Quotes and Sayings about Kindness



"No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted."
- Aesop
(Related: Act, Kindness)

"The level of our success is limited only by our imagination and no act of kindness, however small, is ever wasted."
- Aesop
(Related: Imagination, Success, Act, Kindness)

"As a result of half a century of Soviet rule people have been weaned from a belief in human kindness."
- Svetlana Alliluyeva
(Related: People, Belief, Kindness, Result)

"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
(Related: Love, Difference, Kindness)

"PETA has a proven track record of success. Each victory PETA wins for the animals is a stepping stone upon which we build a more compassionate world for all beings - and we will never give up our fight until all animals are treated with respect and kindness."
- Bea Arthur
(Related: Success, Victory, Animals, Fight, Kindness, Respect, Will, World)

"Kindness is wisdom."
- Philip James Bailey
(Related: Wisdom, Kindness)

"He who aspires to paradise should learn to deal with people with kindness."
- Abu Bakr
(Related: People, Paradise, Kindness)

"The catch phrase for the day is 'Do an act of kindness. Help one person smile.'"
- Harvey Ball
(Related: Act, Day, Help, Kindness, Smile)

"Kindness is always fashionable."
- Amelia E. Barr
(Related: Kindness)

"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
(Related: Love, Friendship, Courtesy, Deed, Deeds, Kindness, Man, Plants)

"True popularity comes from acts of kindness rather than acts of stupidity."
- Bo Bennett
(Related: Kindness, Popularity, Stupidity)

"It is only after one is in trouble that one realizes how little sympathy and kindness there are in the world."
- Nellie Bly
(Related: Sympathy, Kindness, Trouble, World)

"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
(Related: Generosity, Kindness, Respect, Self, Will)

"I encountered among my comrades the most varied human traits, from frankness to reserve, from goodness, uprightness and kindness, to brutality and baseness."
- Georg Brandes
(Related: Frankness, Goodness, Kindness)

"But, sir, they have written me down upon the history of the country as worthy of expulsion, and in no unkindness I must tell them that for all future time my self-respect requires that I shall pass them as strangers."
- Preston Brooks
(Related: History, Time, Country, Future, Self, Strangers, Unkindness)

"I feel no need for any other faith than my faith in the kindness of human beings. I am so absorbed in the wonder of earth and the life upon it that I cannot think of heaven and angels."
- Pearl S. Buck
(Related: Faith, Life, Angels, Earth, Heaven, Kindness, Wonder)

"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
(Related: Help, Kindness, Strangers)

"Kindness is the cause of all anxiety."
- David D. Burns
(Related: Anxiety, Cause, Kindness)

"I was proud to call Dr Rupert a friend. He was always a wonderful source of support and kindness."
- Mangosuthu Buthelezi
(Related: Friend, Kindness, Support)

"I am disappointed in the music business, I feel like a lot of people in the music business are phoney, there's a lot of people who will abuse and take my kindness."
- Blu Cantrell
(Related: Business, Music, People, Abuse, Kindness, Will)

"A laugh, to be joyous, must flow from a joyous heart, for without kindness, there can be no true joy."
- Thomas Carlyle
(Related: Heart, Joy, Kindness)

"When kindness has left people, even for a few moments, we become afraid of them as if their reason had left them. When it has left a place where we have always found it, it is like shipwreck; we drop from security into something malevolent and bottomless."
- Willa Cather
(Related: People, Kindness, Moments, Reason, Security, Shipwreck)

"People are governed with the head; kindness of heart is little use in chess."
- Nicolas Chamfort
(Related: People, Heart, Chess, Kindness)

"Kindness makes a fellow feel good whether it's being done to him or by him."
- Frank Howard Clark
(Related: Being, Kindness)

"To practice five things under all circumstances constitutes perfect virtue; these five are gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness, and kindness."
- Confucius
(Related: Soul, Virtue, Circumstances, Generosity, Gravity, Kindness, Practice, Sincerity)

"Kindness eases everything almost as much as money does."
- Mason Cooley
(Related: Money, Kindness)

"The male is a domestic animal which, if treated with firmness and kindness, can be trained to do most things."
- Jilly Cooper
(Related: Firmness, Kindness)

"Life is made up, not of great sacrifices or duties, but of little things, in which smiles and kindness, and small obligations given habitually, are what preserve the heart and secure comfort."
- Humphry Davy
(Related: Life, Heart, Comfort, Kindness, Smiles)

"If everyone howled at every injustice, every act of barbarism, every act of unkindness, then we would be taking the first step towards a real humanity."
- Nelson DeMille
(Related: Act, First, Humanity, Injustice, Unkindness)

"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
(Related: Knowledge, Act, Day, Expectation, Kindness, Reward)

"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
(Related: Love, Affection, Journey, Kindness, Public)

"If you have donated, these children may never know your name, but they will never forget your kindness."
- Roma Downey
(Related: Children, Forget, Kindness, May, Name, Will)

"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
(Related: Gratitude, Feeling, Kindness, Thankfulness, Thanksgiving)

"I love Philadelphia. I was shocked at what a great city this is. For me, it is the cat's pajamas. I love everything about it. I love where I live. I love the people. I have been met with such kindness and affection here."
- George Dzundza
(Related: Love, People, Affection, Kindness)

"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
(Related: Cruelty, Effect, Kindness, May, Unkindness)

"You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: Kindness, Will)

"Kindness has converted more sinners than zeal, eloquence, or learning."
- Frederick William Faber
(Related: Eloquence, Kindness, Learning, Zeal)

"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 Falconer
(Related: Soul, Compassion, Kindness, Man, Spirit, Voice, Will)

"The words of kindness are more healing to a drooping heart than balm or honey."
- Sarah Fielding
(Related: Heart, Healing, Kindness, Words)

"I don't think Christmas is necessarily about things. It's about being good to one another, it's about the Christian ethic, it's about kindness."
- Carrie Fisher
(Related: Christian, Being, Christmas, Kindness)

"I go now before the milk of Human kindness goes sour for me."
- Philip Francis
(Related: Kindness, Now)

"He that has done you a kindness will be more ready to do you another, than he whom you yourself have obliged."
- Benjamin Franklin
(Related: Kindness, Will)

"Unseasonable kindness gets no thanks."
- Thomas Fuller
(Related: Kindness)

"Men are more prone to revenge injuries than to requite kindness."
- Thomas Fuller
(Related: Men, Kindness, Revenge)

"Thousand got away to other countries; thousands returned to Spain tempted by false promises of kindness. By the tens of thousands, these Spaniards died of neglect in the concentration camps."
- Martha Gellhorn
(Related: Countries, Kindness, Neglect, Promises, Spain)

"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
(Related: Love, Appreciation, Compassion, Kindness)

"Everyone responds to kindness."
- Richard Gere
(Related: Kindness)

"Truth is a deep kindness that teaches us to be content in our everyday life and share with the people the same happiness."
- Khalil Gibran
(Related: Happiness, Life, Truth, People, Content, Deep, Kindness)

"I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet, strange, I am ungrateful to those teachers."
- Khalil Gibran
(Related: Kindness, Silence, Teachers)

"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
(Related: Education, Sympathy, Soul, Wealth, Effort, Generosity, Kindness, Treasure)

"I am so proud of Michigan's citizens for the kindness and generosity they have shown in assisting in this endeavor. It is truly heartwarming to see the compassion shown for those in need."
- Jennifer Granholm
(Related: Compassion, Generosity, Kindness)

"In human relationships, kindness and lies are worth a thousand truths."
- Graham Greene
(Related: Kindness, Lies, Relationships, Worth)

"They are always saying God loves us. If that's love I'd rather have a bit of kindness."
- Graham Greene
(Related: Love, God, Kindness, Saying)

"The truth has never been of any real value to any human being - it is a symbol for mathematicians and philosophers to pursue. In human relations kindness and lies are worth a thousand truths."
- Graham Greene
(Related: Truth, Being, Kindness, Lies, Mathematicians, Symbol, Value, Worth)

"You have discovered so much kindness and good will to those you thought were oppressed, and had no helper, that I am sure you will not despise what I have wrote, if you judge it will be of any service to them."
- Jupiter Hammon
(Related: Thought, Kindness, Service, Will)

"Kindness and intelligence don't always deliver us from the pitfalls and traps: there are always failures of love, of will, of imagination. There is no way to take the danger out of human relationships."
- Barbara Grizzuti Harrison
(Related: Intelligence, Imagination, Love, Danger, Kindness, Relationships, Will)

"For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone."
- Audrey Hepburn
(Related: Knowledge, Eyes, Kindness, Words)

"Kindness is the beginning of cruelty."
- Frank Herbert
(Related: Beginning, Cruelty, Kindness)

"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
(Related: Being, Deed, Kindness, Motive, Motives)

"Kindness can become its own motive. We are made kind by being kind."
- Eric Hoffer
(Related: Being, Kindness, Motive)

"When your dreams tire, they go underground and out of kindness that's where they stay."
- Libby Houston
(Related: Dreams, Kindness)

"Kindness goes a long ways lots of times when it ought to stay at home."
- Kin Hubbard
(Related: Home, Kindness)

"Kindness is the sunshine in which virtue grows."
- Robert Green Ingersoll
(Related: Virtue, Kindness)

"Kindness in women, not their beauteous looks, shall win my love."
- Washington Irving
(Related: Love, Women, Kindness)

"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
(Related: Control, Freedom, Kindness)

"Human kindness is like a defective tap, the first gush may be impressive but the stream soon dries up."
- P. D. James
(Related: First, Kindness, May)

"Getting money is not all a man's business: to cultivate kindness is a valuable part of the business of life."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Business, Life, Money, Kindness, Man)

"Kindness is in our power, even when fondness is not."
- Samuel Johnson
(Related: Power, Kindness)

"A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve."
- Joseph Joubert
(Related: People, Kindness)

"Kindness is loving people more than they deserve."
- Joseph Joubert
(Related: People, Kindness)

"We cannot seek or attain health, wealth, learning, justice or kindness in general. Action is always specific, concrete, individualized, unique."
- Benjamin Jowett
(Related: Health, Action, Wealth, Justice, Kindness, Learning)

"I owe a debt of gratitude to two other living Justices. Sandra Day O'Connor and Ruth Bader Ginsburg paved the way for me and so many other women in my generation. Their pioneering lives have created boundless possibilities for women in the law. I thank them for their inspiration and also for the personal kindnesses they have shown me."
- Elena Kagan
(Related: Women, Gratitude, Inspiration, Day, Debt, Law, Living, Possibilities)

"As much as we need a prosperous economy, we also need a prosperity of kindness and decency."
- Caroline Kennedy
(Related: Decency, Economy, Kindness, Prosperity)

"There's no use doing a kindness if you do it a day too late."
- Charles Kingsley
(Related: Day, Kindness)

"The everyday kindness of the back roads more than makes up for the acts of greed in the headlines."
- Charles Kuralt
(Related: Greed, Kindness)

"When you carry out acts of kindness you get a wonderful feeling inside. It is as though something inside your body responds and says, yes, this is how I ought to feel."
- Harold Kushner
(Related: Body, Feeling, Kindness)

"This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness."
- Dalai Lama
(Related: Religion, Heart, Temple, Kindness, Philosophy)

"There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophies. My brain and my heart are my temples; my philosophy is kindness."
- Dalai Lama
(Related: Heart, Kindness, Philosophy)

"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
(Related: Religion, Compassion, Kindness, Rebirth)

"My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness."
- Dalai Lama
(Related: Religion, Kindness)

"A spirit, breathing the language of independence, is natural to Englishmen, few of whom are disposed to brook compulsion, or submit to the dictates of others, when not softened by reason, or tempered with kindness."
- Joseph Lancaster
(Related: Independence, Kindness, Language, Reason, Spirit)

"Ask yourself: Have you been kind today? Make kindness your daily modus operandi and change your world."
- Annie Lennox
(Related: Change, Kindness, Today, World)

"We are all the foolishness and all the crimes we did. We're also all the kindnesses we did. I hate to think of life as if we understood time. We don't understand time."
- Hugh Leonard
(Related: Life, Time, Foolishness, Hate)

"I am unjust, but I can strive for justice. My life's unkind, but I can vote for kindness. I, the unloving, say life should be lovely. I, that am blind, cry out against my blindness."
- Vachel Lindsay
(Related: Life, Blind, Blindness, Justice, Kindness, Vote)

"The first thing a kindness deserves is acceptance, the second, transmission."
- George MacDonald
(Related: Acceptance, First, Kindness)

"Beginning today, treat everyone you meet as if they were going to be dead by midnight. Extend to them all the care, kindness and understanding you can muster, and do it with no thought of any reward. Your life will never be the same again."
- Og Mandino
(Related: Life, Thought, Beginning, Care, Kindness, Midnight, Reward, Today, Understanding, Will)

"There's no dearth of kindness In the world of ours; Only in our blindness We gather thorns for flowers."
- Gerald Massey
(Related: Blindness, Flowers, Kindness, World)

"When you are young you take the kindness people show you as your right."
- W. Somerset Maugham
(Related: People, Kindness, Right)

"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
(Related: Mistake, People, Kindness, Nothing, Will)

"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
(Related: Faults, Kindness, Man, May, Skin)

"Kindly words do not enter so deeply into men as a reputation for kindness."
- Mencius
(Related: Men, Kindness, Reputation, Words)

"Well, I'll tell you something, this wedding is something that I will always, always cherish. It was a show of love and support and kindness like I'd never seen from the people, and that's who I entertain. I entertain the people."
- Liza Minnelli
(Related: Love, Wedding, People, Kindness, Support, Will)

"There is a rollicking kindness that looks like malice."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
(Related: Kindness, Malice)

"Industry, economy, honesty, and kindness form a quartet of virtues that will never be improved upon."
- James Oliver
(Related: Honesty, Economy, Kindness, Will)

"Not always actions show the man; we find who does a kindness is not therefore kind."
- Alexander Pope
(Related: Actions, Kindness, Man)

"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
(Related: Kindness, Pearls, sayings, Witty, Word)

"Illness is the doctor to whom we pay most heed; to kindness, to knowledge, we make promise only; pain we obey."
- Marcel Proust
(Related: Knowledge, Illness, Kindness, Pain, Promise)

"I admire the fact that the central core of Buddhist teaching involves mindfulness and loving kindness and compassion."
- Ron Reagan
(Related: Buddhist, Compassion, Fact, Kindness, Teaching)

"There's no dearth of kindness in this world of ours; Only in our blindness we gather thorns for flowers."
- Grantland Rice
(Related: Blindness, Flowers, Kindness, World)

"Kindness in ourselves is the honey that blunts the sting of unkindness in another."
- Grantland Rice
(Related: Kindness, Unkindness)

"A great many men's gratitude is nothing but a secret desire to hook in more valuable kindnesses hereafter."
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld
(Related: Men, Gratitude, Desire, Nothing)

"You know, gentlemen, that I do not owe any personal income tax. But nevertheless, I send a small check, now and then, to the Internal Revenue Service out of the kindness of my heart."
- David Rockefeller
(Related: Heart, Tax, Gentlemen, Income, Kindness, Now, Service)

"The end result of kindness is that it draws people to you."
- Anita Roddick
(Related: People, End, Kindness, Result)

"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
(Related: People, Kindness, Nation)

"What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?"
- Jean-Jacques Rousseau
(Related: Wisdom, Kindness)

"Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom."
- Theodore Isaac Rubin
(Related: Wisdom, Beginning, Kindness)

"A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money."
- John Ruskin
(Related: Money, Thought, Kindness, Worth)

"An enemy to whom you show kindness becomes your friend, excepting lust, the indulgence of which increases its enmity."
- Saadi
(Related: Friend, Enemy, Kindness, Lust)

"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
(Related: Hesitation, Kindness, Regret, Treasure)

"It is veneer, rouge, aestheticism, art museums, new theaters, etc. that make America impotent. The good things are football, kindness, and jazz bands."
- George Santayana
(Related: Art, America, Football, Jazz, Kindness, Museums)

"That is what has happened to the United States in the international economic scene. We have deteriorated into a debtor status so that we are now dependent upon the kindness of strangers. That is not where the world's leading power should find itself."
- Paul Sarbanes
(Related: Power, Kindness, Leading, Now, states, Strangers, United, World)

"One cannot help being impressed by the protesters. They have begun each day of the protest in Kiev in prayer and all activities are accomplished with a collective sense of respect, kindness, and an intention to conduct a peaceful revolution."
- Bob Schaffer
(Related: Being, Day, Revolution, Help, Intention, Kindness, Prayer, Protest, Respect, Sense)

"Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate."
- Albert Schweitzer
(Related: Causes, Kindness, Mistrust, Sun)

"Eradicating a religion of kindness is, I think, a terrible thing for the Chinese to attempt."
- Martin Scorsese
(Related: Religion, Kindness)

"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
(Related: People, Compassion, Kindness, Tolerance)

"Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness."
- Lucius Annaeus Seneca
(Related: Opportunity, Being, Kindness)

"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
(Related: Power, Fear, Help, May, Service, Unkindness)

"Come, gentlemen, I hope we shall drink down all unkindness."
- William Shakespeare
(Related: Hope, Gentlemen, Unkindness)

"Kindness, I've discovered, is everything in life."
- Isaac Bashevis Singer
(Related: Life, Kindness)

"We must seek the loving-kindness of God in all the breadth and open-air of common life."
- George A. Smith
(Related: Life, God, Open)

"Somewhere near you, somebody right now is trying to help the indigent and poor - providing food, shelter, clothing or simple kindness."
- Tony Snow
(Related: Food, Help, Kindness, Now, Poor, Right, Trying)

"Kindness and faithfulness keep a king safe, through kindness his throne is made secure."
- King Solomon
(Related: Faithfulness, Kindness)

"One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession."
- Sophocles
(Related: Friend, Kindness, Possession, Will)

"Whoever understands how to do a kindness when he fares well would be a friend better than any possession."
- Sophocles
(Related: Friend, Kindness, Possession)

"Kindness is ever the begetter of kindness."
- Sophocles
(Related: Kindness)

"It has always seemed strange to me... the things we admire in men, kindness and generosity, openness, honesty, understanding and feeling, are the concomitants of failure in our system. And those traits we detest, sharpness, greed, acquisitiveness, meanness, egotism and self-interest, are the traits of success. And while men admire the quality of the first they love the produce of the second."
- John Steinbeck
(Related: Love, Men, Success, Quality, Failure, Honesty, Egotism, Feeling, First, Generosity, Greed, Kindness, Self, Understanding)

"Well, I think when we can turn to the person sitting next to us and really see them with kindness and see ourselves reflected back - when there's some dignity and compassion traveling back and forth."
- Sharon Stone
(Related: Compassion, Dignity, Kindness, Traveling)

"People just take your kindness for weakness sometimes, and that's just the bottom line."
- Ruben Studdard
(Related: People, Kindness, Weakness)

"Now it is evident that a little insight into the customs of every people is necessary to insure a kindly communication; this, joined with patience and kindness, will seldom fail with the natives of the interior."
- Charles Sturt
(Related: People, Communication, Kindness, Now, Patience, Will)

"I've been on the other side of the table many times, trying to get people to be sympathetic to projects, and I've been the victim of that kind of intense kindness masking extreme stupidity."
- Tilda Swinton
(Related: People, Extreme, Kindness, Projects, Stupidity, Trying)

"It is kindness to immediately refuse what you intend to deny."
- Publilius Syrus
(Related: Kindness)

"You can accomplish by kindness what you cannot by force."
- Publilius Syrus
(Related: Force, Kindness)

"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
(Related: Inspiration, Desperation, Kindness, Universe)

"Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace. Money will come if we seek first the Kingdom of God - the rest will be given."
- Mother Teresa
(Related: Money, Love, Peace, God, First, Kindness, Rest, Understanding, Will)

"Kindnesses are easily forgotten; but injuries! what worthy man does not keep those in mind?"
- William Makepeace Thackeray
(Related: Man, Mind)

"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
(Related: Money, Kindness)

"Treat everyone with respect and kindness. Period. No exceptions."
- Kiana Tom
(Related: Kindness, Respect)

"I've experienced huge kindness here, a great welcome and some very generous reviews without the snide social edge I often suffer from at home. I'm not patronized here either, which I much appreciate!"
- Joanna Trollope
(Related: Home, Kindness)

"Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see."
- Mark Twain
(Related: Blind, Kindness, Language)

"Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love."
- Lao Tzu
(Related: Love, Confidence, Giving, Kindness, Thinking, Words)

"Deliberately seek opportunities for kindness, sympathy, and patience."
- Evelyn Underhill
(Related: Sympathy, Kindness, Patience)

"You can tell by the kindness of a dog how a human should be."
- Don Van Vliet
(Related: Kindness)

"There are realities we all share, regardless of our nationality, language, or individual tastes. As we need food, so do we need emotional nourishment: love, kindness, appreciation, and support from others."
- J. Donald Walters
(Related: Food, Love, Appreciation, Kindness, Language, Nationality, Support)

"A warm smile is the universal language of kindness."
- William Arthur Ward
(Related: Kindness, Language, Smile)

"I continued writing the bad plays which fortunately nobody would produce, just as no one did me the unkindness of publishing my early novels."
- Patrick White
(Related: Publishing, Unkindness, Writing)

"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 D. Williams
(Related: Beliefs, Cruelty, Kindness)

"I have always depended on the kindness of strangers."
- Tennessee Williams
(Related: Kindness, Strangers)

"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
(Related: Being, Children, Kindness)

"That best portion of a man's life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and love."
- William Wordsworth
(Related: Love, Life, Kindness, Man)

"The best portion of a good man's life is his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love."
- William Wordsworth
(Related: Life, Love, Kindness, Man)

"I will say that since our capture we have met with uniform kindness, and while in the penitentiary our relations with the officers have been cordially pleasant, and for their considerate and kind disposition we feel profoundly grateful."
- Cole Younger
(Related: Kindness, Will)

"Today we are afraid of simple words like goodness and mercy and kindness. We don't believe in the good old words because we don't believe in good old values anymore. And that's why the world is sick."
- Lin Yutang
(Related: Values, Goodness, Kindness, Mercy, Old, Today, Words, World)