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"Family. A snug kind of word." - Fannie Hurst

"A kind word never broke anyone's mouth." - Proverbs

"Give a kind word (with a kindly thought behind the word) - you will be kind and receive kind words." - W Clement Stone

"A kind word will give more pleasure than a present." - John Lubbock

"That word, fan, has always kind of bothered me" - Omar Epps

"There's a word for that kind of lie. Hope." - Max Brooks

"One kind word can warm three winter months." - Proverbs

"A kind word is like a spring day." - Proverbs

"Never lose a chance of saying a kind word." - William Makepeace Thackeray

"That word, fan, has always kind of bothered me." - Omar Epps

"You can get more with a kind word and a gun than you can with a kind word alone." - Al Capone

"You can do more with a kind word and a gun than with just a kind word." - Al Capone

"You can get much further with a kind word and a gun than you can with a kind word alone." - Al Capone

"You can get much farther with a kind word and a gun than you can with a kind word alone." - Al Capone

"You can get more with a kind word and a gun than you can get with just a kind word." - Willie Sutton

"I grew up in a tough neighborhood and we used to say you can get further with a kind word and a gun than just a kind word." - David Mamet

"Kindness - that simple word. To be kind - it covers everything, to my mind. If you're kind that's it." - Roald Dahl

"Be kind to everyone - you don't know what cross they're bearing and how sweet that kind word might ring." - Ann B. Ross

"Like all books that have that kind of momentum, it starts from word of mouth." - Nick Hornby

"When you hear a kind word spoken about a friend, tell him so." - H Jackson Brown Jr

"All I want is a warm bed and a kind word and unlimited power." - Ashleigh Brilliant

"A gentle word, a kind look, a good-natured smile can work wonders and accomplish miracles." - Anonymous

"The two most powerful things in existence: a kind word and a thoughtful gesture." - Kenneth Langone

"The urging of that word 'judgment' hath bred a kind of remorse in me." - William Shakespeare

"All I want is a warm bed and a kind word, and unlimited power." - Ashleigh Brilliant

"The urging of that word, judgment, hath bred a kind of remorse in me." - William Shakespeare

"Shah is a kind of magic word with the Persian people." - Mohammed Reza Pahlavi

"Word-carpentry is like any other kind of carpentry: you must join your sentences smoothly." - Anatole France

"A gentle word, a kind look, a good-natured smile can work wonders and accomplish miracles." - William Hazlitt

"Wise sayings often fall on barren ground, but a kind word is never thrown away." - Arthur Helps

"Everybody kind of always bags on me because I use the word 'awesome' a lot." - Clinton Sparks

"If someone were to pay you $.10 for every kind word you ever spoke and collect $.05 for every unkind word, would you be rich or poor?" - Anonymous

"There are many kinds of open. . . Love is a word, another kind of open. . . Take my word for jewel in your open light." - Audre Lorde

"P.P.S. AND YOU CAN TALK. "Just say the word." JUST SAY THE WORD? What kind of expression is that? WHAT WORD WOULD YOU LIKE ME TO SAY ANYWAY? MORON? Letter from Emily to Charles." - Jaclyn Moriarty

"History is a story of violence at work. It all comes down to the old saw that, however much you can gain with a kind word, you can gain more with a kind word and a gun." - James Carlos Blake

"The best kind of friend is the kind you sit with, never say a word and walk away feeling like it was the best conversation you ever had." - Steven Wright

"Imagine what our real neighborhoods would be like if each of us offered . . . just one kind word to another person." - Fred Rogers

"Reductionism is a dirty word, and a kind of 'holistier than thou' self-righteousness has become fashionable." - Richard Dawkins

"Oh my God," he said. "A kind word from Rose Hathaway. I can die a happy man." - Richelle Mead

"Were you listening to a word I said ' 'I kind of switched off when you drew breath." - Jasper Fforde

"Many a friendship - long, loyal, and self-sacrificing - rested at first upon no thicker a foundation than a kind word." - Frederick William Faber

"Since the beginning of the Movement, lesbianism has been a kind of code word for female resistance." - Ti-Grace Atkinson

"Were you listening to a word I said I kind of switched off when you drew breath." - Jasper Fforde

"Many a friendship, long, loyal, and self-sacrificing, rested at first on no thicker a foundation than a kind word." - Frederick William Faber

"Sometimes all it takes is a kind word of encouragement to get your heroes back on the right path." - Nancy Duarte

"There's been the same kind of demonizing of the word 'feminism' as words like 'liberal,' 'affirmative action,' and so on." - Gloria Steinem

"Daddy was like a lot of people who kind of turn their noses up when you say the word 'organic.'" - Nell Newman

"T'was a thief said the last kind word to Christ. Christ took the kindness and forgave the theft." - Robert Browning

"I think everybody has to kind of decide what the word 'jazz' means to them, and that's fine." - Kenny G

"Try to make at least one person happy every day. If you cannot do a kind deed, speak a kind word. If you cannot speak a kind word, think a kind thought. Count up, if you can, the treasure of happiness that you would dispense in a week, in a year, in a lifetime!" - Lawrence G Lovasik

"Your questions refer to words; so I have to talk about words. You say:;: The point isn't the word, but its meaning, and you think of the meaning as a thing of the same kind as the word, though also different from the word. Here the word, there the meaning." - Ludwig Wittgenstein

"I suppose if I had to give a one-word answer to the question of why I read, that word would be pleasure. The kind of pleasure you can get from reading is like no other in the world." - Wendy Lesser

"I think if we can't use the word feminist, if it's some kind of taboo or dirty word, or means you're ugly, or you're angry, or you're not dateable [laughs], then you've just reduced the language by a whole concept." - Ani Difranco

"Never pass up an opportunity to speak a kind word of appreciation. There are six billion people on the planet, and 5.9 billion of them go to bed every night starving for one honest word of appreciation." - Matthew Kelly

"We cannot control the way people interpret our ideas or thoughts, but we can control the words and tones we choose to convey them. Peace is built on understanding, and wars are built on misunderstandings. Never underestimate the power of a single word, and never recklessly throw around words. One wrong word, or misinterpreted word, can change the meaning of an entire sentence and start a war. And one right word, or one kind word, can grant you the heavens and open doors." - Suzy Kassem

"If we must part forever, Give me but one kind word to think upon, And please myself with, while my heart's breaking." - Thomas Otway

"The inward offer is a kind of spiritual enlightenment, whereby the promises are presented to the hearts of men, as it were, by an inward word." - William Ames

"Fey...a Scotch word...It means the kind of exalted happiness that comes before disaster. You know-it's too good to be true." - Agatha Christie

"It is easy to sympathize at a distance,' said an old gentleman with a beard. 'I value more the kind word that is spoken close to my ear." - E M Forster

"A little attention, a pat on the head, and a kind word every now and then is all your dog asks." - Louis Sabin

"There is no word for our kind of friendship. Two people who don't see each other a lot, but can make each other effortlessly happy" - David Levithan

"Do' be jealous, baby. We"ll get to you in a jiffy. (Daimon) Jiffy? What kind of pathetic wuss uses the word "jiffy"? (Xypher)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"In case you have' noticed, there's not a plethora of engineers here. (Devyn) Plethora? What kind of girl word is that? (Sway)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"Once a person knows a kiss and a kind word, you can't blame him for never wanting to live without them again. - "The Bridges of Madison County"" - Robert James Waller

"Don't be jealous, baby. We'll get to you in a jiffy. (Daimon) Jiffy? What kind of pathetic wuss uses the word 'jiffy'? (Xypher)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"Life is messy. Would that every puzzle piece fell into place, every word was kind, every accident happy, but such is not the case. Life is messy" - Christopher Moore

"What concerns me now is that my life be a beautiful, powerful, in a word, a complete life of its kind." - Margaret Fuller

"I seem to use this word 'kind' very frequently. When one is unhappy or anxious it is a quality one dwells on." - Sylvia Townsend Warner

"In case you haven't noticed, there's not a plethora of engineers here. (Devyn) Plethora? What kind of girl word is that? (Sway)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"I was trying to think of a word that was not offensive. Yeah, Harry [Elfont] is right - it is kind of a different MTV for sure." - Deborah Kaplan

"Some people find the gift of salvation. For others the gifts are smaller: a kind word, a good deed. But all the gifts are from God." - Max Lucado

"Babies aren't really born of their parents. They are born of every kind word, loving gesture, hope, and dream their parents ever had." - Julia Roberts

"If we must part forever, Give me but one kind word to think upon, And please myself with, while my heart's breaking." - Thomas Otway

"I don't think there's an improvised word in the movie. I hope not because I admire writing. Improvising is kind of gambling. It's just that you're standing up." - Bill Nighy

"Persuasion, indeed, is a kind of force. It consists in showing a person the consequences of his actions. It is, in a word, force applied through the mind." - James Fitzjames Stephen

"The word "feral" has a kind of magic potency which allied itself to two other words, "ferocious" and "free." To revert to a feral state!" - T. H. White

"Conceptual art is entirely word-bound. It is, in fact, the kind of art that is exhausted in its verbal description." - Alexander Stoddart

"I follow my interests pretty - I don't like the word 'intuitively.' I follow them in a kind of natural way, without questioning them too much." - Lydia Davis

"I thought 'Twinkies' was just a word for 'cookies,' not a specific thing. They kind of scare me a little bit because they last forever." - Tove Lo

"There's this expression called postmodernism, which is kind of silly, and destroys a perfectly good word called modern, which now no longer means anything." - Twyla Tharp

"Until you have cultivated the habit of saying some kind word of those whom you do not admire, you will be neither successful nor happy." - Napoleon Hill

"I don't like to think of my readership as 'fans,' a word which has always suggested a kind of power relationship I'm uncomfortable with." - Grant Morrison

"I think when we use 'stress', we are often using a kind of dummy word to try to fit many different things into one big category." - Siddhartha Mukherjee

"Confrontation is not a dirty word. Sometimes it's the best kind of journalism as long you don't confront people just for the sake of a confrontation." - Don Hewitt

"It is pleasant to have a kind word now and then when one is not near enough to have a kind glance or a hearty shake by the hand." - George Eliot

"I love words, but I also love finding out that there is a word for something that you've experienced but didn't know there was a word for. Like 'toothpack' - that is a word for when you eat biscuits or cookies and you get that annoying layer of chewed substance on your molars that you kind of have to pick out." - Mary Roach

"You know, we still hear the word puppet and we get this nauseating image of some kind of Muppet or something. Puppets really are the origin of theater. Even the shadow on the wall of Plato's cave was a puppet. The very first actor was some kind of hand creating some kind of animal." - Julie Taymor

"We cannot control the way people interpret our ideas or thoughts, but we can control the words and tones we choose to convey them. Peace is built on understanding, and wars are built on misunderstandings. Never underestimate the power of a single word, and never recklessly throw around words. One wrong word, or misinterpreted word, can change the meaning of an entire sentence - and even start a war. And one right word, or one kind word, can grant you the heavens and open doors." - Suzy Kassem

"A word after a word after a word is power." - Margaret Atwood

"There's truths there that spiral out of what appears to be just a word game. That's what I find mystifying about the meanings of things: they kind of unscrew themselves from the practical words." - Tom Waits

"Marriage is a big word for all guys," Shane said. "You know that. It's kind of an allergy. We get itchy and sweaty just trying to spell it, much less do it." - Rachel Caine

"I don't like the word soon because you don't know when it's going to sneak up on you and turn into NOW. Or maybe it'll be the kind of soon that never happens." - Kathryn Erskine

"Irony is the word I forget the meaning of immediately after I look it up, but I kind of feel like I live in a constant state of it." - Maureen Johnson

"Always say a kind word if you can, if only that it may come in, perhaps, with singular opportuneness, entering some mournful man's darkened room, like a beautiful firefly, whose happy circumvolutions he cannot but watch, forgetting his many troubles." - Arthur Helps

"My favorite name for a color is "puce." It's kind of a dried blood color. It's a hideous color. But I love the word. It's so euphonic. But my favorite colors are lavender, purple, periwinkle blue, and white." - Elizabeth Taylor

"You get yourself out there and you work hard and you hope that word of mouth kind of carries and one day somebody will actually step up to the plate and say "I believe that you can do this."" - Charlize Theron

"A gift - be it a present, a kind word or a job done with care and love - explains itself!... and if receivin' it embarrasses you, it's because your 'thanks box' is warped." - Alice Childress

"Don't be afraid of showing affection. Be warm and tender, thoughtful and affectionate. Men are more helped by sympathy than by service. Love is more than money, and a kind word will give more pleasure than a present." - John Lubbock

"It was like we were all so busy trying to be happy or saying we were happy, but underneath there was nothing but bitterness, the kind that could only be bled out in ink, in unspoken word." - Elizabeth Scott

"With the words, a lot of things start with questions. Some word kind of piques my interest, and I love the way it sounds, but I really don't know what it means. And I honestly don't care for a while." - Andrew Bird

"Grace works that way. It's a kind word from a gentle person with an impossible prayer. It's a force sometimes transmitted best hand to hand in a dark place." - Bob Goff

"There are those who are awkward in the face of sorrow, fearing to say the wrong thing; to them, I say, there is no wrong in comfort, ever. A kind word, a consoling arm ... these things are ever welcome." - Jacqueline Carey

"Marriage is a big word for all guys," Shane said. "You know that. It's kind of an allergy. We get itchy and sweaty just trying to spell it, much less do it." - Rachel Caine

"Tantra is not sexual yoga. When the word tantra is used in the West, very often people immediately associate it with some kind of sexual yoga in which you use sex as a vehicle for enlightenment." - Frederick Lenz

"Passion is kind of an important word for me, whether it's playing sports or whether it's just living or whatever you're going to do. In my opinion you should be passionate about it or else, why do it?" - Pat Tillman

"Pilots are a rare kind of human. They leave the ordinary surface of the word, to purify their soul in the sky, and they come down to earth, only after receiving the communion of the infinite." - Jose Maria Velasco Ibarra

"When the Bible speaks of God's love for us and the kind of love we are to have for him and for other people, the word is always apage, signifying a commitment to act." - Rick Warren

"[the difference between the old and the new education being] in a word, the old was a kind of propagation-men transmitting manhood to men; the new is merely propaganda." - C S Lewis

"The kind of man who always thinks that he is right, that his opinions, his pronouncements, are the final word, when once exposed shows nothing there. But a wise man has much to learn without a loss of dignity." - Sophocles

"There is a word, in a verb, something sacred which forbids us from using it recklessly. To handle a language cunningly is to practice a kind of evocative sorcery." - Charles Baudelaire

"In a word, neither death, nor exile, nor pain, nor anything of this kind is the real cause of our doing or not doing any action, but our inward opinions and principles." - Epictetus

"Vanity in its idler moments is benevolent, is as willing to give pleasure as to take it, and accepts as sufficient reward for its services a kind word or an approving smile." - Alexander Smith

"Started out, Funny, sexy, zaftig Margaret Cho... What is zaftig? Isn't that German for big fat pig? I guess I was lucky- zaftig is kind of a nice word. It could have been, Funny, sexy, OBESE Margaret Cho." - Margaret Cho

"They say, You can't give a smile away; it always comes back. The same is true of a kind word or a conversation starter. What goes around, comes around." - Susan RoAne

"Everyone is always in need of something that another person can give, be it undivided attention, a kind word or deep empathy. There is no better use of a life than to be attentive to such needs." - Jonathan Safran Foer

"Passion is kind of an important word for me, whether it's playing sports or whether it's just living or whatever you're going to do. In my opinion you should be passionate about it or else, why do it?" - Pat Tillman

"There is a word, in a verb, something sacred which forbids us from using it recklessly. To handle a language cunningly is to practice a kind of evocative sorcery." - Charles Baudelaire

"Be nice to people whether you mean it or not. You never know when a kind word can make a difference in another person's day - or maybe even his or her life." - Cassandra King

"You'll also need to invest in yourself with the kind of promo that targets your specific audience to help build that word of mouth. Most importantly, believe in what you're doing and in your music and lyrics." - Eliot Lewis

"Well, it's not really the right word, but freedom is kind of a hobby with me, and I have disposable income that I'll spend to find out how to get people more of it." - Penn Jillette

"When people like Glenn Beck throw around the word Nazi without taking that kind of care, they are engaging in demagoguery. I am doing it with a concrete footnoted historical context." - Naomi Wolf

"At the assassination of Caesar when Cassius says, "How many ages hence shall this our lofty scene be acted over in states unborn and accents yet unknown!" And you kind of went, "Never was there a truer word spoken."" - Gregory Doran

"I wish [my wife] would [work] because - especially now the kind of - I mean, honesty is hardly the word. She writes with a ferocity of clarity that - nobody else around has now." - Nat Hentoff

"Atheist isn't really the right word because they tended to believe in some sort of Enlightenment, capital 'N' Nature kind of god. But these were people who in their times were criticized as infidels." - Christine Jennings

"I think that's, it's my way of writing, it's my, it's part of you know for lack of a better word, God-given talent that I have that I'm really good at that kind of dialogue." - Quentin Tarantino

"The best kind of friend is the one you could sit on a porch with, never saying a word, and walk away feeling like that was the best conversation you've had." - Anonymous

"Preaching has become a by-word for a long and dull conversation of any kind; and whoever wishes to imply, in any piece of writing, the absence of everything agreeable and inviting, calls it a sermon." - Sydney Smith

"Be careful of your word, even in keeping the most trifling appointment. But do not blame another for a failure of that kind till you have heard his excuse." - James Burgh

"Made still a blund'ring kind of melody; Spurred boldly on, and dashed through thick and thin, Through sense and nonsense, never out nor in. Free from all meaning, whether good or bad, And in one word, heroically mad." - John Dryden

"He doesn't believe that public swimming-pools and a kind word in time will right the wrongs of the world; moreover, he takes a drink whenever he feels like it." - F Scott Fitzgerald

"You never can tell when you send a word, Like an arrow shot from a bow By an archer blind, be it cruel or kind, Just where it may chance to go!" - Ella Wheeler Wilcox

"In fact, I think my life is always going to be difficult, because I am trying to do something... "original" is a big word. It's kind of pathetic, but I have to love what I'm doing." - Ethan Hawke

"Kurt Vonnegut wasn't a chatty guy, but when he spoke, it was always clear and very funny, in the way that he wrote, in a very specific kind of combination of word groupings and expressions that lived somewhere else." - Susan Sarandon

"A word refers to something in the real world and so, in a way, does a photo. It's not the thing itself, but it's a kind of suggestion of where you might look for that thing." - Robert Barry

"Many women hear the word "feminine" and feel like it's a noose around their neck. "Don't hold me to a mode of behavior because I'm a woman and you think this is how a woman should act," kind of thing." - Elizabeth Lesser

"Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around." - Leo Buscaglia

"I don't really like the word 'religion.' To me, that's like rules and regulations and paying money to send up prayers. That kind of all weirds me out, honestly." - Matt Lanter

"Almost every day brings opportunities to perform unselfish acts for others. Such acts are unlimited and can be as simple as a kind word, a helping hand, or a gracious smile." - James E Faust

"I think the word 'earnest' kind of has a negative connotation on some level. I think one of the things that's happened is that being cynical is somehow conflated with being sophisticated. I think that's problematic, to say the least." - Josh Radnor

"One thing, however, I know with certainty: violence, or the direct threat of violence, of the kind we have seen in the past few days, is totally unjustified as a response to any published word or image." - Timothy Garton Ash

"For many, 'desire' is a bad word, something we're supposed to 'give up for God.' That kind of thinking can be really destructive because it teaches people to deny their hearts, their true selves." - Rob Bell

"In Britain, we've tended to replace the kind of architectural culture valued in much of Europe with an in-flight magazine lifestyle - all branding, marketing and 'accessibility', a word that usually means dumbing-down." - David Chipperfield

"I always say, 'Hip-hop takes me everywhere.' It's crazy when I step onstage, and people might not speak much English, but they know every word to your songs. It's kind of freaky, but it's really cool." - Eve

"You see failed vocabulary in the adult world so often, and it's often because once you reach a certain age you're kind of embarrassed to go look up a word if you don't know what it means." - Daniel Handler

"I've been successful in different areas, but nothing brings a smile to my face more than my oldest son, Zaire, and my second son, Zion, saying the kind word of 'Dad.'" - Dwyane Wade

"When you're a litigator, you write so much, so many briefs, over and over again, that you're kind of really focused on one document and have draft after draft, and really pay attention to every single word." - Greg Poehler

"I don't need to go onto Facebook and pretend to have friends I've never even met. To my mind, that kind of destroys the meaning of the word 'friend.' I take exception to that. Because I value and respect friendship." - Stefanie Powers

"'Battlefield' was one of those slow-building songs, the way 'Tattoo' was. It was kind of a word-of-mouth hit. The more people heard it, the more they started requesting it on the radio." - Jordin Sparks

"My old school in Liverpool is now a performing-arts school, and I kind of teach there - I use the word lightly - but I go there and talk to students." - Paul Mccartney

"The word 'carer' makes me think of someone with a nylon overall and a long list of 'clients' to wash before she finishes her shift. A companion was something unique. A kind of live-in friend." - Laurie Graham



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