Kindness sayings | Kindness quotes | Kindness mottos
You can accomplish by kindness what you cannot by force. - Publilius Syrus
We cannot be kind to each other here for even an hour. We whisper, and hint, and chuckle and grin at our brother's shame; however you take it we men are a little breed. - Lord Alfred Tennyson
Be gentle to all, and stern with yourself. - St. Teresa of Avila
Business will continue to go where invited and remain where appreciated. - Source Unknown
If your words are soft and sweet, they won't be as hard to swallow if you have to eat them. - Source Unknown
Kindness and honesty can be expected only from the strong. - Source Unknown
Kindness has more power than compulsion. - Source Unknown
Do all the good you can. all the means you can. In all the ways you can. In all the places you can. At all the times you can. To all the people you can. As long as ever you can. - John Wesley
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. - Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Little kindnesses... will broaden your heart, and slowly you will habituate yourself to helping your fellow man in many ways. - Zadik
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted. - Aesop
The flower of kindness will grow. Maybe not now, but it will some day. And in kind that kindness will flow, For kindness grows in this way. - Robert Alan
Is there any one maxim which ought to be acted upon throughout one's whole life? Surely the maxim of loving kindness is such: Do not unto others what you would not they should do unto you. - Analects
A kind and compassionate act is often its own reward. - William John Bennett
Have you had a kindness shown? Pass it on; 'twas not given for thee alone, Pass it on; Let it travel down the years, Let it wipe another's tears, Till in Heaven the deed appears, Pass it on. - Henry Burton
Fair and softly goes far. - Miguel De Cervantes
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 of Wales Diana
Although I may not be a lioness, I am a lion's cub, and inherit many of his qualities; and as long as the King of France treats me gently he will find me as gentle and tractable as he can desire; but if he be rough, I shall take the trouble to be just as troublesome and offensive to him as I can. - Elizabeth I
It is time I stepped aside for a less experienced and less able man. - Scott Elledge
Kindness has converted more sinners than zeal, eloquence, or learning. - Frederick W. Faber
If you were busy being kind, Before you knew it, you would find You'd soon forget to think 'twas true That someone was unkind to you. If you were busy being glad, And cheering people who are sad, Although your heart might ache a bit, You'd soon forget to notice it. - R. Foreman
As perfume to the flower, so is kindness to speech. - Katherine Francke
Kindness is the golden chain by which society is bound together. - Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
A kind heart is a fountain of gladness, making everything in its vicinity freshen into smiles. - Washington Irving
He was so benevolent, so merciful a man that, in his mistaken passion, he would have held an umbrella over a duck in a shower of rain. - Douglas William Jerrold
To cultivate kindness is a valuable part of the business of life. - Samuel Johnson
Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness: kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile. - Mother Teresa
If you have not often felt the joy of doing a kind act, you have neglected much, and most of all yourself. - A. Neilen
If someone were to pay you $.10 for every kind word you ever spoke and collect $.05 for every unkind word, would you be rich or poor? - Nonpareil
Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much. - Blaise Pascal
I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good 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. - William Penn
Sometimes you must be cruel to be kind. - English Proverb
One can pay back the loan of gold, but one lies forever in debt to those who are kind. - Malayan Proverb
Kindness is tenderness. Kindness is love, but perhaps greater than love. Kindness is good will. Kindness says, I want you to be happy. - Randolph Ray
Be true to your teeth and they won't be false to you. - Soupy Sales
Kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve. - Jacqueline Schiff
Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate. - Albert Schweitzer
One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession. - Sophocles
Kindness is more than deeds. It is an attitude, an expression, a look, a touch. It is anything that lifts another person. - C. Neil Strait
Kindness is an inner desire that makes us want to do good things even if we do not get anything in return. It is the joy of our life to do them. When we do good things from this inner desire, there is kindness in everything we think, say, want and do. - Emanuel Swedenborg
There are times that when truth and kindness conflict one ought to chose kindness, especially when a little honesty is better than a lot. - Leroy Jack Syrop
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