Favorite Quotations ~† Kindness, 3 Lovingkindness

"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

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In music, in the sea, in a flower, in a leaf, in an act of kindness...I see what people call God in all these things. ~ Pablo Casals

Teaching a child not to step on a caterpillar is as valuable to the child as it is to the caterpillar. ~ Bradley Miller

Always, Sir, set a high value on spontaneous kindness. he whose inclination prompts him to cultivate your friendship of his own accord, will love you more than one whom you have been at pains to attach to you. ~ Samuel Johnson

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

A word of kindness is seldom spoken in vain. It can be and is often treasured by the recipient for life. ~ George D. Prentice

The little unremembered acts of kindness and love are the best parts of a person's life. ~ William Wordsworth

Kindness is in our power, even when fondness is not. ~ Samuel Johnson

Kindness is an essential part of Godís work and ours here on earth. ~ Billy Graham

Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much. ~ Blaise Pascal

Be kind, be decent, be generous, be tolerant, compassionate, and understanding. Be fast to praise, slow to judge. Remember, we're all human, and don't cast the first stone. ~ Allen Drury, Kids' Little Instruction Book, 1996

A little kindness from person to person is better than a vast love for all humankind. ~ Richard Dehmel, Die Weltwoche

As perfume to the flower, so is kindness to speech. ~ Katherine Francke

For attractive lips, speak words of kindness. For lovely eyes, seek out the good in people. For a slim figure, share your food with the hungry. For beautiful hair, let a child run his fingers through it once a day. ~ Audrey Hepburn

Every day, try to help someone who can't reciprocate your kindness. ~ John Wooden

Kindly words do not enter so deeply into men as a reputation for kindness. ~ Mencius (Mengzi Meng-tse)

The highest form of wisdom is kindness. ~ The Talmud

The ideals that have lighted my way and time after time have given me new courage to face life cheerfully, have been Kindness, Beauty and Truth. ~ Albert Einstein

The kinder and more thoughtful a person is, the more kindness they can find in other people. ~ Leo Tolstoy

The point is not to pay back kindness but to pass it on. ~ Julia Alvarez

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