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Love and kindness go hand in hand

“If we are going to be kind, let it be out of simple generosity, not because we fear guilt or retribution.” – J.M. Coetzee

“A great many men’s gratitude is nothing but a secret desire to hook in more valuable kindnesses hereafter.” – Francois de La Rochefoucauld

“Good nature will always supply the absence of beauty; but beauty cannot supply the absence of good nature.” – Joseph Addison

“Love and kindness go hand in hand.” – Marian Keyes 

“A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.” – Joseph Joubert

“There is no charm equal to tenderness of heart.” – Jane Austen

“If you can’t forgive, you’re not honest with yourself. If you can’t empathize, you’re not loving yourself.” – Maxime Lagacé

“To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to.” – Kahlil Gibran

“I slept and I dreamed that life is all joy. I woke and I saw that life is all service. I served and I saw that service is joy.” – Kahlil Gibran

“The beauty of a woman is not in a facial mole,but true beauty in a Woman is reflected in her soul. It is the caring that she lovingly gives, the passion that she knows.” – Audrey Hepburn

“It is so much easier to be nice, to be respectful, to put yourself in your customers’ shoes and try to understand how you might help them before they ask for help, than it is to try to mend a broken customer relationship.” – Mark Cuban

“It is good to be helpful and kindly, but don’t give yourself to be melted into candle grease for the benefit of the tallow trade.” – George Eliot

“Ceremonies are different in every country, but true politeness is everywhere the same.” – Oliver Goldsmith

“The only true source of politeness is consideration.” – William Gilmore Simms

“Compassion and tolerance are not a sign of weakness, but a sign of strength.” – Dalai Lama

“Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair, but manifestations of strength and resolution.” – Kahlil Gibran

“Don’t ever mistake my silence for ignorance, my calmness for acceptance or my kindness for weakness.” – Dalai Lama

“Fools have big egos and small hearts. The wise small egos and big hearts. The wisest just love.” – Maxime Lagacé

“Compassion is not weakness, and concern for the unfortunate is not socialism.” – Hubert H. Humphrey

“But then there are magical, beautiful things in the world. There’s incredible acts of kindness and bravery, and in the most unlikely places, and it gives you hope.” – Dave Matthews

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