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You either believe that people respond to authority, or that they respond to kindness and inclusion. I'm obviously in the latter camp. I think that people respond better to reward than punishment.
We're told compassion comes not from generosity but from compliance. We're told kindness means raiding a man's hard-earned wages and sending them off to Washington so they - not you - may dole them out in courtesies and indulgences.
Deliberately seek opportunities for kindness, sympathy, and patience.
Kindness in ourselves is the honey that blunts the sting of unkindness in another.
Walter Savage Landor
Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling. Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse.
Henry Van Dyke
Guard well within yourself that treasure, kindness. Know how to give without hesitation, how to lose without regret, how to acquire without meanness.
An enemy to whom you show kindness becomes your friend, excepting lust, the indulgence of which increases its enmity.
Kindness and faithfulness keep a king safe, through kindness his throne is made secure.
And as I've gotten older, I've had more of a tendency to look for people who live by kindness, tolerance, compassion, a gentler way of looking at things.
You can be rich in spirit, kindness, love and all those things that you can't put a dollar sign on.
I realized that it's all really one, that John Lennon was correct. We utilize the music to bring down the walls of Berlin, to bring up the force of compassion and forgiveness and kindness between Palestines, Hebrews. Bring down the walls here in San Diego, Tijuana, Cuba.
It is impossible to treat a child too well. Children are spoiled by being ignored too much or by harshness, not by kindness.
My parents taught me honesty, truth, compassion, kindness and how to care for people. Also, they encouraged me to take risks, to boldly go. They taught me that the greatest danger in life is not taking the adventure.
Believing there's no God means I can't really be forgiven except by kindness and faulty memories. That's good; it makes me want to be more thoughtful. I have to try to treat people right the first time around.
Kindness can become its own motive. We are made kind by being kind.
The catch phrase for the day is 'Do an act of kindness. Help one person smile.'
A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.
There is overwhelming evidence that the higher the level of self-esteem, the more likely one will be to treat others with respect, kindness, and generosity.
The influence of a mother upon the lives of her children cannot be measured. They know and absorb her example and attitudes when it comes to questions of honesty, temperance, kindness, and industry.
The everyday kindness of the back roads more than makes up for the acts of greed in the headlines.
Kindness is always fashionable, and always welcome.
There are realities we all share, regardless of our nationality, language, or individual tastes. As we need food, so do we need emotional nourishment: love, kindness, appreciation, and support from others.
J. Donald Walters
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
I wish I was harder; I wish I didn't care so much about being the nice girl all the time because a lot of the time people can take kindness for weakness, so I wish I had a little bit more 'oomph' in me.
I always say that kindness is the greatest beauty that you can have.
John F. Kennedy
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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