Kindness: The thing desirable of a person

Being considerate of others will take your children further in life than any college degree.
--Marian Wright Edelman

What this world needs is a new kind of army - the army of the kind.
--Cleveland Amory

It's nice to be important, but it's more important to be nice.
--Author Unknown

Treat everyone with politeness, even those who are rude to you - not because they are nice, but because you are.
--Author Unknown

Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.
--Mark Twain

Don't wait for people to be friendly, show them how.
--Author Unknown

The most important trip you may take in life is meeting people halfway.
--Henry Boye

When I was young, I admired clever people. Now that I am old, I admire kind people.
--Abraham Joshua Heschel

How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with those who are striving, and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these.
--George Washington Carver

Kindness, like a boomerang, always returns.
--Author Unknown

The best portion of a good man's life is his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and love.
--William Wordsworth

Real generosity is doing something nice for someone who will never find out.
--Frank A. Clark

The kindest gesture in all the world is the unkind act, not done.
--Author Unknown

Too 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.
--Leo Buscaglia

A mistake made by many people with great convictions is that they will let nothing stand in the way of their views, not even kindness.
--Bryant H. McGill

A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.
--Joseph Joubert

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

Eradicating a religion of kindness is, I think, a terrible and futile thing for the Chinese to attempt.
--Martin Scorsese

Everyone responds to kindness.
--Richard Gere

Ignorant kindness may have the effect of cruelty; but to be angry with it as if it were direct cruelty would be an ignorant unkindness.
--George Eliot

Illness is the doctor to whom we pay most heed; to kindness, to knowledge, we make promise only; pain we obey.
--Marcel Proust

In human relationships, kindness and lies are worth a thousand truths.
--Graham Greene

That which makes a man to be desired is his kindness. A poor man is better than a liar.
--Proverbs 19:22