25+ Pay It Forward Quotes To Remind You To Be Kind

Being kind is a decision you can make at any time.

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Paying it forward means that you repay the kindness you were offered at some point or the other.

It does not take much when it comes to paying it forward. It simply takes a step, an action, something as simple as a smile or a 'Thank You', and the chain forms thereon.

When you are in trouble, and someone says a few words of comfort, it makes you feel nice, doesn't it? It always helps and makes you at ease when you are offered compassion. It makes you feel warm and hopeful that someone understood you. And even if they didn't, they were kind enough to try to uplift you in some way, and the thought indeed matters. If you felt good about yourself or were inspired to do something, imagine how happy and uplifted another person would feel if you did the same for them?

So, when it comes to paying it forward, you need not hesitate. You can always be kind to people around you because you don't know what someone is going through. For this feeling, paying it forward, we have collected various quotes from various wonderful people below. Dive into reading these quotes to know the feels of helping others and how much it means to help someone. An act of kindness never goes to waste, and if you have been kind, you know this way better than anyone else as you might have experienced this yourself.

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Pay It Forward Quotes And Sayings

In your life, when you help others and be kind, you grow to be happier.

Acts of kindness never go to waste. Here, you will find good deeds quotes and quotes about random acts of kindness.

1. "Pay it forward with free compliments. They are returned in due time."

- David Chiles.

2. "A life lived for others is the only life worth living."

- Albert Einstein.

3. "I’ve learned that you shouldn’t go through life with a catcher's mitt on both hands. You need to be able to throw something back."

- Maya Angelou.

4. "Sometimes you can't pay it back, so you just have to pay it forward."

- Randy Pausch.

5. "Together, we can change the world, one good deed at a time."

- Ron Hall.

6. "There is no wrong way to perform an act of kindness."

- Catherine Ryan Hyde.

7. "Being able to receive gifts is a gift. When we receive gifts, we give a gift of giving."

- Miriam Hurdle, 'Songs Of Heartstrings'.

8. "Our actions are like ships that we may watch set out to sea and not know with what cargo or when they will return to port."

- Iris Murdoch, 'The Bell'.

9. "I don't want to be one of those people saying, 'Remember when things were better?'"

- Robbie Robertson.

10. "When you learn, teach. When you get, give."

- Maya Angelou.

Compassion Quotes

Here, you can read kindness quotes and giving quotes. You might also find some caring quotes that will make you feel compassion.

11. "If you stop for one second and do something, everyone is happy. You pay it forward, and it comes back to you twelve-fold."

- Mariska Hargitay.

12. "When we're stuck with cruelty, we can either decide that here is where it stops or inflict the same on others like it's a rite of passage."

- Joyce Rachelle.

13. "Just smiling at someone walking down the street can make the person's day. It's all about paying it forward."

- Mariska Hargitay.

14. "You don't need much to change the whole world for the better. Start with the most ordinary ingredients. Start with the world you've got."

- Catherine Ryan Hyde.

15. "In a world like this, you pay it forward because more than likely, you didn't deserve it when you got it the first time."

- Mindy McGinnis, 'In A Handful Of Dust'.

16. "Life engenders life. Energy creates energy. It is by spending oneself that one becomes rich."

- Sarah Bernhardt.

17. "A purposeful act or extension of kindness is never wasted, for it always resides in the hearts of all."

- Molly Friedenfeld.

Helping Others Quotes

When you help others, you leave an impact on them that they remember forever.

Here, we have collected humanity quotes, be kind quotes, and also pay it forward movie quotes for you to read.

18. "I was taught by teachers... and if it's one thing I have it's a basketball mind and I try to pass it on and pay it forward."

- Doug Collins.

19. "Simply put: we don't build services to make money; we make money to build better services."

- Mark Zuckerberg.

20. "The greatest effects we have on the world are the ones we can never see."

- Chris Matakas, 'The Tao Of Jiu Jitsu'.

21. "I hope the fruits of my labor are ripe for many generations to come."

- Donovan Nichols.

22. "Be humble, be grateful, give back, share, pay it forward, chase your dreams, go for it, and take a moment to remember where it is all from."

- Justin Bieber.

23. "I guess it's hard for some people who are so used to things the way they are, even if they're bad, to change, 'cause I guess they kinda give up. And when they do, everybody kinda loses."

- Trevor McKinney, 'Pay It Forward'.

24. "Spread good energy. Pay it forward!"

- Brittany Maynard.

25. "Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth."

- Muhammad Ali.

26. "Avoidance is paying forward that which I would be much wiser to pay off."

- Craig D. Lounsbrough.

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