Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Kindness quotes

Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much. - Blaise Pascal

Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate. - Albert Schweitzer

When kindness has left people, even for a few moments, we become afraid of them, as if their reason had left them. - Willa Sibert Cather

Kindness in ourselves is the honey that blunts the sting of unkindness in another.

Life is made up, not of great sacrifices or duties, but of little things, in which smiles, and kindnesses, and small obligations, given habitually, are what win and preserve the heart and secure comfort. - Humphrey Davy

Be kind to unkind people - they need it the most. - Ashleigh Brillirant

Be generous with kindly words, especially about those who are absent. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Write injuries in sand, kindnesses in marble.

To be humble to superiors is duty, to equals courtesy, to inferiors nobleness. - Ben. Franklin

It's nice to be important, but it's more important to be nice. ~Author Unknown

Treat everyone with politeness, even those who are rude to you - not because they are nice, but because you are. ~Author Unknown

Kindness is in our power, even when fondness is not. ~Samuel Johnson

Don't wait for people to be friendly, show them how. ~Author Unknown

You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

By swallowing evil words unsaid, no one has ever harmed his stomach. ~Winston Churchill

The kindest word in all the world is the unkind word, unsaid. ~Author Unknown

One can pay back the loan of gold, but one dies forever in debt to those who are kind. ~Malayan Proverb

Make it a practice to judge persons and things in the most favorable light at all times and under all circumstances. ~Saint Vincent de Paul

The best way to knock the chip off your neighbor's shoulder is to pat him on the back. ~Author Unknown

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

Nothing is so strong as gentleness, and nothing is so gentle as true strength. - Ralph Sockman

The only people with whom you should try to get even are those who have helped you. ~John E. Southard

Love someone who doesn't deserve it. ~Author Unknown

Wise sayings often fall on barren ground, but a kind word is never thrown away. Arthur Helps

Unmerited kindness can be as stern a rebuke as due punishment. - Dave Custer

She openeth her mouth with wisdom: and in her tongue is the law of kindness. Proverbs 31:26

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