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100+ Kindness Quotes

Kindness defines the quality of being friendly, generous, and considerate. Kindness is one of the most valuable human virtues. Kindness is found in any living creature. Being kind is beautiful. Only kindness can make this world haven. Check out this beautiful collection of 100+ kindness quotes and sayings.

1. Kindness is always fashionable, and always welcome. Amelia Barr
2. No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted. Aesop
3. Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see. Mark Twain
4. A warm smile is the universal language of kindness. William Arthur Ward
5. A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money. John Ruskin
6. Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love. Lao Tzu
7. Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness. Lucius Annaeus Seneca
8. You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late. Ralph Waldo Emerson
9. There's nothing so kingly as kindness, and nothing so royal as truth. Alice Cary
10. We need more kindness, more compassion, more joy, more laughter. I definitely want to contribute to that. Ellen DeGeneres
11. 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
12. Kindness is the sunshine in which virtue grows. Robert Green Ingersoll
13. Kindness is loving people more than they deserve. Joseph Joubert
14. You can tell by the kindness of a dog how a human should be. Captain Beefheart
15. Kindness and a generous spirit go a long way. And a sense of humor. It's like medicine - very healing. Max Irons
16. You don't teach morals and ethics and empathy and kindness in the schools. You teach that at home, and children learn by example. Judy Sheindlin
17. True beauty is born through our actions and aspirations and in the kindness we offer to others. Alek Wek
18. Remember there's no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end. Scott Adams
19. Kindness, I've discovered, is everything in life. Isaac Bashevis Singer
20. What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness? Jean-Jacques Rousseau
21. Kindness is in our power, even when fondness is not. Samuel Johnson
22. The level of our success is limited only by our imagination and no act of kindness, however small, is ever wasted. Aesop
23. Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate. Albert Schweitzer
24. The words of kindness are more healing to a drooping heart than balm or honey. Sarah Fielding
25. To practice five things under all circumstances constitutes perfect virtue; these five are gravity, generosity of soul, sincerity, earnestness, and kindness. Confucius
26. The words of kindness are more healing to a drooping heart than balm or honey. Sarah Fielding
27. 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
28. Treat everyone with respect and kindness. Period. No exceptions. Kiana Tom
29. Ask yourself: Have you been kind today? Make kindness your daily modus operandi and change your world. Annie Lennox
30. A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve. Joseph Joubert
31. Kindness and politeness are not overrated at all. They're underused. Tommy Lee Jones
32. Kindness in women, not their beauteous looks, shall win my love. Washington Irving
33. Kindness is ever the begetter of kindness. Sophocles
34. Kindness can become its own motive. We are made kind by being kind. Eric Hoffer
35. I have always depended on the kindness of strangers. Tennessee Williams
36. In human relationships, kindness and lies are worth a thousand truths. Graham Greene
37. He who aspires to paradise should learn to deal with people with kindness. Abu Bakr
38. If you have an impulse to kindness, act on it. Douglas Coupland
39. I'm always impressed by confidence, kindness and a sense of humour. Tamara Mellon
40. It is only after one is in trouble that one realizes how little sympathy and kindness there are in the world. Nellie Bly
41. I think true success is intrinsic... It's love. It's kindness. It's community. Tom Shadyac
42. Deliberately seek opportunities for kindness, sympathy, and patience. Evelyn Underhill
43. People just deserve to be treated with kindness. Sophia Bush
44. True popularity comes from acts of kindness rather than acts of stupidity. Bo Bennett
45. Kindness is wisdom. Philip James Bailey
46. Transparency, honesty, kindness, good stewardship, even humor, work in businesses at all times. John Gerzema
47. A laugh, to be joyous, must flow from a joyous heart, for without kindness, there can be no true joy. Thomas Carlyle
48. The end result of kindness is that it draws people to you. Anita Roddick
49. There's no dearth of kindness In the world of ours; Only in our blindness We gather thorns for flowers. Gerald Massey
50. Love and kindness go hand in hand. Marian Keyes
51. Kindness is the cause of all anxiety. David D. Burns
52. The first thing a kindness deserves is acceptance, the second, transmission. George MacDonald
53. Life is made up, not of great sacrifices or duties, but of little things, in which smiles and kindness, and small obligations given habitually, are what preserve the heart and secure comfort. Humphry Davy
54. The first thing a kindness deserves is acceptance, the second, transmission. George MacDonald
55. I always say that kindness is the greatest beauty that you can have. Andie MacDowell
56. One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession. Sophocles
57. Truth is a deep kindness that teaches us to be content in our everyday life and share with the people the same happiness. Khalil Gibran
58. I work best when there's a safety trampoline of kindness. Ruth Negga
59. There's no use doing a kindness if you do it a day too late. Charles Kingsley
60. There is something akin to freedom in having a lover who has no control over you, except that which he gains by kindness and attachment. Harriet Ann Jacobs
61. I don't worry about people misinterpreting my kindness for weakness. Jason Bateman
62. There's no dearth of kindness in this world of ours; Only in our blindness we gather thorns for flowers. Grantland Rice
63. There is a rollicking kindness that looks like malice. Friedrich Nietzsche
64. Kindness is something that I feel is leaving us a little bit - people are getting more self-involved. Cobie Smulders
65. Kindness is a sort of love without being love. Susan Hill
66. Kindness is an everyday byproduct of all the great virtues. Krista Tippett
67. Kindness eases everything almost as much as money does. Mason Cooley
68. A kindness received should be returned with a freer hand. Saint Ambrose
69. People just take your kindness for weakness sometimes, and that's just the bottom line. Ruben Studdard
70. Kindness has converted more sinners than zeal, eloquence, or learning. Frederick William Faber
71. Men are more prone to revenge injuries than to requite kindness. Thomas Fuller
72. Kindly words do not enter so deeply into men as a reputation for kindness. Mencius
73. Kindness is the essence of greatness and the fundamental characteristic of the noblest men and women I have known. Joseph B. Wirthlin
74. Kindness is the beginning of cruelty. Frank Herbert
75. It is kindness to immediately refuse what you intend to deny. Publilius Syrus
76. When you are young you take the kindness people show you as your right. W. Somerset Maugham
77. Unseasonable kindness gets no thanks. Thomas Fuller
78. Everyone responds to kindness. Richard Gere
79. We ought to be vigilantes for kindness and consideration. Letitia Baldrige
80. From my father, I learnt kindness and how to talk straight. Mo Ibrahim
81. I'm honest and fair, but I don't dispense false kindness. Steve Easterbrook
82. There is an inherent tolerance and kindness in the state school teenagers I know. Arabella Weir
83. Human kindness is like a defective tap, the first gush may be impressive but the stream soon dries up. P. D. James
84. He that has done you a kindness will be more ready to do you another, than he whom you yourself have obliged. Benjamin Franklin
85. Not always actions show the man; we find who does a kindness is not therefore kind. Alexander Pope
86. People are governed with the head; kindness of heart is little use in chess. Nicolas Chamfort
87. Harshness and unkindness are relative. The appearance of them may be the fruits of the greatest kindness. William Godwin
88. The everyday kindness of the back roads more than makes up for the acts of greed in the headlines. Charles Kuralt
89. I think people are willing to talk about anything if you come to it with kindness. Jacqueline Woodson
90. Kindness goes a long ways lots of times when it ought to stay at home. Kin Hubbard
91. There are many reasons for kindness, and religion is just one of them. Frans de Waal
92. Kindness is not about instant gratification. More often, it's akin to a low-risk investment that appreciates steadily over time. Josh Radnor
93. A word of kindness is seldom spoken in vain, while witty sayings are as easily lost as the pearls slipping from a broken string. George Dennison Prentice
94. Saints were saints because they acted with loving kindness whether they felt like it or not. Dan Millman
95. Try to exercise gentleness, kindness and humour, and you cannot go far wrong. Sophie Winkleman
96. People are illogical, unreasonable, and self-centered. Love them anyway. Kent M. Keith
97. 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
98. Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.
99. Be mindful. Be grateful. Be positive. Be true. Be kind. Roy T. Bennett
100. Treat everyone with politeness and kindness, not because they are nice, but because you are. Roy T. Bennett
101. Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair, but manifestations of strength and resolution. Kahlil Gibran
102. Kindness is not a business. True kindness expects nothing in return and should never act with conditions. Roy T. Benne
103. Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
104. Love is not to be purchased, and affection has no price. St. Jerome
105. Affection is responsible for nine-tenths of whatever solid and durable happiness there is in our lives. C. S. Lewis
106. Self-interest is the enemy of all true affection. Franklin D. Roosevelt
107. If equal affection cannot be, let the more loving be me. W. H. Auden
108. The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the greatest intention.
109. The average dog is a nicer person than the average person. Andy Rooney

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