My favorite Quotes on Kindness

No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care

– Theodore Roosevelt

“No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care.” — Don Swartz (discrepancy on author of quote)

“Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.” — Mark Twain

“One kind word can warm three winter months.” — Japanese Proverb

“Kind words can be short and easy to speak but their echoes are truly endless.” — Mother Teresa

“Kindness is a hard thing to give away; it keeps coming back to the giver.” — Ralph Scott

“Never look down on anybody unless you’re helping them up.” — Jesse Jackson

“Compassion for yourself translates into compassion for others.” — Suki Jay Munsell

“It’s only in our minds that we are separate from the rest of the world.” — Gay Luce

“Until he extends the circle of his compassion to all living things, man will not himself find peace.”

— Albert Schweitzer

“That old law about “an eye for an eye” leaves everybody blind.” — Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Believe in something larger than yourself.” — Barbara Bush

“Everything is connected … no one thing can change by itself.” — Paul Hawken

“The world will not change until we do.” — Jim Wallis

“Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened.”

— Billy Graham

“The gift we can offer others is so simple a thing as hope.” — Daniel Berrigan 

“We live very close together. So, our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can’t help them, at least don’t hurt them.”

— Dalai Lama

“No one is useless in this world who lightens the burden of it for anyone else.” — Charles Dickens

“Giving is the highest expression of power.” — Vivian Greene

“We ourselves feel that what we are doing is just a drop in the ocean. But the ocean would be less because of that missing drop.”

— Mother Teresa

“There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.” — John Andrew Holmes, Jr.

“A life isn’t significant except for its impact on other lives.” — Jackie Robinson

“From what we get, we can make a living: what we give, however, makes a life.” — Arthur Ashe

“The miracle is this – the more we share, the more we have.” — Leonard Nimoy

“In helping others, we shall help ourselves, for whatever good we give out completes the circle and comes back to us.”

— Flora Edwards

“If you always give, you will always have.” — Chinese proverb

“Giving opens the way to receiving.” — Florence Scovel Shinn

“When one is out of touch with oneself, one cannot touch others.” — Aldous Huxley 

“No act of Kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.”

“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.”-Leo Buscaglia

“Never Pass Up A Chance To Be Kind.”-Basil Hamilton

“Life is short, but there is always time enough for courtesy.”-Ralph Waldo Emerson

“You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.”-Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Kind words can be short and easy to speak but their echoes are truly endless.”-Mother Teresa

“Three things in human life are important.  The first is to be kind. The second is to be kind. The third is to be kind.”-Henry James

“The only way to tell the truth is to speak with kindness. Only the words of a loving man can be heard.”-Henry David Thoreau

“Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much.”-Blaise Pascal

“When I was young, I used to admire intelligent people; as I grow older, I admire kind people.”-Abraham Joshua Heschel

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