These quotes remind you on what simple acts of kindness can foster among you and other living things around you. Read on for some famous kindheartedness quotations and sayings.

Kindness Quotes

They say that a little kindness shown is probably more than a million words said and more than hoards of money earned. Kindness is the joy of caring and being warmhearted. It is an emotion that rakes consideration, compassion and sympathy for others. The best form of kindness is when it is shared. With this compilation of kindheartedness quotes, you can get inspired to use these or implement them in your daily living. By doing that, you will understand that a simple act of kindness can take you a long way. Read more, for some ideas!

It is easy enough to be friendly to one's friends. But to befriend the one who regards himself as your enemy is the quintessence of true religion. The other is mere business.

- Mahatma Gandhi

Charity is injurious unless it helps the recipient to become independent of it.

- John D. Rockefeller

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

- Washington Irving

Forgiveness is an act of the will, and the will can function regardless of the temperature of the heart.

- Corrie ten Boom

Where there is love there is life.

- All Men Are Brothers , Mahatma Gandhi

God could not be everywhere, and therefore he made mothers.

- Rudyard Kipling

A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money.

- John Ruskin

I have no dress except the one I wear every day. If you are going to be kind enough to give me one, please let it be practical and dark so that I can put it on afterwards to go to the laboratory.

- Marie Curie

Let us more and more insist on raising funds of love, of kindness, of understanding, of peace. Money will come if we seek first the Kingdom of God - the rest will be given.

- Mother Teresa

A laugh, to be joyous, must flow from a joyous heart, for without kindness, there can be no true joy.

- Thomas Carlyle

Because I could not stop for death, He kindly stopped for me; The carriage held but just ourselves and immortality.

- Emily Dickinson

Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.

- Plato

Courage is a kind of salvation.

- Plato

Once you've been really bad in a movie, there's a certain kind of fearlessness you develop.

- Jack Nicholson

You can get much farther with a kind word and a gun than you can with a kind word alone.

- Al Capone

Tell me I'm clever, Tell me I'm kind, Tell me I'm talented, Tell me I'm cute, Tell me I'm sensitive, Graceful and wise, Tell me I'm perfect - But tell me the truth.

- Shel Silverstein

It takes an endless amount of history to make even a little tradition.

- Henry James

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

What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. These are but trifles, to be sure; but scattered along life's pathway, the good they do is inconceivable.

- Joseph Addison

Kindness and faithfulness keep a king safe, through kindness his throne is made secure.

- King Solomon

Your own soul is nourished when you are kind; it is destroyed when you are cruel.

- King Solomon

In human relationships, kindness and lies are worth a thousand truths.

- Graham Greene

It's the kind of clothes that mothers and daughters can wear, in terms of concept... It's not about age. It's about taste, and it's about lifestyle. I believe women of all ages can wear anything.

- Ralph Lauren

The truth has never been of any real value to any human being - it is a symbol for mathematicians and philosophers to pursue. In human relations kindness and lies are worth a thousand truths.

- Graham Greene

They are always saying God loves us. If that's love I'd rather have a bit of kindness.

- Graham Greene

A true man of honor feels humbled himself when he cannot help humbling others.

- Robert E. Lee

Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate.

- Albert Schweitzer

Human nature is so well disposed towards those who are in interesting situations, that a young person, who either marries or dies, is sure of being kindly spoken of.

- Jane Austen

Let us tenderly and kindly cherish, therefore, the means of knowledge. Let us dare to read, think, speak, and write.

- John Adams

I sing seriously to my mom on the phone. To put her to sleep, I have to sing "Maria" from West Side Story. When I hear her snoring, I hang up.

- Adam Sandler

Getting people to like you is merely the other side of liking them. If you have zest and enthusiasm you attract zest and enthusiasm. Life does give back in kind.

- Norman Vincent Peale

Happiness exists on earth, and it is won through prudent exercise of reason, knowledge of the harmony of the universe, and constant practice of generosity.

- Jose Marti

Love is the bond between men, the way to teach and the center of the world.

- Jose Marti

Most laws condemn the soul and pronounce sentence. The result of the law of my God is perfect. It condemns but forgives. It restores - more than abundantly - what it takes away.

- Jim Elliot

Every charitable act is a stepping stone toward heaven.

- Henry Ward Beecher

I'm the complete opposite of every clean cut, decent-looking guy you could ever think of. Yet, I have the biggest heart in the world.

- A. J. McLean

The charity that is a trifle to us can be precious to others.

- Homer

If a few companies were less greedy, the people at the bottom would have a lot more.

- Chris Martin

Compassion alone stands apart from the continuous traffic between good and evil proceeding within us.

- Eric Hoffer

Compassion is the antitoxin of the soul: where there is compassion even the most poisonous impulses remain relatively harmless.

- Eric Hoffer

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