Quotes of Kindness

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

- Aesop

“ 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

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

- Alice Munro

“ The end result of kindness is that it draws people to you. ”

- Anita Roddick

“ Ask yourself: Have you been kind today? Make kindness your daily modus operandi and change your world. ”

- Annie Lennox

“ There are no thanks for a kindness, which has been delayed. ”

- Anonymous

“ Compassion is the basis of all morality. ”

- Arthur Schopenhauer

“ There is no duty more obligatory than the repayment of kindness. ”

- Cicero

“ Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses. ”

- Confucius

“ Recompense injury with justice, and recompense kindness with kindness. ”

- Confucius

“ To be able to practice five things everywhere under heaven constitutes perfect virtue...[They are] gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness, and kindness. ”

- Confucius

“ He who confers a favor should at once forget it, if he is not to show a sordid ungenerous spirit. To remind a man of a kindness conferred and to talk of it, is little different from reproach. ”

- Demosthenes

“ 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. ”

- Diana Spencer

“ I expect to pass through this world but once; any good thing therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to any fellow creature, let me do it now; let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again. ”

- Ettiene De Grellet

“ 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

“ I have learnt silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet strange, I am ungrateful to these teachers. ”

- Kahlil Gibran

“ Sometimes when we are generous in small, barely detectable ways it can change someone else's life forever. ”

- Margaret Cho

“ Beginning today, treat everyone you meet as if they were going to be dead by midnight. Extend them all the care, kindness and understanding you can muster. Your life will never be the same again. ”

- Og Mandino

“ To become acquainted with kindness one must be prepared to learn new things and feel new feelings. Kindness is more than a philosophy of the mind. It is a philosophy of the spirit. ”

- Robert J. Furey

“ Getting money is not all a man's business: to cultivate kindness is a valuable part of the business of life. ”

- Samuel Johnson

“ I have always depended on the kindness of strangers. ”

- Tennessee Williams

“ If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion. ”

- The Dalai Lama

“ 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

“ Yet do I fear thy nature; It is too full o' the milk of human kindness. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Yet I do fear thy nature; it is too full o' the milk of human kindness. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ That best portion of a good man's life, His little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love. ”

- William Wordsworth

“ That best portion of a good man's life, His little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love. ”

- William Wordsworth

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

- William Wordsworth

“ Without tenderness, a man is uninteresting. ”

- Marlene Dietrich

“ Never look down on anybody unless you’re helping them up. ”

- Jesse Jackson
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