Be generous with kindly words, especially about those who are absent.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
It lies in human nature that where you experience your first laughs, you also remember the age kindly. Vaclav Havel
To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent that is to triumph over old age. Amos Bronson Alcott
For the people who ostensibly wish me well or are worried about my immortal soul, I say I take it kindly. Christopher Hitchens