Compassion Quotes and Sayings

Compassion Quotes

Compassion is defined as the feeling that arises when you are confronted with another’s suffering and feel motivated to relieve that suffering.

Are you looking for the inspirational compassion quotes? Here is a list of popular quotes and sayings.

Inspirational Compassion Quotes

“If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.” –The Dalai Lama

“It is in deep solitude that I find the gentleness with which I can truly love my brothers.” –Thomas Merton

“Human kindness has never weakened the stamina or softened the fiber of a free people. A nation does not have to be cruel to be tough.” –Franklin D. Roosevelt

“Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.” –The Dalai Lama

“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.” –William Penn

“I would rather make mistakes in kindness and compassion than work miracles in unkindness and hardness.” –Mother Teresa

“Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.” –The Dalai Lama

“True benevolence, or compassion, extends itself through the whole of existence and sympathizes with the distress of every creature capable of sensation.” –Joseph Addison

“Words have the power to both destroy and heal. When words are both true and kind, they can change our world.” –Buddha

“Peace cannot be achieved through violence, it can only be attained through understanding.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson

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“With malice towards none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right, as God gives us to see the right.” –Abraham Lincoln

“Love truth, and pardon error.” –Voltaire

“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.” –Plato

“I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.”Lao Tzu

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

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

“If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.” –Mother Teresa

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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.” –Thomas Merton

“More helpful than all wisdom is one draught of simple human pity that will not forsake us.” –George Eliot

“Three things in human life are important. The first is to be kind. The second is to be kind. And the third is to be kind.” –Henry James

“Compassion is a foundation for sharing our aliveness and building a more humane world.” –Martin Lowenthal

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

“Let us fill our hearts with our own compassion – towards ourselves and towards all living beings.” –Thich Nhat Hanh

“There is a nobility in compassion, a beauty in empathy, a grace in forgiveness.” –John Connolly

“No matter who we are, no matter how successful, no matter what our situation, compassion is something we all need to receive and give.” –Catherine Pulsifer

“onesty is the quality I value most in a friend. Not bluntness, but honesty with compassion.” –Brooke Shields

“Compassion for others begins with kindness to ourselves.” –Pema Chodron

“When you have learned compassion for yourself, compassion for others is automatic.” –Henepola Gunaratana

“As we grow in our consciousness, there will be more compassion and more love, and then the barriers between people, between religions, between nations will begin to fall. Yes, we have to beat down the separateness.” –Ram Dass

“We are each made for goodness, love and compassion. Our lives are transformed as much as the world is when we live with these truths.” –Desmond Tutu

“We are already one. But we imagine that we are not. And what we have to recover is our original unity. What we have to be is what we are.” –Thomas Merton

“Spirituality is allowing compassion and love to flourish. When belongness begins, corruption ends.” –Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

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