Inspirational Quotes about Kindness and Generosity


Kindness means being polite, generous and considerate. Being kind means speaking politely, helping other people and complimenting them when appropriate. It could also mean opening the door for someone, helping your colleagues with their work, or greeting your neighbors.

Kindness and generosity could mean many other things too. It could mean helping an elderly cross the street, helping people in various ways, or giving a donation.

This attitude spreads love around you, and makes people like you.

Being kind and generous can improve your relations with people, help you become friendly, and make you a more tolerant person.

Here is an inspirational quote about kindness from the Dalai Lama:
“Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.”

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Kindness Quotes and Sayings about Generosity

“Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.” –Lao-Tzu

“Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate.” –Albert Schweitzer

“Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.” –Martin Luther

“Do all the good you can. By all the means you can. In all the ways you can. In all the places you can. At all the times you can. To all the people you can. As long as ever you can.” –John Wesley

“Giving connects two people, the giver and the receiver, and this connection gives birth to a new sense of belonging.” –Deepak Chopra

“It’s so easy to laugh. It’s so easy to hate. It takes strength to be gentle and kind.” –Stephen Morrissey

“Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.” –Mother Teresa

“Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much.”Blaise Pascal

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“Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God’s kindness: kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile.” –Mother Teresa

“Whether one believes in a religion or not, and whether one believes in rebirth or not, there isn’t anyone who doesn’t appreciate kindness and compassion.” –The Dalai Lama

“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 Dalai Lama

“You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson

“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

“Kindness is the light that dissolves all walls between souls, families, and nations.” –Paramahansa Yogananda

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“When you carry out acts of kindness you get a wonderful feeling inside. It is as though something inside your body responds and says, yes, this is how I ought to feel.” –Harold Kushner

“You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.” –Kahlil Gibran

“Thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.” –Buddha

“Love and kindness are never wasted.” –Barbara DeAngelis

“No one has yet realized the wealth of sympathy, the kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child. The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure.” –Emma Goldman

“Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.” –Mark Twain

“A warm smile is the universal language of kindness.”William Arthur Ward

“Remember there’s no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end.” -Scott Adams

“Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.” -Desmond Tutu

“Extend yourself in kindness to other human being wherever you can.” -Oprah Winfrey

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“Act with kindness, but do not expect gratitude.” -Confucius

“Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.”– Dalai Lama

“Be nice to strangers. Be nice even when it doesn’t matter.” -Sam Altman

“I don’t worry about people misinterpreting my kindness for weakness.” -Jason Bateman

“You can cultivate mercy when you extend acts of compassion and kindness to yourself and to other people.” -Bree Miller

“Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair, but manifestations of strength and resolution.” -Kahlil Gibran

“The greatest way to learn the genius of generosity is to practice it in real time with others.” Chip Ingram

“My intent is to be generous of spirit and live with total integrity every day of my life.” Deepak Chopra

“True generosity is an offering; given freely and out of pure love. No strings attached. No expectations.” Suze Orman

“As the rain falls on the just and unjust alike, let your heart be untroubled by judgments and let your kindness rain down on all.” -Buddha

“A word of kindness is seldom spoken in vain, while witty sayings are as easily lost as the pearls slipping from a broken string.” -George Dennison Prentice

“”True friends are like bright sunflowers that never fade away, even over distance and time.”” -Marie Williams Johnstone

“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.” -Aesop

“Kindness is not a business. True kindness expects nothing in return and should never act with conditions.” -Roy T. Bennett

“Kindness is a passport that opens doors and fashions friends. It softens hearts and molds relationships that can last lifetimes.” -Joseph B. Wirthlin

“Kindness and politeness are not overrated at all. They’re underused.” -Tommy Lee Jones

Short Kindness Quotes and Generosity Quotes

Here are a few inspirational short kindness quotes. Since they are short, they are easy to memorize and think about, whenever you need to show more kindness and generosity in everyday life.

“Kindness and a generous spirit go a long way.” -Max Irons

“Always be a little kinder than necessary.” -James M. Barrie

“Be gentle to all and stern with yourself.” -Teresa of Avila

“It doesn’t do any good to argue. Be kind.” -Richard G. Scott

“Generosity, kindness, honesty, humor – makes us truly rich.” -Waylon Lewis

“Generosity is the best investment.” -Diane Con Furstenberg

“Kindness is just love with its work boots on.” -Victoria Moran

“How beautiful a day can be when kindness touches it.” -George Elliston

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