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Robert Christy, comp.  Proverbs, Maxims and Phrases of All Ages.  1887.
 
Kindness
 
A forced kindness deserves no thanks.  1
A kindness bestowed on the good is never lost.  Latin.  2
A kindness is never lost.  3
A word of kindness is better than a fat pie.  Russian.  4
He merits no thanks that does a kindness for his own ends.  5
He that is kinder than he was wont hath a design upon thee.  6
He who doth a kindness to a good man doth a greater to himself.  7
How quickly with all is a kindness forgotten.  Latin.  8
Kindness breaks no bones.  German.  9
Kindness canna be bought for gear.  10
Kindness is more binding than a loan.  Chinese.  11
Kindness comes o’will.  12
Kindness like grain increases by sowing.  13
Kindness is the noblest weapon to conquer with.  14
Kindness lies na ay in ae side o’ the house.  15
Kindness, nobler ever than revenge.  Shakespeare.  16
Kindness to the just is never lost.  Plautus.  17
Kindness will creep where it mauna gang.  18
Never forget a kindness.  19
Nothing grows old sooner than a kindness.  French.  20
One kindness is the price of another.  21
One ought to remember kindnesses received and forget those we have done.  22
The wild beast feels man’s kindness more than man.  Bulwer.  23
To do a kindness to a bad man is like sowing your seed in the sea.  Phocylides.  24
Unfading are the gardens of kindness.  Modern Greek.  25
 
 
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