One kindly deed may turn
The fountain of thy soul
To love's sweet day-star,
That shall over thee burn
Long as its currents roll. [ Holmes ]
Gently to hear, kindly to judge. [ William Shakespeare ]
Had we never loved sae kindly,
Had we never loved sae blindly,
Never met or never parted,
We had ne'er been broken-hearted! [ Burns ]
Like a lusty winter, frosty but kindly. [ Proverb ]
He had never kindly heart
Nor ever cared to better his own kind,
Who first wrote satire with no pity in it. [ Alfred Tennyson ]
Where men are kindly used they will resort. [ Proverb ]
Behold the child, by Nature's kindly law,
Pleased with a rattle, tickled with a straw. [ Pope ]
What day, what hour, but knocks at human hearts,
To wake the soul to sense of future scenes?
Deaths stand like Mercurys, in every way,
And kindly point us to our journey's end. [ Dr. Young ]
Welcome as kindly showers to long-parched earth. [ Dryden ]
The Alphabet Of Success
Attend carefully to details.
Be prompt in all things.
Consider well, then decide positively.
Dare to do right, fear to do wrong.
Endure trials patiently.
Fight life's battles bravely.
Go not into the society of the vicious.
Hold your integrity sacred.
Injure not another's reputation.
Join hands only with the virtuous.
Keep your mind free from evil thoughts.
Lie not for any consideration.
Make few special acquaintances.
Never try to appear what you are not.
Observe good manners.
Pay your debts promptly.
Question not the verity of a friend.
Respect the desires of your parents.
Sacrifice money rather than principle.
Touch not, taste not, handle not intoxicating drinks.
Use your leisure for improvement.
Venture not upon the threshold of wrong.
Watch carefully over your passions.
Xtend to everyone a kindly greeting.
Yield not to discouragement.
Zealously labor for the right, and success is certain. [ Ladies Home Journal ]
Though you stroke the nettle ever so kindly, yet it will sting you. [ Proverb ]
He is beneficent who acts kindly, not for his own benefit, but for another's. [ Cicero ]
Childhood itself is scarcely more lovely than a cheerful, kindly, sunshiny old age. [ Mrs. L. M. Child ]
Be kindly affectioned one to another with brotherly love; in honor preferring one another. [ Bible ]
Nothing is more idle than to inquire after happiness, which nature has kindly placed within our reach. [ Johnson ]
Character is made up of small duties faithfully performed - of self-denials, of self-sacrifices, of kindly acts of love and duty. [ Anonymous ]
The philosopher is he to whom the highest has descended, and the lowest has mounted up; who is the equal and kindly brother of all. [ Carlyle ]
The year in its course, and the hour that speeds the kindly day, admonishes you not to hope for immortal (i.e. permanent) blessings. [ Horace ]
What a comfort a dull but kindly person is at times! A ground-glass shade over a gas-lamp does not bring any more solace to our dazzled eyes than such a one to our mind. [ Oliver Wendell Holmes ]
He who kindly shows the way to one who has gone astray, acts as though he had lighted another's lamp from his own, which both gives light to the other and continues to shine for himself. [ Cicero ]
Compliments of congratulation are always kindly taken, and cost one nothing but pen, ink, and paper. I consider them as draughts upon good breeding, where the exchange is always greatly in favor of the drawer. [ Chesterfield ]