Caring is Simple


  • "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." – Dalai Lama 
  • "Blessed is he who speaks a kindness; thrice blessed is he who repeats it." – Arabian Proverb 
  • "Excellence is an art won by training and habituation. We do not act rightly because we have virtue or excellence, but rather we have those because we have acted rightly. We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit." – Aristotle 
  • "For attractive lips, speak words of kindness." – Audrey Hepburn 
  • "Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more difficult still, to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment." – Benjamin Franklin 
  • "Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much." – Pascal 
  • "Kind words produce their own image in men's souls; and a beautiful image it is. They soothe and quiet and comfort the hearer. They shame him out of his sour, morose, unkind feelings. We have not yet begun to use kind words in such abundance as they ought to be used." – Pascal 
  • "In the midst of global crises such as pollution, wars and famine, kindness may too easily be dismissed as a “soft issue,” or a luxury to be addressed after the urgent problems are solved. But kindness is the greatest need in all those areas — kindness toward the environment, toward other nations, toward the needs of people who are suffering. Until we reflect basic kindness in everything we do, our political gestures will be fleeting and fragile. Simple kindness may be the most vital key to the riddle of how human beings can live with each other in peace, and care properly for this planet we all share." – Bo Lozoff 
  • "In Compassion lies the world's true strength." – Buddha 
  • "The greatest pleasure I know is to do a good action by stealth, and to have it found out by accident." – Charles Lamb 
  • "A candle loses none of its light by lighting another candle." - – Anonymous 
  • "Strive to be first: first to nod, first to smile, first to compliment, and first to forgive." – Anonymous 
  • "There's good in everybody. Boost. Don't knock." – Warren Harding 
  • "When you are kind to someone in trouble, you hope they'll remember and be kind to someone else. And it'll become like wildfire." – Whoopi Goldberg 
  • "How far that little candle throws his beams!
  • So shines a good deed in a weary world." – William Shakespeare 
  • "The best portion of a good man's life: his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and love." – William Wordsworth 
  • "We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give." – Winston Churchill 
  • "Forget injuries, never forget kindnesses. " – Confucius 
  • "If you have not often felt the joy of doing a kind act, you have neglected much, and most of all yourself." – A. Neilen 
  • "No act of kindness, however small, is ever wasted." – Aesop 
  • "The ideas that have lighted my way have been kindness, beauty and truth." – Albert Einstein 
  • "Only a life lived for others is worth living." – Albert Einstein 
  • "Sometimes our light goes out but is blown into a flame by another human being. Each of us owes deepest thanks to those who have rekindled this light." – Albert Schweitzer 
  • "How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single minute before starting to improve the world." – Anne Frank 
  • "Is there any one maxim which ought to be acted upon throughout one's whole life? Surely the maxim of loving kindness is such." – Confucius 
  • "If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion." – Dalai Lama 
  • "Giving connects two people, the giver and the receiver, and this connection gives birth to a new sense of belonging." – Deepak Chopra 
  • "So many gods, so many creeds,
  • So many paths that wind and wind,
  • While just the art of being kind
  • Is all the sad world needs."
  • – Ella Wheeler Wilcox 
  • "If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows that 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." – Francis Bacon 
  • "We must be the change we wish to see in the world." – M.K. Gandhi 
  • "Help your brother's boat across, and your own will reach the shore." – Hindu Proverb 
  • "One kind word can warm three winter months." – Japanese Proverb 
  • "Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair, but manifestations of strength and resolution." – Kahlil Gibran 
  • "Kindness in words creates confidence, kindness in thinking creates profoundness, kindness in feeling creates love." – Lao-Tzu 
  • "Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can read."
  • – Mark Twain 
  • "Kind words can be short and easy to speak but their echoes are truly endless." – Mother Teresa 
  • "Kindness is the light that dissolves all walls between souls, families, and nations." – Paramahansa Yogananda 
  • "Always be kind, for everyone is fighting a hard battle." – Plato 
  • "You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late." – Ralph Waldo Emerson 
  • "Caring is a reflex. Someone slips, your arm goes out. A car is in the ditch, you join the others and push...You live, you help." – Ram Dass 
  • "Remember there's no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end." – Scott Adams 
  • "I believe that every human mind feels pleasure in doing good to another." – Thomas Jefferson    


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