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50 Kindness Quotes to Make the World a Better Place

Oprah Daily Logo By Riane Capalad of Oprah Daily | Slide 1 of 51: It's simple: Kindness makes the world a better place. Acts of kindness can uplift your spirit in so many ways, as does being compassionate, generous, and considerate. Being kind is all about your genuine intentions to help everyone around you feel safe, comfortable, and understood. It's about giving without expecting anything in return.It doesn't take much to live a life full of kindness. Philanthropic actions or other forms of altruism are great practices to show care and support of causes in need. But truly, the art of kindness can start with an easy smile to light up someone's day, or a quick text to check in with a friend during a time of need. Everybody, no matter who they are or how far they are from the people they love, can spread warmth through kindhearted acts.When it comes to embracing kindness in our everyday lives, we often look to words of wisdom from spiritual leaders, notable names, and Lady O herself. Insights like "Be the reason someone smiles," from the writer Roy T. Bennett, share a universal message. A message from Oprah can spark a daily reminder about the importance of being kind: "To extend yourself in kindness to anybody is an extension in kindness in the world," Oprah once reflected. Whether through thoughtful gifts or words of gratitude, showing kindness can encourage us to create a more fulfilling life. That's why we found 50 inspiring quotes about kindness to serve as a reminder when we need it.

It's simple: Kindness makes the world a better place. Acts of kindness can uplift your spirit in so many ways, as does being compassionate, generous, and considerate. Being kind is all about your genuine intentions to help everyone around you feel safe, comfortable, and understood. It's about giving without expecting anything in return.

It doesn't take much to live a life full of kindness. Philanthropic actions or other forms of altruism are great practices to show care and support of causes in need. But truly, the art of kindness can start with an easy smile to light up someone's day, or a quick text to check in with a friend during a time of need. Everybody, no matter who they are or how far they are from the people they love, can spread warmth through kindhearted acts.

When it comes to embracing kindness in our everyday lives, we often look to words of wisdom from spiritual leaders, notable names, and Lady O herself. Insights like "Be the reason someone smiles," from the writer Roy T. Bennett, share a universal message. A message from Oprah can spark a daily reminder about the importance of being kind: "To extend yourself in kindness to anybody is an extension in kindness in the world," Oprah once reflected.

Whether through thoughtful gifts or words of gratitude, showing kindness can encourage us to create a more fulfilling life. That's why we found 50 inspiring quotes about kindness to serve as a reminder when we need it.

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