Kindness Quotes

Here are some fantastic quotes about kindness to help inspire you to be kind to everyone. Remember, be kind – it might not solve all the world’s problems, but it’s a great place to start!

“My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.” -Dalai Lama

“He who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love.” -St. Basil

“I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet, strange, I am ungrateful to those teachers.” -Khalil Gibran

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

“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.” -Ian MacLaren

“Throw kindness around like confetti.” -Bob Goff, Author

“Be kind. It won’t solve all of the world’s problems, but it’s a good place to start.” -Matthew Vasko

“You can’t shake hands with a clenched fist.” -Indira Gandhi, first female Indian Prime Minister

“Blessed are those who give without remembering and take without forgetting.” -Elizabeth Bibesco

“Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.” -Mark Twain

“Just imagine how different the world could be if we all spoke to everyone with respect and kindness.” -Holly Branson

“Courage. Kindness. Friendship. Character. These are the qualities that define us as human beings, and propel us, on occasion, to greatness.” -R.J. Palacio, Author

“Gentleness and kindness will make our homes a paradise upon earth.” -C.A. Bartol

“Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.” -Joseph Fort Newton

“Let us learn to live with kindness, to love everyone, even when they do not love us.” -Pope Francis

“Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much.” -Blaise Pascal

“Genuine kindness is no ordinary act, but a gift of rare beauty.” -Sylvia Rossetti

“Carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you.” -Princess Diana

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

“Kindness and a generous spirit go a long way.” -Max Irons

“Live simply. Love generously. Care deeply. Speak kindly.” -Matthew Vasko

“Be kind to unkind people – they need it the most.” -Unknown