103 Kindness Quotes

A collection of kindness quotes; famous short words reminding us to be kind and demonstrate acts of kindness every day. When we demonstrate small acts of graciousness and generosity it truly does make a positive difference in people's lives.

Kindness can be demonstrated in many ways: in generosity, in compassion and tolerance for others, being cordial, showing hospitality, and being courteous to others. It could be described as goodwill and a gentleness. The effects of being kind to others can never be minimized.

Introduced in 1998, World Kindness Day is celebrated on November 13th, 2019. in many countries around the world. You may also be encouraged by our collection of kindness poems.


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  1. Kindness to your fellow man and woman will also help align you with your greater purpose and create good feelings about yourself. Cary David Richards, The Happiness Habit
    Poems of Encouragement



  2. Blame no one; do not expect something in return for kindness and generosity for this demonstrates the love of Christ. Byron R. Pulsifer
    Christian Poems



  3. The everyday kindness of the back roads more than makes up for the acts of greed in the headlines.   Charles Kuralt
    Poems about Life



  4. Red roses, if my heart is sweet with love for all my own; and heart's-ease springing at my feet for every kindness shown.   Mabel Earle, A Life Garden
    Garden Poems



  5. The kind things you meant to say when they [friends] are gone, say before they go. Author Unknown, Do Not Keep
    Friendship Poems



  6. The gift of kindness can impact a person much better than giving a sermon. Catherine Pulsifer, Christmas Is Gifts
    What Is Christmas Poems



    There is no kindness in the world unless it is first shown.
  7. There is no kindness in the world unless it is first shown.   Robert Rivers
    Motivational Quotes



  8. Be kind, don’t judge, and have respect for others. If we can all do this, the world would be a better place. The point is to teach this to the next generation.   Jasmine Guinness
    Respect Quotes



  9. Another motto I had and which is the last one I will mention was this 'To cultivate kindness is a great part of the business of life. If we always showed kindness to everyone we should always be happy."   E. A. R. Shepherd, My Mottoes
    New Year Poems



  10. Good, kindly Mother Nature plays no favorites but smiles for all...Ah, what a lesson we may learn from kindly Mother Nature's ways!   Edgar A. Guest, Mother Nature
    Nature Poems



  11. Though the bad deeds have angered the mind or caused some to say how they hate they'll remember your deeds that were kind but ne'er the abuse they must take. Unknown, Daily Service
    Good Poems



  12. It is not great deeds of kindness only in which the blessing is found. In little deeds of "kindness," repeated every day, we find true happiness.   Maria Frink, Every Day A Little
    Poems About The Bible



  13. February Babies, next, have "Kindness" for their daily text!   Althea Randolph, A Year Of Babies
    Baby Poems



  14. The success of marriages and all other close relationships depends upon slowing down enough and opening up enough to create a space that welcomes simple, kind words.   Edward M. Hallowell Md, Married to Distraction
    Poems About Family



  15. Kind hearts are the gardens, Kind thoughts are the roots, Kind words are the flowers, Kind deeds are the fruits. Take care of your garden And keep out the weeds,
	 Fill it with sunshine Kind words and kind deeds. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  16. "Kind hearts are the gardens, kind thoughts are the roots, kind words are the flowers, kind deeds are the fruits. Take care of your garden and keep out the weeds,
    Fill it with sunshine kind words and kind deeds. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    Motivational Poems



  17. You taught us how to be kind and always keep others in mind. Catherine Pulsifer, Christmas Memories
    Christmas Poems for Mom



  18. Be kind to others who pass you by especially those who are heavy with a sigh. Remember what you do will always come back to you. Catherine Pulsifer, Our Princess
    Happy Birthday Poems Daughter



  19. Kind acts, kind words you speak ....how you make others feel is a legacy revealed. Catherine Pulsifer, Living Legacy
    Legacy Poems



  20. Be mindful. Be grateful. Be positive. Be true. Be kind.   Roy T. Bennett
    Gratitude Quotes



  21. Man is ever in a struggle and he's oft misunderstood...But at Christmas kindness rules him and he puts himself aside  Edgar A. Guest
    Christmas Poems



  22. Those who would make friends must cultivate... generosity and large-heartedness;   Author Unknown, Admire and Love Them
    Love and Friendship Poems



  23. Who lives for kindness gives a light to darkened lands   Max Ehrmann, Kindness
    Desiderata Poem



  24. It is not great deeds of kindness only in which the blessing is found. In little deeds of "kindness," repeated every day, we find true happiness.   Maria Frink, Every Day A Little
    Poems About The Bible



  25. For deeds of loving kindness will in reflex influence return Nannie H. Woodruff, Happiness
    Poems About Happiness



  26. Use your gentlest voice at home; watch it day by day as a pearl of great price. A kind word is a joy, like a lark's song to the home hearth.   Author Unknown
    Poems About Home



  27. Strength for to-day ...to scatter kind words and loving deeds Mrs. M. A. Kidder, Strength
    Poems About Strength



  28. Oh, you'll not be any poorer if you smile along your way, and your lot will not be harder for the kindly things you say.   Edgar A. Guest, It Isn't Costly
    Poems About Money



  29. The ideas that have lighted my way have been kindness, beauty and truth. Albert Einstein
  30. The ideas that have lighted my way have been kindness, beauty and truth.  Albert Einstein
    Poems About Hope



  31. Be kind, don’t judge, and have respect for others. If we can all do this, the world would be a better place. The point is to teach this to the next generation.   Jasmine Guinness
    Respect Quotes



  32. For kindness is lovelier than any glittering gown or any silver slipper. J. B. Cohan, If It Be A Daughter
    Poems About Daughter



  33. 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 VanDyke
    Thanksgiving Poems



  34. Oh, you'll not be any poorer if you smile along your way, and your lot will not be harder for the kindly things you say.   Edgar A. Guest, It Isn't Costly
    Poems About Money



  35. Let's go and speak a kindly word to cheer his weary lot, that will be by far the best, for God has said, "Judge not."   Lillian E. Curtis, Judge Not
    Judging Others Poems



  36. Kindness you have always shown - you always help, never moan   Catherine Pulsifer, Together
    Love Poems For Husband



  37. As we journey down the road, let us share each other's load, let's be kind.   Unknown, Let's Be Kind
    Poems For Teenagers



  38. ... think kindly of one's neighbor....speak kindly to him....act kindly toward him.   Unknown, Three Steps
    Poems About Peace



  39. Acts of kindness from both strangers and friends can turn around a situation and leave a lasting memory. Stephannie Hughes
  40. Acts of kindness from both strangers and friends can turn around a situation and leave a lasting memory.  Stephannie Hughes 
    Making Memories Quotes



  41. Home is where affection binds gentle hearts in union, where the voices all are kind   Unknown, Where Is Home?
    Poems About Home



  42. Be cheerful and kind, bringing pleasure into the lives of those at home and at school. Catherine Pulsifer, Success Is Yours
    Quotes About Schools



  43. ...count the things that we have done..., find one self-denying act, one word that eased the heart of him who heard; one glance most kind that felt like sunshine where it went, then we may count the day well spent. Ella Wheeler Wilcox, Our Daily Reckoning
    Sunshine Poems



  44. I believe that if everyone took a little more time to express a thank-you, then the world would be a kinder and sweeter place to live.   Ali Lauren Spizman
    Thank You Poems



  45. Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.  Mark Twain
    Cute Quotes



  46. Kindness is for all times in all situations -- not just when it suits you.
  47. Kindness is for all times in all situations -- not just when it suits you. Audray Landrum
    Quotes To Live By



  48. Be kind to others and lend a helping hand - never forget your values; when needed take a stand   Catherine Pulsifer, Our Little Boy
    Son Poems



  49. Do kindly acts at time of need, ere the chance be gone; thus you will plant the seed of deeds now unknown.   Unknown, Only
    Good Morning Poems



  50. You can never show enough kindness to others. Catherine Pulsifer
    Appreciation Quotes



  51. ....be grateful for every kindness that others can do us James Freeman Clarke, Lost
    Respect Poems



  52. I'm glad that I did a kindly act to him who did me wrong Blanche Tromble Evans, I Did My Best
    Poems For Women



  53. Let us radiate more sunshine to our fellow-men and scatter with a spendthrift hand the seeds of kindness and charity. M. A. Ferguson
    Positive Poems



  54. Interestingly enough, although kindness has a good chance of leading to success, kindness will always lead to happiness.
  55. Interestingly enough, although kindness has a good chance of leading to success, kindness will always lead to happiness. So if you want to be happy, be kind.  David T. Fagan
    Happiness Quotes



  56. Christmas isn’t a period nor a season but a perspective. To esteem harmony and altruism, to be plenteous in kindness is to have the genuine soul of Christmas   Calvin Coolidge.
    Famous Christmas Poems



  57. I like Dad...[he] helps folks in need, is always kind to everyone. No wonder I like Dad and try my best to do Ida Tyson Wagner, I Like Dad
    Dad Poems



  58. And as we spend each minute that God to us has given, the deeds are known before his throne, the tale is told in heaven. Christopher Pearse Cranch, The Hours
    Poems About Time



  59. It is difficult to give away kindness. It keeps coming back to you. Cort Flint
    Positive Quotes



  60. Then let your little lights e'er shine, strive some kind act to do each day   John Franklin Bair, Little Things
    Poems For Kids



  61. You can accomplish by kindness what you cannot by force.  Publilius Syrus
    Attitude Quotes



  62. As perfume to the flower, so is kindness to speech.
  63. As perfume to the flower, so is kindness to speech. Katherine Francke
    Short Positive Quotes



  64. Through kindness, and thus through affection, honesty, truth, and justice toward everyone else, we ensure our own benefit.   Piero Ferrucci, The Power of Kindness
    Truth Quotes



  65. A smile is one the sweetest and most helpful ministries of kindness that every one of us has in his power to give to the world.   Eliza Riley
    Smile Quotes



  66. One little deed, one thought, one act, will bring reward to you when aid is given to someone who strays   Everett Wentworth Hill, Something You Can Do
    Poems About Helping Others



  67. We wildly underestimate the power of the tiniest personal touch of kindness.  Author Unknown
    Thoughtful Quotes



  68. You can't live a perfect day without doing something for someone who will never be able to repay you.
  69. You can't live a perfect day without doing something for someone who will never be able to repay you. John Wooden
    Helping Others Quotes



  70. If no kindly thought or word we can give, some soul to bless....tho' 'tis summer in the sky yet 'tis winter in the heart!  Unknown, Summer and Winter
    Summer Poems



  71. Give words, kind words, to those who err; remorse doth need a comforter.   Mrs. Sigourney, Give Words
    Poetry About Words



  72. Be kind to strangers, because it's the loving thing to do. Also, you never know - they could be angels.   Scott Curran
    Angel Quotes



  73. As we journey on Life's way. It's the simple things that please us like a willing kindness done. John McLeod
    Simplicity Poems



  74. With so much negativity in our world ... the most important thing is kindness towards others.  Eldonna Lewis Fernandez
    Life Is Too Short Quotes



  75. My religion is simple, my religion is kindness.
  76. My religion is simple, my religion is kindness.   Dalai Lama
    Deep Quotes about Life



  77. Oh, the world is full of kindness, thronged with men who want to be of some service to their neighbors...   Edgar A. Guest, An Easy World
    Poems About Truth



  78. But at Christmas kindness rules him and he puts himself aside And his petty hates are vanquished and his heart is opened wide.   Edgar A. Guest
    At Christmas Poem



  79. When day is done ...Remember then the deeds you've done, recall the words you've said.   Althea Randolph, When The Day Is Done
    Famous Poems



  80.  A smile ....It speaks of kindness and of love
  81. A smile ....It speaks of kindness and of love   Daniel C. Colesworthy, A Smile
    Smile Poems



  82. May every soul that touches mine- be it the slightest contact - get therefrom some good, some little grace - one kindly thought.   Dr. Eliot, One Kindly Thought
    Meaningful Poems



  83. Are you willing... To make a grave for your ugly thoughts and a garden for your kindly feelings, with the gate open?   Henry VanDyke, Ready To Keep Christmas
    Christmas Card Poem



  84. Great persons are able to do great kindnesses. Miguel de Cervantes
    Short Inspirational Quotes



  85. Love is a flame that must be fed with kindness from the start James Henry Thomas, Love's Requisite
    Short Love Poems



  86. Kindness gives birth to kindness.  Sophocles
    Short Quotes



  87. I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.
  88. I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.   Tennessee Williams
    Difficult Times Quotes



  89. We're here for a reason. I believe a bit of the reason is to throw little torches out to lead people through the dark.   Whoopi Goldberg
    Optimistic Quotes



  90. Kindness trumps even stupidity, for with sharing and love, one learns. Marc Estrin
    Learning Quotes



  91. For attractive lips, speak words of kindness.
  92. For attractive lips, speak words of kindness.   Audrey Hepburn
    Cute Quotes For Instagram



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



  94. Be kind.  Everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.
  95. Be kind. Everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.   T.H. Thompson
    Make A Difference Quotes



  96. 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
    Risk Quotes



  97. Because "kindness" is a humble word, it does not invite arrogant debates and conflicts that pit us against them.  Tara Cousineau PhD
    Short Deep Quotes



  98. Do all the good you can. By all the means you can.
    In all the ways you can. In all the places you can.
    At all the times you can. To all the people you can.
    As long as ever you can.     John Wesley
    Graduation Poems



  99. Through kindness, and thus through affection, honesty, truth, and justice toward everyone else, we ensure our own benefit.   Piero Ferrucci, The Power of Kindness
    Justice Quotes



  100. We do not live to be selfish; we live to bless others with the bounties we have been graciously given.  Byron R. Pulsifer
    Life Journey Quotes



  101. Being kind to yourself is the first thing to learn, and one of the only specific life instructions I remember from my mother.   David Friedman, We Can Be Kind
    Mothers Day Messages



  102. May the kindness that was shown to me
    Be kindness that I return so easy   Catherine Pulsifer, A Life Full of Gratitude
    Gratitude Poems



  103. Treat everyone with politeness, even those who are rude to you - not because they are nice, but because you are.  Author Unknown
    Life Quotes



  104.  One can pay back the loan of gold, but one dies forever in debt to those who are kind.
  105. One can pay back the loan of gold, but one dies forever in debt to those who are kind. Malayan Proverb
    Poems



  106. ... believe me: being kind to yourself, to strangers, to those you love, to the world - every day, at every opportunity - will make you happier and more connected to everything and everyone than you have ever been. It will bring you peace... Bernadette Russell
    Opportunity Quotes



  107. We can view the world in one of two ways. We can look out and see all the negativity and heartache that occurs or we can choose to focus on all the kindness and generosity and draw from its strength.  Michelle Tupy
    Strong Quotes



  108. Have you had a kindness shown?
  109. Have you had a kindness shown?
    Pass it on; Twas not given for thee alone, Pass it on; Let it travel down the years,
    Let it wipe another's tears, Til in Heaven the deed appears - Pass it on.  Henry Burton
    Heaven Poems



  110. To pass by someone on the street who is obviously in desperate need is to forsake the primary mandate of humanity.  Theodore W. Higgingsworth
    Inspirational Quotes About Life and Struggles



  111. May the kindness you spread, keep returning to you.
  112. May the kindness you spread, keep returning to you. Irish Blessing
    Irish Blessing Quotes



  113. Every word that conveys altruism, amiability, consideration, helpfulness, care, or concern has no meaning unless it is followed by a genuine and graceful action devoid of expecting something in return.  Freddy J. W. Parkes
    Graduation Sayings



  114. We all know someone who has changed our life in some way, big or small. We all have seen people acting in kindness or love. We all know how much better it feels to stir the good than to spill the bad.   AnnaMarie McHargue, People Are Good
    Quotes about Change



  115. There is no tally sheet in the exchange of small kindnesses; but there is shared memory and, from each person, the assurances of good things to come.  Lady Borton
    Memories Quotes



  116. Kindness is magic, it's the breeze that gently touches everybody
  117. Kindness is magic, it's the breeze that gently touches everybody,
    Drifting like a viral flu, a contagious epidemic,
    That moves from one person to another silently...  Cesar Moran-Cahusac
    Inspirational Poems



  118. With the right treatments - including unlikely friendships, art, and community building - we can grow a more muscular kind of empathy, and broaden our kindness along the way. Jamil Zaki, The War for Kindness
    Experience Quotes



  119. If someone were to pay you ten cents for every kind word you ever spoke and collect five cents for every unkind word, would you be rich or poor?  Nonpareil
    Wealth Quotes



  120. May your day be filled with kindness towards others and when you demonstrate an unselfish attitude and understanding, and mercy, you will find it will be returned to you! We hope these quotations have given you food for thought!

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