Definition of milk of human kindness in US English:

milk of human kindness

phrase

  • Care and compassion for others.

    • ‘If we can't figure this problem out, and use compassion and the milk of human kindness, so that it is a win-win situation for everyone, then it doesn't say much for the kind of people that we are.’
    • ‘This is a good one, perhaps because it provides a different slant on the milk of human kindness.’
    • ‘If there is a drop of the milk of human kindness in his veins it is extraordinarily well diluted.’
    • ‘But there is an unforgiving quality about them and not much of the milk of human kindness.’
    • ‘But the rub of this debate is how, when it comes to the milk of human kindness, we want to see the glass as half empty and not half full.’
    • ‘You know, when you hear something like this, you are just so stricken by the milk of human kindness that you are forced to skip around in circles waving silken ribbons while braiding dandelions through your hair.’
    • ‘He's a lion on the battlefield, but you can't imagine him having visions, or much of the milk of human kindness.’
    • ‘If you put out a call for the milk of human kindness, someone usually turned up with an extra pint.’
    • ‘Well, Howie, it's just the simple milk of human kindness.’
    • ‘Yet despite its deeply inhospitable climate, the people of Wisconsin are full of the milk of human kindness.’