47+ Best Be Kind Quotes: Exclusive Selection

Kind is generous, helpful, and thinking about other people’s feelings. Inspirational be kind quotes will encourage you to think a little deeper than you usually would and broaden your perspective.

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Famous Be Kind Quotes

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

You can always, always give something, even if it is only kindness! Anne Frank

Without a sense of caring, there can be no sense of community. Anthony J. D’Angelo

If you see someone without a smile, give them yours. Dolly Parton

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

Never be so busy as not to think of others. Mother Teresa

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

Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.Dalai Lama

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. Princess Diana

If you want to lift yourself up, lift up someone else. Booker T. Washington

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

The only way to have a friend is to be one. Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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

Be kinder to yourself. And then let your kindness flood the world. Pema Chodron

Remember there’s no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end. Scott Adams

Know what sparks the light in you, then use that light to illuminate the world. Oprah Winfrey 

The best portion of a good man’s life is his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love. William Wordsworth

We rise by lifting others. Robert Ingersoll

What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness? Jean Jacques Rousseau

Great things are done by a series of small things brought together. Vincent van Gogh 

No one is born hating another person People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite. Nelson Mandela

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

I’ve been searching for ways to heal myself, and I’ve found that kindness is the best way. Lady Gaga

Be the reason someone believes in the goodness of people. Karen Salmansohn

Guard well within yourself that treasure, kindness. Know how to give without hesitation, how to lose without regret, how to acquire without meanness George Sand

Act with kindness, but do not expect gratitude. Confucius

Kindness and politeness are not overrated at all. They’re underused. Tommy Lee Jones

Kind words don’t cost much. Yet they accomplish much. Blaise Pascal

Imagine what our real neighborhoods would be like if each of us offered, as a matter of course, just one kind word to another person. Mr. Rogers

Sometimes it takes only one act of kindness and caring to change a person’s life. Jackie Chan

I shall pass through this world but once. Any good, therefore, that I can do or any kindness I can show to any human being, let me do it now. Let me not defer it or neglect it, for I shall not pass this way again. Stephen Grellet

Be nice to strangers. Be nice even when it doesn’t matter. Sam Altman

Kindness is ever the better of kindness. Sophocles

Treat everyone with respect and kindness. Period. No exceptions. Kiana Tom

Kindness in women, not their beautiful looks, shall win my love. Washington Irving

Forget injuries; never forget kindness.  Confucius

If you have an impulse to kindness, act on it. Douglas Coupland

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

When you carry out acts of kindness you get a wonderful feeling inside. It is as though something inside your body responds and says, yes, this is how I ought to feel. Harold Kushner

Always try to be a little kinder than is necessary. J.M. Barrie

Many men fail because they do not see the importance of being kind and courteous to the men under them. Kindness to everybody always pays for itself. And, besides, it is a pleasure to be kind. Charles M. Schwab

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

The everyday kindness of the back roads more than makes up for the acts of greed in the headlines. Charles Kuralt

What I want is so simple I almost can’t say it: elementary kindness. Barbara Kingsolver