kindness

A Quote by A. A. Milne on animals, justice, and kindness

Just because an animal is large, it doesn't mean he doesn't want kindness; however big Tigger seems to be, remember that he wants as much kindness as Roo.

A. A. Milne

Source: Pooh's Little Instruction Book

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A Quote by Al Capone on kindness

You can get more with a kind word and a gun than you can with a kind word alone.

Al Capone (1899 - 1947)

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A Quote by Aesop on kindness

No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.

Aesop (620 - 560 BC)

Source: The Lion and the Mouse

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A Quote by Aeschylus on kindness, lies, and words

There is no sickness worse for me than words that to be kind must lie.

Aeschylus (525 - 456 BC)

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A Quote by Adlai Ewing Stevenson on hypocrisy, kindness, politicians, and speech

A hypocrite is the kind of politician who would cut down a redwood tree, then mount the stump and make a speech for conservation.

Adlai Stevenson (1900 - 1965)

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A Quote by Adam Lindsay Gordon on courage, goals, kindness, life, neighbors, questions, and trouble

Question not, but live and labour Till yon goal be won, Helping every feeble neighbor, Seeking help from none; Life is mostly froth and bubble, Two things stand like stone, Kindness in another's trouble, Courage in your own.

Adam Lindsay Gordon (1833 - 1870)

Source: Ye Wearie Wayfarer

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A Quote by Abraham Lincoln on appreciation, children, divinity, failure, farewells, feeling, friendship, good, hope, kindness, life, people, success, and trust

My friends: No one, not in my situation, can appreciate my feeling of sadness at this parting. To this place, and the kindness of these people, I owe everything. Here I have lived a quarter of a century, and have passed from a young to an old man. Here my children have been born, and one is buried. I now leave, not knowing when or whether ever I may return, with a task before me greater than that which rested upon Washington. Without the assistance of that Divine Being who ever attended him, I cannot succeed. With that assistance I cannot fail. Trusting in Him who can go with me, and remain with you, and be everywhere for good- let us confidently hope that all will yet be well. To His care commending you, as I hope in your prayers you will commend me, I bid you an affectionate farewell.

Abraham Lincoln (1809 - 1865)

Source: Farewell Address at the Great Western Depot in Springfield, Ill., Feb. 11, 1861.

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A Quote by Abigail Van Buren on brothers, clothes, dreams, education, freedom, hope, kindness, mankind, peace, people, sleep, and world

For many of us we are always wanting more - we would be happier if we had such and such. Maybe we should pause for a moment and hear what some people in the third world countries would like to make them happier. 1. Having enough to eat so when you go to sleep at night your stomach doesn't ach. 2. Having shoes on your feet and any kind of clothing to keep the cold out. 3. Having a roof over your head. 4. Having the hope that you'll be lucky enough to get some kind of an education. 5. Believing that the dream of freedom, brotherhood, and peace for all mankind will someday come true.

Abigail Van Buren (1918 -)

Source: Dear abby, newspaper clipping, Albert W. Daw Collection

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