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Compassion Quotes

see also: Compassion; Compassion Fatigue

Compassion quotes word cloud

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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.

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If there is any kindness I can show, or any good thing I can do to any fellow being, let me do it now, and not deter or neglect it, as I shall not pass this way again.

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If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.

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It is lack of love for ourselves that inhibits our compassion toward others.

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Compassion is not sentiment but is making justice and doing works of mercy. Compassion is not a moral commandment but a flow and overflow of the fullest human and divine energies.

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The mind is no match with the heart in persuasion; constitutionality is no match with compassion.

Wars begin in the minds of man, and in those minds, love and compassion would have built the defenses of peace.

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Our job this day is to become part of the answer to the world's immense and protracted suffering rather than continuing our ancient task of being part of the difficulty. ... I have always held firmly to the thought that each one of us can do a little to bring some portion of misery to an end.

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

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Compassion is the basis of all morality.

Believe, when you are most unhappy, that there is something for you to do in the world.

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

I feel the capacity to care is the thing which gives life its deepest significance.

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One's life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others, by means of love, friendship, indignation and compassion. (type in the word "compassion" when prompted)

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Giving frees us from the familiar territory of our own needs by opening our mind to the unexplained worlds occupied by the needs of others. (type in the word "compassion" at the prompt to search Quote Garden).

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The true meaning of life is to plant trees, under whose shade you do not expect to sit.

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Because one species is more clever than another, does it give it the right to imprison or torture the less clever species? Does one exceptionally clever individual have a right to exploit the less clever individuals of his own species? (type in the word "compassion" at the prompt to search for quotes).

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Teach the triple truth to all: A generous heart, kind speech, and a life of service and compassion are the things that renew humanity.