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The 50 Best Quotes About Kindness

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There is nothing more important in life than being kind to one another.

Lucky for us, studies show that being nice will actually make us happier and healthier!

We’re here to spread the love with this collection of our favorite quotes about kindness, generosity, and just being a nice person in general.

Enjoy the quotes, share the wisdom, and get out there and be kind.

No act of kindness, however small, is ever wasted.Aesop

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

For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.Ralph Waldo Emerson


The capacity to care is what gives life its most deepest significance.Pablo Casals

The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the grandest intention.Oscar Wilde

Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.Plato

Hello babies. Welcome to Earth. It’s hot in the summer and cold in the winter. It’s round and wet and crowded. On the outside, babies, you’ve got a hundred years here. There’s only one rule that I know of, babies—God damn it, you’ve got to be kind.Kurt Vonnegut

The best portion of a good man’s life: His little, nameless unremembered acts of kindness and love.William Wordsworth

Every act of kindness benefits the giver, as well as the receiver.Katrina Mayer

Practice kindness all day to everybody and you will realize you’re already in heaven now.Jack Kerouac

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

Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.Laozi

Whenever you feel like criticizing anyone…just remember that all the people in this world haven’t had the advantages that you’ve had.F. Scott Fitzgerald

Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.Dalai Lama

Always be a little kinder than necessary.J. M. Barrie

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

Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.Mother Teresa

No one is more worthy of your kindness and compassion than you are.Thich Nhat Hanh

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

The soul that perpetually overflows with kindness and sympathy will always be cheerful.Parke Godwin


No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care.Theodore Roosevelt

When I was young, I used to admire intelligent people; as I grow older, I admire kind people.Abraham Joshua Heschel

What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.Albert Pike

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

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

The simplest acts of kindness are by far more powerful then a thousand heads bowing in prayer.Mahatma Gandhi

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

Don’t mistake my kindness for weakness. I am kind to everyone, but when someone is unkind to me, weak is not what you are going to remember about me.Al Capone

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

We think too much and feel too little. More than machinery, we need humanity. More than cleverness, we need kindness and gentleness.Charlie Chaplin

She’s known sadness, and it has made her kind.Nathan Filer

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

People are unreasonable, illogical, and self-centered. Love them anyways.Mother Theresa

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

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

Just because an animal is large, it doesn’t mean he doesn’t want kindness; however big Tigger seems to be, remember that he wants as much kindness as Roo.A.A. Milne

To belittle, you have to be little.Kahlil Gibran

Kindness is always fashionable.Amelia E Barr

My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.Dalai Lama


It is a luxury to put our interests first. It is an honor to put the interests of others before our own.Simon Sinek

Today I bent the truth to be kind, and I have no regret, for I am far surer of what is kind than I am of what is true.Robert Brault

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

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

No one has ever become poor by giving.Anne Frank

Be the change you want to see in the world.Mahatma Gandhi

As God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience.Colossians 3:12

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

To become acquainted with kindness one must be prepared to learn new things and feel new feelings. Kindness is more than a philosophy of the mind. It is a philosophy of the spirit.Robert J. Furey

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