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He who distributes the milk of human kindness cannot help but spill a little on himself. - Sir James Matthew Barrie


The truth has never been of any real value to any human being, it is a symbol for mathematicians and philosophers to pursue. In human relations kindness and lies are worth a thousand truths. - Henry Graham Greene


Recompense injury with justice, and recompense kindness with kindness. - Confucius


The kindness I have longest remembered has been of this sort, the sort unsaid; so far behind the speaker's lips that almost it already lay in my heart. It did not have far to go to be communicated. - Henry David Thoreau


A tree is known by its fruit; a man by his deeds. A good deed is never lost; he who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love. - Saint Basil


A friend is one to whom we may pour out the contents of our hearts, chaff and grain together, knowing that the gentlest of hands will sift it, keep what is worth keeping, and with a breath of kindness blow the rest away. - Dinah Maria Mulock-Craik


Truth is a deep kindness that teaches us to be content in our everyday life and share with the people the same happiness. - Khalil Gibran


When kindness has left people, even for a few moments, we become afraid of them as if their reason had left them. When it has left a place where we have always found it, it is like shipwreck; we drop from security into something malevolent and bottomless. - Willa Sibert Cather


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