We live in a culture that discourages empathy. A culture that too often tells us our principal goal in life is to be rich, thin, young, famous, safe, and entertained.
Some people think only intellect counts: knowing how to solve problems, knowing how to get by, knowing how to identify an advantage and seize it. But the functions of intellect are insufficient without courage, love, friendship, compassion and empathy.
I'm cursed with empathy. I'm also by nature way too opinionated.
When you start to develop your powers of empathy and imagination, the whole world opens up to you
We live in a culture that discourages empathy. A culture that too often tells us our principle goal in life is to be rich, thin, young, famous, safe, and entertained.
When you listen with empathy to another person, you give that person psychological air.
Empathy is the most radical of human emotions.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy.
Rather than seeing dreams as containing hidden messages, see dreams as experiences of empathy. Then use empathy with the dream to reconnect with the experience of dreaming itself.
Empathy takes time, and efficiency is for things, not people.
Religion should be a source for reconciliation, for tolerance and for empathy.
I don't believe that children are born with empathy. It is something they learn by seeing it modeled by others.
Empathy frequently informs our earliest days with our infants as we try to figure out what they need, how to comfort and satisfy them
The nature of this melancholy becomes clearer, once one asks the question, with whom does the historical writer of historicism actually empathize. The answer is irrefutably with the victor. Those who currently rule are however the heirs of all those who have ever been victorious. Empathy with the victors thus comes to benefit the current rulers every time.
You don't have to accept the invitation to get angry. Instead, practice forgiveness, empathy and encouragement.
Empathy is the lovefire of sweet remembrance and shared understanding.
True contentment comes with empathy.
Human altruism is thought to be based, in part, on empathy. To be empathetic, you need to understand the thoughts and desires of others.
The same was true of the most popular girls. They had no empathy, no compassion for more normal kids.