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 its beauty.

Albert Einstein

In seperateness lies the world's great misery, in compassion lies the world's true strength

Buddha

Man may dismiss compassion from his heart, but God never will

William Cowper

Christian soldiers armed with virtue- hearts afire with blind obsession, cannot see the difference 'twixt compassion and oppression

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

Eric Hoffer

We have to make mistakes, its how we learn compassion for others

Curtis Sittenfeld

The human spirit is not dead. It lives on in secret... It has come to believed that 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.

Albert Schweitzer

Compassion is the desire that moves the individual self to widen the scope of its self-concern to embrace the whole of the universal self

Arnold Toynbee

Compassion is the antitoxin of the soul: where there is compassion even the most poisonous impulses remain relatively harmless.

Eric Hoffer

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.

Paula Cole

Each of us in our own way can try to spread compassion into peopleĆ­s hearts. Western civilizations these days place great importance on filling the human 'brain' with knowledge, but no one seems to care about filling the human 'heart' with compassion. This is what the real role of religion is.

Dalai Lama

Compassion is the basis of all morality

Arthur Schopenhauer

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

It is lack of love for ourselves that inhibits our compassion toward others. If we make friends with ourselves, then there is no obstacle to opening our hearts and minds to others.

Unknown

Compassion will cure more sins than condemnation

Henry Ward Beecher
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