50 Kindness Quotes to Teach Your Kids

50 Kindness Quotes to Teach Your Kids

A small act of kindness can brighten up someone’s day. It’s important to teach our children how to be kind from a young age, and these kindness quotes for kids will help you inspire them.

Kindness is not only a part of “good manners”; it’s something that the world desperately needs. At times where we see less good done in the world, you as a parent have an important role in raising your children to be kind, respectful and positive human beings.

We might not live in a perfect world right now, but encouraging the younger generation to be more compassionate and kind can help them build a better world in the future. A future where people help each other not because they have to, but because they want to.

That’s why today I’m bringing you a list of 50 kindness quotes for kids. Tell these quotes to your kids, discuss them, or let them discover the meaning behind them on their own.

50 Kindness Quotes for Kids

Treat everyone with politeness and kindness, not because they are nice, but because you are.

Roy T. Bennett

Be the reason someone smiles. Be the reason someone feels loved and believes in the goodness in people.

Roy T. Bennett
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No one has ever become poor by giving.

Anne Frank

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

Aesop

Help others without any reason and give without the expectation of receiving anything in return.

Roy T. Bennett

Always have a willing hand to help someone, you might be the only one that does.

Roy T. Bennett

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

Amelia Earhart
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Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.

Maya Angelou

A kind gesture can reach a wound that only compassion can heal.

Steve Maraboli

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

When I was young, I admired clever people. Now that I am old, I admire kind people.

Abraham Joshua Heschel

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

Mark Twain

A great man shows his greatness by the way he treats little men.

Thomas Carlyle
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If you can be anything, be kind.

Unknown

Never look down on anybody unless you’re helping him up.

Jesse Jackson

We can’t help everyone, but everyone can help someone.

Ronald Reagan

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

The simple act of caring is heroic.

Edward Albert

What this world needs is a new kind of army – the army of the kind.

Cleveland Amory

Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.

Plato

Be mindful. Be grateful. Be positive. Be true. Be kind.

Roy T. Bennett

If you see someone without a smile, give them yours.

Dolly Parton

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

Andrew Iskander
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Never be so busy as not to think of others.

Mother Teresa

Good words bring good feelings to the heart. Speak with kindness, always.

Rod Williams

Life becomes easier and more beautiful when we can see the good in other people.

Roy T. Bennett

Sometimes it takes only one act of kindness and caring to change a person’s life.

Jackie Chan

If you judge people, then you have no time to love them.

Mother Teresa

Kindness is the ability to know what the right thing to do is and having the courage to do it!

RAKtivist

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

Lao Tzu
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If you want to lift yourself up, lift someone else up.

Booker T. Washington

Know what sparks the light in you, then use that light to illuminate the world.

Oprah Winfrey

Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.

Mother Teresa

Be a little kinder than you have to.

E. Lockhart
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We may have all come on different ships, but we’re all in the same boat now.

Martin Luther King Jr.

Kindness is a universal language.

RAKtivist

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

Barbara De Angelis

Kindness is the most important tool to spread love among humanity.

Unknown

Never get tired of doing little things for others. Sometimes, those little things occupy the biggest part of their hearts.

Anonymous

Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.

William Makepeace Thackeray

When you are kind to others, it not only changes you, it changes the world.

Harold Kushner
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Kind people are the best kind of people.

Unknown

What wisdom can you find that is greater than kindness?

Jean Jacques Rousseau

Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.

Vincent Van Gogh
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Be nice to strangers. Be nice even when it doesn’t matter.

Sam Altman

A warm smile is the universal language of kindness.

William Arthur Ward

Act with kindness, but do not expect gratitude.

Confucius

A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.

Joseph Joubert

Kind words don’t cost much. Yet they accomplish much.

Blaise Pasca

There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.

John Holmes