Kindness quotes are loaded with insights and inspiration for living a meaningful life. The simple act of kindness is truly life changes – to yourself and others. Acts of kindness actually build up our immune systems and our body’s production of ‘feel good’ hormones.
Remember there's no such thing as a small act of kindness.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Life is short and we have never too much time for gladdening the hearts of those who are traveling the dark journey with us. Oh be swift to live, make haste to be kind.
I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
One isn't necessarily born with courage, but one is born with potential. Without courage, we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency. We can't be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.
Be not forgetful to entertain strangers: for thereby some have entertained angels unawares.
Be kind to unkind people - they need it most!
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
As rain falls equally on the just and the unjust, do not burden your heart with judgments but rain your kindness equally on all.
Teach this triple truth to all: A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things which renew humanity.
When words are both true and kind, they can change our world.
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.
A laugh, to be joyous, must flow from a joyous heart, for without kindness, there can be no true joy.
I feel that the essence of spiritual practice is your attitude toward others. When you have a pure, sincere motivation, then you have right attitude toward others based on kindness, compassion, love and respect.
When we feel love and kindness toward others, it not only makes others feel loved and cared for, but it helps us also to develop inner happiness and peace.
To awaken each morning with a smile brightening my face; to greet the day with reverence for the opportunities it contains; to approach my work with a clean mind; to hold ever before me, even in the doing of little things, the ultimate purpose toward which I am working; to meet men and women with laughter on my lips and love in my heart; to be gentle, kind, and courteous through all the hours; to approach the night with weariness that ever woos sleep and the joy that comes from work well done - this is how I desire to waste wisely my days.
No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.
Attachment to being right creates suffering. When you have a choice to be right, or to be kind, choose kind and watch your suffering disappear.
The positive effect of kindness on the immune system and on the increased production of serotonin in the brain has been proven in research studies. Serotonin is a naturally occurring substance in the body that makes us feel more comfortable, peaceful, and even blissful. In fact, the role of most anti-depressants is to stimulate the production of serotonin chemically, helping to ease depression. Research has shown that a simple act of kindness directed toward another improves the functioning of the immune system and stimulates the production of serotonin in both the recipient of the kindness and the person extending the kindness. Even more amazing is that persons observing the act of kindness have similar beneficial results. Imagine this! Kindness extended, received, or observed beneficially impacts the physical health and feelings of everyone involved!
When given the choice between being right and being kind, choose kind.
If love is truly a verb, if help is a verb, if forgiveness is a verb, if kindness is a verb, then you can do something about it.
Kindness has converted more sinners than zeal, eloquence, or learning.
Frederick W. Faber
I have learned silence from the talkative, tolerance from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet, strange, I am ungrateful to those teachers.
No one has yet fully realized the wealth of sympathy, kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child. The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure.
If someone in your life talked to you the way you talk to yourself, you would have left them long ago.
For attractive lips, speak words of kindness. For lovely eyes, seek out the good in people.
Practice random acts of kindness and senseless acts of beauty.
Kindness can become its own motive. We are made kind by being kind.
Here is my wish for you and every other child, woman, and man on the face of the earth: Spend one week saying only kind, caring things to yourself. Say thank you at least ten times an hour, direct five toward yourself and five to the world at large. Compliment yourself (and others) each time an effort is made. Notice all the wonderful qualities and characteristics about yourself and those around you. One week. You will never go back. And your whole life will be a glorious meditation.
Warmth is the vital element for the growing plant and for the soul of the child.
The world is evolving from imperfection to perfection. It needs all love and sympathy; great tenderness and watchfulness are required from each one of us.
Hazrat Inayat Khan
When you are kind to others, it not only changes you, it changes the world.
Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.
Beginning today, treat everyone you meet as if they were going to be dead by midnight. Extend them all the care, kindness and understanding you can muster. Your life will never be the same again.
Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
If there is any kindness I can show, any good thing I can do to any fellow human being, let me do it now, and not defer or neglect it, as I shall not pass this way again.
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.
Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate.
If we always helped one another, no one would need luck.
The essence of love is kindness.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Kindness is more than deeds. It is an attitude, an expression, a look, a touch. It is anything that lifts another person.
C. Neil Strait
Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.
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.
Friends...they cherish one another’s hopes. They are kind to one another’s dreams.
Henry David Thoreau
It is higher and nobler to be kind.
Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.
A warm smile is the universal language of kindness.
William Arthur Ward
A kind soul is in constant bloom.
I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.
The little unremembered acts of kindness and love are the best parts of a person’s life.
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