Kindness Quotes and Sayings
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
Give what you have. To someone, it may be better than you dare to think.
– Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Giving is the highest expression of potency. In the very act of giving, I experience my strength, my wealth, my power. This experience of heightened vitality and potency fills me with joy. I experience myself as overflowing, spending, alive, hence as joyous. Giving is more joyous than receiving, not because it is a deprivation, but because in the act of giving lies the expression of my aliveness.
– Erich Fromm
Shall we make a new rule of life from tonight: always try to be a little kinder than is necessary?
– James Matthew Barrie
More than cleverness, we need kindness and gentleness.
– Charlie Chaplin
When someone is counting out gold for you, don’t look at your hands, or the gold. Look at the giver.
Anger exceeding limits causes fear and excessive kindness eliminates respect.
If you can not show love to your fellow brother suffering on the street, how will you love the almighty God you have not seen before.
Creativity is the greatest power of the mind. Kindness is the greatest beauty of the heart.
– Dr T.P.Chia
Kindness is the beauty of a beautiful heart. Meanness is the ugliness of an ugly heart.
– Dr T.P.Chia
The fact is, when we support others, we ourselves are actually being supported; when we help others, we ourselves are actually being helped. This is the worldview of “dependent origination” taught in Buddhism.
As we work to create light for others, we naturally light our own way.
– Mary Anne Radmacher
To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.
– Ralph Waldo Emerson
Love, compassion and kindness are the anchors of life.
There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.
– John Holmes