Liberty, equality – bad principles! The only true principle for humanity is justice; and justice to the feeble is protection and kindness.
~ Henri-Frédéric Amiel
You cannot do a kindness too soon because you never know how soon it will be too late.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
Kindness has converted more sinners than zeal, eloquence, or learning.
~ Frederick W. Faber
He that has done you a kindness will be more ready to do you another, than he whom you yourself have obliged.
~ Benjamin Franklin
I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind, yet strangely, I am ungrateful to those teachers.
~ Kahlil Gibran
Kindness is the golden chain by which society is held together.
~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
When I was young, I admired clever people. Now that I am old, I admire kind people.
~ Abraham Joshua Heschel
Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.
~ Theodore Isaac Rubin