Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about.
Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.
Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.
The very nature of kindness is to spread. If you are kind to others, today they will be kind to you, and tomorrow to somebody else.
Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them.
What are you doing for others?
Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?'
Human kindness has never weakened the stamina or softened the fiber of a free people. A nation does not have to be cruel to be tough.
Can I see another's woe, and not be in sorrow too? Can I see another's grief, and not seek for kind relief?
In the final analysis it is between you and God, it was never between you and them anyway.
Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.
If you are kind, people may accuse you of ulterior motives. Be kind anyway.
Showing kindness causes oxytocin release in the recipient that motives him or her to be kind to others. You can start this virtuous cycle in the simplest ways, for example, by giving someone a hug. I send you a hug!
Only if you're kind to yourself, can you be kind to others.
Don't let fear or insecurity stop you from trying new things. Believe in yourself. Do what you love. And most importantly, be kind to others, even if you don't like them.
Being kind to others is a way of being good to yourself.
Being hurt inevitably breeds feelings of hatred towards your attacker. But when we hurt others, we have to deal with their hatred for us, and our own feelings of guilt. But knowing what it feels like to be hurt is exactly why we try to be kind to others. That's what makes us human.