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By Chris Dunmire | Posted December 1, 2008 | Updated December 22, 2019
The little unremembered acts of kindness and love
are the best parts of a person's life.
French physicist, inventor, and theologian Blaise Pascal remarked, “Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much.”
We have immense power to make our world a kinder place through our words and actions, and at no cost. Use this gift wisely to sow more kindness seeds into your day and feel free to use these kindness cards as a tool to share and spread more 'kindfulness mindfulness' around your community, workplace, home, or school.
Card Printing Tips: Card files download in a PDF format for inkjet or laser printing on standard paper, cardstock, or business card template (fits Avery #8371 Business Card template, 10 cards/sheet 2" × 3½"). If printing on standard 8.5 x 11" paper or card stock with no perforations, use a paper cutter for nice, clean edges. Digital sharing: Save full-size card images to your device and text or email to recipients.
Text: Merry Christmas! You've just been gifted with a random act of kindness! It's amazing how unexpected small gifts bring more joy into your day. Enjoy! Kindness: Pass it on!
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(PDF 560KB, free printable set of 10)
Image of multiplying flowers with text: 'Sow kindness, reap joy.' Write a message on the back or save the image to your device and text to a friend.
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Print thse colorful card sets on card stock. Be creative with the mini-cards; punch holes in them and use as gift tags!
(PDF 470 KB) Set of three re-printable mini cards or gift tags: Congrats!, I Truly Love You!, and You're the Best!
(PDF 442 KB) Set of three re-printable mini cards or gift tags includes: What I Like About You..., Great Job!, and Thank You!
Kindness Re-printable Postcard Sets
Print and cut out these 5.5" × 4.25" Kindness themed postcards to say hello, show your appreciation, or tell someone how much you miss them. Two postcards per page choose from three designs:
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Remember there's no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end. —Scott Adams
A kind and compassionate act is often its own reward. —William John Bennet
Have you had a kindness shown? Pass it on; 'twas not given for thee alone, pass it on; Let it travel down the years, let it wipe another's tears, till in heaven the deed appears, pass it on. —Henry Burton
Great persons are able to do great kindnesses. —Miguel de Cervantes
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
Life is not so short but that there is always time enough for courtesy. —Ralph Waldo Emerson
As perfume to the flower, so is kindness to speech. —Katherine Francke
Kindness is the golden chain by which society is bound together. —Goethe
If someone is too tired to give you a smile, leave one of your own, because no one needs a smile as much as those who have none to give. —Rabbi Samson Raphael Hirsch
A kind heart is a fountain of gladness, making everything in its vicinity freshen into smiles. —Washington Irving
Do it that very moment!
Don't put it off — don't wait.
There's no use in doing a kindness
If you do it a day too late! —Charles Kingsley
I have never met a person whose greatest need was anything other than real, unconditional love. You can find it in a simple act of kindness toward someone who needs help. There is no mistaking love. You feel it in your heart. It is the common fiber of life, the flame that heals our soul, energizes our spirit and supplies passion to our lives. —Elizabeth Kubler-Ross
Give what you have. To some one, it may be better than you dare to think. —Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate. —Albert Schweitzer
Wherever there is a human being there is an opportunity for kindness. —Seneca
Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless. —Mother Teresa
Kindness: a language the deaf can hear and the blind can see. —Unknown