110 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.
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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
Kindness helps make you loving and good,
Kindness helps make you do what you should.
Blame no one; do not expect something in return for kindness and generosity for this demonstrates the love of Christ.
Byron R. Pulsifer
The everyday kindness of the back roads more than makes up
for the acts of greed in the headlines.
Poems about Life
There is no kindness in the world unless it is first shown.
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
Who lives for kindness gives a light to darkened lands
Max Ehrmann, Kindness
For deeds of loving kindness will in reflex influence return
Nannie H. Woodruff, Happiness
Poems About Happiness
The kind things you meant to say when they [friends] are gone, say before they go.
Author Unknown, Do Not Keep
Strength for to-day ...to scatter kind words and loving deeds
Mrs. M. A. Kidder, Strength
Poems About Strength
A little more kindness, a little less creed -
A little more giving, a little less greed
Author Unknown, A Little More
Living A Simple Life
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
... think kindly of one's neighbor....speak kindly to him....act kindly toward him.
Unknown, Three Steps
Poems About Peace
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
What is the work I have done today....A kindly word, or a cheery smile
Maxwell's Talisman, Done Today
A New Day
A Father Is . . . .an example of kindness
A Father Is
A word, a smile, a kindly glance, hath power to help another
Leonora Milliken Boss, A Lesson
...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
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
Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see. Mark Twain
Kindness is for all times in all situations -- not just when it suits you.
Quotes To Live By
Can a hasty word ever be unsaid, or a deed unkind undone?
Easy Poems for Kids
Slightest actions often meet the sorest needs, for the world wants daily little kindly deeds
Lanta Wilson Smith, Scatter Sunshine
This Too Shall Pass
You can never show enough kindness to others.
....be grateful for every kindness that others can do us
James Freeman Clarke, Lost
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
Let us radiate more sunshine to our fellow-men and scatter with a spendthrift hand the seeds of kindness and charity.
M. A. Ferguson
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
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
It is difficult to give away kindness. It keeps coming back to you.
Kindness is a choice. . . Whatever choice you make makes you. Choose
Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart
Then let your little lights e'er shine, strive some kind act to do each day
John Franklin Bair, Little Things
Poems For Kids
Words spoken with kindness, caring, and love can build up and encourage thousands upon thousands
Think Before We Speak
Hasten we must or we shall lose the chance to give the gentle word, the kindly glance.
Bessie L. Bennett, Give Sunshine
The Value Of A Smile
K is for the kindness that we all hope to share.
Julie Hebert, My A to Z of Wonderful Things in Life
You can accomplish by kindness what you cannot by force. Publilius Syrus
As perfume to the flower, so is kindness to speech.
Short Positive Quotes
Kindness reveals the dignity, value, and beauty of all the people we encounter on the path of everyday life.
Tara Cousineau PhD, The Kindness Cure
Journey of Life
May I forget what ought to be forgotten; and recall....that ought to be recalled, each kindly thing
Mary Carolyn Davies
A Prayer For Every Day
Through kindness, and thus through affection, honesty, truth, and
justice toward everyone else, we ensure our own benefit.
Piero Ferrucci, The Power of Kindness
Be honest and kind - you will make people smile you will find.
Catherine Pulsifer, Dad's Advice and Wisdom
Fathers Day Inspirational Poems
Never laugh at other people, to joke and make fun
J. J. Thorne
Our Personal Duty
...people who are kind to animals will more likely exhibit compassion toward other people. Wayne Pacelle
Be Kind To Animals
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.
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
Having more energy to spread love and kindness is a wonderful side effect of self-care ... Eliza Riley
Gift Potter, Spellwork for Self-Care
Take Care Of Yourself
We wildly underestimate the power of the tiniest personal touch of kindness. Author Unknown
You can't live a perfect day without doing something
for someone who will never be able to repay you.
Thanks for each kindly word, each silent token
Henry W Longfellow, Thanks
Thank You Friend
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
As we journey on Life's way.
It's the simple things that please us like a willing kindness done.
With so much negativity in our world ... the most important thing is
kindness towards others. Eldonna Lewis Fernandez
Life Is Too Short
My religion is simple, my religion is kindness.
Deep Quotes about Life
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
When day is done ...Remember then the deeds you've done, recall the words you've said.
Althea Randolph, When The Day Is Done
Kindness denotes a benevolent heart.
It shines as a morning rose of May
Love And Kindness
It wasn't the food that your money bought, or the clothes he had needed so, but the spirit change that your kindness wrought
The Greatest Gift
A smile ....It speaks of kindness and of love
Daniel C. Colesworthy, A Smile
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
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
Turn not from your brother who strangely has err'd....in kindness approach him - with tenderness speak -
if vic'ous, be gentle - Support him, if weak.
Daniel C. Colesworthy
It was only a kindly word, and a word that was lightly spoken; yet not in vain for it stilled the pain
Unknown, Easily Given
A Smile Costs Nothing
I would rather have one pleasant word in kindness said to me, than flattery when my heart is still and life has ceased to be.
Unknown, Kindness During Life
Have you had a kindness shown? Pass it on;
‘Twas not given for thee alone, Pass it on Henry Burton
Pass It On
One never knows how far a word of kindness goes.
Edgar A. Guest
One Never Knows
Great persons are able to do great kindnesses.
Miguel de Cervantes
Short Inspirational Quotes
Love is a flame that must be fed with kindness from the start
James Henry Thomas, Love's Requisite
Short Love Poems
Kindness gives birth to kindness. Sophocles
I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.
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
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.
The ideas that have lighted my way have been kindness, beauty and truth. Albert Einstein
Poems About Hope
As we journey on Life's way.
It's the simple things that please us
like a willing kindness done.
Kindness trumps even stupidity, for with sharing and love, one learns.
For attractive lips, speak words of kindness. Audrey Hepburn
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If you haven't any charity in your heart, you have the worst
kind of heart trouble. Bob Hope
The soul that perpetually overflows with kindness and sympathy
will always be cheerful.
Love is kind, warm and tender, above slander and scorn
J. J. Thorne
"For kind words oft cheer the proud broken heart, and raise the soul from gloom and despair"
Mary C Ryan
Tis Only A Rosebud
Be kind. Everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle. T.H. Thompson
Make A Difference
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.
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
Be kind to others even when you don't feel like it. We all face challenges and
issues and by spreading kindness we are making the world a better place.
Just For Today
Harsh and imprudent words, makes many devoted cry.
Let our speech be kind and gentle. Kind words never die.
J. J. Thorne
Kind Words Are Like Honey
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.
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
Through kindness, and thus through affection, honesty, truth, and justice toward everyone else, we ensure our own benefit.
Piero Ferrucci, The Power of Kindness
In careless words we riot, and life would be sore.
If tongues would but be quiet, and the heart say more.
Planting Seeds Of Kindness
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
Kindness can become its own motive. We are made kind by being kind. Eric Hoffer
Live In The Moment
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
May the kindness that was shown to me
Be kindness that I return so easy
Catherine Pulsifer, A Life Full of Gratitude
Treat everyone with politeness, even those who are rude to you -
not because they are nice, but because you are. Author Unknown
One can pay back the loan of gold, but one dies forever
in debt to those who are kind.
... 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...
Up right and honest deeds, gains friends and loses foes
J. J. Thorne
The Heart's Repose
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
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
... it is often doing all the little acts of kindness that demonstrate a healthy and ongoing love relationship
Acts of kindness from both strangers and friends can turn around a situation and leave a lasting memory. Stephannie Hughes
Making Memories Quotes
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
May the kindness you spread, keep returning to you.
Irish Blessing Quotes
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
One deed of kindness every day be earnest to perform
Daniel C. Colesworthy
Showing Kindness To Others
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
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
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...
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
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
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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