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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.

Those who make compassion an essential part of their lives find the joy of life. Kindness deepens the spirit and produces rewards that cannot be completely explained in words. It is an experience more powerful than words. To become acquainted with kindness one must be prepared to learn new things and feel new feelings. Kindness is more than a philosophy of the mind. It is a philosophy of the spirit.

Robert J. Furey
Author
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There is overwhelming evidence that the higher the level of self-esteem, the more likely one will be to treat others with respect, kindness, and generosity.

Nathaniel Branden (1930)
Canadian Psychotherapist And Writer
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There are realities we all share, regardless of our nationality, language, or individual tastes. As we need food, so do we need emotional nourishment: love, kindness, appreciation, and support from others. We need to understand our environment and our relationship to it. We need to fulfill certain inner hungers: the need for happiness, for peace of mind -- for wisdom.

Swami Kriyananda [J. Donald Walters] (1926)
Author, Founder Of Ananda
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The words of kindness are more healing to a drooping heart than balm or honey.

Sarah Fielding (1710-1768)
Novelist
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The true essence of humankind is kindness. There are other qualities which come from education or knowledge, but it is essential, if one wishes to be a genuine human being and impart satisfying meaning to one's existence, to have a good heart.

Tenzin Gyatso (1935)
The 14th Dalai Lama (B. 1935)
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The best portion of a good man’s life. His little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love.

William Wordsworth (1770-1850)
Poet
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The best part of life is not just surviving, but thriving with passion and compassion and humor and style and generosity and kindness.

Maya Angelou (1928)
Poet, Dancer, Producer, Playwright, Director, Author
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That best portion of a good man's life; His little, nameless, unremembered acts Of kindness and of love.

William Wordsworth (1770-1850)
Poet
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Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair, but manifestations of strength and resolution.

Kahlil Gibran (1883-1931)
Lebanese American Artist, Poet, And Writer
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Remember there's no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end.

Scott Adams (1957)
Creator Of Dilbert Comic Strip
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