45 Quotes About Being a Good Person

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There are various qualities that people determine to be good about an individual. These quotes about being a good person will remind us of what to keep an eye out for when we meet someone new.

“A loving person lives in a loving world. A hostile person lives in a hostile world: everyone you meet is your mirror.”

“A person who is nice to you, but rude to the waiter, is not a nice person.”

“A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions, and the roots spring up and make new trees. The greatest work that kindness does to others is that it makes them kind themselves.”

“Be humble, for you are made of earth, be noble, for you are made of stars.”

“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.”

“Being too nice gets you used and being too mean pushes people away. You should be nice but you should also put your foot down if you have to.”

“Do your little bit of good where you are; its those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.”

“Good people are like candles; they burn themselves up to give others light.”

“Good people do not need laws to tell them to act responsibly, while bad people will find a way around the laws.”

“Great persons are able to do great kindnesses.”

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

“History will have to record that the greatest tragedy of this period of social transition was not the strident clamor of the bad people, but the appalling silence of the good people.”

“If a man be gracious and courteous to strangers, it shows he is a citizen of the world.”

“It is wonderful how much time good people spend fighting the devil. If they would only expend the same amount of energy loving their fellow men, the devil would die in his own tracks of ennui.”

“It would be nice if the poor were to get even half of the money that is spent in studying them.”

“It’s a lot easier to do good work when you have good words to say and work with good people.”

“It’s all about people. It’s about networking and being nice to people and not burning any bridges. Your book is going to impress, but in the end it is people that are going to hire you.”

“It’s not true that nice guys finish last. Nice guys are winners before the game even starts.”

“Kind words are a creative force, a power that concurs in the building up of all that is good, and energy that showers blessings upon the world.”

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

“Kindness is loving people more than they deserve.”

“Men are cruel, but Man is kind.”

“No person is wholly bad who is kind to any living thing.”

“Only a kind person is able to judge another justly and to make allowances for his weaknesses. A kind eye, while recognizing defects, sees beyond them.”

“Practice kindness all day to everybody and you will realize you’re already in heaven now.”

“Shall we make a new rule of life from tonight: always to try to be a little kinder than is necessary?”

“Sometimes good people make bad choices. It doesn’t mean they are bad people, it means they’re human.”

“Surround yourself with good people. People who are going to be honest with you and look out for your best interests.”

“The best portion of a good man’s life: His little, nameless unremembered acts of kindness and love.”

“The capacity to care is what gives life its most deepest significance.”

“The greatest pleasure I have known is to do a good action by stealth and to have it found out by accident.”

“The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths.”

“The point is not that I don’t recognize bad people when I see them I grant you I may quite well be taken in by them the point is that I know a good person when I see one.”

“There is no such thing as a people who are all wicked or even all good. Everyone chooses. But even they, even they looked at people and saw only tools. No one is a cup for another to drink from.”

“They say that some people come in our life as blessings and others as lessons, but to be specific and precise only simple and humble people with the utmost simplicity in their lives only come as blessings in a person’s 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.”

“Treat everyone with politeness, even those who are rude to you not because they are nice, but because you are.”

“We rise by lifting others.”

“We’ve got to learn hard things in our lifetime, but it’s love that gives you the strength. It’s being nice to people and having a lot of fun and laughing harder than anything, hopefully every single day of your life.”

“When good people consider you the bad guy, you develop a heart to help the bad ones. You actually understand them.”

“When I was young, I used to admire intelligent people; as I grow older, I admire kind people.”

“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.”

“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.”

“Wherever there is a human in need, there is an opportunity for kindness and to make a difference.”

“You taught me to be nice, so nice that now I am so full of niceness, I have no sense of right and wrong, no outrage, no passion.”

Being the best version of yourself requires you to make a conscious effort towards being good to others.

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