Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.
—Mark Twain (1835–1910)
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)
Guard well within yourself that treasure, kindness. Know how to give without hesitation, how to lose without regret, how to acquire without meanness.
—George Sand (1804–1876)
A warm smile is the universal language of kindness.
—William Arthur Ward (1921–1994)
Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate.
—Albert Schweitzer (1875–1965)
Transparency, honesty, kindness, good stewardship, even humor, work in businesses at all times.
—John Gerzema (b. 1961)
Carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you.
—Diana, Princess of Wales (1961–1997)
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 (b. 1951)
Remember there’s no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end.
—Scott Adams (b. 1957)
One who is kind is sympathetic and gentle with others. He is considerate of others’ feelings and courteous in his behavior. He has a helpful nature. Kindness pardons others’ weaknesses and faults. Kindness is extended to all—to the aged and the young, to animals, to those low of station as well as the high.
—Ezra Taft Benson (1899–1994)
Kind people are the best kind of people.
Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness.
—Seneca the Younger (c. 1 BC – AD 65)
You can accomplish by kindness what you cannot by force.
—Publilius Syrus (1st century BC)
Always be a little kinder than necessary.
—J. M. Barrie (1860–1937)
Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.
—Theodore Isaac Rubin (1923–2019)
A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions, and the roots spring up and make new trees.
—Amelia Earhart (1897–1937)
How beautiful a day can be when kindness touches it!
—George Elliston (1883–1946)
One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession.
—Sophocles (c. 496 BC – c. 406 BC)