Kind Sayings and Quotes

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


When you are kind to someone in trouble, you hope they'll remember and be kind to someone else. And it'll become like a wildfire.     

Whoopi Goldberg

Be kind to yourself as you proceed along this journey. This kindness, in itself, is a means of awakening the spark of love within you and helping others to discover that spark within themselves.     

Tsoknyi Rinpoche

Be good. Be kind to each other. And if there's somebody you love, tell them. The world always needs more love.     

Mira Grant

Be kind to unkind people – they need it the most.     

Ashleigh Brilliant

Choose to be kind over being right and you'll be right everytime.     

Richard Carlson

Enjoy life. Have fun. Be kind. Have worth. Have friends. Be honest. Laugh. Die with dignity. Make the most of it. It's all we've got.     

Ricky Gervais

Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible. And be kinder than is necessary.     

Dalai Lama XIV

To be kind is to respond with sensitivity and human warmth to the hopes and needs of others. Even the briefest touch of kindness can lighten a heavy heart. Kindness can change the lives of people.     

Aung Sun Suu Kyi

I've learned... . That being kind is more important than being right.     

H. Jackson Brown

Whenever there is a conflict between being right and being kind, if possible, choose being kind.     

R. J. Palacio

Be kind to your mother-in-law, but pay for her board at some good hotel.     

Josh Billings

We must be kind and gentle gardeners with people and nature.     

Bryant McGill

Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much.     

Blaise Pascal

Be kind. It's worthwhile to make an effort to learn about other people and figure out what you might have in common with them.     

Viggo Mortensen

Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.     

Dalai Lama

Be kind to each other. It is better to commit faults with gentleness than to work miracles with unkindness.     

Mother Teresa

Kindness trumps everything. Kind people are magnets for all of the good things in life.     

Tom Giaquinto

Be kind to bad and good, for you don't know your own heart.     

Sarah Winnemucca

If you understand each other you will be kind to each other.     

John Steinbeck

Being kind is the most important thing Ive ever been taught. Thats what my parents always told me - more important than ambition or success is being kind to people. The cornerstone of my life. What I aspire to is to be kind.     

Rafe Spall

The most important kind of freedom is to be what you really are. You trade in your reality for a role. You give up your ability to feel, and in exchange, put on a mask.     

Jim Morrison

Be kind and honest, and harmful poisons will turn sweet inside you.     

Rumi

Be kind to yourself, to others and everything around you.     

Alexandra Stoddard

Be kind to everyone - you don't know what cross they're bearing and how sweet that kind word might ring.     

Ann B. Ross

To be kind is good. To be kind without expecting anything in return is better.     

Tariq Ramadan

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

Washington Irving

Let us be kind to one another, to be aware of each other's needs, and try to help in that regard.     

Thomas S. Monson

We live in the kind of society where, in almost all cases, hard work is rewarded.     

Neil deGrasse Tyson

Nobody is kind to only one person at once, but to many persons in one.     

Frederick William Faber

Be good, be kind, be humane, and charitable; love your fellows; console the afflicted; pardon those who have done you wrong.     

Maxim Gorky

Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.     

Paul the Apostle

To be kind is more important than to be right. Many times, what people need is not a brilliant mind that speaks but a special heart that listens.     

F. Scott Fitzgerald

A gentle word, a kind look, a good-natured smile can work wonders and accomplish miracles.     

William Hazlitt

Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.     

Mother Teresa

Be kind to yourself so you can be happy enough to be kind to the world.     

Misha Collins

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

Be kind to others, so that you may learn the secret art of being kind to yourself.     

Paramahansa Yogananda

Be kind to yourself and others. Come from love every moment you can.     

Deepak Chopra

Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about.     

Wendy Mass