Kindness Quotes

Enjoy these quotes on kindness – they are in no particular order.

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” ~ Margaret Mead

“A warm smile is the universal language of kindness.” ~ William Arthur Ward

“Kindness is the language that the deaf can hear and the blind can see.” ~ Mark Twain

“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

“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

“A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money.” ~ John Ruskin

“Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.”        ~ Lao Tzu

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

“No act of kindness no matter how small, is ever wasted.” ~ Aesop

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

“Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate.” ~ Albert Schweitzer

“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

“I think true success is intrinsic… It’s love. It’s kindness. It’s community.” ~ Tom Shadyac

“Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.” ~ Dalai Lama

“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.” ~ Leo Buscaglia

“Every day you should reach out and touch someone. People love a warm hug, or just a friendly pat on the back.” ~Maya Angelou 

“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single minute before starting to improve the world.” ~ Anne Frank

“Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.” ~ Mother Teresa

“The fragrance always stays in the hand that gives the rose.” ~ Hada Bejar

“Teach this triple truth to all: A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.” ~ Buddha

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