“Life is just a short walk from the cradle to the grave—and it sure behooves us to be kind to one another along the way.”~Alice Childress American novelist, playwright, and actress Alice Childress was born on this day in 1916.
“No matter how rudely someone treats you, remain kind. Walking away at peace with yourself is worth it.”~Anne Rice American author of gothic fiction, Christian literature, and erotic literature Anne Rice was born on this day in 1941.
“Guard well within yourself that treasure, kindness. Know how to give without hesitation, how to lose without regret, how to acquire without meanness.”~George Sand French novelist, memoirist, and journalist George Sand was born on this day in 1804.
“Always show more kindness than seems necessary, because the person receiving it needs it more than you will ever know.”~Colin Powell American politician, diplomat and retired U.S. Army general Colin Powell was born on this day in 1937.
“The point is not to pay back kindness but to pass it on.”~Julia Alvarez Dominican-American poet, novelist, and essayist Julia Alvarez was born on this day in 1950.