Before you know what kindness really is you must lose things, feel the future dissolve in a moment like salt in a weakened broth. What you held in your hand, what you counted and carefully saved, all this must go so you know how desolate the landscape can be between the regions of kindness. How you ride and ride thinking the bus will never stop, the passengers eating maize and chicken will stare out the window forever. Before you learn the tender gravity of kindness you must travel
Browsing category: Kindness
"Our strong focus on material development and accumulating wealth has led us to neglect our basic need for kindness and care." His Holiness, the Dalai Lama
"Kindness is an everyday byproduct of all the great virtues." Krista Tippett
" Ask yourself: Have you been kind today? Make kindness your daily modus operandi and change your world." Annie Lennox
"Everybody's got their reason, Everybody's got their way, We're just catching and releasing What builds up throughout the day." Matt Simons
"It's much better to do good in a way that no one knows anything about it.”
Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina
"All human life is worth the same, and worth saving."
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
"Most people are nice when you finally see them."
Harper Lee, To Kill a Mockingbird
"A little bit of mercy makes the world less cold and more just." Pope Francis
"We need never be ashamed of our tears.”
Charles Dickens, Great Expectations