When you have the choice of whether to be right or kind. BE KIND. Read more of Michael Josephson‘s favorite quotes on kindness here:http://whatwillmatter.com/2016/03/kindness-greatest-quotes-kindness-compiled-michael-josephson-2/
If you really want to make people happy be extraordinary generous giving two things that you have an unlimited of and cost you nothing: Kindness and Gratitude. – Michael Josephson
Though intensive media attention on bullying has died down somewhat, the problem persists in many forms, and it continues to diminish the lives of tens of
In a lovely essay*, Jean Gietzen wrote about a family experience in 1943. It was just before Christmas in North Dakota and her family had just bought a nativity set with small figurines. But Jean’s mother was deeply disturbed to discover the set included an extra Baby Jesus. “Go back to the store,” she instructed, “and tell the manager to put …
If you were arrested for kindness, would there be enough evidence to convict you? Some people cheer up a room by entering it, others by leaving it. What do you bring to your interactions with workmates, friends, and family?
“A loving touch, a caring hug and a kind word costs nothing but can mean everything. Be generous with kindness and encouragement.” – Michael Josephson
— Compiled by Michael Josephson — My Top 21 Quotes on Kindness Plus A Lot more A warm smile is the universal language of kindness.
“I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore, that I can do, or any kindness I can show to any fellow creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer it, for I shall not pass this way again.” – Stephen Grellet
As a society we have become almost obsessed with identifying and asserting our rights – to think, say, and do what we want. That’s not surprising, given the history of our country and the prominent role the Constitution and Bill of Rights have played in shaping our culture. We have a right to be unkind, thoughtless, and disrespectful — but …
According to legend, a young man roaming the desert came across a spring of delicious crystal-clear water. The water was so sweet he filled his leather canteen so he could bring some back to a tribal elder who had been his teacher. After a four-day journey, he presented the water to the old man, who took a deep drink, smiled …
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
Before you Speak THINK Is it true? Is it helpful? Does it inspire confidence? Is it necessary?
Raise your words, not your voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder. – Rumi Nothing constructive ever results from yelling or berating someone. If you want to truly
This book truly influenced by thinking. Definitely worth reading.
With four teenage daughters, I frequently find myself correcting, disciplining, or simply protesting unnecessary and unkind comments certain to anger or wound a sister and evoke counterattacks that fill the air with nastiness. Hoping to get them to think before they speak in the future, I often ask, “What did you expect to accomplish by that remark?” and “Did it …
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As a society, we have become almost obsessed with identifying and asserting our rights – to think, say, and do what we want. That’s not surprising, given the history of our country and the prominent role the Constitution and Bill of Rights have played in shaping our culture. We have a right to be unkind, thoughtless, and disrespectful – but …