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We have to be active about kindness and about peace. I've always fantasized that it would be great if there was a Department of Peace.
Kindness is not about instant gratification. More often, it's akin to a low-risk investment that appreciates steadily over time.
What we all have in common is an appreciation of kindness and compassion; all the religions have this. We all lean towards love.
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.
In the school of mortality, we experience tenderness, love, kindness, happiness, sorrow, disappointment, pain, and even the challenges of physical limitations in ways that prepare us for eternity.
David A. Bednar
People just deserve to be treated with kindness.
Once you encounter people who are really testing the limits of kindness, that's when you start to build up a shield and close yourself down.
Being popular comes when you have everything. But to be liked, it means that you must be treating people with respect and you must be showing kindness toward them.
Queen Rania of Jordan
There is lasting kindness in Heaven when no kindness is found upon earth.
I used to say I wanted somebody funny and intelligent, but kindness is the most important quality in a man.
Robert Pattinson has the face of a film-noir dupe. It's a face that is searching and open and kind. It's a face that a certain type of woman might want to fool because, in its intensely old-fashioned kindness, the face says, I love you. Fool me.
To repay evils with kindness is the religion I was taught to practise, and this will forever be my rule.
John James Audubon
The man Dickens, whom the world at large thought it knew, stood for all the Victorian virtues - probity, kindness, hard work, sympathy for the down-trodden, the sanctity of domestic life - even as his novels exposed the violence, hypocrisy, greed, and cruelty of the Victorian age.
Saints were saints because they acted with loving kindness whether they felt like it or not.
When there are multiple versions of a story, you really have three ways to go. You can pick the most sensational version. You can try to balance things in your gut to get to what you think is the honest truth. Or you can err on the side of kindness.
Human kindness is like a defective tap, the first gush may be impressive but the stream soon dries up.
P. D. James
Well, I think when we can turn to the person sitting next to us and really see them with kindness and see ourselves reflected back - when there's some dignity and compassion traveling back and forth.
There is something akin to freedom in having a lover who has no control over you, except that which he gains by kindness and attachment.
Harriet Ann Jacobs
I am firmly of the opinion that women who make a lot of effort to hang onto their looks in middle age (unless they are beauties, entertainers or prostitutes) are rather sad, as one should surely have something more substantial to recommend one by this time, such as kindness or cleverness.
I think the associations people have with kindness are often things like meekness and sweetness and maybe sickly sweetness; whereas I do think of kindness as a force, as a power.
I like to pretend that I'm a tough guy. It's kind of an admission of defeat if I have to ask for help - or even kindness. But if it doesn't come, at some point I snap and demand it.
The male is a domestic animal which, if treated with firmness and kindness, can be trained to do most things.
The degree to which you're peculiar and different is the degree to which you must learn to hear people thinking. Just in self-defense you have to learn, where is their kindness? Where is their danger? Where is their generosity?
Well, I'll tell you something, this wedding is something that I will always, always cherish. It was a show of love and support and kindness like I'd never seen from the people, and that's who I entertain. I entertain the people.
If our wondrous kindness is evidence for God, is our capacity for great evil proof of the Devil?
C. S. Lewis
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
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