As quoted in Al-Islam (1926) by Khwajah Kamal al-Din, p. 47Variant translations:Kindness is a mark of faith, and whoever hath not kindness hath not faith.As quoted in Prabuddha Bharata: or Awakened India, Vol. 44 (1939) published by Advaita Ashrama, p. 84.
Just because an animal is large, it doesn't mean he doesn't want kindness.a. a. milne
For whoever knows how to return a kindness he has received must be a friend above all price.Sophocles
kindness is a mark of faith, and whoever has not kindness has not faith.Muhammad
"I can't love it - what is there to love? It can't love me - or you either; it can't understand a single word you say to it, or feel one spark of gratitude for all your kindness. Wait till it can show some little affection for me, and then I'll see about loving it. At present it is nothing more than a little selfish, senseless sensualist, and if you see anything adorable in it, it's all very well - I only wonder how you can."anne brontë
And (Allah made) the kindness to parents as a protectional (shield) to His wrath and displeasure.fatimah
Whether one believes in a religion or not, and whether one believes in rebirth or not, there isn't anyone who doesn't appreciate kindness and compassion.
Muhammad was the soul of kindness, and his influence was felt and never forgotten by those around him.
For auld lang syne, my jo, For auld lang syne, We'll tak a cup o' kindness yet For auld lang syne.Robert Burns
The true value of the Christian religion rests, not upon speculative views of the Creator, which must necessarily be different in each individual, according to the extent of the knowledge of the finite being, who employs his own feeble powers in contemplating the infinite:;: but it rests upon those doctrines of kindness and benevolence which that religion claims and enforces, not merely in favour of man himself but of every creature susceptible of pain or of happiness.Charles Babbage
By an unfailing coincidence, the man who wrongs us is a villain, and the man who does us a kindness is a saint.henry s. haskins
Human kindness has never weakened the stamina or softened the fiber of a free people. A nation does not have to be cruel to be tough.franklin delano roosevelt
This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.
And (Allah made) the kindness to parents as a protectional (shield) to His wrath and displeasure.
Yoga is the unifying art of transforming dharma into action, be it through inspired thought , properly nurtuting our children, a painting , a kindness or an act of peace that forever moves humanity forward.
kindness can become its own motive. We are made kind by being kind.Eric Hoffer
Life is mostly froth and bubble; :;:; Two things stand like stone, kindness in another's trouble, :;:; Courage in your own.
To pick out the wildest and most fantastical odd man alive, and to place your kindness there, is an act so brave and daring as will show the greatness of your spirit and distinguish you in love, as you are in all things else, from womankind.Rochester, John Wilmot, 2nd Earl of
The best way to quiet a country is a good thrashing, followed by great kindness afterwards. Even the wildest chaps are thus tamed.charles james napier
In a world where there is enlightenment, intelligence, kindness, awareness of others' needs and others' well-being, there is no terrorism. And in a world of viciousness and narrow-mindedness and only one way, there will be terrorism. Our challenge, in our country, is to find a way to disagree amongst ourselves without being so awful about it.james woods
The only index by which to judge a government or a way of life is by the quality of the people it acts upon. No matter how noble the objectives of a government, if it blurs decency and kindness, cheapens human life, and breeds ill will and suspicion it is an evil government.Eric Hoffer
There is a reward for kindness to every living animal or human.
I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.tennessee williams
Nor greetings where no kindness is, nor all The dreary intercourse of daily life.william wordsworth
Is the force of self-love abated, or its interest prejudiced, by benevolence? So far from it, that benevolence, though a distinct principle, is extremely serviceable to self-love, and then doth most service when it is least designed…. And then, as to that charming delight which immediately follows the giving joy to another, or relieving his sorrow, and is, when the objects are numerous, and the kindness of importance, really inexpressible, what can this be owing to but a consciousness of a man’s having done something praiseworthy, and expressive of a great soul?