Warm Sayings and Quotes

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

To your enemy, forgiveness. To an opponent, tolerance. To a friend, heart. To a customer, service. To all, charity. To every child, a good example. To you, respect.     

Oren Arnold

We are each made for goodness, love and compassion. Our lives are transformed as much as the world is when we live with these truths.     

Desmond Tutu

A smile's warmth comes from the fire within the heart.     

Anthony T. Hincks

To keep a warm heart in a cold world is the real victory.     

Marty Rubin

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


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

If the world seems cold to you, kindle fires to warm it.     

Lucy Larcom

Home, more than anything, means warmth and bed.     

Vivienne Westwood

Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It's not something you learn in school. But if you haven't learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven't learned anything.     

Muhammad Ali

Warmth isn't what minimalists are thought to have.     

Maya Lin

Memories are the treasures that we keep locked deep within the storehouse of our souls, to keep our hearts warm when we are lonely.     

Becky Aligada

A warm smile is the universal language of kindness.     

William Arthur Ward

True compassion means not only feeling another's pain but also being moved to help relieve it.     

Daniel Goleman

Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them, humanity cannot survive.     

Dalai Lama

Compassion and love constitute non-violence in action. They are the source of all spiritual qualities: forgiveness, tolerance, all the virtues. They give meaning to our activities and makes them constructive. There is nothing amazing about being rich or highly educated; only when the individual has a warm heart do these attributes become worthwhile.     

Dalai Lama

There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.     

John Holmes

All the statistics in the world can't measure the warmth of a smile.     

Chris Hart

It is good people who make good places.     

Anna Sewell

Surely everyone is aware of the divine pleasures which attend a wintry fireside; candles at four o'clock, warm hearthrugs, tea, a fair tea-maker, shutters closed, curtains flowing in ample draperies to the floor, whilst the wind and rain are raging audibly without.     

Thomas de Quincey

All the statistics in the world can't measure the warmth of a smile.     

Chris Hart

Keep love in your heart. A life without it is like a sunless garden when the flowers are dead. The consciousness of loving and being loved brings a warmth and a richness to life that nothing else can bring.     

Oscar Wilde

What good is the warmth of summer, without the cold of winter to give it sweetness.     

John Steinbeck

Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home.     

Edith Sitwell

Warmth, kindness, and friendship are the most yearned for commodities in the world. The person who can provide them will never be lonely.     

Ann Landers

Give me the splendid, silent sun with all his beams full-dazzling.     

Walt Whitman

A woman at 20 is like ice, at 30 she is warm and at 40 she is hot.     

Gina Lollobrigida

Build a man a fire, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life.     

Terry Pratchett

Love is a fire. But whether it is going to warm your hearth or burn down your house, you can never tell.     

Joan Crawford

We ate well and cheaply and drank well and cheaply and slept well and warm together and loved each other.     

Ernest Hemingway

Memories warm you up from the inside. But they also tear you apart.     

Haruki Murakami