quotes tagged with 'kindness'

Live in such a way that if people were to speak badly of you, no one would believe it.

Author: unknown, Source: unknownSaved by amberb in integrity kindness 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

The life of a person could probably be changed if only someone would make him feel important.

Author: Dale Carnegie, Source: How to Win Friends and Influence People, p. 103Saved by amberb in importance kindness 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

The effect of a smile is powerful, even when it is unseen.

Author: Dale Carnegie, Source: How to Win Friends and Influence People, p. 68Saved by amberb in smile kindness joy 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

The expression one wears on one's face is far more important than the clothes on wears on one's back.

Author: Dale Carnegie, Source: How to Win Friends and Influence People, p. 66Saved by amberb in smile kindness joy 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Instead of condemning people, let's try to understand them. Let's try to figure out why they do what they do. That's a lot more profitable and intriguing than criticism, and it breeds sympathy, tolerance, and kindness. To know all is to forive all.

Author: Dale Carnegie, Source: How to Win Friends and Influence People, p.17Saved by amberb in understanding tolerance kindness forgiveness criticism sympathy 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

A little more kindness and a little less creed;
A little more giving and a little less need;
A little more smile and a little less frown;
A little less kicking a man when he’s down;
A little more “we” and a little less “I”
A little more laughs and a little less cry;
A little more flowers on the pathway of life;
And fewer on graves at the end of the strife.

Author: Unknown, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in attitude kindness cheerful poem unknown creed 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]


Wise men ought to have understanding enough to conquer men with kindness. "A soft answer turneth away wrath," says the wise man; and it will be greatly to the credit of the Latter-day Saints to show the love of God, by now kindly treating those who may have, in an unconscious moment, done wrong; for truly said Jesus, Pray for thine enemies.


Author: Joseph Smith, Source: History of The Church, 6:219Saved by ragogoni in josephsmith love kindness enemies wise wrath 10 years ago[save this] [permalink]

 


It is a time-honored adage that love begets love. Let us pour forth love—show forth our kindness unto all mankind, and the Lord will reward us with everlasting increase; cast our bread upon the waters and we shall receive it after many days, increased to a hundredfold.


 

Author: Joseph Smith, Source: History of the Church, 5:517Saved by ragogoni in josephsmith love patience kindness charity 10 years ago[save this] [permalink]

My brothers and sisters, we are surrounded by those in need of our attention, our encouragement, our support, our comfort, our kindness—be they family members, friends, acquaintances, or strangers. We are the Lord’s hands here upon the earth, with the mandate to serve and to lift His children. He is dependent upon each of us.

Author: Thomas S. Monson, Source: "What Have I Done for Someone Today?", Ensign Nov 2009Saved by davejames99 in love family kindness friends strangers 10 years ago[save this] [permalink]

Kindness is an inner desire that makes us want to do good things even if we do not get anything in return.  It is the joy of our life to do them. When we do good things from this inner desire, there is kindness in everything we think, say, want and do.

Author: Emmanuel Swedenborg, Source: UnknownSaved by oldrunner in kindness 11 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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