"Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see."
"My religion is simple, my religion is kindness."
"Great persons are able to do great kindnesses."
Miguel de Cervantes
"Kindness gives birth to kindness."
"Kindness can become its own motive. We are made kind by being kind."
"Have you had a kindness shown?
Pass it on; Twas not given for thee alone,
Pass it on; Let it travel down the years,
Let it wipe another's tears, Til in Heaven the deed appears - Pass it on."
"I have always depended on the kindness of strangers."
"We're here for a reason. I believe a bit of the reason is to throw little torches out to lead people through the dark."
"Do all the good you can. By all the means you can. In all the ways you can. In all the places you can. At all the times you can. To all the people you can. As long as ever you can."
"The everyday kindness of the back roads more than makes up for the acts of greed in the headlines."
"Treat everyone with politeness, even those who are rude to you - not because they are nice, but because you are."
"For attractive lips, speak words of kindness."
"We wildly underestimate the power of the tiniest personal touch of kindness."
"It is difficult to give away kindness. It keeps coming back to you."
"You can't live a perfect day without doing something for someone who will never be able to repay you."
"Today I bent the truth to be kind, and I have no regret, for I am far surer of what is kind than I am of what is true."
"There is no tally sheet in the exchange of small kindnesses; but there is shared memory and, from each person, the assurances of good things to come."
"Kindness is for all times in all situations -- not just when it suits you."
"You can accomplish by kindness what you cannot by force."
"If you haven't any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble."
"As perfume to the flower, so is kindness to speech."
"Be kind. Everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle."
"The ideas that have lighted my way have been kindness, beauty and truth."
"If someone were to pay you ten cents for every kind word you ever spoke and collect five cents for every unkind word, would you be rich or poor?"
"Kind hearts are the gardens,
Kind thoughts are the roots,
Kind words are the flowers,
Kind deeds are the fruits.
Take care of your garden
And keep out the weeds,
Fill it with sunshine
Kind words and kind deeds."
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow