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Kindness Quotes

Kindness can become its own motive. We are made kind by being kind.

Author: Eric Hoffer (1902-1983)

Profession: American Author, Philosopher

Kindness goes a long ways lots of times when it ought to stay at home.

Author: Kin Hubbard (1868-1930)

Profession: American Humorist, Journalist

Kindness is the sunshine in which virtue grows.

Author: Robert Green Ingersoll (1833-1899)

Profession: American Orator, Lawyer

A kind heart is a fountain of gladness, making everything in its vicinity freshen into smiles.

Author: Washington Irving (1783-1859)

Profession: American Author

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.

Author: Henry James (1843-1916)

Profession: American Author

He was so benevolent, so merciful a man that, in his mistaken passion, he would have held an umbrella over a duck in a shower of rain.

Author: Douglas William Jerrold (1803-1857)

Profession: British Humorist, Playwright

To cultivate kindness is a valuable part of the business of life.

Author: Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)

Profession: British Author

I have found men to be more kind than I expected, and less just.

Author: Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)

Profession: British Author

To act from pure benevolence is not possible for finite human beings, Human benevolence is mingled with vanity, interest, or some other motive.

Author: Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)

Profession: British Author

A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.

Author: Joseph Joubert (1754-1824)

Profession: French Moralist

Kindness is loving people more than they deserve.

Author: Joseph Joubert (1754-1824)

Profession: French Moralist

Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.

Author: Lao-Tzu

Profession: Chinese Philosopher, Founder of Taoism, Author of the ''Tao Te Ching''

Always be nice to people on the way up; because you'll meet the same people on the way down.

Author: Wilson Mizner (1876-1933)

Profession: American Author

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

Author: Mother Teresa (1910-1997)

Profession: Albanian-born Roman Catholic Missionary

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.

Author: Mother Teresa (1910-1997)

Profession: Albanian-born Roman Catholic Missionary