Quotes: Humanity, love for our fellow man

Teach this triple truth to all: A generous heart, kind speech and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.  Buddha

Life’s most urgent question is: What are you doing for others?  Martin Luther King, Jr

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.  Blaise Pascal

How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a weary world.  William Shakespeare

Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.  Mark Twain

Don’t spend your precious time asking “Why isn’t the world a better place?” It will only be time wasted. The question to ask is “How can I make it better?” To that there is an answer.  Leo F. Buscaglia

If you judge people, you have no time to love them.  Mother Teresa

Take away love and our earth is a tomb.  Robert Browning

Whosoever is spared personal pain must feel himself called to help in diminishing the pain of others.  Albert Schweitzer

Teach this triple truth to all: A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.  Buddha

If you don’t reach down and help pick up those less fortunate, the day will come when due to sheer weight of numbers, those less fortunate will reach up and pull you down.  Joby Harris

Shall we make a new rule of life from tonight: always to try to be a little kinder than is necessary?  Sir James M. Barrie

Either men will learn to live like brothers, or they will will die like beasts.  Max Lerner

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 you light a lamp for somebody, it will also brighten your path.  Buddhist Saying

Love all. Serve all. Help ever. Hurt never.  Unknown

Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity.  Horace Man

Most folks would rather be around a person who sees hope in the future than one who sees nothing but trouble ahead.  Zig Ziglar

Keep a good heart. That’s the most important thing in life. It’s not how much money you make or what you can acquire. The art of it is to keep a good heart.  Joni Mitchell

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

Where there is great love, there are always miracles.  Willa Cather

Live for something. Do good, and leave behind you a monument of virtue that the storm of time can never destroy.Write your name in kindness, love, and mercy, on the hearts of thousands you come in contact with year by year; you will never be forgotten.
No, your name, your deeds, will be as legible on the hearts you leave behind as the stars on the brow of evening. Good deeds will shine as the stars of heaven.  Thomas Chalmers

You will find, as you look back upon your life, that the moments when you really lived are the moments when you have done things in the spirit of love.  Henry Drummond

The greatest gift you can give another is the purity of your attention.  Richard Moss

Go out into the world today and love the people you meet. Let your presence light new light in the hearts of people.  Mother Teresa

The nobler a man, the harder it is for him to suspect inferiority in others.  Cicero

I have decided to stick with love. Hate is too great a burden to bear.  Martin Luther King Jr.

When we give another a lift, the exercise give us strength.  Unknown

Not only is there a right to be happy, there is a duty to be happy. So much sadness exists in the world that we are all under obligation to contribute as much joy as lies within our powers.  John S. Bonnell

Those who bring sunshine to the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves.  James M. Barrie
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