This is a compilation of thoughts and quotes that I have found or written recently, as well as many that I've collected throughout the years. Most thoughts are posted randomly, as I feel inspired. A listing of quotes can be found alphabetically (check the 2008 and 2009 archives listing), or by source.

Feel free to suggest additions!


“For as he thinketh in his heart, so is he.” – Proverbs 23:7

Monday, December 29, 2008

Kindness Quotes

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

2. Forget an injury. Never forget a kindness. - Unknown

3. What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness? - Jean-Jacques Rousseau

4. Let us be kind to one another, for most of us are fighting a hard battle. - Ian Maclaren

5. Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around. - Leo Buscaglia

6. ‎No man is really wise until he is kind and courteous. - Charles Haas

7. Be kind and merciful. Let no one ever come to you without coming away better and happier. - Mother Teresa

8. Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle. - Plato

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

10. Being considerate of others will take your children further in life than any college degree. - Marian Wright Edelman

11. Never underestimate any thing you do. Even the smallest act of kindness can bring God into someone's life. You are God's ambassador, represent Him well. - Elmer Laydon

12. Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate. - Albert Schweitzer

13. Practice random acts of kindness and senseless acts of beauty. - Adair Lara

14. Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts. - Charles Dickens

15. Always hold your head up, but be careful to keep your nose at a friendly level. - Max L. Forman

16. I expect to pass through this world but once; any good thing 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. - Ettiene De Grellet

17. Carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you. - Princess Diana

18. You can accomplish by kindness what you cannot by force. - Publilius Syrus

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