people need is not a brilliant mind that speaks but a special heart that listens. – F. Scott Fitzgerald

1367. Write your name in kindness, love and mercy on the hearts of the thousands you come in contact with year by year, and you will never be forgotten. – Thomas Chalmers

1368. A true Friendship is as wise as it is tender. The parties to it yield implicitly to the guidance of their love, and know no otherlaw nor kindness. – Henry David Thoreau

1369. There is a brotherhood among the kindly- Closer and defter and more integral- Than any of aisle or coven- For love rang out before the chapel bell – Mervyn Peake

1370. Stop. Take 3 deep breaths and smile everywhere in your body, observing what’s happening in your body. Proceed now with kindness and understanding. – Deepak Chopra

1371. Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more difficult still, to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment. – Benjamin Franklin

1372. To the world you might be one person, but to one person, you might be the world. Kindness is the golden chain by which our world is bound together. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

1373. Extend an act of kindness each day. No one has to know. It can be a smile, reassuring words, a small favor – without expecting something in return. – Tara Brach

1374. Your job is to control yourself. Your job is to discipline yourself. Your job is to deal with everything in life with affection, love and kindness. – Harbhajan Singh Yogi

1375. If someone is genuine, compassionate and kind, that is a turn-on. A sense of humor is a huge turn on, and that goes hand in hand with intelligence. – Jennifer Nettles

1376. Dating is about grand romantic gestures that mean little over the long term. Marriage is about small acts of kindness that bond you over a lifetime. – Lori Gottlieb

1377. My hope is that we develop enough courage to develop courage. To try to have, try to learn to treat each other fairly, with generosity and kindness. – Maya Angelou

1378. We, the human beings in this world, if there is a spark of goodness or kindness in our hearts, avoid judging people. We prefer forgiving to judging. – Hazrat Inayat Khan

1379. For me, love is an enhanced state of kindness, compassion, service, respect, and humility, an emotion I feel we are all here to give and to receive. – Nathan East

1380. Kindness is really important to me in finding my own prince – so are patience and a sense of humor. Without those qualities he’s no Prince Charming! – Anne Hathaway

1381. The very first step in nonviolence is that we cultivate in our daily life, as between ourselves, truthfulness, humility, tolerance, loving kindness. – Mahatma Gandhi

1382. True kindness is a pure divine affinity, Not founded upon human consanguinity. It is a spirit, not a blood relation, Superior to family and station. – Henry David Thoreau

1383. Kindness is really important to me in finding my own prince – so are patience and a sense of humor. Without those qualities he’s no Prince Charming! – Anne Hathaway

1384. The finest gift you can give to any fisherman is to put a good fish back, and who knows if the fish that you caught isn’t someone else’s gift to you? – Lee Wulff

1385. Instead of showing strangers kindness and giving them the benefit of the doubt, we increasingly show them only fear, and that is bad for us and them. – Julian Baggini

1386. Every kindness I received, small or big, convinced me that there could never be enough of it in our world… Kindness can change the lives of people. – Aung San Suu Kyi

1387. A man has made at least a start on discovering the meaning of human life when he plants shade trees under which he knows full well he will never sit. – D. Elton Trueblood

1388. Four things are destroyed by the other fours: kindness by ingratitude, strength (of government) by crime, power by power and human love by arrogance. – Khwaja Abdullah Ansari

1389. This self-obsession is a waste of living. It could be spent on surviving things, appreciating nature, nurturing kindness and friendship, and dancing. – Tilda Swinton

1390. 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

1391. Kind words produce happiness. How often have we ourselves been made happy by kind words, in a manner and to an extent which we are unable to explain! – Frederick William Faber

1392. The true and noble way to kill a foe, is not to kill him, – you, with kindness, may so change him, that he shall cease to be so, and then he’s slain. – Anonymous

1393. Love is the most terrible, and also the most generous of the passions; it is the only one which includes in its dreams the happiness of someone else. – Alphonse Karr

1394. Guard well within yourself that treasure, kindness. Know how to give without hesitation, how to lose without regret, how to acquire without meanness. – George Sand

1395. Pain and suffering, they are a secret. Kindness and love, they are a secret. But I have learned that kindness and love can pay for pain and suffering. – Alan Paton

1396. Sometimes kindness can be delivered in a clumsy way. But it’s far more sincere in its clumsiness than those distinguished men you read about in books. – Ruta Sepetys

1397. Help your sister’s boat across the water, and yours too will reach the other side. Kindness can become its own motive. We are made kind by being kind. – Eric Hoffer

1398. The ocean, king of mountains and the mighty continents Are not heavy burdens to bear when compared To the burden of not repaying the world’s kindness. – Gautama Buddha

1399. After years of living with the coldest realities I still believe that one reaps what one sows and that to sow kindness is the best of all investments. – Joseph William Martin, Jr.

1400. 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. – Lucius Annaeus Seneca

1401. Loneliness cannot be alleviated just by the coming together of two bodies, unless there is also good communication, understanding, and loving kindness. – Nhat Hanh

1402. It was deeply a part of Lee’s kindness and understanding that man’s right to kill himself is inviolable, but sometimes a friend can make it unnecessary – John Steinbeck

1403. I do it because I want to exercise people’s compassion and I do it because I really believe that for some reason what I do is important and meaningful. – Kyra Sedgwick

1404. Verily the kindness that gazes upon itself in a mirror turns to stone, and a good deed that calls itself by tender names becomes the parent to a curse. – Khalil Gibran

1405. Kindness is the color in the cathedral window which woven into beautiful characters shuts out the hideous sights of a world which is all too practical. – James Leonard Gordon

1406. They say, You can’t give a smile away; it always comes back. The same is true of a kind word or a conversation starter. What goes around, comes around. – Susan RoAne

1407. Words of encouragement, a little respect, simple gestures of kindness from a teacher promote the perfect climate for studetns to study, learn, and grow. – Donna Fargo

1408. In a basic way, acceptance is seeing clearly what’s happening and holding it with kindness. This is a radical antidote to the suffering of judging mind. – Tara Brach

1409. 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

1410. There were crimes and quarrels, alongside kindness and cooperation; there were people who loved each other and people who did not; it was a human world. – Orson Scott Card

1411. Surely we ought to show them (animals) great kindness and gentleness for many reasons, but, above all, because they are of the same origin as ourselves. – Saint John Chrysostom

1412. Love isn’t material. It’s energy… We experience it as kindness, giving, mercy, compassion, peace, joy, acceptance, non-judgment, joining and intimacy. – Marianne Williamson

1413. Most of us, swimming against the tides of trouble the world knows nothing about, need only a bit of praise or encouragement – and we will make the goal. – Jerry Fleishman

1414. For my money, I’ll bet on reason and humanistic kindness. Even if I am wrong I will have enjoyed my life, the existence of which is under little dispute. – Dan Barker

1415. The world seems to me excruciatingly, almost painfully beautiful at times, and the goodness and kindness of people often exceed that which even I expect. – Lois W.

1416. 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. – Martin Scorsese

1417. The man with a heart cannot think about or see creatures without his eyes filling up with tears because of the immense compassion which seizes his heart. – Isaac of Nineveh

1418. I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet, strange, I am ungrateful to those teachers. – Kahlil Gibran

1419. 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. – Martin Scorsese

1420. Let us make one point, that we meet each other with a smile, when it is difficult to smile. Smile at each other, make time for each other in your family. – Mother Teresa

1421. 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. – Dalai Lama

1422. I don’t care if you’re black, white, straight, bisexual, gay, lesbian, short, tall, fat, skinny, rich or poor. If you’re nice to me, I’ll be nice to you. – Robert Michaels

1423. 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

1424. Send the light of your own loving ahead of you. When you get there, the loving will have prepared a place for you. Be kind, gentle, and enjoy the journey. – Peter McWilliams

1425. They say talk is cheap. Maybe so. But kindness is even better, it’s free! Free to give. Free to receive. Makes you wonder why there’s not more of it, huh? – Jerry Spinelli

1426. Japanese affection is not uttered in words; it scarcely appears even in the tone of voice; it is chiefly shown in acts of exquisite courtesy and kindness. – Lafcadio Hearn

1427. Even the smallest act of service, the simplest act of kindness, is a way to honor those we lost, a way to reclaim that spirit of unity that followed 9/11. – Barack Obama

1428. 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. – Dalai Lama

1429. Death makes a beautiful appeal to charity. When we look upon the dead form, so composed and still, the kindness and the love that are in us all come forth. – Edwin Hubbel Chapin

1430. More bounteous run rivers when the ice that locked their flow melts into their waters. And when fine natures relent, their kindness is swelled by the thaw. – Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton

1431. The enjoyment that comes from our acts of kindness give us a glimpse of the world that might be, hopefully our future world. Good natured, friendly, human. – David Dunn

1432. We are an arrogant species, full of terrible potential, but we also have a great capacity for love, friendship, generosity, kindness, faith, hope, and joy. – Dean Koontz

1433. 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

1434. Soul-serving requires a heart that beats hard against the ribs. It requires a soul full of the milk of human kindness. This is the sine qua non of success. – Charles Spurgeon

1435. Pay bad people with your goodness; fight their hatred with your kindness. Even if you do not achieve a victory over other people, you will conquer yourself. – Henri Frederic Amiel

1436. 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. – Nathaniel Branden

1437. 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. – Saint Basil

1438. In what I like to call the Great Asymmetry, every spectacular incident of evil will be balanced by 10,000 acts of kindness, too often unnoted and invisible. – Stephen Jay Gould

1439. The future belongs to a very different kind of person with a very different kind of mind – creators and empathizers, pattern recognizers and meaning makers. – Daniel H. Pink

1440. Keep feeling the need for being first. But I want you to be first in love. I want you to be first in moral excellence. I want you to be first in generosity. – Martin Luther King Jr

1441. Have you had a kindness shown? Pass it on; ‘Twas not given for thee alone, Pass it on; Let it travel down the years, Let it wipe another’s tears. Pass it on. – Henry Burton

1442. For my father, being kind was natural… I have to really work at it. I love competing and winning, conquest – not words you usually associate with kindness. – David Copperfield

1443. When you are attracted to people, it’s because of the details. Their kindness. Their eyes. The fact that they can get you to laugh when you need it the most. – Jodi Picoult

1444. You can develop the right attitude toward others if you have kindness, love and respect for them, and a clear realization of the oneness of all human beings. – Dalai Lama

1445. To practice five things under all circumstances constitutes perfect virtue; these five are gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness, and kindness. – Confucius

1446. Something that has always puzzled me all my life is why, when I am in special need of help, the good deed is usually done by somebody on whom I have no claim. – William Feather

1447. No man can become a great leader of men unless he has the milk of human kindness in his own heart, and leads by suggestion and kindness, rather than by force. – Napoleon Hill

1448. Ministers who threaten death and destruction employ weapons of weakness. Argument and kindness are alone effectual, flavored by the principles of Divine love. – Hosea Ballou

1449. We can’t search or attain well being, wealth, studying, justice or kindness usually. Action is all the time particular, concrete, individualized, distinctive. – Benjamin Jowett

1450. You know, you can steel your heart against any kind of trouble, any kind of horror. But the simple act of kindness from a complete stranger will unstitch you. – Chris Abani

1451. What is most important is to go deep into ourselves and discover the loving kindness and compassion of the buddha within – the awakened nature we all possess. – Shinjo Ito

1452. Don’t let negative people drain your energy. Focus on your positive energy and kill them with kindness. Energy vampires are no match for your positive energy. – Jon Gordon

1453. Kindness Day? Kindness Day? Do you suppose if we were kind and enthusiastic for centuries uninterruptedly, that someone would create ‘Nasty, Indifferent Day’? – Patch Adams

1454. Always meet petulance with gentleness and perverseness with kindness. A gentle hand can lead even en elephant by a hair. Reply to thine enemy with gentleness. – Zoroaster

1455. What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life’s pathway, the good they do is inconceivable. – Joseph Addison

1456. Anger devours almost all other good emotions. It deadens the soul. It numbs the heart to joy and gratitude and hope and tenderness and compassion and kindness. – John Piper

1457. Be kind, don’t judge, and have respect for others. If we can all do this, the world would be a better place. The point is to teach this to the next generation. – Jasmine Guinness

1458. Splendor, forgiveness, fortitude, cleanliness, absence of malice, and absence of pride; these are the qualities of those endowed with divine virtues, O Arjuna. – Bhagavad Gita

1459. When you smile and project an aura of warmth, kindness, and friendliness, you will attract warms, kindness, and friendliness. Happy people will be drawn to you. – Joel Osteen

1460. I call horses divine mirrors – they reflect back the emotions you put in. If you put in love and respect and kindness and curiosity, the horse will return that. – Allan Hamilton

1461. When you treat people with massive respect and kindness, amazing to me how they return your respect and kindness 100X…even though you expected zero in return. – Robin Sharma

1462. Treating everyone she met like family, and burying needless critism of others so deep beneath the soil of everyday living that only kindness ever saw the light. – Jason F. Wright

1463. 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. – Princess Diana

1464. A Complicated Kindness is just that: funny and strange, spellbinding and heartbreaking, this novel is a complicated kindness from a terrifically talented writer. – Gail Anderson-Dargatz

1465. Evident in every small act of kindness, it was love as a verb. Love that made me feel more complete than I had ever felt in my glamorous, Jimmy Choo filled past. – Emily Giffin

1466. There are those men who say to repay evil with kindness. But I say, how then are we to repay kindness? Repay kindness with kindness, but repay evil with justice. – Confucius

1467. Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling. Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse. – Henry Van Dyke

1468. Kindness manifests in a lot of ways, such as acts of compassion, helpfulness, empathy, forgiveness, and caring. These gestures kindle and ignite feelings of love. – Jude Bijou

1469. If we make our goal to live a life of compassion and unconditional love, then the world will indeed become a garden where all kinds of flowers can bloom and grow. – Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

1470. My laundry list of wants in a partner is basically kindness. I want someone who is kind, and that’s kind of where it begins and ends. I’m open to being surprised. – Jennifer Carpenter

1471. And so let us always meet each other with a smile, for the smile is the beginning of love, and once we begin to love each other naturally we want to do something. – Mother Teresa

1472. The way I stand up to bullies is with kindness and love. Because I think that’s what they really need. They’re misunderstood and probably really upset themselves. – Chrissy Metz

1473. There is hunger for ordinary bread, and there is hunger for love, for kindness, for thoughtfulness, and this is the great poverty that makes people suffer so much. – Mother Teresa

1474. To friends and eke to foes true kindness show; No kindly heart unkindly deeds will do; Harshness will alienate a bosom friend. And kindness reconcile a deadly foe. – Omar Khayyam

1475. Being popular comes when you have everything. But to be liked, it means that you must be treating people with respect and you must be showing kindness toward them. – Queen Rania of Jordan

1476. I have had prayers answered – most strangely so sometimes – but I think our Heavenly Father’s loving-kindness has been even more evident in what He has refused me. – Lewis Carroll

1477. When kindness comes at the expense of truth, it is not a kindness worth having. And when generosity leads to silence or abuse, it is not a generosity worth giving. – Rachel Simmons

1478. What if the healing of the world utterly depends on the ten-thousand invisible kindnesses we offer simply and quietly throughout the pilgrimage of each human life? – Wayne Muller

1479. Desperately seeking something is not what attracts it to us. When we dwell, in deep peace and kindness, whatever would add to our happiness just flows to our door. – Marianne Williamson

1480. I think probably kindness is my number one attribute in a human being. I’ll put it before any of the things like courage or bravery or generosity or anything else. – Roald Dahl

1481. Love and kindness are the very basis of society. If we lose these feelings, society will face tremendous difficulties; the survival of humanity will be endangered. – Dalai Lama

1482. When you become completely loving and kind without fear and without thought of harming others, you graudate from the Earth school. That is when reincarnation ends. – Gary Zukav

1483. But then there are magical, beautiful things in the world. There’s incredible acts of kindness and bravery, and in the most unlikely places, and it gives you hope. – Dave Matthews

1484. Goodness is about character – integrity, honesty, kindness, generosity, moral courage, and the like. More than anything else, it is about how we treat other people. – Dennis Prager

1485. Nothing in the Golden Rule says that others will treat us as we have treated them. It only says that we must treat others in a way that we would want to be treated. – Rosa Parks

1486. Being Kind Not in some great deed of heroism; not in some great speech or act that may be pointed to with pride-but rather in the little kindnesses from day to day. – Edgar Cayce

1487. The greatest missionary tool we have is that of demonstrating friendliness, brotherly kindness, harmony, love and peace in our homes and in all our church meetings. – Theodore M. Burton

1488. Goodness is about character – integrity, honesty, kindness, generosity, moral courage, and the like. More than anything else, it is about how we treat other people. – Dennis Prager

1489. The more we talk about kindness in business, the more we’ll break through the hard structures that have defined business and alienated women from getting to the top. – Mary Portas

1490. Sometimes, a lie is told in kindness. I don’t believe it ever works kindly. The quick pain of truth can pass away, but the slow, eating agony of a lie is never lost. – John Steinbeck

1491. And for all his life it would be kindness and love that made him cry, never pain or persecution, which on the contrary only reinforced his spirit and his resolution. – Albert Camus

1492. I consider my ability to arouse enthusiasm among men the greatest asset I possess. The way to develop the best that is in a man is by appreciation and encouragement. – Charles R. Schwab

1493. Beneficence is a duty; and he who frequently practices it, and sees his benevolent intentions realized comes, at length, really to love him to whom he has done good. – Immanuel Kant

1494. Maybe you have thought that doing… little kindnesses doesn’t make much difference, but as Alma said, By small and simple things are great things brought to pass.”” – Joe J. Christensen

1495. only kindness that raises its head from the crowd of the world to say it is I you have been looking for, and then goes with you everywhere like a shadow or a friend. – Naomi Shihab Nye

1496. Since at the beginning and end of our lives we are so dependent on other’s kindness, how can it be in ……the middle that we would neglect kindness towards others? – Dalai Lama

1497. Love is always patient and kind. It is never jealous.Love is never boastful or conceited. It is never rude or selfish. It does not take offense and is not resentful. – Nicholas Sparks

1498. Let us not be satisfied with just giving money. Money is not enough, money can be got, but they need your hearts to love them. So, spread your love everywhere you go. – Mother Teresa

1499. But then there are magical, beautiful things in the world, and there’s incredible acts of kindness and bravery and in the most unlikely places, and it gives you hope. – Dave Matthews

1500. You will learn a lot about yourself if you stretch in the direction of goodness, of bigness, of kindness, of forgiveness, of emotional bravery. Be a warrior for love. – Cheryl Strayed

1501. Every minute of every hour of every day you are making the world, just as you are making yourself, and you might as well do it with generosity and kindness and style. – Rebecca Solnit

1502. 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 S. Kushner

1503. The only time you should look in your neighbor’s bowl is to make sure that they have enough. You don’t look in your neighbor’s bowl to see if you have as much as them. – Louis C. K.

1504. Life is not about winning the race. Life is about finishing the race, and how many people we can all help finish this race. How we can start being kinder to each other – Marc Mero

1505. Half the misery of human life might be extinguished if men would alleviate the general curse they lie under by mutual offices of compassion, benevolence, and humanity. – Joseph Addison

1506. In the long run, the power of kindness can redeem beyond the power of force to destroy. There is a vast reservoir of kindness that we can no longer afford do disregard. – John MacAulay

1507. A guest should be permitted to graze, as it were, in the pastures of his host’s kindness, left even to his own devices, like a rational being, and handsomely neglected. – Louise Imogen Guiney

1508. There are people who…tell you that the light in your heart is a weakness. Don’t believe it! It’s an old tactic of cruel people to kill kindness in the name of virtue. – John Patrick Shanley

1509. 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. – William Makepeace Thackeray

1510. There are times when the kindness of strangers only makes things worse because one realizes how badly one is in need of kindness and that the only source is a stranger. – Nicole Krauss

1511. Life is short and we have never too much time for gladdening the hearts of those who are travelling the dark journey with us. Oh be swift to love, make haste to be kind. – Henri Frederic Amiel

1512. Have you ever stopped to think how much unhappiness and downright cruelty are laid to the loving kindness of the Lord? And always by His most ardent followers, it seems. – Nella Larsen

1513. Look to see the best in everyone – especially in those who refuse to do the same. Perhaps your kindness will break someone’s shell or be a catalyst to change their mind. – Allison McAtee

1514. It is the human things that make life good, the unexpected kindness, the friendly note, the bracing word, the neighbour’s extra loaf of bread she leaves at our back door. – Stevie Ray Vaughan

1515. You know if they said kindness or funniness was really most important to them then they will be more likely to say yes to the person that they thought was kind and funny. – Sheena Iyengar

1516. Like a caring mother holding and guarding the life of her only child, so with a boundless heart of loving kindness, hold yourself and all beings as your beloved children. – Gautama Buddha

1517. A pinch of praise is worth a pound of scorn. A dash of encouragement is more helpful than a dipper of pessimism. A cup of kindness is better than a cupboard of criticism. – William Arthur Ward

1518. I never quite understand the way society decides who is beautiful and who is not. But an open face and a capacity for kindness always feel like reliable signifiers to me. – Tilda Swinton

1519. Unexpected kindness is the most powerful, least costly, and most underrated agent of human change. Kindness that catches us by surprise brings out the best in our natures. – Bob Kerrey

1520. 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 Williams

1521. To look at the work of your peers, and learn how to explain with kindness and precision, the nature of their mistakes is, in fact, how you learn to diagnose your own work. – Steve Almond

1522. Let me, tonight look back across the span Twixt dawn and dark, and to my conscience say- Because of some good act to beast or human- The world is better that I lived today. – Ella Wheeler Wilcox

1523. What nature does blindly, slowly and ruthlessly, man may do providently, quickly, and kindly. As it lies within his power, so it becomes his duty to work in that direction. – Francis Galton

1524. I really feel like if everyone listened to their angels the world which shift. We wouldn’t see any kind of greed or competition – it would really be the world of kindness . – Doreen Virtue

1525. Be kind, be decent, be generous, be tolerant, compassionate, and understanding. Be fast to praise, slow to judge. Remember, we’re all human, and don’t cast the first stone. – Allen Drury

1526. 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. – Carol Burnett

1527. Kind words are the music of the world. They have a power which seems to be beyond natural causes, as if they were some angel’s song which had lost its way and come to earth. – Frederick William Faber

1528. Human nature is so constituted that insults sink deeper than kindnesses; the remembrance of the latter soon passes away, while that of the former is treasured in the memory. – Seneca the Younger

1529. You can continue your practice, you can exercise kindness, you can practice meditation whether you’re in a prison or a millionaire’s house, whether you’re in India or Tibet. – Pico Iyer

1530. Want to snatch a day from the manacles of boredom? Do overgenerous deeds, acts beyond reimbursement. Kindness without compensation. Do a deed for which you cannot be repaid. – Max Lucado

1531. When He gives, He shows you His Kindness; when He deprives, He shows you His power. And in all that, He is making Himself known to you and coming to you with His gentleness. – Ibn Ata Allah

1532. Together we hope to establish a standard of Bravery and Kindness, as well as a community worldwide that protects and nurtures others in the face of bullying and abandonment. – Lady Gaga

1533. With unfailing kindness, your life always presents what you need to learn. Whether you stay home or work in an office or whatever, the next teacher is going to pop right up. – Joko Beck

1534. If we should deal out justice only, in this world, who would escape? No, it is better to be generous, and in the end more profitable, for it gains gratitude for us, and love. – Mark Twain

1535. 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

1536. People may surprise you with unexpected kindness. Dogs have a depth of loyalty that often we seem unworthy of. But the love of a cat is a blessing, a privilege in this world. – Kinky Friedman

1537. When the thrill of his body fades or changes, and the difficulties of pledging yourself to only one person surface, kindness will be the balm that soothes the wounds of life. – P. C. Cast

1538. One thing will always secure heaven for us-the acts of charity and kindness with which we have filled our lives. We can do no great things, only small things with great love. – Mother Teresa

1539. Once you begin to acknowledge random acts of kindness-both the ones you have received and the ones you have given – you can no longer believe that what you do does not matter. – Dawna Markova

1540. Those who have suffered, who have known poverty or oppression, are generally the most prone to kindness. Perhaps it is well to endure some misery if only to learn this lesson. – Arthur Lynch

1541. …their eyes are full of kindness as each feels the full effect of novelty after a short separation. They are drawing a relaxation from each other’s presence, a new serenity. – F. Scott Fitzgerald

1542. I’m trying to show by my actions that you can make a far better world if you just care enough. That’s all you have to do. It’s no big deal. One act of kindness a day can do it. – Betty Williams

1543. The whole idea of compassion is based on a keen awareness of the interdependence of all these living beings, which are all part of one another, and all involved in one another. – Thomas Merton

1544. When you don’t want to be where you are, you create suffering for yourself. Change happens through acceptance, kindness and relaxation–not resistance, not warfare, not fights. – Geneen Roth

1545. 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

1546. Haven’t we all, as time continues, found that we must be kind to ourselves and listen to our thoughts, because fewer and fewer of those remain who know what is most real to us? – Lan Samantha Chang

1547. Don’t ever mistake my silence for ignorance, my calmness for acceptance or my kindness for weakness. Compassion and tolerance are not a sign of weakness, but a sign of strength. – Dalai Lama

1548. I want to be like the air. The good-hearted person whose kindness overflows and people realize how important she was to them, once she is gone. I want to be that kind of person. – Aya Kito

1549. She’d been acutely aware that terror, betrayal, and cruelty had a human face, but she had not sufficiently appreciated that courage, kindness, and love had a human face as well. – Dean Koontz

1550. A good character is the best tombstone. Those who loved you and were helped by you will remember you when forget-me-nots have withered. Carve your name on hearts, not on marble. – Charles Spurgeon

1551. Do more than belong: participate. Do more than care: help. Do more than believe: practice. Do more than be fair: be kind. Do more than forgive: forget. Do more than dream: work. – William Arthur Ward

1552. Words of praise, indeed, are almost as necessary to warm a child into a genial life as acts of kindness and affection. Judicious praise is to children what the sun is to flowers. – Christian Nestell Bovee

1553. It’s all a matter of paying attention, being awake in the present moment, and not expecting a huge payoff. The magic in this world seems to work in whispers and small kindnesses. – Charles de Lint

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