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Quotes And Sayings About Compassion

Compassion Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Compassion

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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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


It is much easier to show compassion to animals. They are never wicked.
~By Haile Selassie ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


Something called 'the Oklahoma Standard' became known throughout the world. It means resilience in the face of adversity. It means a strength and compassion that will not be defeated.
~By Brad Henry ~


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 ~


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 ~


Well, I think when we can turn to the person sitting next to us and really see them with kindness and see ourselves reflected back - when there's some dignity and compassion traveling back and forth.
~By Sharon Stone ~


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 ~


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 ~


The mind is no match with the heart in persuasion; constitutionality is no match with compassion.
~By Everett Dirksen ~


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 ~


The final causes, then, of compassion are to prevent and to relieve misery.
~By Joseph Butler ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


I can do no other than be reverent before everything that is called life. I can do no other than to have compassion for all that is called life. That is the beginning and the foundation of all ethics.
~By Albert Schweitzer ~


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 ~


Seven years is a long time, and he was there for me, when my mum died. He was very compassionate at that time. I couldn't have found anyone better in that situation.
~By Mary Elizabeth Donaldson ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
~By Dalai Lama ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Children, even infants, are capable of sympathy. But only after adolescence are we capable of compassion.
~By Louise J. Kaplan ~


I like giving people something they don't want to miss the next time. It's a show with little twists and turns and curves. It has me being silly and stupid and compassionate and completely deep.
~By John Mayer ~


I believe that women have a capacity for understanding and compassion which man structurally does not have, does not have it because he cannot have it. He's just incapable of it.
~By Barbara Jordan ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


PETA has a proven track record of success. Each victory PETA wins for the animals is a stepping stone upon which we build a more compassionate world for all beings - and we will never give up our fight until all animals are treated with respect and kindness.
~By Bea Arthur ~


Righteous is the one who was able to demonstrate compassion in face of human suffering.
~By Aleksander Kwasniewski ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


I was a single mom that raised two bright, beautiful, and compassionate girls.
~By Connie 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'm a compassionate conservative.
~By John Engler ~


Computers are magnificent tools for the realization of our dreams, but no machine can replace the human spark of spirit, compassion, love, and understanding.
~By Louis Gerstner ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


Yoga is about compassion and generosity towards others. It means being mindful of the world around us.
~By Christy Turlington ~


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


So I come before you with a budget that is honest in its discussion of our challenges, creative in its possible solutions, compassionate in its commitment to our most vulnerable, and balanced on the bottom line.
~By James H. Douglas ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


Until he extends his circle of compassion to include all living things, man will not himself find peace.
~By Albert Schweitzer ~


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 ~


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 ~

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