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Best Compassion Quotes

“The purpose of human life is to serve and to show compassion and the will to help others.”

― Albert Schweitzer.
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“The purpose of human life is to serve and to show compassion and the will to help others.” ― Albert Schweitzer.
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“But compassion isn’t about solutions. It’s about giving all the love that you’ve got.”

― Cheryl Strayed

“Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of men.”

Confucius

“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.”

― George Washington Carver

“Compassion is the wish to see others free from suffering.”

Dalai Lama

“Compassion enables you to reach to the heavens and look through the heart of God.”

Debbie Ford

“Compassion and tolerance are not a sign of weakness, but a sign of strength.”

Dalai Lama
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“Compassion and tolerance are not a sign of weakness, but a sign of strength.” Dalai Lama
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“Compassion is to look beyond your own pain, to see the pain of others.”

Yasmin Mogahed.

“Compassion is the greatest form of love humans have to offer.”

Rachel Joy Scott.

“Compassion is not religious business, it is human business, it is not luxury, it is essential for our own peace and mental stability, it is essential for human survival.”

― Dalai Lama

“for there is nothing heavier than compassion. Not even one’s own pain weighs so heavy as the pain one feels with someone, for someone, a pain intensified by the imagination and prolonged by a hundred echoes.”

― Milan Kundera

“The law has no compassion. And justice is administered without compassion.”

Christopher Darden

“True compassion means not only feeling another’s pain but also being moved to help relieve it.”

Daniel Goleman
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“True compassion means not only feeling another’s pain but also being moved to help relieve it.” Daniel Goleman
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“I am in favor of animal rights as well as human rights. That is the way of a whole human being.”

— Abraham Lincoln

“In compassion, when we feel with the other, we dethrone ourselves from the center of our world and we put another person there.”

Karen Armstrong

Compassion if your intrinsic and innate ability to feel the sufferings of others and wish to free them.

— Unknown

“Children, even infants, are capable of sympathy. But only after adolescence are we capable of compassion.”

— Louise J. Kaplan

“If compassion was the motivating factor behind all of our decisions, would our world not be a completely different place?”

— Sheryl Crow

If you make your best effort to be kinder, nurture compassion, make the world a better place, then you can say ‘At least I’ve done my best.

Dalai Lama.

“Always do the best you can for whoever is around you, because tomorrow, either they may be gone, or you may be Gone.”

Sadguru
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“Always do the best you can for whoever is around you, because tomorrow, either they may be gone, or you may be Gone.” Sadguru
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Compassion is the least entangling, the most liberating emotion that you can have.

Sadguru.

“Compassion is the wish to see others free from suffering.”

Dalai Lama

Compassion is never compassion until you cross the street and go do something about it.

Christine Caine

Beautiful Compassion Quotes

“Compassion is a mental quality that can bring us true lasting inner peace and inner strength.”

Dalai Lama
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“Compassion is a mental quality that can bring us true lasting inner peace and inner strength.” Dalai Lama
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“Compassion isn’t a weakness, it’s using our strength for those who need it most. It doesn’t care what we think, it cares what we do Put compassion into action. Be Kind To All Be”

— Unknown

Compassion and happiness are not a sign of weakness but a sign of strength.

Dalai Lama.

“Compassion is the basis of morality.”

― Arthur Schopenhauer

“Compassion is the radicalism of our time.”

― Dalai Lama XIV 

“A truely compassionate attitude towards others does not change event if they behave negatively or hurt you.”

Dalai Lama XIV

“Compassionate people are geniuses in the art of living, more necessary to the dignity, security, and joy of humanity than the discoverers of knowledge.”

Albert Einstein ( More Albert Einstein Quotes )

“Generosity is the most natural outward expression of an inner attitude of compassion and loving-kindness.”

― Dalai Lama
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“Generosity is the most natural outward expression of an inner attitude of compassion and loving-kindness.” ― Dalai Lama
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“Great teachers emanate out of knowledge, passion, and compassion.”

―Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam ( More Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam Quotes )

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

Erma Bombeck

Awesome Quotes On Love, Kindness and Compassion.

“Only your compassion and your loving kindness are invincible, and without limit.”

Nhat Hanh
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“Only your compassion and your loving kindness are invincible, and without limit.” Nhat Hanh
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“Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.”

Dalai Lama

“Use your voice for kindness, your ears for compassion, your hands for charity, your mind for truth, and your heart for love.”

― Unknown

One’s life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others, by means of love, friendship, indignation and compassion

-Simone de Beauvoir

“Pets have more love and compassion in them than most humans.”

– Robert Wagner

“Love, gratitude, compassion, and kindness are the sources of all enduring, pure happiness.”

― Debasish Mridha

“I work really hard at trying to see the big picture and not getting stuck in ego. I believe we’re all put on this planet for a purpose, and we all have a different purpose… When you connect with that love and that compassion, that’s when everything unfolds.”

– Ellen DeGeneres

“Loving-kindness and compassion are the basis for wise, powerful, sometimes gentle, and sometimes fierce actions that can really make a difference – in our own lives and those of others.”

— Sharon Salzberg
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“Loving-kindness and compassion are the basis for wise, powerful, sometimes gentle, and sometimes fierce actions that can really make a difference – in our own lives and those of others.” — Sharon Salzberg
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“Compassion is the greatest form of love humans have to offer.”

— Rachael Joy Scott

“We can’t heal the world today but we can begin with a voice of compassion, a heart of love, an act of kindness.” 

―Mary Davis

“Until you have real compassion, you can not recognize love.”

Bob Thurman

“Real love means loving kindness and compassion, the kind of love that does not have any conditions.” 

Nhat Hanh

“Though we all have the fear and the seeds of anger within us, we must learn not to water those seeds and instead nourish our positive qualities – those of compassion, understanding, and loving kindness.”

— Nhat Hanh

“Everything I do as a mother builds on a foundation of love and compassion.”

– Amy Chua

“My message is always the same: to cultivate and practice love, kindness, compassion and tolerance.”

— Dalai Lama XIV

“But if we have the energy of compassion and loving kindness in us, the people around us will be influenced by our way of being and living.”

— Nhat Hanh

“Gratitude is the combination of appreciate, love, kindness, and compassion in a beautiful heart.”

― Debasish Mridha
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“Gratitude is the combination of appreciate, love, kindness, and compassion in a beautiful heart.” ― Debasish Mridha
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“A kind gesture can reach a wound that only compassion can heal.”

-Steve Maraboli

Happiness is an inner perception. It comes from simplicity, kindness, love, and compassion.”

― Debasish Mridha

“All religions try to benefit people, with the same basic message of the need for love and compassion, for justice and honesty, for contentment.”

– Dalai Lama

Kindness is choosing love over hatelight over darknesscompassion over judgment.”

– RAKtivist

“At the end of the day, love and compassion will win.” – Terry Waites. Without them humanity cannot survive.”

– Dalai Lama

“Compassion for others begins with kindness to ourselves.”

– Pema Chodron

“Love and kindness are never wasted. They always make a difference. They bless the one who receives them, and they bless you, the giver.”

Barbara De Angelis.
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“Love and kindness are never wasted. They always make a difference. They bless the one who receives them, and they bless you, the giver.” Barbara De Angelis.
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“When we practice loving kindness and compassion we are the first ones to profit.”

— Rumi

“I don’t want to live in the kind of world where we don’t look out for each other. Not just the people that are close to us, but anybody who needs a helping hand. I cant change the way anybody else thinks, or what they choose to do, but I can do my bit.”

― charles de lint

“Only your compassion and your loving kindness are invincible, and without limit.”

— Nhat Hanh

“A heart full of love and compassion is the main source of inner strength, willpower, happiness, and mental tranquility.”

— Dalai Lama XIV

“I admire the fact that the central core of Buddhist teaching involves mindfulness and loving kindness and compassion.”

– Ron Reagan

“We need more kindness, more compassion, more joy, more laughter. I definitely want to contribute to that.”

– Ellen DeGeneres
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“We need more kindness, more compassion, more joy, more laughter. I definitely want to contribute to that.” – Ellen DeGeneres
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Self Compassion Quotes

“Self-compassion is nurturing yourself with all the kindness and love you would shower on someone you cherish.”

Dr. Debra Reble.

Self-compassion is like a muscle. The more we practice flexing it, especially when life doesn’t go exactly according to plan (a frequent scenario for most of us), the stronger and more resilient our compassion muscle becomes.

– Sharon Salzberg

“A moment of self-compassion can change your entire day. A string of such moments can change the course of your life.”

― Christopher K. Germer
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“A moment of self-compassion can change your entire day. A string of such moments can change the course of your life.” ― Christopher K. Germer
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Self-compassion is simply giving the same kindness to ourselves that we would give to others.

– Christopher Germer

“Self-compassion is key because when we’re able to be gentle with ourselves in the midst of shame, we’re more likely to reach out, connect, and experience empathy.”

— Brené Brown

“The most terrifying thing is to accept oneself completely.” 

― C.G. Jung

“Self-absorption in all its forms kills empathy, let alone compassion. When we focus on ourselves, our world contracts as our problems and preoccupations loom large. But when we focus on others, our world expands. Our own problems drift to the periphery of the mind and so seem smaller, and we increase our capacity for connection – or compassionate action.”

― Daniel Goleman

 We develop self-compassion when we are present with the inner child within us, when we are learning about him or her and understanding him or her.

– Teal Swan

“If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete.”

— Jack Kornfield
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“If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete.” — Jack Kornfield
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Self-compassion – being supportive and kind to yourself, especially in the face of stress and failure – is associated with more motivation and better self-control.

Kelly McGonigal

Awakening self-compassion is often the greatest challenge people face on the spiritual path.

– Tara Brach

If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.

– Henry David Thoreau

If you’re self-compassionate, you’ll tend to have higher self-esteem than if you’re endlessly self-critical. And like high self-esteem – self-compassion is associated with significantly less anxiety and depression, as well as more happiness, optimism, and positive emotions

David D Burns.

“Self-compassion-being supportive and kind to yourself, especially in the face of stress and failure-is associated with more motivation and better self-control.”

— Kelly McGonigal
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“Self-compassion-being supportive and kind to yourself, especially in the face of stress and failure-is associated with more motivation and better self-control.” — Kelly McGonigal
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Other Inspirational Compassion Quotes

“Our task must be to free ourselves… by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and it’s beauty.”

― Albert Einstein ( More Albert Einstein Quotes )

If compassion was the motivating factor behind all of our decisions, would our world not be a completely different place?

– Sheryl Crow

“Compassion, acceptance and LOVE is the cure to MOST of the issues that plague this world.”

— Yvonne Pierre
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“Compassion, acceptance and LOVE is the cure to MOST of the issues that plague this world.” — Yvonne Pierre
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“Redemption from breakdown lives in forgiveness, but forgiveness comes rooted in compassion..”

Lisa Nichols

I’m a human person, so I do have some sort of compassion for even the people I’m mocking. But at the end of the day, I’m the little guy taking on the big guy. That to me is not bullying. That’s satire.

– Randy Rainbow

“When we give ourselves compassion, we are opening our hearts in a way that can transform our lives.

– Kristin Neff

With compassion, we see benevolently our own human condition and the condition of our fellow beings. We drop prejudice. We withhold judgment.

– Christina Baldwin

“I think we need more love in the world. We need more kindness, more compassion, more joy, more laughter. I definitely want to contribute to that.”

Ellen DeGeneres

“Compassion brings us to a stop, and for a moment we rise above ourselves.”

— Mason Cooley.
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“Compassion brings us to a stop, and for a moment we rise above ourselves.” — Mason Cooley.
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“The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen.”

― Elisabeth Kübler-Ross

Just as compassion is the wish that all sentient beings be free of suffering, loving-kindness is the wish that all may enjoy happiness.

Dalai Lama

Compassion asks us to go where it hurts, to enter into the places of pain, to share in brokenness, fear, confusion, and anguish. Compassion challenges us to cry out with those in misery, to mourn with those who are lonely, to weep with those in tears. Compassion requires us to be weak with the weak, vulnerable with the vulnerable, and powerless with the powerless. Compassion means full immersion in the condition of being human.

-Henri J.M. Nouwen

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?

– Bell Hooks

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.

– Frederick Buechner

“If you want to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.”

– Dalai Lama
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“If you want to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.” – Dalai Lama
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My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.

– Maya Angelou

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.

— Norman Cousins

“Compassion makes you strong, caring and creative. It creates a different attitude, a level of maturity and understanding, where you do something which makes you stand out of crowd.”

― Amit Ray

Quotes About Compassion And Empathy

“If it is not tempered by compassion, and empathy, reason can lead men and women into a moral void.”

Karen Armstrong

“True compassion comes from free will by drawing empathy from within.”

Shane Barbi.
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“True compassion comes from free will by drawing empathy from within.” Shane Barbi.
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Be a shining role model of the best qualities humane eating embodies: caring, compassion, and empathy.

― Michael Greger.

“What you don’t realize is that the world does not need more perfection. It needs more compassion and empathy.”

― Tessa Dare

Compassion is the ability to see what needs doing right now and the willingness to do it right now.

– Brad Warner

The functions of intellect are insufficient without courage, love, friendship, compassion and empathy.

– Dean Koontz

Looking at various means of developing compassion, I think empathy is an important factor: the ability to appreciate others’ suffering.

– Dalai Lama

“If it is not tempered by compassion, and empathy, reason can lead men and women into a moral void.”

– Karen Armstrong.

“Give Compassion: Every day the average person fights epic battles never told just to survive.”

– Ken Poirot

Compassion and empathy are not the same as feeling sorry for oneself. They are emotions that extend our perceptual ranges.

Frederick Lenz.

“Compassion becomes real when we recognize our shared humanity. ”

Pema Chodron
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“Compassion becomes real when we recognize our shared humanity. ” Pema Chodron
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“Compassion is the wish to see others free from suffering.”

— Dalai Lama XIV

The nature of humanity, its essence, is to feel another’s pain as one’s own, and to act to take that pain away,. There is a nobility in compassion, a beauty in empathy, a grace in forgiveness.”

– John Connolly

“Empathy is the gateway; compassion is the way.”

― Scott Perry

Short Compassion Quotes

“Compassion is happiness.”

— Sixeye
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“Compassion is happiness.” — Sixeye
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“To grow old is to pass from passion to compassion.”

– Albert Camus

Compassion cannot choose.

– Sadguru.

“Compassion will cure more sins than condemnation.”

—Henry Ward Beecher

“Everyone deserves compassion.”

– Michael Sheen

“Compassion and justice are companions, not choices.”

— William Sloane Coffin, Jr.

“Compassion is an act of love. ”

— Lailah Gifty Akita
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“Compassion is an act of love. ” — Lailah Gifty Akita
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Compassion is the radicalism of our time.

—Dalai Lama.

“Compassion is the ability to see how it all is.”

— Ram Dass

In compassion lies the world’s true strength.

—Gautama Buddha ( More Buddha Quotes )

“Compassion takes imagination.”

—Jennifer Beals

“Compassion is a verb.”

― Thich Nhat Hanh
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“Compassion is a verb.” ― Thich Nhat Hanh
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“Compassion begins with attention.”

— Daniel Goleman

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