35 Quotes About Unkindness


Kindness is one of the most powerful gestures you can show another human being. These quotes about unkindness are the perfect examples to encourage you to show kinder gestures to one another.

“A person who was clever ought to be clever enough not to be unjust or deliberately unkind to anyone.”

“A small unkindness is a great offence.”

“All too often women believe it is a sign of commitment, an expression of love, to endure unkindness or cruelty, to forgive and forget. In actuality, when we love rightly we know that the healthy, loving response to cruelty and abuse is putting ourselves out of harm’s way.”

“And his unkindness may defeat my life, But never taint my love.”

“As”unkindness has no remedy at law,” let its avoidance be with you a point of honor.”

“Be kind to each other. It is better to commit faults with gentleness than to work miracles with unkindness.”

“Come, gentlemen, I hope we shall drink down all unkindness.”

“Deeds that seemed unimportant at the time would prove to have been momentous; a tiny act of selfishness and unkindness or, conversely, an unconsidered act of generosity would become the measure of a human life”

“Drink down all unkindness.”

“Every sufferer who bears pain, or slander, or loss, or personal unkindness for Christ’s sake, is filling up that amount of suffering which is necessary to the bringing together of the whole body of Christ, and the upbuilding of His elect Church.”

“I believe I am quite amiable and affable and quite fair, and I’ve rarely worked with people who are the opposite. Moodiness scares me. What gets to me is unkindness.”

“I could not think of being unkind, even to a mortal enemy. It would hurt me. I see so much unkindness in the world, and there is no excuse for me to add to it.”

“I have had to contend against the unkindness of his sister, and the insolence of his mother; and have suffered the punishment of an attachment, without enjoying its advantages.”

“I think oysters are more beautiful than any religion,’ he resumed presently. ‘They not only forgive our unkindness to them; they justify it, they incite us to go on being perfectly horrid to them.”

“I tremble for our world, where, in the smallest ways, we find it impossible, as Marshall Hodgson enjoined, to find room for the other in our minds.”

“I would rather make mistakes in kindness and compassion than work miracles in unkindness and hardness.”

“If everyone howled at every injustice, every act of barbarism, every act of unkindness, then we would be taking the first step towards a real humanity.”

“Ignorant kindness may have the effect of cruelty; but to be angry with it as if it were direct cruelty would be an ignorant unkindness.”

“In Macbeth a lady is restrained from the murder of a king by his resemblance of her father as he slept. Should not all men be restrained from acts of violence and even of unkindness against their fellow men by observing in them something which resembles the Savior of the World?”

“In nature there’s no blemish but the mind. None can be called deformed but the unkind.”

“Kindness in ourselves is the honey that blunts the sting of unkindness in another.”

“Never permit me to disgrace my high vocation by giving way to coldness, unkindness, or impatience.”

“Not listening is probably the commonest unkindness of married life, and one that creates – more devastatingly than an eternity of forgotten birthdays and misguided Christmas gifts – an atmosphere of not loving and not caring.”

“One of my greatest struggles is, and has been for a long time, seeing unkindness on this planet. Unkindness and inconsideration. I try to help that by being more conscientious and helpful towards our fellow brothers and sisters.”

“Since trifles make the sum of human things, And half our misery from our foibles springs.”

“The greatest sorrow and burden you can lay on the Father, the greatest unkindness you can do to him is not to believe that he loves you.”

“There is no vice, of which a man can be guilty, no meanness, no shabbiness, no unkindness, which excited so much indignation among his contemporaries, friends and neighbors, as his success.”

“There is none made so great, but he may both need the help and service, and stand in fear of the power and unkindness, even of the meanest of mortals.”

“There is nothing that needs to be said in an unkind manner.”

“Unkind language is sure to produce the fruits of unkindness–that is, suffering in the bosom of others.”

“Unkindness almost always stands for the displeasure that one has in oneself.”

“Unkindness to anything means an injustice to that thing. If I am unkind to you I do you an injustice, or wrong you in some way. On the other hand, if I try to assist you in every way that I can to make a better citizen and in every way to do my very best for you, I am kind to you.”

“When the milk of human kindness turns sour, it is a singularly unpalatable draught.”

“Words can be worrisome, people complex, motives and manners unclear, grant her the wisdom to choose her path right, free from unkindness and fear.”

“You think that your silence on certain topics, perhaps in the face of injustice, or unkindness, or mean-spiritedness, causes others to reserve judgement of you,”

Showing strength will ensure you are not viewed as weak. You can be kind without being too strong and cutthroat to others.

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