Best 3 538 of Kindness quotes - MyQuotes
There is no effect more disproportionate to its cause than the happiness bestowed by a small compliment.
Sometimes you need to be a little selfish because kindness is seldom appreciated.
Everything in the world needs kindness, child. [Ryssa]
But if we have the energy of compassion and loving kindness in us, the people around us will be influenced by our way of being and living.
When you feel scared, hold someone's hand and look into their eyes. And when you feel brave, do the same thing. You are all here because you are smart. And you are brave. And if you add kindness and the ability to change a tire, you almost make up the perfect person.
If the individual could succeed in discovering through human experience the profound past, he, would more rapidly, reach the conclusion that all the opportunities that complement him in knowledge and health, come from Divine Kindness and, that most of the material resources that are at his disposition and desires proceed from injustice.
Brighten someone's by adding a spoon full of kindness.
Many a small thing has been made large by the right kind of advertising.
Sravani Saha Nakhro
You cannot be too gentle, too kind or too gracious.
While most of our major religions acknowledge the truth of universal brotherhood, too many human beings are still hanging on to their hate and fear of "the other." We have created our own misery. We can also heal ourselves through kindness, cooperation, compassion, generosity, forgiveness, honesty, understanding and sacrifice. The choice is ours.
When someone has gifted you with one act of love after another, it’s only fair to ignore their bad moods and concentrate exclusively in the many things they’ve done for you. Acts and feelings should always prevail over moods and words.
Paul charged the believers in Rome to go and greet other believers. Greeting in this sense is proactive. Paul commanded the believers to go and greet the people he listed. The word 'greet' is not just saying 'hi' when walking past someone. The word for 'greet' in the Greek means: to embrace, to be joined, a union, to visit or joyfully welcome a person . . . Greetings include intimate dialogues with another person . . . Paul was commanding whoever received his letter to take continual action to go and greet those he listed. Because believers today are to obey the Scriptures just as the first century, they should take similar action and go and greet brothers and sisters in other groups.
You have beautiful ears if you listen to the plight of others, beautiful hands if you carry the burdens of others, beautiful eyes if you look out for others, beautiful feet if you visit others, a beautiful tongue if you encourage others, a beautiful mind if you enlighten others, a beautiful heart if you comfort others, and a beautiful soul if you love others.
Raymond D. Longoria Jr.
Only two entities in the universe know when you've done your best. One of them is you and the other one is not me. Judge not...
Pain in the body is a clear indication, Something in the energy fields are blocking inner growth.
Always show more kindness than seems necessary, because the person receiving it needs it more than you will ever know.
Mary Anne Radmacher
Nurturing is not complex. It's simply being tuned in to the thing or person before you and offering small gestures toward what it needs at that time.
Lailah Gifty Akita
Faith is the force of action.
I don't trust any form of kindness so filled with deceit and so delighted in its own self-sacrifice.
Only through kindness and love can peace of mind be achieved.
When people ask the Dalai Lama, "Is Buddhism a religion?" he answers, "Yes, it is." Then they ask, "What kind of religion is it?" He responds, "My religion is kindness." You might think, "Everyone's is." Everyone's is. That's true. It's not complicated to describe the goal of a spiritual life. It's easier than you think to explain it. It's more difficult than you can imagine to do it.
Love is the soul's symphony.
I encountered among my comrades the most varied human traits, from frankness to reserve, from goodness, uprightness and kindness, to brutality and baseness.
Harriet Beecher Stowe
The same quickness which makes a mind buoyant in gladness often makes it gentlest and most sympathetic in sorrow.
I feel that the essence of spiritual practice is your attitude toward others. When you have a pure, sincere motivation, then you have right attitude toward others based on kindness, compassion, love and respect.
When Bridget [Jones] does finally get pregnant, she 's bound to mess it up, but what I tried to show is the importance of love and kindness rather than perfection, and the importance of support from friends who help you to laugh at your mistakes and pick yourself up afterwards.
Nothing comes to our lives without a reason; accept it with love and kindness.
The word 'heart' can refer to an emotional bond between people, and also to the precious faculty of empathy, an 'open heart', which means sharing the feelings of another and includes an outflow of goodwill towards our fellow humans and all life forms. This, of course, is what the Dalai Lama refers to when he says "my religion is kindness", and is closely related to the ability to feel compassion.
Raymond D. Longoria Jr.
Words will surely prove inadequate for the purposes of sharing the ponderings and feelings of my heart and Soul, however, words are all I have at this moment.
William Makepeace Thackeray
Kindness is very indigestible. It disagrees with very proud stomachs.
We have probably all seen teachers who would pick a student up by the scruff of the neck for saying ‘Shit,’ but who would walk by without a word when overhearing that same student taunting a classmate, calling him a ‘fag.’ It is often easier not to intervene — even when there is a clear-cut victim. It’s out in the hall. It isn’t our business. It isn’t our problem. But our inactions, like our actions, define who we are and what are true values are.
No thanks attach to a kindness long deferred.
You know someone is truly special when the most beautiful thing they have on is a kind soul.
Exercise power by means of kindness, and you may be causing more damage than you could by cruelty. Neither approach is correct.
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.
The obligations of law and equity reach only to mankind; but kindness and beneficence should be extended to the creatures of every species, and these will flow from the breast of a true man, as streams that issue from the living fountain.
Intelligence is the fruit of wisdom. Happiness is the fruit of joy. Courage is the fruit of faith. Kindness is the fruit of love.
Don’t be selfish in life; pass the ball. Winners in life’s game are people who demonstrate that they are not greedy when they have abundant of supply. They share freely provided they have it! That defines the true state of a purposeful person.
I don't want to be rich and famous but I want to die knowing I stood infront of a broken man and gave him one reason to smile again.
A man has made at least a start on discovering the meaning of human life when he plants shade trees under which he knows full well he will never sit.
The truth, he thought, 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.
As much as I don’t want it to be true, the reasons I don’t do something define me as a person even more so, perhaps, than the reasons I do something.
We think too much and feel too little.
As custodians of the planet it is our responsibility to deal with all species with kindness, love, and compassion. That these animals suffer through human cruelty is beyond understanding. Please help to stop this madness.
Kindness is not an act, it's a lifestyle.
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
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.
A genuinely caring heart always find kindness and happiness to share.
So it is with life. Those thorns, the prickly problems of life, cause us to strive to rise above them and then, as we do, we learn. We learn to exercise true compassion, true kindness - or the thorns, if we let them, cause us to brood, to mourn over our trials. Then we plant the seeds of bitterness, hate, and ruin - weeds. We may reach up for the rose or down to the weeds...the weeds in life that tangle us, strangle us, and cause us to lose hope.
Love isn’t just doing what’s right for you but acting selflessly for the benefit of everyone else’s equality.
One theory says that if you treat people well, you're more likely to encourage them to do what you want, making all the effort pay off. Do this, get that. Another one, which I prefer, is that you might consider treating people with kindness merely because you can. Regardless of what they choose to do in response, this is what you choose to do. Because you can.