Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Theme Series: Kindness and Compassion

I am excited to launch a theme series of pivotal quotes revolving around perennial human issues. Consider the following select quotations which celebrate the virtue of showing kindness, compassion, and generosity in our daily lives:

-The golden rule is of no use whatsoever unless you realize that it is your move. ~ Dr. Frank Crane

-Good actions give strength to ourselves and inspire good actions in others. ~Plato

-One love, one heart, one destiny. ~ Bob Marley

-No act of kindness, however small, is ever wasted. ~Aesop

-A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination. ~ Nelson Mandela

-What comes from the heart, goes to the heart. ~ Samuel Taylor Coleridge

- The more you care, the stronger you can be. ~ Jim Rohn

-If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other. ~Mother Teresa

- Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness. ~ Seneca

-Until he extends the circle of his compassion to all living things, man will not himself find peace. ~Albert Schweitzer

Selected by quoteflections.

-Compassion is the basis of morality. ~Arthur Schopenhauer

-Doing nothing for others is the undoing of ourselves. ~Horace Mann

-Compassion is a verb. ~Thich Nhat Hanh

-Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness. ~Seneca

-Always be a little kinder than necessary. ~James M. Barrie

-There is one word which may serve as a rule of practice for all one's life - reciprocity. ~Confucius

If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion. ~ Dalai Lama

-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 kind heart is a fountain of gladness, making everything in its vicinity freshen into smiles. ~Washington Irving

-The greatest pleasure I have known is to do a good action by stealth and to have it found out by accident. ~Charles Lamb

Selected by quoteflections.

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