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Kindness Thank You Quotes & Sayings

"Kindness, the poetry of the heart."
Aimé Martin (1781-1844), French writer

A kind word or thoughtful gesture can mean so much. Express your gratitude for the kindness of family, friends or strangers with these beautiful and heartfelt quotes and sayings.
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Kindness Thank You Quotes


A kind word is like a spring day.
Russian Proverb


Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness.
Seneca (~4 BC–65 AD), Roman philosopher, statesman & dramatist


The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the grandest intention.
Oscar Wilde (1854-1900), Irish writer & poet


Have you had a kindness shown? - Pass it on;
'Twas not given for thee alone, - Pass it on;
Let it travel down the years,
Let it wipe another's tears,
'Till in Heaven the deed appears: - Pass it on.

Henry Burton (1840-1930), English Methodist minister


No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Aesop (7th/6th century BC), ancient Greek writer of fables


Kindness gives birth to kindness.
Sophocles (5th century BC), Greek playwright


Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.
Mark Twain (1835-1910), American author and humorist


How beautiful a day can be, when kindness touches it!
George Elliston (1883-1946), American journalist


More Quotes and Sayings about Kindness


It's nice to be important, but it's more important to be nice.
Traditional saying


When I was young, I admired clever people. Now that I am old, I admire kind people.
Abraham J. Heschel (1907-1972), Polish-born American rabbi & theologian


One can pay back the loan of gold, but one dies forever in debt to those who are kind.
Malayan Proverb


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 (1924-1998), American motivational author, speaker & academic


Sometimes the smallest things take up the most room in your heart.
A.A. Milne (1882-1956), English author of the Winnie-the-Pooh books


The daisy, by the shadow that it casts, / Protects the lingering dewdrop from the sun.
William Wordsworth (1770-1850), English poet


Wise sayings often fall on barren ground; but a kind word is never thrown away.
Sir Arthur Helps (1813-1875), English writer & politician


Kindness is virtue itself.
Alphonse de Lamartine (1790-1869), French writer, poet & politician


That best portion of a good man's life,
His little, nameless, unremembered acts
of kindness and of love.

William Wordsworth (1770-1850), English poet. From: Tintern Abbey


One person caring about another represents life's greatest value.
Jim Rohn (1930-2009), American motivational speaker & author


You gave me your time, the most thoughtful gift of all.
Dan Zadra, American communications consultant, publisher & motivational author. From: Gratitude


Kindness is the greatest wisdom.
Author unknown


Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.
Mother Teresa (1910-1997), Catholic nun, missionary & Nobel Peace Prize laureate


A kind heart is a fountain of gladness, making everything in its vicinity freshen into smiles.
Washington Irving (1783-1859), American author & historian


Kind words are the music of the world. They have a power which seems to be beyond natural causes, as if they were some angel's song which had lost its way and come to earth.
Frederick William Faber (1814-1863), English priest, theologian & hymn-writer


Kindness is the golden chain by which society is bound together.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832), German writer, philosopher & scientist


Kindness thank you qoutes: Kindness is the greatest wisdom. - Author unknown


How wise must one be to be always kind.
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach (1830-1916), Austrian novelist


Kindness, like a boomerang, always returns.
Author unknown


An agreeable companion on a journey is as good as a carriage.
Publilius Syrus (1st century BC), Roman writer of maxims


Gratitude is one of the least articulate of the emotions, especially when it is deep.
Felix Frankfurter (1882-1965), American Supreme Court Justice


I can no other answer make but thanks, and thanks, and ever thanks...
William Shakespeare (~1564-1616), English playwright & poet. From: Twelfth Night, Act III, Scene 3



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