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30 Kindness Quotes That Will Enlighten You

These 30 kindness quotes will help enlighten and inspire you.


As a society, we are often too busy or wrapped up in our own lives to think about others. We go through the motions of life without stopping to think about how we could make someone else’s day a little bit better. But, it is essential to remember that kindness can go a long way.


Kindness is a quality that we all possess. It is up to us what we choose to do with it. We could shut the world out and not think of anyone else but ourselves, or we could start making a difference in someone else’s life.



No matter who you are, your kind act does not go unnoticed, nor does it go unappreciated.

If you’re feeling down, uncertain, or need a reminder of all the good in the world, look no further. These kindness quotes mentioned below will help inspire you.


So next time you find yourself in a dark place, remember these words of wisdom and let them lead you back to the light.


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Kindness Quotes

Our kindness may be the most persuasive argument for that which we believe. – Gordon B. Hinckley
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love. – Lao Tzu
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted. – Aesop
Kindness Quotes
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle. – Philo

We make a living by what we get; we make a life by what we give. – Winston Churchill
A wise person does at once what a fool does finally. – Baltasar Gracian
Kindness consists of loving people more than they deserve. – Joseph Joubert
It takes but one sincere compliment to establish a friendship. – Anne Morrow Lindbergh
The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the grandest intention. – Oscar Wilde
The greatest act of love is when you die for someone else. – Unknown
Courtesy costs nothing and buys everything. – French proverb
Love does not consist of gazing at each other but looking outward together in the same direction. – Antoine de Saint-Exupery
What sunshine is to flowers, kindness is to humanity. It is the oil of the lamp of life and love. – Robert Green Ingersoll

If you have only one smile in you, give it to the people you love. Don’t be surly at home, then go out in the street and start grinning ‘Good morning’ at total strangers. – Maya Angelou
There is a fine line between a compliment and flattery. – Unknown

Quotes about Kindness

What I want is so simple I almost can’t say it: elementary kindness. – Barbara Kingsolver
There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people. – John Holmes

One of the secrets of a happy life is continuous small kindnesses. – William Somerset Maugham
The greatest happiness you can have is that you do not necessarily require happiness. – William Saroyan
What I need most are the gifts of inner peace and joy, which come from deep within and are independent of external conditions. – Marianne Williamson
A simple smile and friendly greeting can make a day better for someone else. – Unknown
Quotes about Kindness
Kindness is not a business. True kindness expects nothing in return and should never act with conditions. – Roy T. Bennett
The more you do for others, the more you will have in your own life. – Unknown
It’s not what we give but what we share that matters. – Unknown

Life is mostly froth and bubble; Two things stand like stone: Kindness in another’s trouble, Courage in our own. – Adam Lindsay Gordon
Feelings are a bodily thing, and respecting them is called kindness. – A.S. Byatt
Love and kindness are never wasted. They always make a difference. – Helen James
People are willing to talk about anything if you come to it with kindness. – Jacqueline Woodson
You can always give something, even if it is only kindness! – Anne Frank
Kindness in words creates confidence. – Lao Tzu
Life is like a ten-speed bicycle. Most of us have gears we never use. – Charles Schulz
He who has much subdued his passions has reduced them to serving his reason; he can do little more and must proceed to act reasonably, not passionately or angrily. – Thomas Paine
A kind word is like a spring day. – Russian Proverb
When I give food to the poor, they call me a saint. When I ask why the poor have no food, they call me a communist. – Hélder Câmara
The smallest good deed is better than the grandest intention. – Oscar Wilde

In conclusion, kindness is a virtue that is often underrated. However, it is one of the essential things in life, as it can make others happy and help them through difficult times.

As these kindness quotes show, kindness is something that everyone can share, and it always makes a difference.


So why not try being kind to others today? You may be surprised at how much better you feel as a result.


Thank you for reading!

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