ᐅTop143+ Famous Kindness Quotes for Students, Adults

“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.”

“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.” —Aesop

“There is no small act of kindness. Every compassionate act makes large the world.

“There is no small act of kindness. Every compassionate act makes large the world.” ― Mary Anne Radmacher

“Genuine kindness is no ordinary act, but a gift of rare beauty.”

“Genuine kindness is no ordinary act, but a gift of rare beauty.” ― Sylvia Rossetti

“Kindness is like snow- It beautifies everything it covers.”

“Kindness is like snow- It beautifies everything it covers.” ― Kahlil Gibran

“Cleverness is a gift, kindness is a choice.”

“Cleverness is a gift, kindness is a choice.” — Jeff Bezos

“Helping out when you are not asked is an act of kindness.”

“Helping out when you are not asked is an act of kindness.” — Mary Samuel

“When you show and give kindness it comes back to you!”

“When you show and give kindness it comes back to you!” — Karen Timmins

“Send a drop of kindness, and see a happy face.”

“Send a drop of kindness, and see a happy face.” — Julie Hebert

“Kindness, I’ve discovered, is everything in life.”

“Kindness, I’ve discovered, is everything in life.” ― Isaac Bashevis Singer

“Always find opportunities to make someone smile, and to offer random acts

“Always find opportunities to make someone smile, and to offer random acts of kindness in everyday life.” ― Roy T. Bennett

“A gentle word, a kind look, a good-natured smile can work wonders and

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

“The kinder and the more thoughtful a person is, the more kindness he can find in

“The kinder and the more thoughtful a person is, the more kindness he can find in other people.” — Leo Tolstoy

“It is not genius, nor glory, nor love that reflects the greatness of the human soul

“It is not genius, nor glory, nor love that reflects the greatness of the human soul; it is kindness.” — Jean-Baptiste

“To be kind is good. To be kind without expecting anything in return is better.”

“To be kind is good. To be kind without expecting anything in return is better.” — Tariq Ramadan

“Always show more kindness than seems necessary, because the person receiving

“Always show more kindness than seems necessary, because the person receiving it needs it more than you will ever know.” — Colin Powell

“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about.”

“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about.” — Wendy Mass

“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.”

“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” — Winston Churchill

“Be kind to unkind people. They need it the most.”

“Be kind to unkind people. They need it the most.” — Ashleigh Brilliant

“Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that

“Have a heart that never hardens, and a temper that never tires, and a touch that never hurts.” — Charles Dickens

“Never believe that a few caring people can’t change the world. For indeed

“Never believe that a few caring people can’t change the world. For indeed, that’s all who ever have.” ― Margaret Mead

“That best portion of a man’s life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts of

“That best portion of a man’s life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and love.” ― William Wordsworth

“The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate

“The purpose of life is not to be happy. It is to be useful, to be honorable, to be compassionate, to have it make some difference that you have lived and lived well.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson

“You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can

“You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.” ― John Bunyon

“Perhaps you will forget tomorrow the kind words you say today, but the recipient

“Perhaps you will forget tomorrow the kind words you say today, but the recipient may cherish them over a lifetime.” ― dale carnegie

“Bring love wherever you go. Shine light wherever it is dark.

“Bring love wherever you go. Shine light wherever it is dark. Leave blessings wherever you have been. Be kind wherever you are.” ― mary davis

“If you see someone without a smile, give them one of yours.”

“If you see someone without a smile, give them one of yours.” – Dolly Parton

“What this world needs is a new kind of army – the army of the kind.”

“What this world needs is a new kind of army – the army of the kind.” – Cleveland Amory

“Everyone responds to kindness.”

“Everyone responds to kindness.” – Richard Gere

“People just deserve to be treated with kindness.”

“People just deserve to be treated with kindness.” – Sophia Bush

“My parents taught me honesty, truth, compassion, kindness and how

“My parents taught me honesty, truth, compassion, kindness and how to care for people.” – Brian Blessed

“Generosity and kindness always feel good to give, and it never feels good to

“Generosity and kindness always feel good to give, and it never feels good to give grief or negativity.” – Jason Becker

“I’m a big believer in acts of kindness, no matter how small.”

“I’m a big believer in acts of kindness, no matter how small.” – Liam Neeson

“Be kind to one another, tender hearted, forgiving one another as God in Christ

“Be kind to one another, tender hearted, forgiving one another as God in Christ forgave you.” –Ephesians 4:32, Holy Bible

“Kindness is ever the begetter of kindness.”

“Kindness is ever the begetter of kindness.” –Sophocles

“Choosing kindness is just as easy as smiling.”

“Choosing kindness is just as easy as smiling.” –Justin Tremblay

“I am a little bit of a softie, yes. Actually, I don’t think it’s softness, I think it’s kindness.

“I am a little bit of a softie, yes. Actually I don’t think it’s softness, I think it’s kindness.” –Len Goodman

“You can tell by the kindness of a dog how a human should be.”

“You can tell by the kindness of a dog how a human should be.” –Captain Beefheart

“The catch phrase for the day is ‘Do an act of kindness. Help one person smile.’

“The catch phrase for the day is ‘Do an act of kindness. Help one person smile.” –Harvey Ball

“Simplify, slow down, be kind. And don’t forget to have art in your life – music

“Simplify, slow down, be kind. And don’t forget to have art in your life – music, paintings, theater, dance, and sunsets.” — Eric Carle

“Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment, until it becomes a memory.”

“Sometimes you will never know the value of a moment, until it becomes a memory.” — Dr. Seuss

“Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.”

“Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.” — Dr. Seuss

“Today I shall behave, as if this is the day I will be remembered.”

“Today I shall behave, as if this is the day I will be remembered.” — Dr. Seuss

“A person’s a person, no matter how small.”

“A person’s a person, no matter how small.” — Dr. Seuss

“When you are kind to someone in trouble, you hope they’ll remember and be kind

“When you are kind to someone in trouble, you hope they’ll remember and be kind to someone else. And it’ll become like a wildfire.” — Whoopi Goldberg

“Be kind, don’t judge, and have respect for others. If we can all do this

“Be kind, don’t judge, and have respect for others. If we can all do this, the world would be a better place.” — Jasmine Guinness

“Treat others as you wish to be treated. Don’t just be nice, but be kind to other people

“Treat others as you wish to be treated. Don’t just be nice, but be kind to other people. That can be so rewarding.” — Mary Lambert

“Believe in yourself. Do what you love. And most importantly, be kind to others

“Believe in yourself. Do what you love. And most importantly, be kind to others, even if you don’t like them.” — Stacy London

“Be kind to people on the way up – you’ll meet them again on your way down.”

“Be kind to people on the way up – you’ll meet them again on your way down.” — Jimmy Durante

“Take time to be kind and to say ‘thank you.

“Take time to be kind and to say ‘thank you.” — Zig Ziglar

“The everyday kindness of the back roads more than makes up for the acts of

“The everyday kindness of the back roads more than makes up for the acts of greed in the headlines.” —Charles Kuralt

“I’ve been searching for ways to heal myself, and I’ve found that kindness is the best way.”

“I’ve been searching for ways to heal myself, and I’ve found that kindness is the best way.” —Lady Gaga

“And so I try to be kind to everything I see, and in everything I see, I see him.”

“And so I try to be kind to everything I see, and in everything I see, I see him.” – Hanya Yanagihara

“Always have a willing hand to help someone, you might be the only one that does.

“Always have a willing hand to help someone, you might be the only one that does.” – Roy T. Bennett

“People shouldn’t have to earn kindness. They should have to earn cruelty.”

“People shouldn’t have to earn kindness. They should have to earn cruelty.” – Maggie Stiefvater

“All I’m saying is, kindness doesn’t have any boundaries.”

“All I’m saying is, kindness doesn’t have any boundaries.” – Kathryn Stockett

“We can all fight against loneliness by engaging in random acts of kindness.”

“We can all fight against loneliness by engaging in random acts of kindness.” – Gail Honeyman

“Education teaches us compassion and kindness, connection to others.”

“Education teaches us compassion and kindness, connection to others.” – Jill Biden

“A tree is known by its fruit; a man by his deeds. A good deed is never lost

“A tree is known by its fruit; a man by his deeds. A good deed is never lost; he who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love.” – Saint Basil

“Goodness is about character – integrity, honesty, kindness, generosity, moral courage

“Goodness is about character – integrity, honesty, kindness, generosity, moral courage, and the like. More than anything else, it is about how we treat other people.” – Dennis Prager

“For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words

“For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.” – Audrey Hepburn

“Be gentle to all and stern with yourself.”

“Be gentle to all and stern with yourself.” – Teresa of Avila

“Extend yourself in kindness to other human being wherever you can.”

“Extend yourself in kindness to other human being wherever you can.” – Oprah Winfrey

My religious philosophy is kindness. Try to be kind. That’s something worth achieving

My religious philosophy is kindness. Try to be kind. That’s something worth achieving. – Perce Brosnan

“One man practicing kindness in the wilderness is worth all the temples this world pulls.”

“One man practicing kindness in the wilderness is worth all the temples this world pulls.” ― Jack Kerouac

Kindness is in our power, even when fondness is not.

Kindness is in our power, even when fondness is not. ~ Samuel Johnson

A kind heart is a fountain of gladness, making everything in its vicinity freshen

A kind heart is a fountain of gladness, making everything in its vicinity freshen into smiles. ~ Washington Irving

“Transparency, honesty, kindness, good stewardship, even humor,

“Transparency, honesty, kindness, good stewardship, even humor, work in businesses at all times.” – John Gerzema

Your acts of kindness are iridescent wings of divine love, which linger and continue

Your acts of kindness are iridescent wings of divine love, which linger and continue to uplift others long after your sharing. ~ Rumi

“But remember, boy, that a kind act can sometimes be as powerful as a sword.”

“But remember, boy, that a kind act can sometimes be as powerful as a sword.”― Rick Riordan

“The love, kindnesses, and value we have given authentically to others will be our

“The love, kindnesses, and value we have given authentically to others will be our remaining treasures at the end of life.” – Steve Brunkhorst

“Kindness extended, received, or observed beneficially impacts the physical

“Kindness extended, received, or observed beneficially impacts the physical health and feelings of everyone involved.” – Wayne Dyer

“Today you can embrace kindness, practice compassion, stand up for justice

“Today you can embrace kindness, practice compassion, stand up for justice, talk to strangers, ask for help, offer hope, and listen with your whole heart.” – Unknown

“When you show people kindness and respect, despite petty differences

“When you show people kindness and respect, despite petty differences, you are bringing positive vibes into your life and into the lives of others.” – Jason Scotts

“Kindness is not a business. True kindness expects nothing in return and should

“Kindness is not a business. True kindness expects nothing in return and should never act with conditions.” ― Roy T. Bennett

A little madness a little kindness makes for happiness.

A little madness a little kindness makes for happiness. – Nicole Johnson

“Let us practice random kindness and acts of senseless beauty to all we meet.”

“Let us practice random kindness and acts of senseless beauty to all we meet.” – Paul Keller

“Give yourself some kindness today until you’re filled and pass it on.”

“Give yourself some kindness today until you’re filled and pass it on.” – Lori Hil

Life is short but there is always time for courtesy.

Life is short but there is always time for courtesy. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Kind people are the best kind of people”

“Kind people are the best kind of people” – UNKNOWN

Kindness makes a fellow feel good whether it’s being done to him or by him

Kindness makes a fellow feel good whether it’s being done to him or by him. – Frank A. Clark

“Kindness is choosing to acknowledge and celebrate the beauty in others

“Kindness is choosing to acknowledge and celebrate the beauty in others, regardless of whether or not they can find it in themselves.” – RAKTIVIST

“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.”

“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.” ― Plato

Be mindful. Be grateful. Be positive. Be true. Be kind.

“Be mindful. Be grateful. Be positive. Be true. Be kind.” ― Roy T. Bennett

The very nature of kindness is to spread. If you are kind to others, today they will

“The very nature of kindness is to spread. If you are kind to others, today they will be kind to you, and tomorrow to somebody else.” ― Sri Chonmony

There is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.

“There is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.” —Vincent Van Gogh

There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.

There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up. —John Holmes

When we seek to discover the best in others, we somehow bring out the best

“When we seek to discover the best in others, we somehow bring out the best in ourselves.” ― William Arthur Ward

Good words bring good feelings to the heart. Speak with kindness, always.

Good words bring good feelings to the heart. Speak with kindness, always. —Rod Williams

Kindness is a sort of love without being love.

“Kindness is a sort of love without being love.” –Susan Hill

Deliberately seek opportunities for kindness, sympathy, and patience.

“Deliberately seek opportunities for kindness, sympathy, and patience.” –Evelyn Underhill

Love and kindness go hand in hand.

“Love and kindness go hand in hand.” –Marian Keyes

I work best when there’s a safety trampoline of kindness.

“I work best when there’s a safety trampoline of kindness.” –Ruth Negga

Kindness is wisdom.

“Kindness is wisdom” –Philip James Bailey

We should model the kindness we want to see.

“We should model the kindness we want to see.” –Brene Brown

The catch phrase for the day is “Do an act of kindness. Help one person smile.”

The catch phrase for the day is “Do an act of kindness. Help one person smile.” —Harvey Ball

Be kind to people on the way up—you’ll meet them again on your way down.

Be kind to people on the way up—you’ll meet them again on your way down. —Jimmy Durante

I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.

“I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.” — Tennessee Williams

If you have kindness in your heart, you offer acts of kindness to touch the hearts

“If you have kindness in your heart, you offer acts of kindness to touch the hearts of others wherever you go—whether they are random or planned. Kindness becomes a way of life.” ― Roy T. Bennett

It takes strength to be kind; it’s not a weakness.

“It takes strength to be kind; it’s not a weakness.” — Daniel Lubetzky

Take time to be kind and to say “thank you.”

Take time to be kind and to say “thank you.” —Zig Ziglar

Human kindness has never weakened the stamina or softened the fiber of a free

Human kindness has never weakened the stamina or softened the fiber of a free people. A nation does not have to be cruel to be tough. —Franklin D. Roosevelt

You can only understand people if you feel them in yourself.

“You can only understand people if you feel them in yourself.” — John Steinbeck

Always stop to think whether your fun may be the cause of another’s unhappiness.

“Always stop to think whether your fun may be the cause of another’s unhappiness.” — Aesop

Work hard, be kind, and amazing things will happen.

“Work hard, be kind, and amazing things will happen.” — Conan O’Brien

Kindness is showing someone they matter.

“Kindness is showing someone they matter.” – Unknown

It’s very important to choose kindness and stop bullying.

“It’s very important to choose kindness and stop bullying.” –Jacob Tremblay

We are all neighbors. Be kind. Be gentle.

“We are all neighbors. Be kind. Be gentle.” — Clemantine Wamariya

Weeds are flowers too, once you get to know them

“Weeds are flowers too, once you get to know them.” — A.A. Milne

For it is in giving that we receive.

“For it is in giving that we receive.” – Francis of Assisi

What I want is so simple I almost can’t say it: elementary kindness.

“What I want is so simple I almost can’t say it: elementary kindness.” ― Barbara Kingsolver

Treat everyone with respect and kindness. Period. No exceptions.

“Treat everyone with respect and kindness. Period. No exceptions.” – Kiana Tom

Be nice to strangers. Be nice even when it doesn’t matter.

“Be nice to strangers. Be nice even when it doesn’t matter.” – Sam Altman

Kind words don’t cost much. Yet they accomplish much. —Blaise Pasca

Act with kindness, but do not expect gratitude.

“Act with kindness, but do not expect gratitude.” – Confucius

Be the reason someone believes in the goodness of people. —Karen Salmansohn

Great things are done by a series of small things brought together. —Vincent van Gogh

If you can be anything, be kind.

“If you can be anything, be kind” – UNKNOWN

We rise by lifting others. —Robert Ingersoll

Kindness is a universal language.

“Kindness is a universal language.” – RAKTIVIST

Know what sparks the light in you, then use that light to illuminate the world. —Oprah Winfrey

Be kinder to yourself. And then let your kindness flood the world. —Pema Chodron

The only way to have a friend is to be one.

“The only way to have a friend is to be one.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Kindness is a gift everyone can afford to give. —Author unknown

If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else. —Booker T. Washington

Never be so busy as not to think of others. —Mother Teresa

You can always, always give something, even if it is only kindness! —Anne Frank

Try to be a rainbow in someone else’s cloud. —Maya Angelou

“It doesn't cost me anything to be kind.” — Paddington

“We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give” — Winston Churchill

“Kind hearts are the gardens. Kind thoughts are the roots. Kind words are the blossoms.

“Kind hearts are the gardens. Kind thoughts are the roots. Kind words are the blossoms. Kind deeds are the fruits.” — Kirpal Singh

“There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.” — Edith Wharton

“Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.”

“Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.” — William Makepeace Thackeray

“The greatness of a community is most accurately measured by the compassionate actions of its members, a heart of grace, and a soul generated by love.” — Coretta Scott King

“The ideals which have lighted my way, and time after time have given me new courage to face life cheerfully, have been kindness, beauty, and truth” — Albert Einstein

“Kindness isn’t a tactic. It’s a command… Civility and decency aren’t incompatible with ‘taking sides.’ It doesn’t require anyone to fold in the face of angry opposition. Kindness doesn’t conflict with conviction, and our commitments to kindness are biblically inseparable from our commitments to justice. We aren’t to choose between them, we’re to embrace them both.” — David French

“To extend yourself in kindness to anybody is an extension in kindness in the world.” — Oprah Winfrey

“Those who bring sunshine to the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves” — James Matthew Barrie

“Ask yourself: have you been kind today? Make kindness your modus operandi and change your world.” — Annie Lennox

“Being kind to others is a way of being good to yourself.” — Harold S. Kushner

“You’ve been criticizing yourself for years and it hasn’t worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens.” — Louise L. Hay

“Be kind to yourself this evening. Buy something for yourself. Treat yourself to a meal. Look at the mirror and give a smile to yourself.” — Yoko Ono

“If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete.” — Jack Kornfield

“Be kind to yourself, to others, and everything around you.” — Alexandrto a Stoddard

“You is kind. You is smart. You is important,” ― Kathryn Stockett

“It takes nothing away from a human to be kind to an animal” — Joaquin Phoenix

“So often when you start talking about kindness to animals someone comments that starving and mistreated children should come first. The issue can’t be divided like that. It isn’t a choice between children and animals. It’s our duty to care for both. Kindness is the important thing. Kids and animals are our responsibility.” — Minnie Pearl

“Compassion for animals is intimately associated with goodness of character, and it may be confidently asserted that he who is cruel to animals cannot be a good man.” ― Arthur Schopenhauer

“You can judge a man's true character by the way he treats his fellow animals.” ― Paul McCartney

“Kindness can transform someone's dark moment with a blaze of light. you'll never know how much your caring matters. make a difference for another today.” ― Amy Leigh Mercree

“The best index to a person's character is how he treats people who can't do him any good and how he treats people who can't fight back.” ― Abigail Van Buren

“Beginning today, treat everyone you meet as if they were going to be dead by midnight. Extend to them all the care, kindness and understanding you can muster, and do it with no thought of any reward. Your life will never be the same again.” ― Og Mandino

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” ― Maya Angelou

“It takes so much energy to be mean. It takes much less to be nice.” — Leah Thomas

“True beauty is born through our actions and aspirations and in the kindness

“True beauty is born through our actions and aspirations and in the kindness we offer to others.” ― Alek Wek

“One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better

“One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession.” ― Sophocles

“Few will have the greatness to bend history itself, but each of us can work to change a small portion of events. It is from numberless diverse acts of courage and belief that human history is shaped. Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring those ripples build a current which can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance.” ― Robert F. Kennedy

“Being kind means responding to the needs of others — and people can be kind, no matter how old or young we are.” ― Fred Rogers

“Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness.

“Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.” ― Lao-Tzu

“The beauty of a woman is not in a facial mole, but true beauty in a Woman is reflected in her soul. It is the caring that she lovingly gives, the passion that she knows.” ― Audrey Hepburn

“Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.”

“Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.” ― Mark Twain

“To kindness and love, the things we need most!” ― The Grinch

“In a gentle way, you can shake the world.” ― Mahatma Gandhi

“We rise by lifting others.” ― Robert Ingersoll

“In the end only kindness matters” ― Jewel

“Try to be a rainbow in someone's cloud” ― Maya Angelou

“How beautiful a day can be, when kindness touches it!” ― George Elliston

“Kindness is always in stock” ― Katy Perry

“A warm smile is the universal language of kindness.”

“A warm smile is the universal language of kindness.” ― William Arthur Ward

“If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.” ― Lucy Larcom

“Always try to be a little kinder than is necessary.”

“Always try to be a little kinder than is necessary.” ― J M Barrie

“Forget injuries; never forget kindness.”

“Forget injuries; never forget kindness.” ― Confucius

“Be a little kinder than you have to.” ― E. Lockhart

“Three things in human life are important: the first is to be kind; the second is to be kind

“Three things in human life are important: the first is to be kind; the second is to be kind; and the third is to be kind.” ― Henry James

“No one has ever become poor by giving.”

“No one has ever become poor by giving.” ― Anne Frank

“I think we all have empathy. We may not have enough courage to display it.” — Maya Angelou

“Love and kindness are never wasted. They always make a difference.”

“Love and kindness are never wasted. They always make a difference.” — Helen James

“Guard well within yourself that treasure, kindness. Know how to give without

“Guard well within yourself that treasure, kindness. Know how to give without hesitation, how to lose without regret, how to acquire without meanness.” — George Sand

“Everyone on Earth, they’d tell us, was carrying around an unseen history, and that alone deserved some tolerance.” — Michelle Obama

“We must learn to regard people less in the light of what they do or omit to do, and more in the light of what they suffer. ― Dietrich Bonhoeffer

“I honor the sanctity of all religions — I'm not here to put them down. But the only religion that I personally embrace is the religion of kindness.” ― Leslie Jordan

“The simplest acts of kindness are by far more powerful than a thousand heads

“The simplest acts of kindness are by far more powerful than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.” ― Mahatma Gandhi

“My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.”

“My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.” ― Dalai Lama

“If a person seems wicked, do not cast him away. Awaken him with your words, elevate him with your deeds, repay his injury with your kindness. Do not cast him away; cast away his wickedness.” ― Lao-Tzu

“If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.” ― Dalai Lama

“I would rather make mistakes in kindness and compassion than work miracles in unkindness and hardness.” ― Mother Teresa

“With all of the bad things that are happening in the world right now, I think we need a message of togetherness and true unity. I believe that starts with personal reflection and then we can find kindness toward each other.” ― Marielle Heller

“Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair, but manifestations

“Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair, but manifestations of strength and resolution.” ― Kahlil Gibran

“Attitude is a choice. Happiness is a choice. Optimism is a choice. Kindness is a choice. Giving is a choice. Respect is a choice. Whatever choice you make makes you. Choose wisely.” ― Roy T. Bennett

“Be the change you wish to see in the world.” — Mahatma Gandhi

“The best life strategy? Be loving, be kind, be intentional, and be authentically you — not the shadow version of self-masquerading and parading as you. The version with all the flaws, the baggage, and the love; that you that exists in spite of whatever the world may throw at you.” — Joél Leon

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” — Margaret Mead

“What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.” — Jane Goodall

“When you are kind to others, it not only changes you, it changes the world.”

“When you are kind to others, it not only changes you, it changes the world.” — Harold Kushner

“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.

“Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It's not.” — Dr. Seuss

“Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness

“Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate.” — Albert Schweitzer

“When I was young, I admired clever people. Now that I am old, I admire kind people.” — Abraham Joshua Heschel

“Kindness can only be repaid with kindness. It can’t be repaid with expressions like ‘thank you’ and then forgotten.” — Malala Yousafzai

“Courage. Kindness. Friendship. Character. These are the qualities that define us as human beings, and propel us, on occasion, to greatness.” ― R.J. Palacio

“Quick reminder: Kindness and justice are not synonymous. Be kind. And advocate and work for justice. Lives depend on it.” ​​— Bernice King

“I have seen human beings do and become terrible things as they destroy the world. I have also learned that only those things made of kindness, justice, and hope can save the world.” — Danté Stewart

“How do we change the world? One random act of kindness at a time.” — Morgan Freeman

“If we are asking for the world to be kind, we must first ask what are we doing to add more kindness to the world. If we are asking for the world to be more loving, we must first ask what are we doing to add more love to the world. We are the vessels for the things we seek.” — Joél Leon

“Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness.”

“Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness.” — Seneca

“It takes courage to be kind.” — Maya Angelou

“The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who

“The test of our progress is not whether we add more to the abundance of those who have much; it is whether we provide enough for those who have too little.” ― Franklin D. Roosevelt

“Kindness is always fashionable, and always welcome.”

“Kindness is always fashionable, and always welcome.” —Amelia Barr

“Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning

“Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.” —Theodore Isaac Rubin

“Kindness gives birth to kindness.”

“Kindness gives birth to kindness.” —Sophocles

“A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money.” —John Ruskin

“The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the greatest intention.”

“The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the greatest intention.” —Kahlil Gibran

“Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much.” —Blaise Pascal

“A great man shows his greatness by the way he treats little men.”

“A great man shows his greatness by the way he treats little men.” —Thomas Carlyle

“Never look down on anybody unless you’re helping them up.” —Jesse Jackson

“When I was young, I admired clever people. Now that I am old, I admire kind people.” —Abraham Joshua Heschel

“How do we change the world? One random act of kindness at a time.” —Morgan Freeman

“To kindness and love, the things we need most.” —The Grinch

“A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions, and the roots

“A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions, and the roots spring up and make new trees.” —Amelia Earhart

“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

“Kindness is the light that dissolves all walls between souls, families, and nations.

“Kindness is the light that dissolves all walls between souls, families, and nations.” —Paramahansa Yogananda.

“Kindness is a passport that opens doors and fashions friends. It softens hearts and molds relationships that can last lifetimes.” —Joseph B. Wirthlin

“When words are both true and kind, they can change the world.”

“When words are both true and kind, they can change the world.” —Buddha

“Simple kindness may be the most vital key to the riddle of how human beings can live with each other in peace and care properly for this planet we all share.” —Bo Lozoff

“You can accomplish by kindness what you cannot by force.” —Publilius Syrus

“Kindness and politeness are not overrated at all. They’re underused.”

“Kindness and politeness are not overrated at all. They’re underused.” —Tommy Lee Jones

“To practice five things under all circumstances constitutes perfect virtue; these five are gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness, and kindness.” —Confucius

“The words of kindness are more healing to a drooping heart than balm or honey.”

“The words of kindness are more healing to a drooping heart than balm or honey.” —Sarah Fielding

“Kindness begins with the understanding that we all struggle.”

“Kindness begins with the understanding that we all struggle.” —Charles Glassman

“Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling. Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse.” —Henry van Dyke

“Because that’s what kindness is. It’s not doing something for someone else because they

“Because that’s what kindness is. It’s not doing something for someone else because they can’t, but because you can.” —Andrew Iskander

“Unexpected kindness is the most powerful, least costly, and most underrated agent of human change.” —Bob Kerrey

“Sometimes it takes only one act of kindness and caring to change a person’s life.”

“Sometimes it takes only one act of kindness and caring to change a person’s life.” —Jackie Chan

“Do things for people not because of who they are or what they do in return, but because of who you are.” —Harold S. Kushner

“It is the characteristic of the magnanimous man to ask no favor but to be ready to do kindness to others.” —Aristotle

“Kindness is an electrical spark of life that runs through all kingdoms and has a reciprocal action when shown to others.” —Joe Hayes

“My wish for you is that you continue. Continue to be who and how you are, to astonish a mean world with your acts of kindness. Continue to allow humor to lighten the burden of your tender heart.” —Maya Angelou

“You can cultivate mercy when you extend acts of compassion and kindness to yourself and to other people.” —Bree Miller

“To err on the side of kindness is seldom an error.” —Liz Armbruster

“Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together

“Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.” —Desmond Tutu

“Kindness is the only service that will stand the storm of life and not wash out. It will wear well and will be remembered long after the prism of politeness or the complexion of courtesy has faded away.” —Abraham Lincoln

“Kindness is the golden chain by which society is bound together.” —Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” —Margaret Mead

“A kind word is like a spring day.” —Russian proverb

“Always be a little kinder than necessary.” —James M. Barrie

“What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?

“What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?” —Jean-Jacques Rousseau

“Go and love someone exactly as they are. And then watch how quickly they transform into the greatest, truest version of themselves. When one feels seen and appreciated in their own essence, one is instantly empowered.” —Wes Angelozzi

“A kind gesture can reach a wound that only compassion can heal.”

“A kind gesture can reach a wound that only compassion can heal.” —Steve Maraboli

“Practice random kindness and senseless acts of beauty.”

“Practice random kindness and senseless acts of beauty.” —Anne Herbert

“When you callously ignore the suffering of others, you lose the capacity to share their happiness, too.” —Albert Schweitzer

“Kindness can become its own motive. We are made kind by being kind.”

“Kindness can become its own motive. We are made kind by being kind.” —Eric Hoffer

“That is what compassion does. It challenges our assumptions, our sense of self-limitation, worthlessness, of not having a place in the world, our feelings of loneliness and estrangement. These are narrow, constrictive states of mind. As we develop compassion, our hearts open.” —Sharon Salzberg

“Human kindness has never weakened the stamina or softened the fiber of a free people

“Human kindness has never weakened the stamina or softened the fiber of a free people.” —Franklin D. Roosevelt

“For attractive lips, speak words of kindness. For lovely eyes, seek out the good in people. For a slim figure, share your food with the hungry. For beautiful hair, let a child run his fingers through it once a day. For poise, walk with the knowledge that you will never walk alone.” —Sam Levenson

“What we all have in common is an appreciation of kindness and compassion

“What we all have in common is an appreciation of kindness and compassion; all the religions have this. Love. We all lean towards love.” —Richard Gere

“Love and kindness are never wasted. They always make a difference.

“Love and kindness are never wasted. They always make a difference. They bless the one who receives them, and they bless you, the giver.” —Barbara De Angelis

“Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.”

“Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.” —Mother Teresa

“I think probably kindness is my number one attribute in a human being. I’ll put it before any of the things like courage or bravery or generosity or anything else.” —Roald Dahl

“Remember, there’s no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates

“Remember, there’s no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end.” —Scott Adams

“Carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of reward

“Carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you.” —Princess Diana.

“Compassion isn’t about solutions. It’s about giving all the love that you’ve got.

“Compassion isn’t about solutions. It’s about giving all the love that you’ve got.” —Cheryl Strayed

“A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.”

“A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.” —Joseph Joubert

“Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.”

“Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible” – Dalai Lama

“You cannot do kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.”

“You cannot do kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.” —Ralph Waldo Emerson