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Best Quotes About Kindness

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A list of the best kindness quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous kindness quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic kindness quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational quotes from that same writer.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best quotes about kindness?" and "What are inspirational kindness quotes?"

This list includes notable kindness quotes by various authors, writers, playwrights, speakers, politicians, athletes, poets, and more. Vote on your favorites so that the greatest kindness quotes rise to the top, as the order of the list changes dynamically based on votes. Don't let your favorite kindness sayings get to the bottom of the list.
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    There is no sickness worse for me than words that to be kind must lie. Aeschylus

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

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    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

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    Kindness is a language the dumb can speak and the deaf can hear and understand. Christian Nevell Bovee

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    He that has done you a kindness will be more ready to do you another, than he whom you yourself have obliged. Benjamin Franklin

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    The heart and benevolent and kind the most resembles God. Robert Burns

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    Fair and softly goes far. Miguel de Cervantes

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    new! The kindness and affection from the public have carried me through some of the most difficult periods, and always your love and affection have eased the journey. Diana, Princess of Wales

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    Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness: kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile. Mother Teresa

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    Be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ's sake hath forgiven you. -- Ephesians

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

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    He was so benevolent, so merciful a man that, in his mistaken passion, he would have held an umbrella over a duck in a shower of rain. Douglas William Jerrold

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    Recompense injury with justice, and recompense kindness with kindness. Confucius

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    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. Diana, Princess of Wales

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    Three things in human life are important. The first is to be kind. The second is to be kind. And the third is to be kind. Henry James

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    Oh worse than everything, is kindness counterfeiting absent love. Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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    Kind words are worth much and they cost little.

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    To cultivate kindness is a valuable part of the business of life. Samuel Johnson

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    Kindness begets kindness.

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    Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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    Shall we make a new rule of life from tonight: always try to be a little kinder than is necessary. J. M. Barrie

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    A kind heart is a fountain of gladness, making everything in its vicinity freshen into smiles. Washington Irving

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

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    Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love. Laozi

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    I expect to pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to any fellow creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again. William Penn

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    Kindness, a language deaf people can hear and blind see

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    Business will continue to go where invited and remain where appreciated.

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    Sometimes you must be cruel to be kind.

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    Try to become the kind of person that people are anxious to see you as, and after you leave, they will have a lot of thinking to do.

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    By doing simple acts of kindness for others, we can't help but lift ourselves up, too.

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    I have wept in the night for the shortness of sight that to somebody's need made me blind; But I never have yet Felt a tinge of regret for being a little to kind

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    I shall pass through this world but once. Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness that I can show to any human being, let me do it now. Let me not defer not neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again.

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    Kindness goes a long ways lots of times when it ought to stay at home. Kin Hubbard

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    Kindness can become its own motive. We are made kind by being kind. Eric Hoffer

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    Kindness is loving people more than they deserve. Joseph Joubert

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    Kindness makes a fellow feel good whether it's being done to him or by him. Frank A. Clark

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    I have found men to be more kind than I expected, and less just. Samuel Johnson

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    Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless. Mother Teresa

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    Always be nice to people on the way up; because you'll meet the same people on the way down. Wilson Mizner

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    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. John Wesley

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    If your words are soft and sweet, they won't be as hard to swallow if you have to eat them.

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    We hate the kindness which we understand. Henry David Thoreau

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    Be the kind of person you would like to be with.

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    We cannot be kind to each other here for even an hour. We whisper, and hint, and chuckle and grin at our brother's shame; however you take it we men are a little breed. Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson

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    Loving kindness is greater than laws; and the charities of life are more than all ceremonies.

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    You can accomplish by kindness what you cannot by force. Publilius Syrus

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    Be kind to unkind people -- they need it the most.

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    So many gods, so many creeds, So many paths that wind and wind, While just the art of being kind is all the sad world needs. Ella Wheeler Wilcox

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    Kindness has more power than compulsion.

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    The kindness planned for tomorrow doesn't count for today.

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