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27 Quotes on Why Being Kind to Others is Being Kind to Ourselves

Updated: Jul 12, 2023

Being kind to others doesn't only benefit them, we get to feel good about ourselves for our 'selfless' act. We get to feel pleasure in watching some one else benefit from our actions, in other words, when we are kind to others, we are kind to ourselves too.


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1. The positive energy and love we give to others, heals our own wounds. - Angie Karen


2. If speaking kindly to plants helps them to grow, imagine what speaking kindly to humans can do. – Unknown


3. Just like your mother, you're unfailingly kind. A trait people never fail to undervalue. - Dumbledore (to Harry - Half Blood Prince)


4. Always help someone. You might be the only one that does. – Unknown


5. Be careful with your words. Once they are said, they can only be forgiven, not forgotten. – Unknown


6. Happiness is the new rich. Inner peace is the new success. Health is the new wealth. Kindness is the new cool. - Syed Balkhi


7. Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible - 14th Dalai Lama


8. If you walk through life and don't help anybody, you haven't had much of a life. - Fred Hampton


9. I am more worried about being a good person than being the best football player in the world. - Lionel Messi


10. Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing. - Mother Teresa


11. I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. – Maya Angelou


12. The deepest craving of human nature is the need to be appreciated. – William James


13. It’s nice to be important, it’s more important to be nice. – Unknown


14. Every single time you help somebody stand up, you are helping humanity rise. – Steve Maraboli


15. When I was young, I admired clever people. Now I am old I admire kind people. - Abraham Heschel


16. Love and kindness are never wasted. They always make a difference. – Helen James


17. The nicest feeling in the world is to do a good deed anonymously - and have somebody find out. – Oscar Wilde


18. As we arise each morning, let us determine to respond with love and kindness to whatever might come our way. - Thomas S. Monson


19. You seriously have no idea what people are dealing with in their lives. So just be nice it's that simple. – Unknown


20. Good people do things for other people. That's it. The end. - Ricky Gervais


21. I don’t trust anyone who’s nice to me but rude to the waiter, because they would treat me the same way if I were in that position. - Muhammad Ali


22. Whenever you feel like criticising anyone, just remember that all the people in this world haven't had the advantages you've had. -F. Scott Fitzgerald


23. Tenderness and kindness are not signs of weakness and despair but manifestations of strength and resolution. - Kahlil Gibran


24. Never look down on anybody, unless you are helping them up. - Jesse Jackson


25. Why can't people just sit and read books and be nice to each other? - David Baldacci


26. Elegance is when the inside is as beautiful as the outside. - Coco Chanel


27. The time is always right to do what is right. - Martin Luther King Jr



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