Kind Words Sayings and Quotes

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

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

Blaise Pascal

Kind words are a creative force, a power that concurs in the building up of all that is good, and energy that showers blessings upon the world.     

Lawrence G. Lovasik

Kind words not only lift our spirits in the moment they are given, but they can linger with us over the years.     

Joseph B. Wirthlin

Kind words produce happiness. How often have we ourselves been made happy by kind words, in a manner and to an extent which we are unable to explain!     

Frederick William Faber

The kindest word in all the world is the unkind word, unsaid.     

Author Unknown

One kind word can warm three winter months.     

Japanese Proverb

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

Mother Teresa

Be an encourager. Scatter sunshine. Who knows whose life you might touch with something as simple as a kind word.     

Debbie Macomber

Wise sayings often fall on barren ground, but a kind word is never thrown away.      

Sir Arthur Helps

If we must part forever, Give me but one kind word to think upon, And please myself with, while my heart's breaking.     

Thomas Otway

Modern science is still trying to produce a tranquilizer more effective than a few kind words.     

Douglas Meador

Let a kind word warm you when your thoughts turn cold.     

Marty Rubin

Kind words are salve to a cankered soul; spread generously.     

Richelle E. Goodrich

Kind words are such a blessing to the needful, if one but knew the pleasure that they bring.     

John McLeod

Until you have cultivated the habit of saying some kind word of those whom you do not admire, you will be neither successful nor happy.     

Napoleon Hill

They say, You can't give a smile away; it always comes back. The same is true of a kind word or a conversation starter. What goes around, comes around.     

Susan RoAne

Sometimes all it takes is a kind word of encouragement to get your heroes back on the right path.     

Nancy Duarte

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

Ann B. Ross

Kind words produce their images on men's souls.     

Blaise Pascal

A kind word is like a Spring day.     

Russian Proverb

A kind word will give more pleasure than a present.     

John Lubbock

Never lose a chance of saying a kind word     

William Makepeace Thackeray

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.      

Leo Buscaglia

You have it easily in your power to increase the sum total of this world's happiness now. How? By giving a few words of sincere appreciation to someone who is lonely or discouraged. Perhaps you will forget tomorrow the kind words you say today, but the recipient may cherish them over a lifetime.      

Dale Carnegie

Kind hearts are the gardens, Kind thoughts are the roots, Kind words are the blossoms, Kind deeds are the fruits.     


A couple of kind words can not only make a person's day, but earn you a friend and supporter for life. For the rest of the week, whenever you see someone you want to judge negatively, pay them a compliment instead. See what happens.     

Neil Strauss

Give a kind word (with a kindly thought behind the word) — you will be kind and receive kind words.     

W. Clement Stone

Be nice to people whether you mean it or not. You never know when a kind word can make a difference in another person’s day – or maybe even his or her life.     

Cassandra King

Every day, tell at least one person something you like, admire, or appreciate about them.     

Richard Carlson

Your words have power. Speak words that are kind, loving, positive, uplifting, encouraging, and life-giving.