This world cannot have too much kindness. In today’s craziness and divisive media, it can be hard to remember what’s really important in life. Toward orienting to more of what brings people together, please enjoy and share these kindness quotes.
Send us know your favorites—yours and/or those written or spoken by others—and we’re glad to add them here.
Acts of Kindness Quotes
“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, first wife of Charles, Prince of Wales, b.July 1, 1961
Beauty and Kindness Quotes
“When you see beauty in the world, that is simply and truly a mirror of the beauty within you.”
~LeAura Alderson, co-author-90 Day Gratitude Journal
“When we expect and engage the Beautiful, a new fluency is set free within us and between us. The heart becomes rekindled and our lives brighten with unexpected courage.”
~John O’Donohue, author, Irish poet, celtic spiritualist, 1956-2008
Blessings and Kindness Quotes
“For every act of kindness, you are blessed by the gentle wings of a grateful angel.”
~LeAura Alderson, coauthor-I’m Grateful Daily 90 Day Gratitude Journal
Character and Kindness Quotes
Forgiveness and Kindness Quotes
“Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate.”
~Albert Schweitzer, polymath, theologian, writer, philosopher, physician, 1875-1965
The kind heart loves deeply and forgives quickly for there is no room in the loving heart for grudges to grow.
~LeAura Alderson, cofounder-iCreateDaily.com®
Gratitude and Kindness Quotes
“Kindness is the constant companion of gratitude.”
~LeAura Alderson, co-author-90 Day Gratitude Journal
Healing and Kindness
“Kindness is a healing balm.
If someone is rude to you, they are reacting from the wounded child within, or from their own life struggles.
Open your heart and send love, understanding and healing to them in your thoughts, demeanor and responses. In so doing, you are also healing yourself through the balm of your kindness.”~LeAura Alderson, coauthor-I’m Grateful Daily
Joy and Kindness Quotes
“Grow like flowers in spring. Do the work that brings you joy, and you will spread that joy to others.”
~LeAura Alderson, cofounder-iCreateDaily.com
Karma and Kindness Quotes
“Choose kindness and kindness will choose you.”
~LeAura Alderson, coauthor-90 Day Gratitude Journal
KINDNESS~Lao Tzu, ancient Chinese philosopher,
Kindness in words creates confidence.
Kindness in thinking creates profoundness.
Kindness in giving creates love.
writer, author-Tao Te Ching, founder-Taoism, born-601 BC
Love begins with you.
“Kindness grows in the secret garden of the heart.”
~LeAura Alderson, Coauthor-I’m Grateful Daily Journal
LOVE IS FREE~Shannon Billings, Poet, author beekeeper, homesteader
Dearest fellow human,
You are important
Joy is here now
Love is free.
The Winged Heart
Love all whom you encounter today,
for all beings seek
It is the absence of Love
that breeds evil,
and the presence of Love
that heals all
Love is the power~LeAura Alderson, cofounder-iCreateDaily
that dissolves all
Be present with love.
The winged heart frees
coauthor, I’m Grateful Daily – 90 Day Gratitude Journal
Peace and Kindness Quotes
“Kindness brings peace and imbues every cell of your being with a gentle grace.”
~LeAura Alderson, Cofounder-iCreateDaily.com
Politeness and Kindness Quotes
Relationships and Kindness Quotes
“Kindness is a passport that opens doors and fashions friends. It softens hearts and molds relationships that can last lifetimes.”
~Joseph B. Wirthlin, American businessman, religious leader, author, 1917-2008
I WILL BE KIND TO MYSELF~Cindy Trippe Wentworth, artist, photographer, writer
…be kind to myself and forgo all the negative talk, accusatory statements and guilt trips.
…embrace who I am and love her.
…encourage her to do better when needed, but
…not beat her up and put her down when she is less than stellar.
…trust her judgment and not dismiss her heart.
…praise her accomplishments and marvel at her creativity.
…appreciate her beauty and sustain her strength.
…pick her up when she falls and remind her that she is worthy and loved.
…cherish her and help her move past her doubts and fears.
…be her biggest cheerleader and applaud all she does.
…love her like I would a daughter, and remind her
that she is the daughter of a King and treat her as such.
I will be kind to her
I will be kind to me!
For we are one and the same.
I am her!
SMILING IS INFECTIOUS~Russell H. Conwell, 1843-1925
Smiling is infectious,
you catch it like the flu,
When someone smiled at me today,
I started smiling too.
I passed around the corner
and someone saw my grin.
When he smiled, I realized
I’d passed it on to him.
I thought about that smile,
then I realized it’s worth.
A single smile, just like mine
could travel ‘round the earth.
So, if you feel a smile begin,
don’t leave it undetected.
Let’s start an epidemic quick,
and get the world infected!
Baptist minister, orator, founder-Temple University in PA
Strength and Kindness Quotes
Kindness: Loaning someone your strength instead of reminding them of their weakness.
“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 Van Dyke, American author, educator, clergyman, 1852-1933
Virtue and Kindness Quotes
Wisdom and Kindness Quotes
“Before you speak, let your words pass through 3 gates:
Is it true? Is it necessary? Is it kind?”
“Susan Lordi’s wood sculptures exude a gentle grace, warmth, kindness and love.”
Let’s Make Kindness the Norm
And… to conclude with a vital conversation on kindness with the kind and down-to-earth Khloé Kardashian and magnetic Jay Shetty. (And btw folks… this puts a whole new spin on “keeping up with the Kardashians.” YES!… to Khloé Kardashian’s message of KINDNESS!
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