My favorite “K” word is something the world needs more of.  It makes people smile. It can smooth away sadness and stress. It helps facilitate introductions. And it is the heart and soul of honest communications.

Have you guessed my favorite “K” word?


Kindness is the best form of communication,

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

a universal language

A warm smile is the universal language of kindness. William Arthur Ward

to be spoken whenever possible –

Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible. Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai Lama

as soon as possible –

You cannot do a kindness too soon because you never know how soon it will be too late.  Ralph Waldo Emerson 

to everyone,

Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle. Philo


Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness. Seneca

any time.

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

Kindness is poetry,

A kind word is like a Spring day. Russian Proverb

and opens the heart to love.

A spark of kindness starts a fire of love.  Anonymous

We can never have too much kindness. 

How do you increase your Kindness Quotient?