It’s World Kindness Day

Let’s overwhelm the world with our kindness today. And get up tomorrow and do it again.

It’s World Kindness Day. As promised, here are more of my favorite kindness quotes. You can also find a smorgasbord of them on my Resource Page.

Extend some kindnesses today and notice all the kindnesses extended your way.

“Kindness. Easy to do. Easy not to do. Choose the latter, no one will notice. Choose the former and lives may change.” ~Julian Bowers Brown

“When we do what we love, again and again, our life comes to hold the fragrance of that thing.” ~Wayne Muller

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

“If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.” ~Dalai Lama

“Look into your own heart, discover what it is that gives you pain and then refuse, under any circumstance whatsoever, to inflict that pain on anybody else.” ~Karen Armstrong

“I expect to pass through life but once. If, therefore, there be any kindness I can show, or any good thing I can do to any fellow being, let me do it now, and not defer or neglect it, as I shall not pass this way again.” ~William Penn

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

“You may be sorry that you spoke, sorry you stayed or went, sorry you won or lost, sorry so much was spent. But as you go through life, you’ll find you’re never sorry you were kind.” ~Herbert Prochnow

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

“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 you can.” ~John Wesley

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

Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.” ~Dalai Lama

“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” ~Jimi Hendrix

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

“The world is changed by your example, not by your opinion.” ~Paulo Coelho

“What I regret most in my life are failures of kindness. Those moments when another human being was there, in front of me, suffering, and I responded … sensibly. Reservedly. Mildly.” ~George Saunders

“We’re all just walking each other home.” ~Ram Dass

 

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