35 Quotes About Kindness to Strangers

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Random acts of kindness can do wonders for your fellow man. Whether you are showing understanding or gratitude for small actions taken, these quotes about kindness in strangers serve as perfect examples to the type of actions we should take.

“A little thought and a little kindness are often worth more than a great deal of money.”

“A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions, and the roots spring up and make new trees.”

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

“Always be a little kinder than necessary.”

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

“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.”

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

“For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others; for beautiful lips, speak only words of kindness; and for poise, walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.”

“Goodness is about character – integrity, honesty, kindness, generosity, moral courage, and the like. More than anything else, it is about how we treat other people.”

“Guard well within yourself that treasure, kindness. Know how to give without hesitation, how to lose without regret, how to acquire without meanness.”

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

“How beautiful a day can be when kindness touches it!”

“Human kindness has never weakened the stamina or softened the fiber of a free people. A nation does not have to be cruel to be tough.”

“It’s not our job to play judge and jury, to determine who is worthy of our kindness and who is not. We just need to be kind, unconditionally and without ulterior motive, even – or rather, especially – when we’d prefer not to be. ”

“Kind people are the best kind of people.”

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

“Kindness is loving people more than they deserve.”

“Kindness is more important than wisdom, and the recognition of this is the beginning of wisdom.”

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

“Kindness is the sunshine in which virtue grows.”

“Love and kindness are never wasted. They always make a difference. They bless the one who receives them, and they bless you, the giver.”

“My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.”

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

“One who is kind is sympathetic and gentle with others. He is considerate of others’ feelings and courteous in his behavior. He has a helpful nature. Kindness pardons others’ weaknesses and faults. Kindness is extended to all — to the aged and the young, to animals, to those low of station as well as the high.”

“One who knows how to show and to accept kindness will be a friend better than any possession.”

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

“The level of our success is limited only by our imagination and no act of kindness, however small, is ever wasted.”

“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.”

“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.”

“Transparency, honesty, kindness, good stewardship, even humor, work in businesses at all times.”

“We need more kindness, more compassion, more joy, more laughter. I definitely want to contribute to that.”

“Whatever possession we gain by our sword cannot be sure or lasting, but the love gained by kindness and moderation is certain and durable.”

“Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness.”

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

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

Talking to strangers can lead to simple acts of conversation and create deep connections.