149 Kindness Quotes

The world could use more kindness. Let these kindness quotes inspire you and set an example for others to follow. Kindness is an act affection or goodwill, of consideration, and thoughtfulness.


  1. "There are many different ways we can show kindness to others, and it doesn't have to be in a big way. The simplest of things may make the difference."
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  2. Kindness implies the recognition of being of the same nature as others, being of a kind, in kinship. Penelope Campling, BJPsych Bulletin.
    Be Kind Quotes



  3. "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
    Inspirational Quotes



  4. "Kindness extended, received, or observed beneficially impacts the physical health and feelings of everyone involved." Wayne Dyer, The Invisible Force
    Feeling



  5. You will never have a completely bad day if you show kindness at least once. Greg Henry Quinn
  6. "You will never have a completely bad day if you show kindness at least once." Greg Henry Quinn
    Good Day Quotes



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



  8. "Since God chose you to be the holy people he loves, you must clothe yourselves with tenderhearted mercy, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience." Colossians 3:12 (NLT)
    Patience



  9. Life is short but there is always time for courtesy. Ralph Waldo Emerson
  10. Life is short but there is always time for courtesy. Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Famous



  11. When a friend or professional contact does something considerate for you in a business environment it is a good idea to send a note or give a small gift to thank them. Encourage kindness by showing appreciation and people will want to help you. Don't take professional courtesies for granted. Liz Handlin, The Ultimate Book of Thank You and Sympathy Notes
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  12. "There is absolutely no reason to be kind - except for the fact that sincere kindness gets rewarded with the warm sensation of contentment in witnessing the happiness you've given others." Antony Richard Pearson, How To Achieve Goals
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  13. "Every time someone out there does something nice for you, make it a point to tell him or her just how grateful you are for the same." Adam Richards, Habits: 41 Habits To An Extraordinary Life
    Quote of the Day



  14. No act of kindness, no matter how small is ever wasted.  Aesop
  15. "No act of kindness, no matter how small is ever wasted." Aesop
    Wise



  16. "If someone shows you kindness and generosity, you are likely to reciprocate. If you are happy at work and feel that you are being treated well, you will probably go the extra mile to ensure your work is done thoroughly." Reen Rose, The Secrets to Being Happy at Work
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  17. "Notice acts of kindness offered to you from your surroundings. Someone, no matter who, is doing something thoughtful for you." Noelia Aanulds, Happiness
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  18. Give yourself some kindness today until you're filled and pass it on. Lori Hil
  19. "Give yourself some kindness today until you're filled and pass it on." Lori Hil, 5 Gifts to Give Yourself
    Sharing



  20. ... kindness needs practice. Just as a tree doesn't strengthen its roots the night of the storm, you can't develop kindness overnight; you'll have to practice it in the littlest experiences - to the moth visiting your home, the telemarketer who trespasses into your peace, and the airline agent who botches your flight booking. With practice, you'll become instinctively kind; kindness will become effortless and will require no active thought. Amit Sood, Immerse: A 52-Week Course in Resilient Living
    Experience



  21. "Our kindness towards another propagates across a network of individuals, just as a hostile relation can span generations." John Shea, Strategic Empathy
    Relationship



  22. "Kindness: what a strange word to find on anybody's lips these days. It is like a style in clothes which is no longer worn, or like a musty language no longer spoken . . . Nevertheless, it has a way of returning every now and then to earth . . . and there is kindness again, nestling stubbornly in people's hearts, lifting a small peaceful voice, ready for the millennium." Robert Nathan
    Peace



  23. Show kindness and compassion to the people around you.  D.D. Tai
  24. "Show kindness and compassion to the people around you." D.D. Tai, Mind: How To Pleasure Your Mind Everyday
    Compassion



  25. "Psalm 103: 8-14 shows us the kindness we see in God, and calls us to show this same kindness towards each other." Linda Kastiel Kozlowski, Motherhood, Inc.
    Quotes about God



  26. The ultimate source of happiness is not money and power, but warm-heartedness. Dalai Lama
    Words of Encouragement



  27. Benevolence has no guarantee of return. Max Lucado
    Daily Inspiration



  28. Little kindness and courtesies are so important. Stephen Covey
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  29. I believe that alongside our natural ability to empathise with others, we also have a need for others' kindness, which runs like a thread throughout our whole life. Tim Cahill, The Kindness of Strangers
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  30. "While kindness is a virtue and everyone should help, you should only do so to the extent that it is humanly possible and it will not eat up all of your time." Matthew Lewis Browne, How to Say No
    Time



  31. When you show people kindness and respect. . . you are bringing positive vibes into your life and into the lives of others. Jason Scotts
  32. "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, Mental Strength and Positive Attitude
    Quotes about Life



  33. "This river of kindness flows through each and every one of us, connecting us. Because kindness is more than just medicine. The act of giving and receiving is where the real magic of human connection occurs." Leon Logothesis, The Kindness Diaries
    Giving



  34. "You can cultivate mercy when you extend acts of compassion and kindness to yourself and to other people." Bree Miller, Gratitude & Happiness
    Happy



  35. "Without cruelty, we would not know kindness." Rosemary Peck, The Little Book of Tough Self Love
    Helping Others



  36. "Strong healthy relationships allow people to be vulnerable and gives them permission to look at themselves with honesty and kindness." Robin Roberts, What do I do now
    Honesty



  37. "Perform little acts of kindness 'just because', and watch how much better you feel about yourself." James Fullerton, Self-Esteem
    Self Esteem



  38. "How might your relationships with others change if you responded with kindness?" Corey Gladwell, The Human Experience
    Change



  39. Let us practice random kindness and acts of senseless beauty to all we meet. Paul Keller
  40. "Let us practice random kindness and acts of senseless beauty to all we meet." Paul Keller, Peace
    Quotes To Live By



  41. "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." Author Unknown
    Hope



  42. "When you ask somebody about his strengths, you would quite often hear words like honesty, creativity, humor, kindness, bravery etc. Self-control, sadly does not feature anywhere in the list." Darrin Wiggins, How To Set Goals
    Humor



  43. "In order to lead people, you must lead them with kindness and attempt to show encouragement and enthusiasm no matter what you are trying to accomplish." Mel Kennedy
    Leadership



  44. "If your child is misbehaving, you will tend to handle the situation with more compassion and with more kindness if you have a positive attitude." Ace McCloud, Leadership: Team Building: Success
    Positive Attitude



  45. Recognize the inherent value of every team member, and treat them with kindness and consideration. Philip West
  46. "Recognize the inherent value of every team member, and treat them with kindness and consideration." Philip West, Self-Help Box Set
    Teamwork



  47. "Certainly not all examples of the reciprocity norm are as extreme, but the concept relies on the idea that kindness begets kindness, and it works!" Keith Boyer; Matt Riley, Psychology and The Art of Persuasion Box Set
    Example



  48. "Patience, kindness, and acceptance are often hard to find, and admitting when you're lacking in those areas can be even more difficult." Tina Samples; Dave Samples, Messed Up Men of the Bible
    Tolerance



  49. "Yet, at the same time, we see extreme acts of kindness, selfless acts of courage and people doing all manner of good in the world." Elizabeth Edwards, My God In Whom I Trust!
    Courage



  50. How would your week have been different if you did everything with love and kindness? Tina Nies
  51. "How would your week have been different if you did everything with love and kindness?" Tina Nies, 40 Day LoveFest for You
    Motivational



  52. "I have always felt that kindness is love made visible." Bronnie Ware
    Inspirational Messages



  53. "Kindness and helpfulness are great traits - but when pleasing others becomes an addiction, you sacrifice your own well-being and that of those close to you for the fleeting feel-good fix." Rayne Hall, People Pleasing
    Good



  54. Genuine kindness is no ordinary act, but a gift of rare beauty.  Sylvia Rossetti
  55. "Genuine kindness is no ordinary act, but a gift of rare beauty." Sylvia Rossetti
    Beauty



  56. "The definition of kindness is 'the quality of being friendly, generous, and considerate.' Other words that describe what kindness are: 'affection, gentleness, courtesy, goodwill, goodness, humanity, patience, sweetness, tolerance, understanding, unselfishness." I believe this quality is within all of us. When we consciously think about being kind we have no problem doing it. But sometimes in our busy, hectic lives it is the last thing we think about. Put it in the front of your mind, remind yourself daily that kindness can make the world a better place." Catherine Pulsifer
    Inspirational Thoughts



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



  58. "Sometimes the practice of kindness brings ready, joyful results. Other times it takes an awful lot from us and is exceptionally hard -but it still feels like the right thing to do. Sharon Salzberg, The Kindness Handbook
    Joy



  59. Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair, but manifestations of strength and resolutions. Kahlil Gibran
    Encouraging



  60. Honesty, love, kindness the desire to bring out the good in others, and the readiness to forgive should be in these relationships. Mia Conrad
  61. "Honesty, love, kindness the desire to bring out the good in others, and the readiness to forgive should be in these relationships." Mia Conrad, Self-Compassion
    Forgiveness



  62. "Teaching kids good manners is teaching them about kindness, consideration and respect." Claire Stranberg, Raising Kids With Good Manners
    Children



  63. You need capacity to change the world, and you need self-kindness to increase your capacity. Being kinder to yourself includes things like ensuring you get enough rest, fueling your body with foods that work for you and moving your body in a way that's accessible. It also includes setting boundaries, opening your mind, speaking kindly to yourself and leaning on the folks who are closest to you. Lara Heacock, Practical Kindness
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  64. One of the most important jobs educators have is to teach, model, and reinforce respect, compassion, kindness, and other prosocial skills. Doing so builds a school climate and culture where kids feel more connected to their teachers and to one another. It leads to greater emotional health for students and teachers alike. Naomi Drew; Christa Tinari, Create a Culture of Kindness in Middle School
    Respect Quotes



  65. All the kindness a person puts out into the world works on the hearts and thoughts of mankind. Thomas E. Pierce
  66. "All the kindness a person puts out into the world works on the hearts and thoughts of mankind." Thomas E. Pierce, The Last Rose
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  67. 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
    Memory



  68. In the contemporary world, though, altruism is more than ever a necessity, even an urgent one. It is also a natural manifestation of human kindness, for which we all have potential, despite multiple, often selfish, motivations that run through and sometimes dominate our minds. Matthieu Ricard, Altruism
    Potential



  69. "Only a smile, only a word, only a kindness done. A brief exchange, a little light of love from one to one." John McLeod
    Appreciation Poems



  70. Perform a random act of kindness for someone. Steve Brunkhorst
  71. "Perform a random act of kindness for someone: a smile, compliment, or a favor just for fun. These will multiply and spread very rapidly." Steve Brunkhorst
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  72. Those who have suffered a tragedy need to know that they are loved and cared about. They need to feel that they have not been forgotten and left to their own devices. Doing little things for such people does not entail much effort or time and generally little money, but it will mean all the difference to those to whom you show such kindness. Eliezer Alperstein
    Effort



  73. "Mother Teresa believed that it was possible to spread the 'love of God' throughout your life and 'only use words when necessary'. She firmly believed that the way to demonstrate your love and faith in God was to show kindness and compassion to other people. Scarlett Johnson, 40 Inspirational Life Lessons And Timeless Wisdom From The Life Of Mother Teresa
    Faith


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