Kindness Quotes

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

Samuel Johnson

What wisdom can find that is greater than kindness?

Jean Jacques Rousseau

Five things constitute perfect virtue: gravity, magnanimity, earnestness, sincerity and kindness.

Confucius

Moments of kindness and reconciliation are worth having, even if the parting has to come sooner or later.

Alice Munro 1931

Wherever there is a human being there is an opportunity for kindness.

Seneca

Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair but manifestations of strength and resolution.

Kahlil Gibran

Recompense injury with justice, and recompense kindness with kindness.

Confucius

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

Aesop

Kindness which is bestowed on the good is never lost.

Plato

Kindness makes the difference between passion and caring. Kindness is tenderness, kindness is love, perhaps greater than love .... kindness is goodwill, kindness says "I want you to be happy." Kindness comes very close to the benevolence of God.

Randolph Ray

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

Theodore Isaac Rubin

Kindness is a language which the blind can see and the deaf can hear.

Anon xxxx

Have you had a kindness shown? Pass it on.

Henry Burton

Five things constitute perfect virtue: gravity, magnanimity, earnestness, sincerity and kindness.

Confucius

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

The highest wisdom is loving kindness.

Talmud

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

Theodore Isaac Rubin

The ideals which have lighted my way, and time after time have given me new courage to face life cheerfully, have been Kindness, Beauty, and Truth ... The trite subjects of human efforts - possessions, outward success, luxury - have always seemed to me contemptible.

Albert Einstein 1879

Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair but manifestations of strength and resolution.

Kahlil Gibran

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.

Lao-Tze

The best portion of a good man\'s life - his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love.

William Wordsworth

Moments of kindness and reconciliation are worth having, even if the parting has to come sooner or later.

Alice Munro

I have learned silence from the talkative; tolerance from the intolerant and kindness from the unkind. I should not be ungrateful to those teachers.

Kahlil Gibran

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
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