Kindness Quotes

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  • We say we embrace humanity, but what does that mean? We are all defined by our limits, so to what extent can we embrace all this? Because we all contain within ourselves equally the capacity for kindness, as much as for cruelty or evil. And the best of us are able to suppress those baser impulses, instincts. That's the war within.

    Kindness   War   Mean  
  • Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.

    Albert Einstein (2010). “The Ultimate Quotable Einstein”, p.231, Princeton University Press
  • The male establishment power structure has not really changed its attitude towards women. They did not give these rights to women out of kindness. These rights were fought for by many highly evolved women who cared about the lives of their daughters and granddaughters.

  • A little more kindness, A little less speed, A little more giving, A little less greed, A little more smile, A little less frown, A little less kicking, A man while he's down, A little more "We", A little less "I", A little more laugh, A little less cry, A little more flowers, On the pathway of life, And fewer on graves, At the end of the strife.

    Kindness   Flower   Men  
  • Kindness, quite simply, is the rent we must pay for the space we occupy on this planet.

    Robin Sharma (2016). “The Robin Sharma Pack”, Jaico Publishing House
  • 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.

    God   Art   Kindness  
    'The World's Need'
  • I have never been able to let Iraq go. It is a part of me. Even under Saddam Hussein, even despite what the country went through, and despite how violent and tribal it can be, there is still a certain purity to the kindness of the population.

  • To be kind is to respond with sensitivity and human warmth to the hopes and needs of others. Even the briefest touch of kindness can lighten a heavy heart. Kindness can change the lives of people.

    Kindness   Heart   People  
    Aung San Suu Kyi's Nobel Lecture in Oslo, Norway, June 16, 2012.
  • When Philip had news brought him of divers and eminent successes in one day, "O Fortune!" said he, "for all these so great kindnesses do me some small mischief.

    Kindness   One Day   News  
    Plutarch (1871). “Plutarch's Morals”, p.194
  • Be the compromise you want to see in the world.

  • Intelligence, goodness, humanity, excitement, serenity. Over time, these are the things that change the musculature of your face, as do laughter, and animation, and especially whatever peace you can broker with the person inside. It's furrow, pinch, and judgement that make us look older - our mothers were right. They said that if you made certain faces, they would stick, and they do. But our mothers forgot that faces of kindness and integrity stick as well.

    "Grace (Eventually): Thoughts on Faith". Book by Anne Lamott, 2007.
  • It is only after one is in trouble that one realizes how little sympathy and kindness there are in the world.

    Nellie Bly (2015). “The Collected Works of Nellie Bly (Annotated)”, p.18, Golgotha Press
  • Celebrate within yourself that wonderful treasure . . . true kindness.

  • Will you believe me when I tell you there was kindness in his heart? His left hand didn't know what his right hand was doing. It was only that certain important connections had been burned through. If I opened up your head and ran a hot soldering iron around in your brain, I might turn you into someone like that.

    Denis Johnson (2009). “Jesus' Son: Stories”, p.31, Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • Kindness is an everyday byproduct of all the great virtues.

    Krista Tippett (2016). “Becoming Wise Deluxe: An Inquiry into the Mystery and Art of Living”, p.108, Penguin
  • Kindness makes a fellow feel good whether it's being done to him or by him.

  • He had the superficial kindness of a good-humored, self-satisfied nature, that fears no rivalry, and has encountered no contrarieties.

    Kindness   Self   Rivalry  
    George Eliot (1889). “Mill on the Floss ; Silas Marner ; The Lifted Veil ; and Brother Jacob”
  • Acting without design, occupying oneself without making a business of it, finding the great in what is small and the many in the few, repaying injury with kindness, effecting difficult things while they are easy, and managing great things in their beginnings; this is the method of Tao.

    Laozi, Sepharial (1904). “The Book of the Simple Way of Laotze: A New Translation from the Text of the Tao-teh-king”
  • More than cleverness, we need kindness and gentleness.

    "Fictional character: Hynkel (Dictator of Tomania / A Jewish Barber)". "The Great Dictator", October 15, 1940.
  • First, I'll kill the dog with kindness, and if that doesn't work, I'll just kill him.

    Dog   Kindness   Firsts  
    Edward Albee (2011). “At Home at the Zoo: Homelife and the Zoo Story”, p.64, The Overlook Press
  • A person's true wealth is the good he or she does in the world.

  • I am full of the milk of human kindness, damn it. My trouble is that it gets clotted so easily.

    Kindness   Milk   Trouble  
  • We should remember that just as a positive outlook on life can promote good health, so can everyday acts of kindness.

    Hillary Rodham Clinton (2012). “It Takes a Village”, p.175, Simon and Schuster
  • Simplification is one of the most difficult things to do.

  • I think that both here and in England there are two schools of thought--those who would be altruistic in regard to the Germans, hoping that by loving kindness to make them Christian again--and those who would adopt a much tougher attitude. Most decidedly I belong to the latter school, for though I am not blood-thirsty, I want the Germans to know that this time at least they have definitely lost the war.

  • An agreeable companion on a journey is as good as a carriage.

    "The Moral Sayings of Publius Syrus, a Roman Slave: From the Latin". Book by Darius Lyman. Maxim 143, 1856.
  • Count no day lost in which you waited your turn, took only your share and sought advantage over no one.

  • There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.

    "Vesalius in Zante (1564)" st. 12 (1902)
  • 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 (2010). “The Complete Fiction of Nella Larsen: Passing, Quicksand, and The Stories”, p.188, Anchor
  • Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth.

    Twitter post from May 26, 2010
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