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Kindness Quotes and Sayings

Kindness Quotes and Sayings

Kindness is one of the greatest virtues of human beings. Here is a compilation of some famous kindness quotes that tell us the importance of being good.
Madhura Pandit
Kindness is one such virtue which is advocated by all cultures and religions in the world. In simple words, kindness can be described as sympathy, consideration, and a willingness to help others. It is a divine quality. There are several famous quotes and sayings that help us understand the importance of kindness in life.

Inspirational Quotes about Kindness

A word of kindness is seldom spoken in vain, while witty saying are as easily lost as the pearls slipping from a broken string.
~ George D. Prentice

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

That best portion of a good man's life: his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love.
~ William Wordsworth

Compassion is the chief law of human existence.
~ Fyodor Dostoyevsky

The ideas that have lighted my way have been kindness, beauty and truth.
~ Albert Einstein

Spread love everywhere you go: First of all in your own house... 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, kindness.
~ Mother Teresa

Something that has always puzzled me all my life is why, when I am in special need of help, the good deed is usually done by somebody on whom I have no claim.
~ William Feather

The center of human nature is rooted in ten thousand ordinary acts of kindness that define our days.
~ Stephen Jay Gould

If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
~ Dalai Lama

One's life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others, by means of love, friendship, indignation and compassion.
~ Simone de Beauvoir

I choose kindness! I will be kind to the poor, for they are alone. Kind to the rich, for they are afraid. And kind to the unkind, for such is how God has treated me.
~ Max Lucado

As much as we need a prosperous economy, we also need a prosperity of kindness and decency.
~ Caroline Kennedy

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 F. Buscaglia

Everyone responds to kindness.
~ Richard Gere

Have you had a kindness shown?
Pass it on;
'Twas not given for thee alone,
Pass it on;
Let it travel down the years,
Let it wipe another's tears,
'Til in Heaven the deed appears;
Pass it on.
~ Henry Burton

Sometimes when we are generous in small, barely detectable ways it can change someone else's life forever.
~ Margaret Cho

I feel no need for any other faith than my faith in the kindness of human beings...I am so absorbed in the wonder of earth and the life upon it that I cannot think of heaven and angels.
~ Pearl S. Buck

Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness!
~ Seneca

I hope you enjoyed reading these quotes. Aesop has said in one of the greatest quotes on kindness that,

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