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We are made kind by being kind

“Be kind to people no matter how they treat you.” 

“He who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love.” – St. Basil

“How beautiful a day can be when kindness touches it?” – George Elliston

“You can accomplish by kindness what you cannot by force.” – Publilius Syrus

“Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.” – William Makepeace Thackeray

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

“Be kind to unkind people – they need it the most.“ -Unknown

“Kindness makes a fellow feel good whether it’s being done to him or by him.” – Frank A. Clark 

“I feel no need for any other faith than my faith in the kindness of human beings. I am so absorbed in the wonder of earth and the life upon it that I cannot think of heaven and angels.” – Pearl S. Buck

“It is futile to judge a kind deed by its motives. Kindness can become its own motive. We are made kind by being kind.” – Eric Hoffer

“What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?” – Jean-Jacques Rousseau

“My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.” – Dalai Lama

“A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money.” – John Ruskin

“Kindness and intelligence don’t always deliver us from the pitfalls and traps: there are always failures of love, of will, of imagination. There is no way to take the danger out of human relationships.” – Barbara Grizzuti Harrison

“Kindness is a passport that opens doors and fashions friends. It softens hearts and molds relationships that can last lifetimes.” – Joseph B. Wirthlin

“Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.” – Lao Tzu

“Kindness and a generous spirit go a long way. And a sense of humor. It’s like medicine – very healing.” – Max Irons

“Kindness is the sunshine in which virtue grows.” – Robert Green Ingersoll

“Genuine kindness is no ordinary act, but a gift of rare beauty.” – Sylvia Rossetti

“Concentrate on what you have to do. Fix your eyes on it. Remind yourself that your task is to be a good human being; remind yourself what nature demands of people. Then do it, without hesitation, and speak the truth as you see it. But with kindness. With humility. Without hypocrisy.” – Marcus Aurelius

“Kindness can become its own motive. We are made kind by being kind.” – Eric Hoffer

“Some people are afraid of generosity. They feel they will be taken advantage of or oppressed. In cultivating generosity, we are only oppressing our greed and attachment. This allows our true nature to come out and become lighter and freer.” – Ajahn Chah

“True generosity is an offering; given freely and out of pure love. No strings attached. No expectations. Time and love are the most valuable possession you can share.” – Suze Orman

“Sometimes it takes only one act of kindness and caring to change a person’s life.” – Jackie Chan

“Go into the world and do well. But more importantly, go into the world and do good.” – Minor Myers

“Be a warrior when it comes to delivering on your ambitions. And a saint when it comes to treating people with respect, modeling generosity, and showing up with outright love.” – Robin S. Sharma

“Kind people are the best kind of people.” – Unknown

“Kindness has converted more sinners than zeal, eloquence or learning.” – Frederick W. Faber 

“People will clap to be nice. They will not laugh to be nice.” – Kenny Rogers

“He who fears to weep, should learn to be kind to those who weep.” –  Ahmad Shah Massood

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