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A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.
~ Joseph Joubert | (French moralist. ) | 1754-1824 | Kindness
quotes Division : Essayists   
     
Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate.
~ Albert Schweitzer | ( German theologian, philosopher, and physician. ) | 1875-1965 | Kindness
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
Fair and softly goes far.
~ Miguel de Cervantes | ( Spanish novelist ) | 1547-1616 | Kindness
quotes Division : Novelists   
     
He that has done you a kindness will be more ready to do you another, than he whom you yourself have obliged.
~ Benjamin Franklin | ( American statesman ) | 1706-1790 | Kindness
quotes Division : Statesmen and politicians   
     
Human kindness has never weakened the stamina or softened the fiber of a free people. A nation does not have to be cruel in order to be tough.
~ Franklin D. Roosevelt | ( Thirty-second President of the USA. ) | 1882-1945 | Kindness
quotes Division : U.S. Presidents   
     
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 | ( British religious leader. ) | 1644-1718 | Kindness
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
I have found men to be more kind than I expected, and less just.
~ Samuel Johnson | ( British author. ) | 1709-1784 | Kindness
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
It is kindness to refuse immediately what you intend to deny.
~ Publilius Syrus | ( Roman writer and poet. ) | 1st Centry BC-? | Kindness
quotes Division : Ancient Romans   
     
Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.
~ Mother Teresa | ( Albanian-born missionary. ) | 1910-1997 | Kindness
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
~ Blaise Pascal | ( French mathematician, physicist and philosopher. ) | 1623-1662 | Kindness
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Kindness can become its own motive. We are made kind by being kind.
~ Eric Hoffer | ( American philosopher and author. ) | 1902-1983 | Kindness
quotes Division : American Philosophers   
     
Kindness gives birth to kindness.
~ Sophocles | ( Greek tragic poet. ) | 497 -406 BC | Kindness
quotes Division : Ancient Greeks   
     
Kindness has converted more sinners than zeal, eloquence, or learning.
~ Frederick William Faber | (British theologian. ) | 1814-1863 | Kindness
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
Kindness is a language the dumb can speak and the deaf can hear and understand.
~ Christian Nevell Bovee | ( American author y lawyer. ) | 1820-1904 | Kindness
quotes Division : Civil Libertarians   
     
Kindness is loving people more than they deserve.
~ Joseph Joubert | (French moralist. ) | 1754-1824 | Kindness
quotes Division : Essayists   
     
Kindness is the golden chain by which society is bound together.
~ Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe | ( German poet ) | 1749-1832 | Kindness
quotes Division : German Poets   
     
Kindness is the sunshine in which virtue grows.
~ Robert Green Ingersoll | ( American politician and orator. ) | 1833-1899 | Kindness
quotes Division : Statesmen and politicians   
     
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 | ( Albanian-born missionary. ) | 1910-1997 | Kindness
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
~ Aesop | (Greek fabulist. ) | 620 BC-560 BC | Kindness
quotes Division : Ancient Greeks   
     
Oh worse than everything, is kindness counterfeiting absent love.
~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge | ( British poet, critic, and philosopher. ) | 1772-1834 | Kindness
quotes Division : Critics   
     
One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession.
~ Sophocles | ( Greek tragic poet. ) | 497 -406 BC | Kindness
quotes Division : Ancient Greeks   
     
Recompense injury with justice, and recompense kindness with kindness.
~ Confucius | ( Chinese philosopher. ) | 551 - 479 BC | Kindness
quotes Division : Chinese philosophers   
     
The best portion of a good man's life is in his little nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love.
~ William Wordsworth | ( English Romantic poet. ) | 1770-1850 | Kindness
quotes Division : British Poets   
     
The little unremembered acts of kindness and love are the best parts of a person's life.
~ William Wordsworth | ( English Romantic poet. ) | 1770-1850 | Kindness
quotes Division : British Poets   
     
The purpose of human life is to serve and show compassion and the will to help others.
~ Albert Schweitzer | ( German theologian, philosopher, and physician. ) | 1875-1965 | Kindness
quotes Division : Religious People   
     
There is no sickness worse for me than words that to be kind must lie.
~ Aeschylus | ( Greek dramatist. ) | BC 525-BC 456 | Kindness
quotes Division : Ancient Greeks   
     
Three things in human life are important. The first is to be kind. The second is to be kind. And the third is to be kind.
~ Henry James | ( American author. ) | 1843-1916 | Kindness
quotes Division : American writers   
     
To act from pure benevolence is not possible for finite human beings, Human benevolence is mingled with vanity, interest, or some other motive.
~ Samuel Johnson | ( British author. ) | 1709-1784 | Kindness
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
To cultivate kindness is a valuable part of the business of life.
~ Samuel Johnson | ( British author. ) | 1709-1784 | Kindness
quotes Division : British Authors and Writers   
     
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 | ( British poet. ) | 1809-1892 | Kindness
quotes Division : British Poets   
     
We hate the kindness which we understand.
~ Henry David Thoreau | ( American naturalist ) | 1817-1862 | Kindness
quotes Division : Naturalists   
     
Wherever there is a human being there is an opportunity for kindness
~ Lucius Annaeus Seneca | ( Roman philosopher and playwright. ) | 4 BC-65 | Kindness
quotes Division : Ancient Romans   
     
You can accomplish by kindness what you cannot by force.
~ Publilius Syrus | ( Roman writer and poet. ) | 1st Centry BC-? | Kindness
quotes Division : Ancient Romans   
     
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson | ( U.S. poet ) | 1803-1882 | Kindness
quotes Division : American poets   
     

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