WEEK 131


KINDNESS IN WORDS CREATES CONFIDENCE. KINDNESS IN THINKING CREATES PROFOUNDNESS. KINDNESS IN GIVING CREATES LOVE.
— LAO TZU
BEGINNING TODAY, TREAT EVERYONE YOU MEET AS IF THEY WERE GOING TO BE DEAD BY MIDNIGHT.
— OG MANDINO
EXTEND TO THEM ALL THE CARE, KINDNESS AND UNDERSTANDING YOU CAN MUSTER, AND DO IT WITH NO THOUGHT OF ANY REWARD. YOUR LIFE WILL NEVER BE THE SAME AGAIN.
— Og Mandino
I HAVE LEARNED SILENCE FROM THE TALKATIVE, TOLERATION FROM THE INTOLERANT, AND KINDNESS FROM THE UNKIND; YET, STRANGE, I AM UNGRATEFUL TO THOSE TEACHERS.
— KHALIL GIBRAN
KINDNESS, I’VE DISCOVERED, IS EVERYTHING IN LIFE.
— ISAAC BASHEVIS SINGER
KINDNESS IS LOVING PEOPLE MORE THAN THEY DESERVE.
— JOSEPH JOUBERT
LOVE AND KINDNESS ARE NEVER WASTED. THEY ALWAYS MAKE A DIFFERENCE. THEY BLESS THE ONE WHO RECEIVES THEM, AND THEY BLESS YOU, THE GIVER.
— BARBARA DE ANGELIS
YOU CANNOT DO A KINDNESS TOO SOON, FOR YOU NEVER KNOW HOW SOON IT WILL BE TOO LATE.
— RALPH WALDO EMERSON
MY RELIGION IS VERY SIMPLE. MY RELIGION IS KINDNESS.
— DALAI LAMA
CONSTANT KINDNESS CAN ACCOMPLISH MUCH. AS THE SUN MAKES ICE MELT, KINDNESS CAUSES MISUNDERSTANDING, MISTRUST, AND HOSTILITY TO EVAPORATE.
— ALBERT SCHWEITZER
I ACTUALLY THINK THAT THE MOST EFFICACIOUS WAY OF MAKING A DIFFERENCE IS TO LEAD BY EXAMPLE, AND DOING RANDOM ACTS OF KINDNESS IS SETTING A VERY GOOD EXAMPLE OF HOW TO BEHAVE IN THE WORLD.
— MISHA COLLINS
GRATITUDE IS THE INWARD FEELING OF KINDNESS RECEIVED. THANKFULNESS IS THE NATURAL IMPULSE TO EXPRESS THAT FEELING. THANKSGIVING IS THE FOLLOWING OF THAT IMPULSE.
— HENRY VAN DYKE
IT’S NOT OUR JOB TO PLAY JUDGE AND JURY, TO DETERMINE WHO IS WORTHY OF OUR KINDNESS AND WHO IS NOT. WE JUST NEED TO BE KIND, UNCONDITIONALLY AND WITHOUT ULTERIOR MOTIVE, EVEN - OR RATHER, ESPECIALLY - WHEN WE’D PREFER NOT TO BE.
— JOSH RADNOR
THE BEST PORTION OF A GOOD MAN’S LIFE IS HIS LITTLE, NAMELESS, UNREMEMBERED ACTS OF KINDNESS AND OF LOVE.
— WILLIAM WORDSWORTH
WHEREVER THERE IS A HUMAN BEING, THERE IS AN OPPORTUNITY FOR A KINDNESS.
— LUCIUS ANNAEUS SENECA
ASK YOURSELF: HAVE YOU BEEN KIND TODAY? MAKE KINDNESS YOUR DAILY MODUS OPERANDI AND CHANGE YOUR WORLD.
— ANNIE LENNOX
REMEMBER THERE’S NO SUCH THING AS A SMALL ACT OF KINDNESS. EVERY ACT CREATES A RIPPLE WITH NO LOGICAL END.
— SCOTT ADAMS
THE TRUE GREATNESS OF A PERSON, IN MY VIEW, IS EVIDENT IN THE WAY HE OR SHE TREATS THOSE WITH WHOM COURTESY AND KINDNESS ARE NOT REQUIRED.
— JOSEPH B. WIRTHLIN
NO ONE HAS YET REALIZED THE WEALTH OF SYMPATHY, THE KINDNESS AND GENEROSITY HIDDEN IN THE SOUL OF A CHILD. THE EFFORT OF EVERY TRUE EDUCATION SHOULD BE TO UNLOCK THAT TREASURE.
— EMMA GOLDMAN
THE QUALITIES I MOST ADMIRE IN WOMEN ARE CONFIDENCE AND KINDNESS.
— OSCAR DE LA RENTA
HUMAN KINDNESS HAS NEVER WEAKENED THE STAMINA OR SOFTENED THE FIBER OF A FREE PEOPLE. A NATION DOES NOT HAVE TO BE CRUEL TO BE TOUGH.
— FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT
I SIMPLY DO NOT THINK THAT YELLING, SWEARING, THREATENING OR BELITTLING WILL GET YOU TO THE PLACE YOU WANT TO BE FASTER THAN KINDNESS, UNDERSTANDING, PATIENCE AND A LITTLE WILLINGNESS TO COMPROMISE.
— RACHEL NICHOLS
WHAT WISDOM CAN YOU FIND THAT IS GREATER THAN KINDNESS?
— JEAN-JACQUES ROUSSEAU
MY PHILOSOPHY IS THAT THE MOST IMPORTANT ASPECT OF ANY RELIGION SHOULD BE HUMAN KINDNESS. AND TO TRY TO EASE THE SUFFERING OF OTHERS. TO TRY TO BRING LIGHT AND LOVE INTO THE LIVES OF MANKIND.
— STEVEN SEAGAL
KINDNESS CAN BECOME ITS OWN MOTIVE. WE ARE MADE KIND BY BEING KIND.
— ERIC HOFFER
TREAT EVERYONE WITH RESPECT AND KINDNESS. PERIOD. NO EXCEPTIONS.HITLER????
— KIANA TOM
IT IS ONLY AFTER ONE IS IN TROUBLE THAT ONE REALIZES HOW LITTLE SYMPATHY AND KINDNESS THERE ARE IN THE WORLD.PERHAPS HE HAS TOO MANY EXPECTATIONS AND IS FAR TOO FOCUSED ON THE HALF OF THE CUP THAT IS EMPTY.
— NELLIE BLY
EXPECTATIONS ARE NOTHING MORE THAN PREMEDITATED RESENTMENT.
— Anonymous
KINDNESS IS IN OUR POWER, EVEN WHEN FONDNESS IS NOT.
— SAMUEL JOHNSON
KINDNESS AND POLITENESS ARE NOT OVERRATED AT ALL. THEY’RE UNDERUSED.
— TOMMY LEE JONES
I DON’T WORRY ABOUT PEOPLE MISINTERPRETING MY KINDNESS FOR WEAKNESS.
— JASON BATEMAN
THERE’S NO DEARTH OF KINDNESS IN THIS WORLD OF OURS; ONLY IN OUR BLINDNESS WE GATHER THORNS FOR FLOWERS.
— GRANTLAND RICE