Kindness Quotes That Will Make You A Better Person
“We meet ourselves time and time again in a thousand disguises on the path of We literally concoct our own perception about people that we meet based on. What If You Could Start Over? Let us learn to love ourselves so we can be more open and compassionate to darkness sets in their true beauty is revealed only if there is light from within. Everyone you meet is your mirror. Margo Anand; If you aren't good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone. Over time, I grew numb to my behavior and the reckless destruction I had been causing If you love someone, you know their heart and the beauty of their soul I've learned that love isn't about yourself and looking to meet one's own I've learned that, like anything else meaningful in life, relationships.
Within these plantations of God, a decorum and sanctify reign, a perennial festival is dressed, and the guest sees not how he should tire of them in a thousands years. Ralph Waldo Emerson Reading about nature is fine, but if a person walks in the woods and listens carefully, he can learn more than what is in books, for they speak with the voice of God.
Frank Lloyd Wright Click to tweet God has cared for these trees, saved them from drought, disease, avalanches, and a thousand tempests and floods. Even so, God cannot save them from fools. John Muir I love to think of nature as an unlimited broadcasting station, through which God speaks to us every hour, if we will only tune in. George Washington Carver Nature is my manifestation of God.
Unknown Flowers are the sweetest things that God ever made and forgot to put a soul into. Henry Ward Beecher The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God.
Anne Frank Every dewdrop and raindrop had a whole heaven within it. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow I thank you God for this most amazing day, for the leaping greenly spirits of trees, and for the blue dream of sky and for everything which is natural, which is infinite, which is yes. Cummings I believe that there is a subtle magnetism in Nature, which, if we unconsciously yield to it, will direct us aright.
Henry David Thoreau On earth there is no heaven, but there are pieces of it.
Jo Walton This grand show is eternal. It is always sunrise somewhere; the dew is never all dried at once; a shower is forever falling; vapor is ever rising. Eternal sunrise, eternal sunset, eternal dawn and gloaming, on sea and continents and islands, each in its turn, as the round earth rolls.
John Muir The stars awaken a certain reverence because though always present they are inaccessible. Ralph Waldo Emerson Sunset is still my favorite color, and rainbow is second. Mattie Stepanek Click to tweet Do not despise your own place and hour. Every place is under the stars, every place is the center of the world. John Burroughs When the sun has set, no candle can replace it. Martin To speak truly, few adults can see nature.
Most persons do not see the sun. At least they have a very superficial seeing. Ralph Waldo Emerson Not the sun or the summer alone, but every hour and season yields its tribute of delight; for every hour and change corresponds to and authorizes a different state of the mind, from breathless noon to grimmest midnight.
Ralph Waldo Emerson There was never a night or a problem that could defeat sunrise or hope. Bernard Williams Climb up on some hill at sunrise.
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Robb Sagendorph Together we can face any challenges as deep as the ocean and as high as the sky. Sonia Gandhi I like the night. Stephenie Meyer It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves. William Shakespeare Click to tweet Do not complain beneath the stars about the lack of bright spots in your life. Suzanne Collins No one is free, even the birds are chained to the sky. Bob Dylan Nothing is more beautiful than the loveliness of the woods before sunrise.
George Washington Carver Two things awe me most, the starry sky above me and the moral law within me.
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Immanuel Kant The sun, with all those plants revolving around it and dependent upon it, can still ripen a bunch of grapes as if it had nothing else in the universe to do.
Galileo Galilei Never waste any amount of time doing anything important when there is a sunset outside that you should be sitting under! Every particular in nature, a leaf, a drop, a crystal, a moment of time is related to the whole, and partakes of the perfection of the whole. Henry Ward Beecher Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground. Theodore Roosevelt For my part I know nothing with any certainty, but the sight of the stars makes me dream.
Vincent Van Gogh The way is not in the sky. The way is in the heart. Unknown Rainbows apologize for angry skies. John Muir Click to tweet Water is the driving force in nature. Leonardo da Vinci The day I see a leaf is a marvel of a day. Kenneth Patton We forget that the water cycle and the life cycle are one. Jacques Yves Cousteau Our forests are literally the lungs for the planet.
Unknown Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop away from you like the leaves of autumn. Fear not, therefore, to try the mountain passes. They will kill care, save you from deadly apathy, set you free, and call forth every faculty into vigorous, enthusiastic action. John Muir Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books.
John Lubbock Forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair. Kahlil Gibran Love the trees until their leaves fall off, then encourage them to try again next year. Chad Sugg A book, too, can be a star, a living fire to lighten the darkness, leading out into the expanding universe. Rabindranath Tagore One generation plants the trees; another gets the shade.
Chinese proverb A flower you plant may not necessarily bloom; but the seed of a tree you happen to drop may grow into a forest.
Chinese proverb Fire tests gold, suffering tests brave men. Chinese proverb If I were a tree, I would have no reason to love a human. Maggie Stiefvater Never measure the height of a mountain until you have reached the top.
Then you will see how low it was. Dag Hammarskjold In nature, nothing is perfect and everything is perfect. Alice Walker The stars are like the trees in the forest, alive and breathing. Haruki Murakami In the beauty and grandeur of individual trees, and in number and variety of species, the Sierra forests surpass all others. John Muir The three great elemental sounds in nature are the sound of rain, the sound of wind in a primeval wood, and the sound of outer ocean on a beach.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Rain is grace; rain is the sky descending to the earth; without rain, there would be no life. Now, as never before, the old phrase has a literal meaning: Jacques-Yves Cousteau The sea is emotion incarnate.
It loves, hates, and weeps. It defies all attempts to capture it with words and rejects all shackles. Christopher Paolini The woods call to us with a hundred voices, but the sea has one only — a mighty voice that drowns our souls in its majestic music. The woods are human, but the sea is of the company of the archangels. Montgomery The most tangible of all visible mysteries — fire. Leigh Hunt The least movement is of importance to all nature.
The entire ocean is affected by a pebble. William Shakespeare Keep a little fire burning; however small, however hidden. Yet no one asks accordingly. Lao Tzu Only the weak are cruel. Gentleness can only be expected from the strong. Tina Fey Loving yourself is healing the world. Jaymie Gerard We are all the foolishness and all the crimes we did.
Hugh Leonard Kindness in ourselves is the honey that blunts the sting of unkindness in another. Walter Savage Landor To be kind to others, be kind to yourself first. Try approving of yourself and see what happens. Hay You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
Sharon Salzberg Wanting to be someone else is a waste of the person you are. Marilyn Monroe The worst loneliness is to not be comfortable with yourself. Mark Twain The greatest thing in the world is to know how to belong to oneself. Michel de Montaigne The man who does not value himself, cannot value anything or anyone. Ayn Rand Click to tweet To be kind to others you must first be kind to yourself.
Never forget that once upon a time, in an unguarded moment, you recognized yourself as a friend. Elizabeth Gilbert We cannot think of being acceptable to others until we have first proven acceptable to ourselves.
Dyer I think the reward for conformity is that everyone likes you except yourself. Instead of judging ourselves, and berating ourselves, and condemning ourselves, we can be gentle with ourselves. You have positive thoughts and you have negative ones too.
Nurture your mind with positive thoughts: The more you feed your mind with positive thoughts, the more you can attract great things into your life. Bennett Beautify your inner dialogue.
Beautify your inner world with love light and compassion. Life will be beautiful. Amit Ray If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete. Jack Kornfield Sanctify yourself and you will sanctify society. Francis of Assisi The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are. Edward Albert When you are kind to others, it not only changes you, it changes the world. Margaret Mead I feel the capacity to care is the thing which gives life its deepest significance.
Pablo Casals Life is mostly froth and bubble. Two things stand like stone. Adam Lindsay Gordon If you want to lift yourself up, lift someone else up.
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Washington A bit of fragrance always clings to the hand that gives roses. Chinese Proverb See also: Take time to care. Let your words heal, and not wound. Unknown Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better.
Aesop Of all virtues and dignities of the mind, goodness is the greatest. Francis Bacon Never be so busy as not to think of others. Mother Teresa Click to tweet You either believe that people respond to authority, or that they respond to kindness and inclusion. I think that people respond better to reward than punishment. Brian Eno No one has yet realized the wealth of sympathy, the kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child. The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure.
Emma Goldman I think what children need is love, security, stability, consistency, and kindness. Kahlil Gibran The quality of strength lined with tenderness is an unbeatable combination, as are intelligence and necessity when unblunted by formal education. Maya Angelou When I approach a child, he inspires in me two sentiments; tenderness for what he is, and respect for what he may become. Louis Pasteur A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination.
But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special. Clark In mine opinion, love is fitter than fear, gentleness better than beating, to bring up a child rightly in learning. Roger Ascham Where did we ever get the crazy idea that in order to make children do better, first we have to make them feel worse?
Think of the last time you felt humiliated or treated unfairly. Did you feel like cooperating or doing better? Jane Nelson True popularity comes from acts of kindness rather than acts of stupidity.
Bo Bennett Goodness is the only investment that never fails. George Eliot In human relationships, kindness and lies are worth a thousand truths.
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Graham Greene There is always a way to be honest without being brutal. Arthur Dobrin Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about. Wendy Mass Spread love everywhere you go: First of all in your own house…kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile, kindness.
Mother Teresa It is the characteristic of the magnanimous man to ask no favor but to be ready to do kindness to others. Aristotle Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love.
Mother Teresa He who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love. Basil Click to tweet The very nature of kindness is to spread. If you are kind to others, today they will be kind to you, and tomorrow to somebody else. Sri Chinmoy As the rain falls on the just and unjust alike, let your heart be untroubled by judgments and let your kindness rain down on all. Sharon Stone If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen of the world, and that his heart is no island cut off from other lands, but a continent that joins to them.
We no longer live in the present day but in the darkness of the future. We refuse to recognize that everything better is purchased at the price of something worse; that, for example, the hope of greater freedom is canceled out by increased enslavement to the state, not to speak of the terrible perils to which the most brilliant discoveries of science expose us.
The less we understand of what our [forebears] sought, the less we understand ourselves, and thus we help with all our might to rob the individual of his roots and his guiding instincts, so that he becomes a particle in the mass, ruled only by what Nietzsche called the spirit of gravity.
Where love rules, there is no will to power. Where power predominates, love is lacking. The one is the shadow of the other. The healthy man does not torture others. You cannot change anything unless you accept it. Your heart knows the answer.
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Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes. But deep down below the surface of the average conscience a still, small voice says to us, something is out of tune.
In all disorder, there is a secret order. Life really does begin at forty. Up until then, you are just doing research. History is not contained in thick books but lives in our very blood.