Quotation: A tree is known by its fruit; a man by his deeds. A good deed is never lost; he who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love. Saint Basil

“A TREE IS KNOWN BY ITS FRUIT; A MAN BY HIS DEEDS. A GOOD DEED IS NEVER LOST; HE WHO SOWS COURTESY REAPS FRIENDSHIP, AND HE WHO PLANTS KINDNESS GATHERS LOVE.”

—Saint Basil

Other kindness quotations you might like:

Thumb q2
“THE BEST INDEX TO A PERSON’S CHARACTER IS HOW HE TREATS PEOPLE WHO CAN’T DO HIM ANY GOOD–AND HOW HE TREATS PEOPLE WHO CAN’T FIGHT BACK.”

—Abigail Van Buren

See quote
Thumb q99
“KINDNESS IS CHOOSING LOVE OVER HATE, LIGHT OVER DARKNESS, COMPASSION OVER JUDGEMENT.”

—RAKtivist

See quote
Thumb mark twain
“KINDNESS IS THE LANGUAGE WHICH THE DEAF CAN HEAR AND THE BLIND CAN SEE”

—Mark Twain

See quote
Thumb q48
“SHARE YOUR GOOD WITH OTHERS. KINDNESS, LOVE AND APPRECIATION ARE THE GREATEST GIFTS YOU CAN GIVE”

—Louise Hay

See quote
Thumb q163
“EVERY ACT OF KINDNESS CREATES A RIPPLE WITH NO END”

—Unknown

See quote
Thumb q179
“I HAVE ALWAYS DEPENDED ON THE KINDNESS OF STRANGERS.”

—Tennessee Williams

See quote
Thumb q5
“NO ACT OF KINDNESS, NO MATTER HOW SMALL, IS EVER WASTED”

—Aesop

See quote
Thumb q166
“IF YOU HAVE THE POWER TO MAKE SOMEONE HAPPY, DO IT. THE WORLD NEEDS MORE OF THAT. ”

—Unknown

See quote
Thumb one child
“LET US REMEMBER: ONE BOOK, ONE PEN, ONE CHILD, AND ONE TEACHER CAN CHANGE THE WORLD.”

—Malala Yousafzai

See quote
Thumb q98
“KINDNESS IS SPREADING SUNSHINE INTO OTHER PEOPLE'S LIVES REGARDLESS OF THE WEATHER.”

—RAKtivist

See quote
Thumb q87
“KINDNESS IS THE SOCIAL GLUE THAT CONNECTS INDIVIDUALS WITHIN A COMMUNITY - KINDNESS IS CONTAGIOUS!”

—RAKtivist

See quote
Thumb helen keller
“THE BEST AND MOST BEAUTIFUL THINGS IN THE WORLD CANNOT BE SEEN OR EVEN TOUCHED - THEY MUST BE FELT WITH THE HEART.”

—Helen Keller

See quote
Thumb q77
“KINDNESS MEANS BELIEVING IN SOMEONE WHEN THEY JUST DON'T BELIEVE IN THEMSELVES.”

—RAKtivist

See quote
Thumb q147
“KINDNESS TO ME MEANS DOING THINGS FOR THE CAUSE AND NOT THE APPLAUSE.”

—RAKtivist

See quote
Thumb buscaglia quote
“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

See quote
Thumb q78
“KINDNESS CAN BE THE GREATEST GIFT THAT YOU CAN GIVE A PERSON. ESPECIALLY WHEN THEY ARE NOT EXPECTING IT.”

—RAKtivist

See quote
See All Kindness Quotations