Empathy Quotes

The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy.

Meryl Streep

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.

Dean Koontz

I'm cursed with empathy. I'm also by nature way too opinionated.

John Shirley

When you start to develop your powers of empathy and imagination, the whole world opens up to you

Susan Sarandon

Empathy takes time, and efficiency is for things, not people.

Stephen Covey

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.

Barack Obama

When you listen with empathy to another person, you give that person psychological air.

Stephen R. Covey

Religion should be a source for reconciliation, for tolerance and for empathy.

Charles Kimball

Empathy is the most radical of human emotions.

Gloria Steinem

Empathy is the lovefire of sweet remembrance and shared understanding.

John Eaton

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.

Henry Reed

If there is any one secret of success, it lies in the ability to get the other person's point of view and see things from his angle as well as your own.

Henry Ford

I don't believe that children are born with empathy. It is something they learn by seeing it modeled by others.

Jacqui Rivait

Empathy frequently informs our earliest days with our infants as we try to figure out what they need, how to comfort and satisfy them

Katherine Ellison

True contentment comes with empathy.

Tim Finn

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Updated On : September 02, 2009
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