+50 Quotes to Celebrate The World Kindness Day

Although Kindness is something that should fill our everyday life, a national day to celebrate kindness is definitely an opportunity to remind ourselves that we can do with more kindness in our lives, both received and given. 

The 13th of November is the world kindness day, it’s an opportunity to make the world a better place by celebrating and promoting good deeds and pledging acts of kindness, either as individuals or as organizations. 

Below is a list of quotes that will inspire you to spread kindness in the world :

Do you need ideas for acts of kindness? Check out these lists :

50 Ways to Carry Out Kindness Every Day

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1. “Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.”― Plato

2. “Sometimes it takes only one act of kindness and caring to change a person’s life.” – Jackie Chan

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

4. “Do things for people not because of who they are or what they do in return, but because of who you are.” – Harold S. Kushner

5. “My wish for you is that you continue. Continue to be who and how you are, to astonish a mean world with your acts of kindness. Continue to allow humor to lighten the burden of your tender heart.” Maya Angelou

6. “Kindness begins with the understanding that we all struggle.” – Charles Glassman

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

8. “Because that’s what kindness is. It’s not doing something for someone else because they can’t, but because you can.” – Andrew Iskander

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

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

11. “Attitude is a choice. Happiness is a choice. Optimism is a choice. Kindness is a choice. Giving is a choice. Respect is a choice. Whatever choice you make makes you. Choose wisely.”― Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

12. “Forget injuries; never forget kindness.” Confucius

13. “We can’t help everyone, but everyone can help someone.” – Ronald Reagan

14. “One of the most difficult things to give away is kindness, it usually comes back to you.” Anonymous

15. “Be the reason someone smiles. Be the reason someone feels loved and believes in the goodness in people.” ― Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

16. “Teaching kids good manners is teaching them about kindness, consideration, and respect.” Claire Stranberg

17. “Life becomes easier and more beautiful when we can see the good in other people.” ― Roy T. Bennett

18. “Those who bring sunshine to the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves.” James Matthew Barrie

19. “Always find opportunities to make someone smile, and to offer random acts of kindness in everyday life.” ― Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

20. “He that has done you a kindness will be more ready to do you another, than he whom you yourself have obliged.” Benjamin Franklin

21. “My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.” ― Dalai Lama XIV

22. “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

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

24. “Unexpected kindness is the most powerful, least costly, and most underrated agent of human change.” Bob Kerrey

25. “Kindness is not a business. True kindness expects nothing in return and should never act with conditions.” ― Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

26. “Kindness is tenderness. Kindness is love but is perhaps greater than love. Kindness is good will. Kindness says I want you to be happy.” Randolph Ray

27. “But remember, boy, that a kind act can sometimes be as powerful as a sword.” ― Rick Riordan, The Battle of the Labyrinth

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

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

30. “Kindness does wonderful things to a face.” Dixie Doyle

31. “We must learn to regard people less in the light of what they do or omit to do, and more in the light of what they suffer.” ― Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Letters and Papers from Prison

32. “Kindness is spreading sunshine into other people’s lives regardless of the weather.” Anonymous 

33. “Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for kindness.” Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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

35. “Genuine kindness is no ordinary act, but a gift of rare beauty.” Sylvia Rossetti

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

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

38. “Kindness can become its own motive. We are made kind by being kind.” Eric Hoffer

39. “Carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you.” Princess Diana

40. “Be kind to people no matter how they treat you.” ATGW

41. “He who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love.” St. Basil

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

43. “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

44. “This is my simple religion. No need for temples. No need for complicated philosophy. Your own mind, your own heart is the temple. Your philosophy is simple kindness.”― Dalai Lama XIV

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

46. “People shouldn't have to earn kindness. They should have to earn cruelty.”

― Maggie Stiefvater, Forever

47. “You can accomplish by kindness what you cannot by force.” Pubilius Syrus

48. “A kind gesture can reach a wound that only compassion can heal.” ― Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free

49. “If you want to be a rebel, be kind.” Pancho Ramos Stierle

50. “Always have a willing hand to help someone, you might be the only one that does.” ― Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

51. “The smallest act of kindness is worth more than the greatest intention.” ― Kahlil Gibran, The Essential Kahlil Gibran

52. “Carve your name on hearts, not tombstones. A legacy is etched into the minds of others and the stories they share about you.” ― Shannon Alder

53. “Let us make one point, that we meet each other with a smile, when it is difficult to smile. Smile at each other, make time for each other in your family.” ― Mother Teresa

54. “The simplest acts of kindness are by far more powerful then a thousand heads bowing in prayer.” ― Mahatma Gandhi

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