Kindness Quotes

I believe that man will not merely endure; he will prevail. He is immortal, not because he alone among the creatures has an inexhaustible voice, but because he has a soul, a spirit capable of kindness and compassion.

William Faulkner

If you live for love you spread kindness and compassion everywhere you go. When you stop believing in your heart you are but a sterile vessel wandering in the wilderness.

Francis Hegmeyer

My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.

Dalai Lama

The beginning and end of Torah is performing acts of loving kindness.

Talmud

The government in which I believe is that which is based on mere moral sanction ... the real law lives in the kindness of our hearts. If our hearts are empty, no law or political reform can fill them.

Leo Tolstoy

The highest wisdom is loving kindness.

Talmud

Forget injuries, never forget kindness.

Confucius

I expect to pass through life but once. If, therefore, there be any kindness I can show, or any good thing I can do to any fellow being, let me do it now, for I shall not pass this way again.

William Penn

Kindness is language which the dumb can speak, and the deaf can understand.

C.N. Bovee

Little deeds of kindness, little words of love, help to make earth happy, like heaven above.

Julia Fletcher Carney

No act of kindness is wasted.

William Purkey

One kind word can warm three winter months.

Japanese Proverb

T\'was a thief said the last kind word to Christ. Christ took the kindness and forgave the theft.

Robert Browning

The heart benevolent and kind the most resembles God.

Rober Burns

Great persons are able to do great kindnesses.

Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

Recompense injury with justice, and recompense kindness with kindness.

Confucius

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

Kahlil Gibran

Shall we make a new rule of life from tonight: always to try to be a little kinder than is necessary?

Sir James Matthew Barrie

Beloved-of-the-Gods speaks thus: Father and mother should be respected and so should elders, kindness to living beings should be made strong and the truth should be spoken. In these ways, the Dhamma should be promoted. Likewise, a teacher should be honored by his pupil and proper manners should be shown towards relations. This is an ancient rule that conduces to long life. Thus should one act.

Ashoka the Great

We can ask ourselves daily what we have done to make the world a better place, to make someone smile, to help someone to feel more secure, etc. It's the simple things which have the greatest effect. We must never underestimate the strength of a smile or act of kindness.

Dr. Felice Leonardo Buscaglia

Few acts of kindness do as much to make the world a better place as when we choose to consciously bear our own meanness.

Guy Finley

The single most valuable human trait, the one quality every schoolchild and adult should be taught to nurture, is, quite simply, kindness.

Derren Victor Brown

To forgive purely because it is nicer to forgive, and to do so when its a tough call; to try to speak only kindly of those we know because it is preferable to do so; to enjoy the successes of others because living thus is more enjoyable than the stress of living resentfully: such kind things make us better, lovlier people. And to try to live this way for its own merits, without invoking a supernatural reason for doing so, is to celebrate our humanity and to give kindness back its teeth.

Derren Victor Brown

All told, kindness is not fashionable.

Derren Victor Brown

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Updated On : September 30, 2013
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