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Kindness

A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions, and the roots spring up and make more trees.
(Amelia Earhart, American aviation pioneer, 1897-1937)
 
Life is most froth and bubble, but two things stand like a stone; kindness in another's trouble and courage in your own.
(Lady Diana Spencer, princess of Wales, 1961-1997)
 
Little deeds of kindness,
little words of love,
make our earth an Eden
like the heaven above.
(Julia A. Fletcher Carney, English poet, 1823-1908)
 
Those who bring sunshine to the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves.
(Isabella Varley Banks, English poet, 1821-1887)
 
It is one of the most beautiful compensations of this life that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.
(Ralph Waldo Emerson, American poet and philosopher, 1803-1882)
 
The worst sin towards our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them;
that's the essence of inhumanity.
(George Bernard Shaw, Irish playwright, 1856-1950)
 
If you have much, give of your wealth; if you have little, give of your heart.
(Arab proverb)
 
Believe, when you are most unhappy, that there is something for you to do in the world.
So long as you can sweeten another's pain, life is not in vain.
(Helen Keller, deaf/blind American author and educator, 1880-1968)
 
Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair,
but manifestations of strength and resolutions.
(Kahlil Gibran, Lebanese mystic, painter and poet, 1883-1931)
 
No one has yet fully realized the wealth of sympathy, kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child.
The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure.
(Emma Goldman, Russian born Jewish anarchist writer, 1869-1940)
 
What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us;
what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.
(Albert Pike, American author, 1809-1891)
 
A good deed is never lost; he who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love.
(Saint Basil the Great, catholic bishop, 329-379)
 
This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophy.
Our own heart, our own mind is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.
(HH. the 14th Dalai Lama, spiritual and political leader of a free Tibet)
 
There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.
(Edith Wharton, American author, 1862-1937)
 
Be nice to people on your way up because you'll meet them on your way down.
(Wilson Mizner, American playwright, 1876-1933)
 
Every charitable act is a stepping stone towards heaven.
(Hanry Ward Beecher, American anti slavery activist, 1813-1887)
 
The thing that goes the farthest towards making life worthwhile, that costs the least and does the most, is just a pleasant smile.
(Wilbur D. Nesbit, English poet, 1871-1927)
 
A smile is the light in your window that tells others that there is a caring, sharing person inside.
(Denis Waitley, American author)
 
I expect to pass through life but once.  If there is any kindness, or any good thing I can do to my fellow beings,
let me do it now.  I shall pass this way but once.
(William Channing Gannett, Unitarian minister, 1840-1923)
 
Anger will never disappear so long as thoughts of resentment are cherised in the mind.
Anger will disappear as soon as thoughts of resentment are forgotten.
(Buddha)
 
Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.
(Mark Twain, American author, 1835-1910)
 
You can accomplish by kindness what you cannot by force.
(Publilius Syrus, Roman poet, 1st century B.C.)
 
Science may have found a cure for most evils, but it has found no remedy for the worst of them all;
the apathy of human beings.
(Helen Keller, deaf/blind American author and educator, 1880-1968)
 
The secret for being happy is doing things for other people.
(Dick Gregory, American comedian and civil rights activist, born 1932)