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Kindness Quotes

20 of the best book quotes about kindness
  1. #1
    “‘Nothing,’ wrote Tolstoy, ‘can make our life, or the lives of other people, more beautiful than perpetual kindness.‘”
  2. #2
    “All I’m saying is, kindness don’t have no boundaries.”
  3. #3
    “Many times, on the way home, women with nothing but kids and poverty would come running out and plead with him to paint their blinds. ‘Frau Hallah, I’m sorry, I have no black paint left,’ he would say, but a little farther down the road, he would always break. . . . ‘Tomorrow,’ he’d promise, ‘first thing,’ and when the next morning dawned, there he was, painting those blinds for nothing or for a cookie or a warm cup of tea.”
  4. #4
    “I must be cruel only to be kind;
    Thus bad begins, and worse remains behind.”
  5. #5
    “Do the wise thing and the kind thing too, and make the best of us and not the worst.”
  6. #6
    “Of course they needed to care. It was the meaning of everything.”
  7. #7
    Sometimes you simply needed someone kind to sit with you while you dealt with things.
  8. #8
    “Boo Radley. You were so busy looking at the fire you didn’t know it when he put the blanket around you.”
  9. #9
    “He wept because he was afraid now that he could not save Gabriel. He no longer cared about himself”
  10. #10
    “A little consideration, a little thought for others, makes all the difference.”
  11. #11
    “Friendships between women, as any woman will tell you, are built of a thousand small kindnesses... swapped back and forth and over again.”
  12. #12
    “Just always be waiting for me.”
  13. #13
    “And what is a man that he should not run with his brothers? I was born in the jungle; I have obeyed the Law of the Jungle; and there is no wolf of ours from whose paws I have not pulled a thorn. Surely they are my brothers!”
  14. #14
    “People are hard to hate close-up. Move in.
    Speak truth to bullshit. Be civil.
    Hold hands. With strangers.
    Strong back, soft front, wild heart.”
  15. #15
    “When I went into their family, it was the abode of happiness and contentment. The mistress of the house was a model of affection and tenderness. Her fervent piety and watchful uprightness made it impossible to see her without thinking and feeling—“that woman is a Christian.”
  16. #16
    “Atticus had said it was the polite thing to talk to people about what they were interested in, not about what you were interested in.”
  17. #17
    “Just because an animal is large, it doesn’t mean he doesn’t want kindness; however big Tigger seems to be, remember that he wants as much kindness as Roo.”
    author
    A. A. Milne
    book
    Winnie the Pooh
    character
    Pooh
    concept
    Kindness
  18. #18
    “You is kind. You is smart. You is important.”
  19. #19
    “Atticus, he was real nice...” His hands were under my chin, pulling up the cover, tucking it around me. “Most people are, Scout, when you finally see them.”
  20. #20
    “By helping you, perhaps I was trying to lift up my life a trifle. Heaven knows anyone’s life can stand a little of that.”
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