Compassion Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Compassion

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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 ~


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 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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


I don't think of myself as a role model. I do try to live in a compassionate, considerate and positive way. The only advice I can offer is to find what you love to do, find the joy in it, and express yourself through your passion.
~By Barry Williams ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


The super power that I would choose would be compassion. Because that's what I think it takes to make it through life-an understanding, a give and take. It saves an awful lot of resentment.
~By Craig T. Nelson ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


What we all have in common is an appreciation of kindness and compassion; all the religions have this. We all lean towards love.
~By Richard Gere ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


A kind and compassionate act is often its own reward.
~By William Bennett ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


We can choose between the future and the past, between reason and ignorance, between true compassion and mere ideology.
~By Ron Reagan ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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'm a compassionate conservative.
~By John Engler ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


I am convinced that this approach, a mainstream Democratic approach, commands the strong support of the American people, and presents a sharp and compassionate contrast to the Republican abortion position which offers no real hope or commitment to mother or child.
~By Robert Casey ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~

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