Hadith on Kindness: Gentleness is beautiful, cruelty is disgraceful

Aisha reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, kindness is not found in anything but that it beautifies it, and it is not removed from anything but that it disgraces it.”

Source: Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 2594

Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Muslim

عَنْ عَائِشَةَ عَنْ النَّبِيِّ صَلَّى اللَّهُ عَلَيْهِ وَسَلَّمَ قَالَ إِنَّ الرِّفْقَ لَا يَكُونُ فِي شَيْءٍ إِلَّا زَانَهُ وَلَا يُنْزَعُ مِنْ شَيْءٍ إِلَّا شَانَهُ

2594 صحيح مسلم كتاب البر والصلة والآداب باب فضل الرفق