Be Kind Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old be kind quotes, be kind sayings, and be kind proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Kindness is no virtue, but a common duty.     

Frederick Greenwood

Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.     

Tenzin Gyatso

A good man is kinder to his enemy than bad men to their friends.     

Joseph Hall

Men are only as great as they are kind.     

Elbert Hubbard

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

Lao Tzu

A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions, and the roots spring up and make new trees.     

Amelia Earhart

It is more important to be of pure intention than of perfect action.     

Ilyas Kassam

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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


I admire those who do good and expect nothing in return.     

Roy T. Bennett

The simplest acts of kindness are by far more powerful then a thousand heads bowing in prayer.     

Mahatma Gandhi

Kindness is a distemper which is soon cured by experience.     

Abraham Miller

If you can be kind and considerate for one day, then you can be for another. It won't cost you a penny in the world. Begin today.     

Dale Carnegie

Kindness is ever the begetter of kindness.     


Our kindness may be the most persuasive argument for that which we believe.     

Gordon B. Hinckley

If you are kind, people may accuse you of ulterior motives. Be kind anyway.     

Mother Teresa

A kind and compassionate act is often its own reward.     

William John Bennett

Kindness is loving people more than they deserve     

Joseph Joubert

The very nature of kindness is to spread. If you are kind to others, today they will be kind to you, and tomorrow to somebody else.     

Sri Chinmoy

Take care, be kind, be considerate of other people and other species, and be loving.     

John Lithgow

Never look down on anybody unless you're helping them up.     

Jesse Jackson

A warm smile is the Universal language of kindness.     

William Arthur Ward

Being kind is more important than being right.     

Andy Rooney

Today I bent the truth to be kind, and I have no regret, for I am far surer of what is kind than I am of what is true.     

Robert Breault

Always be a little kinder than necessary.     

James M. Barrie

Time itself is created through deeds of true kindness.     

Dara Horn

Kindness can become its own motive. We are made kind by being kind.     

Eric Hoffer

We are made kind by being kind.     

Eric Hoffer

If you want to be holy, be kind.     

Frederick Buechner