If you see someone without a smile, give them one of yours.
If someone is too tired to give you a smile, leave one of your own, because no one needs a smile as much as those who have none to give.
-Rabbi Sampson Raphael Hirsch
Never look down on anybody unless you're helping him up.
It's nice to be important, but it's more important to be nice.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
-the Dalai Lama
Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness.
Life is mostly froth and bubble,
Two things stand like stone,
Kindness in another's troubles,
Courage in your own.
-Adam Lindsay Gordon
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know when it will be too late.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson
By swallowing evil words unsaid, no one has ever harmed his stomach.
The kindest word in all the world is the unkind word, unsaid.
To often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?
One man cannot hold another man down in the ditch without remaining down in the ditch with him.
-Booker T. Washington
Those who bring sunshine to the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves.
-James Matthew Barrie
Always be a little kinder than necessary.
-James Matthew Barrie
Don't cast shadows on anyone unless you are providing shade.
I expect to pass through life but once. If therefore, there is any kindness I can show, or any good thing I can do to to any fellow being, let me do it now, and not defer or neglect it, as I shall not pass this way again.
The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches, but to reveal to him, his own.
Be kind to unkind people. They need it the most.
Write injuries in sand, kindnesses in marble.
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.
Remember there's no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end.
I have always held firmly to the thought that each one of us can do a little to bring some portion of misery to an end.
From what we get, we can make a living; from what we give, however, makes a life.
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