Favorite Quotations ~  Kindness, 4 Short Course in Kindness

"Kindness n: A brief preface to ten volumes of exaction." ~ Ambrose Bierce

Kindness is the universal language that all people understand. ~ Alonzo S. Jake Gaither

The kindness we extend to others in our hour of weakness will return to us at the time we most need. ~ Harriet Johns

A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions, and the roots spring up and make new trees. The greatest work that kindness does to others it that it makes them kind themselves. ~ Amelia Earhart, IBD, 12/29/04

The true source of cheerfulness is benevolence. The soul that perpetually overflows with kindness and sympathy will always be cheerful. ~ Park Godwin

Great opportunities to help others seldom come, but small ones surround us every day. ~ Sally Koch

Ask yourself: Have you been kind today? Make kindness your daily modus operandi and change your world. ~ Annie Lennox, Guideposts, 1/05

So many gods, so many creeds, So many paths that wind and wind, While just the art of being kind Is all the sad world needs. ~ Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Do the thing you believe in. Do the best you can in the place where you are and be kind. ~ Scott Nearing

Giving kindness does as much good as receiving it...Kind people are healthier and live longer. ~ Piero Ferrucci, Power of Kindness

Human kindness has never weakened the stamina or softened the fiber of a free people. A nation does not have to be cruel in order to be tough. ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt

Kindness begets kindness. ~ Sophocles

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. ~ Mother Teresa of Calcutta

Life is mostly froth and bubble, / Two things stand like stone, / Kindness in another's trouble, / Courage in your own. ~ Adam Lindsay Gordon

Love thrives on trivial kindness. ~ Theodore Fontaine

The secret of friendship is expressing kindness with your eyes and through the tone of your voice, not only with words. ~ J. Donald Walters

There is no tally sheet in the exchange of small kindnesses; but there is shared memory and, from each person, the assurances of good things to come. ~ Lady Borton

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