At ILNI we believe in kindness, and we believe in spreading it far and wide. We have collated our favourite quotes about kindness. These words remind us how important an act of kindness is and they inspire us to do our best to add more kindness to the world each and every day.
No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.
Be kind to unkind people – they need it the most.
The fragrance always stays in the hand that gives the rose.
Kindness in words creates confidence.
Kindness in thinking creates profoundness.
Kindness in giving creates love.
Be kind whenever possible.
It is always possible.
Kind words can be short and easy to speak but their echoes are truly endless. Mother Teresa
Kindness trumps greed: it asks for sharing.
Kindness trumps fear: it calls forth gratefulness and love.
Kindness trumps even stupidity, for with sharing and love, one learns.
The simplest acts of kindness are by far more powerful than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
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.
Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.
How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single minute before starting to improve the world.
Remember there’s no such thing as a small act of kindness.
Every act creates a ripple with no logical end.
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world.
Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
The greatest work that kindness does to others is that it makes them kind themselves.
Great opportunities to help others seldom come, but small ones surround us every day.
The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the grandest intention.
Always if you have a choice, be kind.
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.
Be the reason someone smiles.
Be the reason someone feels loved and believes in the goodness in people.
Roy T. Bennett
You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
Walking with a friend in the dark is better than walking alone in the light.
The more I think it over, the more I feel that there is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.
Vincent van Gogh
You cannot do a kindness too soon because you never know how soon it will be too late.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Generosity is the more natural outward expression of an inner attitude of compassion.
In a world where you can be anything: be elegant and kind