100 Kindness Quotes

6. “No one has ever become poor by giving.” –
7. “Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.” –
8. “Be a little kinder than you have to.” – E. Lockhart
9. “Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.” –
10. “Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.” – Theodore Isaac Rubin
11. “A great man shows his greatness by the way he treats little men.” – Thomas Carlyle
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12. “All I’m saying is, kindness don’t have no boundaries.” – Kathryn Stockett
13. “Life becomes easier and more beautiful when we can see the good in other people.” – Roy T. Bennett
14. “Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair, but manifestations of strength and resolution.” – Kahlil Gibran
15. “It really shocks me when I encounter people who think kindness doesn’t matter. Because I think it’s pretty much the only thing that matters.” – Josh Radnor
16. “Let us learn to live with kindness, to love everyone, even when they do not love us.” – Pope Francis
17. “Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.” –
18. “Kindness gives birth to kindness.” – Sophocles
19. “Kindness is not a business. True kindness expects nothing in return and should never act with conditions.” – Roy T. Bennett
20. “When words are both true and kind, they can change the world.” –
21. “Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much.” – Blaise Pascal
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22. “I have understood that the most important things are tenderness and kindness. I can’t do without them.” – Brigitte Bardot
23. “Always be a little kinder than necessary.” – James M. Barrie
24. “Ask yourself: Have you been kind today? Make kindness your daily modus operandi and change your world.” – Annie Lennox
25. “I don’t worry about people misinterpreting my kindness for weakness.” – Jason Bateman
26. “When you are young you take the kindness people show you as your right.” – W. Somerset Maugham
27. “A kindness received should be returned with a freer hand.” – Saint Ambrose
28. “The kindness that’s been shown to me, by doctors as well as my family and my friends, it’s really saved my life.” –
29. “Kindly words do not enter so deeply into men as a reputation for kindness.” – Mencius
30. “Kindness is the light that dissolves all walls between souls, families, and nations.” – Paramahansa Yogananda
31. “Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate.” – Albert Schweitzer
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32. “Together we can change the world, just one random act of kindness at a time.” – Ron Hall
33. “Be nice to strangers. Be nice even when it doesn’t matter.” – Sam Altman
34. “People just take your kindness for weakness sometimes, and that’s just the bottom line.” – Ruben Studdard
35. “One of the toughest things for leaders to master is kindness. Kindness shares credit and offers enthusiastic praise for others’ work. It’s a balancing act between being genuinely kind and not looking weak.” – Travis Bradberry
36. “Kindness, I’ve discovered, is everything in life.” – Isaac Bashevis Singer
37. “I always say that kindness is the greatest beauty that you can have.” – Andie MacDowell
38. “Love and kindness go hand in hand.” – Marian Keyes
39. “Kindness can become its own motive. We are made kind by being kind.” – Eric Hoffer
40. “Kindness is the essence of greatness and the fundamental characteristic of the noblest men and women I have known.” – Joseph B. Wirthlin
41. “I’m honest and fair, but I don’t dispense false kindness.” – Steve Easterbrook
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42. “Every day, some act of kindness comes my way, even if it’s just someone opening the door. It happens every day if you keep an eye out for it. Keeping an eye out, that’s the key.” – Aaron Neville
43. “Kindness eases everything almost as much as money does.” – Mason Cooley
44. “The words of kindness are more healing to a drooping heart than balm or honey.” – Sarah Fielding
45. “Kindness has converted more sinners than zeal, eloquence, or learning.” – Frederick William Faber
46. “Kindness is a sort of love without being love.” – Susan Hill
47. “Kindness makes a fellow feel good whether it’s being done to him or by him.” – Frank A. Clark
48. “If you have an impulse to kindness, act on it.” – Douglas Coupland
49. “My religious philosophy is kindness. Try to be kind. That’s something worth achieving.” – Pierce Brosnan
50. “Kindness is an everyday byproduct of all the great virtues.” – Krista Tippett
51. “Everyone responds to kindness.” – Richard Gere
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52. “You can accomplish by kindness what you cannot by force.” – Publilius Syrus
53. “One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession.” – Sophocles
54. “The end result of kindness is that it draws people to you.” – Anita Roddick
55. “Kindness is always fashionable, and always welcome.” – Amelia Barr
56. “The way I stand up to bullies is with kindness and love. Because I think that’s what they really need. They’re misunderstood and probably really upset themselves.” – Chrissy Metz
57. “Kindness is something that I feel is leaving us a little bit – people are getting more self-involved.” – Cobie Smulders
58. “Kindness is loving people more than they deserve.” – Joseph Joubert
59. “Remember there’s no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end.” – Scott Adams
60. “Kindness in ourselves is the honey that blunts the sting of unkindness in another.” – Walter Savage Landor
61. “Harshness and unkindness are relative. The appearance of them may be the fruits of the greatest kindness.” – William Godwin
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62. “There is no substitute for kindness in the home. This lesson I learned from my father. He always listened to my mother’s advice. As a result, he was a better, wiser, and kinder man.” – Joseph B. Wirthlin
63. “Kindness is in our power, even when fondness is not.” – Samuel Johnson
64. “To repay evils with kindness is the religion I was taught to practise, and this will forever be my rule.” – John James Audubon
65. “”Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.” – Mark Twain
66. “I like kindness. Who doesn’t? Life is definitely too short for self-centered, abusive people.” – Ellen Greene
67. “I’m a big believer in acts of kindness, no matter how small.” – Liam Neeson
68. “Just imagine how different the world could be if we all spoke to everyone with respect and kindness.” – Holly Branson
69. “What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?” – Jean-Jacques Rousseau
70. “My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.” – Dalai Lama
71. “A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money.” – John Ruskin
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72. “Kindness and intelligence don’t always deliver us from the pitfalls and traps: there are always failures of love, of will, of imagination. There is no way to take the danger out of human relationships.” – Barbara Grizzuti Harrison
73. “Kindness is a passport that opens doors and fashions friends. It softens hearts and molds relationships that can last lifetimes.” – Joseph B. Wirthlin
74. “Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.” –
75. “Kindness and a generous spirit go a long way. And a sense of humor. It’s like medicine – very healing.” – Max Irons
76. “Kindness is the sunshine in which virtue grows.” – Robert Green Ingersoll
77. “True popularity comes from acts of kindness rather than acts of stupidity.” – Bo Bennett
78. “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
79. “You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.” –
80. “The qualities I most admire in women are confidence and kindness.” – Oscar de la Renta
81. “It is only after one is in trouble that one realizes how little sympathy and kindness there are in the world.” – Nellie Bly
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82. “This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.” – Dalai Lama
83. “True beauty is born through our actions and aspirations and in the kindness we offer to others.” – Alek Wek
84. “There’s nothing so kingly as kindness, and nothing so royal as truth.” – Alice Cary
85. “The only way to tell the truth is to speak with kindness. Only the words of a loving man can be heard.” –
86. “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
87. “Treat everyone with respect and kindness. Period. No exceptions.” – Kiana Tom
88. “You can tell by the kindness of a dog how a human should be.” – Captain Beefheart
89. “I actually think that the most efficacious way of making a difference is to lead by example, and doing random acts of kindness is setting a very good example of how to behave in the world.” – Misha Collins
90. “Kindness and politeness are not overrated at all. They’re underused.” – Tommy Lee Jones
91. “Kindness is really important to me in finding my own prince – so are patience and a sense of humor. Without those qualities he’s no Prince Charming!” – Anne Hathaway
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92. “Good people can get you out of a thousand problems with charm and kindness.” – Anouska Hempel
93. “The everyday kindness of the back roads more than makes up for the in the headlines.” – Charles Kuralt
94. “Kindness is wisdom.” – Philip James Bailey
95. “There’s no use doing a kindness if you do it a day too late.” – Charles Kingsley