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Quotes about Kindness

"Do our faces show that we are happy to be alive and doing? 

"Can we radiate goodness and empathy with our eyes and smiles? 

"Can we speak cordially to the store clerk, drive our cars with Christian charity, earnestly listen to the ideas of others and respond with kindly encouraging words?  No one is happy all of the time, but can we make the best of even negative situations, and let the light of Christ radiate through us?"

From the Book - Knit Together in Love

"Every day there are many opportunities to be nice---or not so nice."

Rex Lee

"Kindness has converted more people than zeal, science, or eloquence. Holiness grows so fast where there is kindness. The world is lost for want of sweetness and kindness. Do not forget we need each other."

Mother Teresa

"Life is mostly froth and bubble 
Two things stand like stone. 
Kindness in another’s trouble, 
Courage in your own".

Adam Lindsay Gordon

"It is better to light one small candle than to curse the darkness."


"Loving service anonymously given may be unknown to man--but the gift and the giver are known to God."

Thomas S. Monson

"You can't outgive the Lord."

"The smallest good deed is better then the grandest intention."

"Be kind and merciful.  Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier."

Mother Teresa

"If you were my earthly friend, you would win my heart by being kind to my children.  God loves his children more than any earthly parent, so think what your kindness to his children means to him."

Henry B. Eyring -  "To Draw Closer to God," - Ensign, May 1991, p. 67

"It's a greater accomplishment to be kind than to be brilliant."

Joseph Telushkin, Words That Hurt, 126. 
(Quoted by Melvin Luthy, BYU Dev., Nov. 9, 1999)

“When I was young, I admired clever people.  Now that I am older, I admire kind people.”


"Our initial acts of kindness or service to others provide us with channels of inspiration and power."

(Richard G. Scott, Ensign, Nov. 1983, 70)

"Constant kindness can accomplish much.  As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate."

Albert Schweitzer

"Allowing an unimportant mistake to pass without comment is a wonderful social grace."

Judith Martin

“One thing I’ve learned...

"Unexpected kindness is the most powerful, least costly, and most underrated agent of human change.  Kindness that catches us by surprise brings out the best in our natures.”

Bob Kerrey, former Governor, Senator 
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