Best 3 538 of Kindness quotes - MyQuotes
A decent world is built upon small acts of kindness.
Doth perfect beauty stand in need of praise at all? Nay; no more than law, no more than truth, no more than loving kindness, nor than modesty.
Kindness is never wasted.
Seneca The Younger
You want to live-but do you know how to live? You are scared of dying-and, tell me, is the kind of life you lead really any different from being dead?
One of the nicest things you can do to kick-start your children’s day is to tell them honestly they look nice as they head out the door. This easy, five-second exchange says to your child: “I see you; I notice you; I love you.
Curtis Tyrone Jones
Be careful how you treat those who you perceive to be below you. The universe has a way of favoring the underdog.
I must be cruel, only to be kind.
Kindness is one of the greatest gifts you can bestow upon another. If someone is in need, lend them a helping hand. Do not wait for a thank you. True kindness lies within the act of giving without the expectation of something in return.
Never ever hurt anyone in this journey. We are all travelers and we must carry kindness in our baggage!
Unconditional compassion is so much easier than trying to calculate whether or not someone deserves it.
I'm always trying to remember that kindness goes a long, long way. I think that's something that people will definitely take out of this film as well.
A spiritual retreat is medicine for soul starvation. Through silence, solitary practice, and simple living, we begin to fill the empty reservoir. This lifts the veils, dissolves the masks, and creates space within for the feelings of forgiveness, compassion, and loving kindness that are so often blocked.
Of all the virtues necessary to the completion of the perfect man, there is none to be more delicately implied and less ostentatiously vaunted than that of exquisite feeling or universal benevolence.
A Muslim who prays five times a day and yet beats his wife at home, is no religious person. A Christian who goes to Church every Sunday, and yet never talks to his or her neighbor with a smile on the face, is no religious person. On the other hand, an outspoken atheist who most lovingly talks and listens to people of all religions without any bigotry or prejudice is a hundred times more religious than all the theoretical preachers of all religions combined.
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.
We really want to thank everyone for their kindness and generosity, even those who aren't helping us directly.
Tommy Lee Jones
Kindness and politeness are not overrated at all. They're underused.
Be kind to everyone and everything, until they give you a reason not to
My son, do not forget my teaching, But let your heart keep my commandments; For length of days and years of life And peace they will add to you. Do not let kindness and truth leave you; Bind them around your neck, Write them on the tablet of your heart. So you will find favor and good repute In the sight of God and man. Trust in the Lord with all your heart And do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge Him, And He will make your paths straight.
I have learned that neither kindness or cruelty by themselves, or independent of each other, create any effect beyond themselves.
We can have skills training in mindfulness so that we are using our attention to perceive something in the present moment. This perception is not so latent by fears or projections into the future, or old habits, and then I can actually stir loving-kindness or compassion in skills training too, which can be sort of provocative, I found.
Melissa Pritchard's prose, that darkly lyrical firmament, is brightened by the dizzy luminous arrangement of her stars and satellites, her great gifts to us: humor, irony, kindness, brilliance.
The one who doesn't, at the time of bliss as well as crisis, abandon his own, is the one worthy to be addressed as a human.
Lailah Gifty Akita
Love is an active word.
A woman’s elegance will charm you for days, her beauty will charm you for weeks, her grace will charm you for years, and her virtue will charm you for a lifetime.
But deep this truth impress'd my mind: Thro' all His works abroad, The heart benevolent and kind The most resembles God.
Sometimes I think candor is the only kindness.
Children are gifts. They are not ours for the breaking. They are ours for the making.
What McKenna possessed was far more beguiling than mere physical beauty. She possessed a kindness, a generosity of spirit. Offering him the most dangerous thing of all - hope.
Kindness is the light that dissolves all walls between souls, families, and nations.
Love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control. To these I commit my day. If I succeed, I will give thanks. If I fail, I will seek his grace. And then, when this day is done, I will place my head on my pillow and rest.
Lailah Gifty Akita
An act of kindness is uplifting to the soul.
Goodness is only goodness when practiced without expectation.
Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.
There is great power in our words, because they are thoughts to which we have given additional energy by speaking them aloud so another person can know them.
Always radiate positive currents of... Light, Goodness, Love, Kindness, Hope and Determination.
Raymond D. Longoria Jr.
In having compassion for another's Spiritual blindness, I can learn to Forgive myself.
I am far from a perfect dad. And I always will be. But I’m a damn good dad, and my son will always feel bigger than anything life can throw at him. Why? Because I get it. I get the power a dad has in a child’s life, and in a child’s level of self-belief. I get that everything I ever do and ever say to my son will be absorbed, for good or for bad.
The world seems to me excruciatingly, almost painfully beautiful at times, and the goodness and kindness of people often exceed that which even I expect.
It is far pleasanter to injure and afterwards beg forgiveness than to be injured and grant forgiveness. He who does the former gives evidence of power and afterwards of kindness of character.
Men often treat others worse than they treat themselves, but they rarely treat anyone better. It is the height of folly to expect consideration and decency from a person who mistreats himself.
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.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
You think that your silence on certain topics, perhaps in the face of injustice, or unkindness, or mean-spiritedness, causes others to reserve judgement of you. Far otherwise; your silence utters very loud: you have no oracle to speak, no wisdom to offer, and your fellow men have learned that you cannot help them. Doth not wisdom cry, and understanding put forth her voice? We would be well to do likewise.
Amaka Imani Nkosazana
Free your mind of that which you have no control. It is not only good to do so for your mental, but your overall health. Some people must learn from experience. You can convey knowledge to them and offer to show them the way. But, that doesn't mean your wisdom will be accepted or appreciated.
Never refuse to do a kindness unless the act would work great injury to yourself, and never refuse to take a drink - under any circumstances.
TO BE TREATED WITH KINDNESS AND COMPASSION, ALWAYS TREAT OTHERS IN THE SAME WAY, INCLUDING YOUR PARTNER.
There never was any heart truly great and generous, that was not also tender and compassionate.
Treat yourself and others with kindness when you eat, exercise, play, work, love, and everything else. When you think, feel, and act kindly, you hasten your ability to connect to the power of intention.
Don’t desire kindness but desire courage so that you may persist on the right path.
The best way to look back at life fondly is to meet it - and those along your journey - warmly, kindly and mindfully