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Quotes And Sayings About Compassion

Compassion Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Compassion

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Wars begin in the minds of men, and in those minds, love and compassion would have built the defenses of peace.
~By U. Thant ~


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


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 ~


And as I've gotten older, I've had more of a tendency to look for people who live by kindness, tolerance, compassion, a gentler way of looking at things.
~By Martin Scorsese ~


They plan to ride into the White House on the Sweet Talk Express. Well, think again. Bush and Cheney are not compassionate conservatives. They are ruthless reactionaries.
~By Patricia Ireland ~


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


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 ~


In his 4 years in the White House, President Carter worked to make the Federal Government more competent and compassionate and more responsive to the American people.
~By Nathan Deal ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


Make no judgements where you have no compassion.
~By Anne McCaffrey ~


I know for certain of only one commandment, one obligation, that God imposes upon us, and that is to be compassionate toward other human beings.
~By Theodore Bikel ~


How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these.
~By George Washington Carver ~


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 ~


We have to bring the humanity and compassion back.
~By Shelley Morrison ~


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 ~


Man may dismiss compassion from his heart, but God never will.
~By William Cowper ~


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 ~


For me, forgiveness and compassion are always linked: how do we hold people accountable for wrongdoing and yet at the same time remain in touch with their humanity enough to believe in their capacity to be transformed?
~By Bell Hooks ~


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 ~


I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights.
~By Desmond Tutu ~


We are a Nation of peace and compassion, yet these people have and will devote every fiber of their beings to the destruction of Americans and our Country.
~By Charles Foster Bass ~


May we not succumb to thoughts of violence and revenge today, but rather to thoughts of mercy and compassion. We are to love our enemies that they might be returned to their right minds.
~By Marianne Williamson ~


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


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 ~


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


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


What unites Oklahomans today is what has always united us: Our unshakable faith. Our love of family and compassion for others. The unlimited promise of a hopeful future.
~By Brad Henry ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Compassion is sometimes the fatal capacity for feeling what it is like to live inside somebody else's skin. It is the knowledge that there can never really be any peace and joy for me until there is peace and joy finally for you too.
~By Frederick Buechner ~


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. ~


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


Pain and sorrow and misery have a right to our assistance: compassion puts us in mind of the debt, and that we owe it to ourselves as well as to the distressed.
~By Joseph Butler ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


The Minnesota spirit of compassion and help for people in need has moved countless Minnesotans to step forward to provide relief for the survivors of Hurricane Katrina.
~By Jim Ramstad ~


Competition is such a virtue, and everybody's so busy competing, they have no time for compassion.
~By Major Owens ~


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 ~


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


Happiness and peace will come to earth only as the light of love and human compassion enter the souls of men.
~By David O. McKay ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


A love for humanity came over me, and watered and fertilised the fields of my inner world which had been lying fallow, and this love of humanity vented itself in a vast compassion.
~By Georg Brandes ~


One's life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others, by means of love, friendship, indignation and compassion.
~By Simone de Beauvoir ~


Compassion is no substitute for justice.
~By Rush Limbaugh ~


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 ~


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


These things will destroy the human race: politics without principle, progress without compassion, wealth without work, learning without silence, religion without fearlessness and worship without awareness.
~By Anthony de Mello ~


I look at the Samurai because they were the artists of their time. What I think struck me when I read Bushido is compassion. 'If there's no one there to help, go out and find someone to help.' That hit me, because I try to lead my life like that.
~By Tom Cruise ~


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 ~


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


Some people are filled by compassion and a desire to do good, and some simply don't think anything's going to make a difference.
~By Meryl Streep ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


For me music is a vehicle to bring our pain to the surface, getting it back to that humble and tender spot where, with luck, it can lose its anger and become compassion again.
~By Paula Cole ~


The Clinton paradox: How could a president so intelligent, so compassionate, so public-spirited and so conscious of his place in history act in such a stupid, selfish and self-destructive manner?
~By George Stephanopoulos ~


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 ~


Our task must be to free ourselves by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty.
~By Albert Einstein ~


Our highly qualified teachers not only work hard, but they care about each and every student that enters their classroom. I thank you, Montana teachers, for your sense of duty and compassion to our precious future generation.
~By Conrad Burns ~


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


More by example than by word, my father taught me logical reasoning, compassion, love of others, honesty, and discipline applied with understanding.
~By Paul D. Boyer ~


Before I was humiliated I was like a stone that lies in deep mud, and he who is mighty came and in his compassion raised me up and exalted me very high and placed me on the top of the wall.
~By Saint Patrick ~


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 ~


I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
~By Lao Tzu ~


Compassion is not a popular virtue.
~By Karen Armstrong ~


America is a giving nation and very compassionate.
~By David Wilkerson ~


Always keep an open mind and a compassionate heart.
~By Phil Jackson ~


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 just don't know that shame and fear need to be our teachers; rather, compassion, understanding, and love should be our guides.
~By Kyan Douglas ~


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 ~


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 ~


Today, our actions must be motivated only by our intense desire to achieve a just and lasting peace. The compassion and charity of the American people should be reflected in this legislation, though sadly, they are silenced.
~By Nick Rahall ~


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


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


Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of men.
~By Confucius ~


She has no imagination and that means no compassion.
~By Michael Foot ~


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


The worker can unionize, go out on strike; mothers are divided from each other in homes, tied to their children by compassionate bonds; our wildcat strikes have most often taken the form of physical or mental breakdown.
~By Adrienne Rich ~


The thirst for powerful sensations takes the upper hand both over fear and over compassion for the grief of others.
~By Anton Chekhov ~


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 ~


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


This is the year of Katrina and Iraq. How the war ends is more important than how it began. However you feel about the war, you have to be compassionate and loving towards our troops.
~By Geraldo Rivera ~


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


The wretched have no compassion, they can do good only from strong principles of duty.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


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 ~


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


The war in Iraq has as much to do with terrorism as the administration has to do with compassion.
~By Julian Bond ~


When one has love for God, one doesn't feel any physical attraction to wife, children, relatives and friends. One retains only compassion for them.
~By Ramakrishna ~


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 ~

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