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Quotes And Sayings About Compassion

Compassion Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Compassion

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I haven't lost faith in human nature and I haven't decided to be less compassionate to strangers.
~By Armistead Maupin ~


Compassion is not weakness, and concern for the unfortunate is not socialism.
~By Hubert H. Humphrey ~


We need to be more careful, but more compassionate. We must strike, not deal with terrorists, but to broaden our understanding of the world outside our borders.
~By Ricardo Lagos ~


When the people become involved in their government, government becomes more accountable, and our society is stronger, more compassionate, and better prepared for the challenges of the future.
~By Arnold Schwarzenegger ~


I was born in Europe... and I've traveled all over the world. I can tell you that there is no place, no country, that is more compassionate, more generous, more accepting, and more welcoming than the United States of America.
~By Arnold Schwarzenegger ~


I am certain that the Lord, who notes the fall of a sparrow, looks with compassion upon those who have been called upon to part, even temporarily, from their precious children.
~By Thomas S. Monson ~


The purpose of human life is to serve, and to show compassion and the will to help others.
~By Albert Schweitzer ~


It must have been so impossible to think about it and dare to do that, so they feel compassionate for her. I don't think the movie would work otherwise.
~By Diane Kruger ~


When rough times have fallen upon our state in the past, Texans have always responded with generosity and an eagerness to help. The compassionate response to the fires has proven that this community spirit is alive and well.
~By Randy Neugebauer ~


You may call God love, you may call God goodness. But the best name for God is compassion.
~By Meister Eckhart ~


Abraham Lincoln because he was a man filled with great compassion who believed that all men are created free and equal, and was not afraid to stand on that platform. The way Lincoln lived his life has served me well in mine.
~By Sidney Sheldon ~


As great scientists have said and as all children know, it is above all by the imagination that we achieve perception, and compassion, and hope.
~By Ursula K. LeGuin ~


The dew of compassion is a tear.
~By Lord Byron ~


Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a time to honor the greatest champion of racial equality who taught a nation - through compassion and courage - about democracy, nonviolence and racial justice.
~By Mark Pryor ~


The State of the Union may look rosy from the White House balcony or the suites of George Bush's wealthiest donors. But hardworking Americans will see through this president's efforts to wrap his radical agenda with a compassionate ribbon.
~By Howard Dean ~


Compassion has no place in the natural order of the world which operates on the basis of necessity. Compassion opposes this order and is therefore best thought of as being in some way supernatural.
~By John Berger ~


Let judges secretly despair of justice: their verdicts will be more acute. Let generals secretly despair of triumph; killing will be defamed. Let priests secretly despair of faith: their compassion will be true.
~By Leonard Cohen ~


I admire the fact that the central core of Buddhist teaching involves mindfulness and loving kindness and compassion.
~By Ron Reagan ~


I think one of the best words in the English language is compassion. I think it holds everything. It holds love, it holds care... and if everybody just did something. We all make a difference.
~By Michael Crawford ~


I lost my sense of trust, honesty and compassion. I crashed down and became what I consider an emotional mess. I've never been so miserable in my whole life. I just wanted to go to bed and never get up.
~By Shania Twain ~


Few things are so deadly as a misguided sense of compassion.
~By Charles Colson ~


They weren't impatient for the boys to turn into cartoons again. They awarded sympathy, gave compassion. Because deep down they had found parts of themselves in the characters. You said it George.
~By Audrey Meadows ~


Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
~By Chanakya ~


What President Bush has done speaks more than words about his feeling of compassion and commitment to people.
~By Thad Cochran ~


My Lords temporal, today is the day to rise up against the regiment of Lords spiritual and proclaim the values of enlightenment, compassion and common sense.
~By Polly Toynbee ~


Mama was my greatest teacher, a teacher of compassion, love and fearlessness. If love is sweet as a flower, then my mother is that sweet flower of love.
~By Stevie Wonder ~


In my experience, men are not necessarily less sensitive or compassionate than women are, and women are not necessarily any less aggressive or competitive than men are - as a matter of fact, often they are more so!
~By Andrew Cohen ~


You can do and use the skills that you have. The schools need you. The teachers need you. Students and parents need you. They need your actual person: your physical personhood and your open minds and open ears and boundless compassion, sitting next to them, listening and nodding and asking questions for hours at a time.
~By Dave Eggers ~


At the end of the day, love and compassion will win.
~By Terry Waite ~


Compassion will cure more sins than condemnation.
~By Henry Ward Beecher ~


I'm a compassionate conservative.
~By John Engler ~


When there's that forgiveness present and compassion, it just helps you live so much easier.
~By Craig T. Nelson ~


What does it say about us that people who are considered defective are instinctively caring and compassionate?
~By Morley Safer ~


I'd been trying for a while to get parts that weren't just the English bad guy, so it was quite refreshing to be playing someone who was a compassionate, decent guy.
~By Sean Bean ~


Rather like Batman, I embody the themes of the movie which are the values of family, courage and compassion and a sense of right and wrong, good and bad and justice.
~By Gary Oldman ~


I have seen in the Halls of Congress more idealism, more humanness, more compassion, more profiles of courage than in any other institution that I have ever known.
~By Hubert H. Humphrey ~


America is hope. It is compassion. It is excellence. It is valor.
~By Paul Tsongas ~


My daughter is a good, caring, compassionate person. To me that's the true meaning of success, even though the marriages didn't work out. My success with my daughter is all that matters.
~By Charlene Tilton ~


But my experience is that people who have been through painful, difficult times are filled with compassion.
~By Amy Grant ~


One of the most pervasive political visions of our time is the vision of liberals as compassionate and conservatives as less caring.
~By Thomas Sowell ~


Public emergencies may require the hand of severity to fall heavily on those who are not personally guilty, but compassion prompts, and ever urges to milder methods.
~By Mercy Otis Warren ~


Compassion is a call, a demand of nature, to relieve the unhappy as hunger is a natural call for food.
~By Joseph Butler ~


A religious man is a person who holds God and man in one thought at one time, at all times, who suffers harm done to others, whose greatest passion is compassion, whose greatest strength is love and defiance of despair.
~By Abraham Joshua Heschel ~


No deep and strong feeling, such as we may come across here and there in the world, is unmixed with compassion. The more we love, the more the object of our love seems to us to be a victim.
~By Boris Pasternak ~


Compassion automatically invites you to relate with people because you no longer regard people as a drain on your energy.
~By Chogyam Trungpa ~


Difficult as it is really to listen to someone in affliction, it is just as difficult for him to know that compassion is listening to him.
~By Simone Weil ~


Today we affirm a new commitment to live out our nation's promise through civility, courage, compassion and character.
~By George W. Bush ~


It is a great consolation for me to remember that the Lord, to whom I had drawn near in humble and child-like faith, has suffered and died for me, and that He will look on me in love and compassion.
~By Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ~


Since its inception, our Nation has stood on the foundations of compassion and justice.
~By Mike DeWine ~


Biblical orthodoxy without compassion is surely the ugliest thing in the world.
~By Francis Schaeffer ~


I do not say that one who is vegetarian is full of compassion and one who is not, is otherwise. We sometimes find people, who are vegetarians, are very bad people.
~By Morarji Desai ~


The law has no compassion. And justice is administered without compassion.
~By Christopher Darden ~


Bush promised a foreign policy of humility and a domestic policy of compassion. He has given us a foreign policy of arrogance and a domestic policy that is cynical, myopic and cruel.
~By Joe Klein ~


You desire that which exceeds my humble powers, but I trust in the compassion and mercy of the All-powerful God.
~By Saint Stephen ~


There is nothing heavier than compassion. Not even one's own pain weighs so heavy as the pain one feels for someone, for someone, pain intensified by the imagination and prolonged by a hundred echos.
~By Milan Kundera ~


However, without considering this connection, there is no doubt but that more good than evil, more delight than sorrow, arises from compassion itself; there being so many things which balance the sorrow of it.
~By Joseph Butler ~


The individual is capable of both great compassion and great indifference. He has it within his means to nourish the former and outgrow the latter.
~By Norman Cousins ~


Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.
~By Dalai Lama ~


Compassion is the basis of morality.
~By Arthur Schopenhauer ~


All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives.
~By Dalai Lama ~


Self-pity comes so naturally to all of us. The most solid happiness can be shaken by the compassion of a fool.
~By Andre Maurois ~


It's often difficult for us to act compassionately, but sacred art eases the difficulty by ennobling us.
~By Huston Smith ~


Keep fighting for animals by making compassionate, cruelty-free choices every day and encouraging those around you to do the same.
~By Bea Arthur ~


You have to take strength from the people that love you and the people that love Barbara and the huge number of expressions of sympathy and compassion and support. That has been extremely moving.
~By Ted Olson ~


I can't stomach the thought that we are passing down to the next generation a country that is less viable, less good, less competitive, less compassionate than the one we got.
~By Jon Huntsman, Jr. ~


Those who are compassionate when they should be tough will be tough when they should be compassionate.
~By Dennis Prager ~


It may take practice to think more positively and more compassionately, but just as you must train a puppy to behave the way you want it to, you must train your mind to behave itself. Otherwise, like the puppy, your mind will just make a lot of messes.
~By Tom Barrett ~


The Dalai Lama said that he thinks mother's love is the best symbol for love and compassion, because it is totally disinterested.
~By Richard Gere ~


It is above all by the imagination that we achieve perception and compassion and hope.
~By Ursula K. Le Guin ~


When Christopher and Charles passed away, I was completely depressed, I felt rejected and real down, and so Roscoe invited me because he had this spirit of compassion, and we had gone to school together, were friends and everything.
~By Joseph Jarman ~


I do it because I want to exercise people's compassion and I do it because I really believe that for some reason what I do is important and meaningful.
~By Kyra Sedgwick ~


I became a lesbian because of women, because women are beautiful, strong, and compassionate.
~By Rita Mae Brown ~


I realized a while back that I have an innate ability to be compassionate, and I saw that the strength of compassion is something that healers have and healers use.'
~By Ricky Williams ~


The fact that the Prophet cared for every human being and tried his best to ensure their security in the hereafter must be the most telling of his compassionate and merciful characteristics.
~By Cat Stevens ~


In times such as these, people should recognize that evil knows no borders, knows no limits and knows no compassion. Those around the globe that value freedom must continue to persevere even in the darkest of times.
~By Michael Burgess ~


I believe that man will not merely endure; he will prevail. He is immortal, not because he alone among the creatures has an inexhaustible voice, but because he has a soul, a spirit capable of kindness and compassion.
~By William Falconer ~


Compassion is a two way street.
~By Frank Capra ~


There never was any heart truly great and generous, that was not also tender and compassionate.
~By Robert Frost ~


To see those babies with no food for three of four days, old people sitting in the hot sun, when you see these poor people, you cannot help but being compassionate or affected.
~By Geraldo Rivera ~


Pope John Paul, a man of peace and compassion, was one of the most revered leaders of our time.
~By Bill Williams ~


Certainly it is wrong to be cruel to animals and the destruction of a whole species can be a great evil. The capacity for feelings of pleasure and pain and for the form of life of which animals are capable clearly impose duties of compassion and humanity in their case.
~By John Rawls ~


Saving lives is not a top priority in the halls of power. Being compassionate and concerned about human life can cause a man to lose his job. It can cause a woman not to get the job to begin with.
~By Myriam Miedzian ~


The whole idea of compassion is based on a keen awareness of the interdependence of all these living beings, which are all part of one another, and all involved in one another.
~By Thomas Merton ~


The gift that has been given to me says much about our capacity for great compassion and generosity, and I hope it sends an inspiring message to others about the importance of organ donation.
~By Steven Cojocaru ~


Compassion alone stands apart from the continuous traffic between good and evil proceeding within us.
~By Eric Hoffer ~


For, quite literally, the whole world today is looking for us to take the lead in carrying out those obligations imposed on the American people as a whole by the beautiful, compassionate and courageous principle of noblesse oblige.
~By Robert Welch ~


My wife is the most awesome person in the universe. She's made this experience much less miserable for me, with her compassion, patience and understanding.
~By Wil Wheaton ~


In search of a complete education with the ideals of trust, faith, understanding and compassion, many families are turning to the structure, discipline and academic standards of Catholic schools.
~By Mark Foley ~


Compassion brings us to a stop, and for a moment we rise above ourselves.
~By Mason Cooley ~


Some major writers have a huge impact, like Ayn Rand, who to my mind is a lousy fiction writer because her writing has no compassion and virtually no humor. She has a philosophical and economical message that she is passing off as fiction, but it really isn't fiction at all.
~By Theodore Sturgeon ~


There's nothing wrong with the free-enterprise system. But it has to have some compassion.
~By Jim McDermott ~


We need a government that is what we are at our best. Smart, efficient, pragmatic and compassionate.
~By Deval Patrick ~


Why does God endow us with compassion?
~By Franz Schubert ~


Compassion is contempt with a human face.
~By John McCarthy ~


There is no place, no country, more compassionate more generous more accepting and more welcoming than the United States of America.
~By Arnold Schwarzenegger ~


Whether one believes in a religion or not, and whether one believes in rebirth or not, there isn't anyone who doesn't appreciate kindness and compassion.
~By Dalai Lama ~


I think it's really important that the people who are going to make decisions for other people have fair, truthful and compassionate regard for all people, not just some people.
~By Sharon Stone ~


Compassion, in which all ethics must take root, can only attain its full breadth and depth if it embraces all living creatures and does not limit itself to mankind.
~By Albert Schweitzer ~


It would be nice to feel that we are a better world, a world of more compassion and a world of more humanity, and to believe in the basic goodness of man.
~By Barbara Walters ~


The best way to deal with that is to live in a fully conscious, compassionate, loving way. Don't wait until you're on your deathbed to recognize that this is the only way to live.
~By Morrie Schwartz ~

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