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Quotes And Sayings About Compassion

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


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 ~


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 ~


I met the president when he was president-elect at a meeting in Austin. He spoke of his faith. He spoke of his desire for a compassionate conservatism, for a faith-based initiative that would do something for poor people.
~By Jim Wallis ~


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 ~


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


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 don't think, there's no possible way for me, anyway, to play a character that I haven't found some sort of sublime compassion for and I related to Deborah on a way that almost, initially, almost in a way maybe someone in the audience might.
~By Tea Leoni ~


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 ~


If you have men who will exclude any of God's creatures from the shelter of compassion and pity, you will have men who will deal likewise with their fellow men.
~By Francis of Assisi ~


Lincoln did more than any other man to put the stamp of righteousness, to put the stamp of compassion, on the name of America.
~By Henry Cabot Lodge ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


Pets have more love and compassion in them than most humans.
~By Robert Wagner ~


I am so proud of Michigan's citizens for the kindness and generosity they have shown in assisting in this endeavor. It is truly heartwarming to see the compassion shown for those in need.
~By Jennifer Granholm ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.
~By Erma Bombeck ~


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 ~


We obviously need more love in the world. And we obviously need more compassion and understanding. Our leaders need to really address these issues properly now.
~By Dave Davies ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 genuine priest always feels something higher than compassion.
~By Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Man 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 Morgan Freeman ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


I was a single mom that raised two bright, beautiful, and compassionate girls.
~By Connie Stevens ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


Human it is to have compassion on the unhappy.
~By Giovanni Boccaccio ~


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. ~


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


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


No, you're not allowed to be bossy when you're married. You have to learn compromise, and compassion and patience.
~By Star Jones ~


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


Probably my mother. She was a very compassionate woman, and always kept me on my feet. And I think part of it is just the way you are, the way you're raised. And she had the responsibility for raising me.
~By Ed Bradley ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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

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