Kind Words

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Kind words can be short and easy to speak but their echoes are truly endless.---Mother Teresa

The best portion of a good man's life (are) his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love.---William Wordsworth

Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair but manifestations of strength and resolution.---Kahil Gibran

Life is short and we never have enough time for gladdening the hearts of those who travel the way with us. O, be swift to love! Make haste to be kind.---Henri Frederick Amiel

Kindness makes the difference between passion and caring. Kindness is tenderness, kindness is love, perhaps greater than love .... kindness is goodwill, kindness says "I want you to be happy." Kindness comes very close to the benevolence of God.---Randolph Ray

Wherever there is a human being there is an opportunity for kindness.---Seneca

No act of kindness is wasted.---William Purkey

Start some kind word on its travels. There is no telling where the good it may do will stop.---Sir Wilfred Grenfell

Guard well within yourself that treasure, kindness. Know how to give without hesitation, how to lose without regret, how to acquire without meanness.---George Sand

Shall we make a new rule of life from tonight: always to try to be a little kinder than is necessary?---James Matthew Barrie

What wisdom can one find that is greater than kindness?---Jean Jacques Rousseau

The beginning and end of Torah is performing acts of loving kindness.... The highest wisdom is loving kindness.---The Talmud

If you cannot lift the load off another's back, do not walk away. Try to lighten it.---Frank Tyger

Little kindnesses ... will broaden your heart, and slowly you will habituate yourself to helping your fellow man in many ways.---Zadik Kindness is language which the dumb can speak, and the deaf can understand.---C.N. Bovee

The Spirit of Buddha is that of great loving kindness and compassion.---Teaching of Buddha

Let us be kinder to one another.---Aldous Huxley

My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.---The Dalai Lama

... the real law lives in the kindness of our hearts. If our hearts are empty, no law or political reform can fill them.---Leo Tolstoy

Forget injuries, never forget kindness.---Confucius

Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.---Theodore Isaac Rubin

True kindness presupposed the faculty of imagining as one's own the suffering and joy of others.---Andre Gide

T'was a thief said the last kind word to Christ. Christ took the kindness and forgave the theft.---Robert Browning

He that is kind is free, though he is a slave; he that is evil is a slave, though he be a king.---Saint Augustine

Have you had a kindness shown? Pass it on.---Henry Burton

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