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Kindness … begins by observing and recognizing the needs of others, and then acts to meet whatever needs it is able to meet, with no strings attached and no expectation of any kind of return.

“There is no sickness worse for me than words that to be kind must lie.”
  Aeschylus BC 525-456
Greek Dramatist
“The flower of kindness will grow. Maybe not now, but it will some day. And in kind that kindness will flow, for kindness grows in this way.”
  Robert Alan
“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.”
  Aesop 620-560 BC
Greek Fabulist
“Love and kindness are never wasted. They always make a difference. They bless the one who receives them, and they bless you, the giver.”
  Barbara De Angelis
American Expert on Relationship & Love, Author
“Be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ’s sake hath forgiven you.”
  Bible [Ephesians]
Sacred Scriptures of Christians
Kindness is a language the dumb can speak and the deaf can hear and understand.”
  Christian Nevell Bovee
1820-1904, American Author, Lawyer
Kindness makes a fellow feel good whether it’s being done to him or by him.”
  Frank A. Clark
“Carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you.”
  Princess of Wales Diana
1961-1997, Wife of Charles, Prince of Wales
“You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late..”
  Ralph Waldo Emerson
1803-1882, American Poet, Essayist
“If you were busy being kind, Before you knew it, you would find, You’d soon forget to think ’twas true, That someone was unkind to you. If you were busy being glad, And cheering people who are sad, Although your heart might ache a bit, You’d soon forget to notice it.”
  R. Foreman
“As perfume to the flower, so is kindness to speech.”
  Katherine Francke
“He that has done you a kindness will be more ready to do you another, than he whom you yourself have obliged.”
  Benjamin Franklin
1706-1790, American Scientist, Publisher, Diplomat
“Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair, but manifestations of strength and resolutions.”
  Kahlil Gibran
1883-1931, Lebanese Poet, Novelist
“Wise sayings often fall on barren ground; but a kind word is never thrown away.”
  Sir Arthur Helps
1813-1875, British Historian, Novelist, Essayist
Kindness can become its own motive. We are made kind by being kind.”
  Eric Hoffer
1902-1983, American Author, Philosopher
“Three things in human life are important. The first is to be kind. The second is to be kind. And the third is to be kind.”
  Henry James
1843-1916, American Author