Wednesday, January 15, 2014

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