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Inspirational Kindness Quotes

At times, a stranger has put into words just what your heart is speaking. Other times, a well-turned phrase can bring inspiration or consolation. Our collection of inspirational quotations helps kindness bloom in everyday life.

Your greatness is measured by your kindness; your education and intellect by your modesty; your ignorance is betrayed by your suspicions and prejudices, and your real caliber is measured by the consideration and tolerance you have for others.

William J.H. Boetcker (1873-1962)
Religious Leader, Influential Public Speaker
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Wherever there is a human in need, there is an opportunity for kindness and to make a difference.

Kevin Heath
Ceo More4kids
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When we feel love and kindness toward others, it not only makes others feel loved and cared for, but it helps us also to develop inner happiness and peace.

The 14th Dalai Lama (1935)
Head Monk Of The Gelugpa Lineage Of Tibetan Buddhism
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What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?

Jean Jacques Rousseau

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We think too much and feel too little. More than machinery, we need humanity. More than cleverness, we need kindness and gentleness.

Charlie Chaplin (1889-1977)
Comedic Actor, Filmmaker, Writer
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We cannot tell the precise moment when friendship formed. As in filling a vessel drop by drop, there is at last a drop which makes it run over; so in a series of kindness there is at last one which makes the heart run over.

Dr. Samuel Johnson (1709-1784)
Poet, Essayist, Lexicographer
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Unexpected kindness is the most powerful, least costly, and most underrated agent of human change.

Bob Kerrey (1943)
American Politician
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To be rich in admiration and free from envy, to rejoice greatly in the good of others, to love with such generosity of heart that your love is still a dear possession in absence or unkindness - these are the gifts which money cannot buy.

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894)
Essayist, Poet, Novelist
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To be rich in admiration and free from envy, to rejoice greatly in the good of others, to love with such generosity of heart that your love is still a dear possession in absence or unkindness - these are the gifts which money cannot buy.

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894)
Essayist, Poet, Novelist
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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 (1843-1916)
Author
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