Inspirational Kindness Quotes

Kindness quotes
Kindness quote by Plato

Kindness is a behavior marked by ethical characteristics, a pleasant disposition, and concern for others. Kindness is the quality of being friendly, generous, and not harming others in any way. It is known as a virtue. Kindness is very important in most of the cultures and religions.

Below is a collection of Inspirational Kindness quotes.

“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.”
― Plato

“Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.”
― Lao Tzu

“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

“Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair, but manifestations of strength and resolution.”
― Kahlil Gibran

“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 Kindness quotes

“The simplest acts of kindness are by far more powerful then a thousand heads bowing in prayer.”
― Mahatma Gandhi

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

“A warm smile is the universal language of kindness.”
― William Arthur Ward

“This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.”
– Dalai Lama Kindness quotes

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

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

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

“For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.”
― Audrey Hepburn Kindness quotes

“Goodness is about character – integrity, honesty, kindness, generosity, moral courage, and the like. More than anything else, it is about how we treat other people.”
― Dennis Prager

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

“A tree is known by its fruit; a man by his deeds. A good deed is never lost; he who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love.”
― Saint Basil

“Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.”
― William Makepeace Thackeray

“I would rather make mistakes in kindness and compassion than work miracles in unkindness and hardness.”
― Mother Teresa

“If a person seems wicked, do not cast him away. Awaken him with your words, elevate him with your deeds, repay his injury with your kindness. Do not cast him away; cast away his wickedness.”
― Lao Tzu

“Kindness, I’ve discovered, is everything in life.”
― Isaac Bashevis Singer

“Kindness is the sunshine in which virtue grows.”
― Robert Green Ingersoll

“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

“Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate.”
― Albert Schweitzer Kindness quotes


  1. Aesop’s quote is still the essential one, I think, but I really like Emerson, as well. If I may be allowed to add one: “It’s God’s kindness that leads to repentance.” Romans 2:4


  2. I felt so good reading this early morning. I start my day on a positive note. Thank you for sharing such beautiful quotes


  3. Great ways to start the day. Kindness, such a simple concept, but it brings so much happiness,


  4. I like the idea of your blog and appreciate the hours it takes to search and record the quotes. Thank you. And thank you for following Spirituality Without Borders.


  5. Love every single quote, well selected. I think everyone could use a little more kindness in their life; whether that be giving or receiving it. Thank you 🙂


  6. Kindness is free, be generous with it! Great post…


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