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Motivational Compassion Quotes

May these quotes about Compassion inspire and motivate you.

No man stands so tall as when he stoops to help a child.
- Anonymous (often attributed to Abraham Lincoln)

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The worst sin toward our fellow creatures
is not to hate them,
but to be indifferent to them:
that's the essence of inhumanity.
- George Bernard Shaw

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

We may have found a cure for most evils;
but we have found no remedy for the worst of them all,
the apathy of human beings.
- Helen Keller


 

A Happy Day is a day I see all of life
with the eyes of compassion.
- Rory J. Corsiglia

If you want others to be happy, practice compassion.
If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care
for people will hear them and be influenced
by them for good or ill.
- The Buddha


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Universal compassion is the only guarantee of morality.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

When I am getting ready to reason with a man,
I spend one-third of my time thinking about myself
and what I am going to say
and two-thirds about him and what he is going to say.
- Abraham Lincoln

We can never be the better for our religion
if our neighbor is the worse for it.
- Anonymous

Whoever is happy will make others happy too.
- Anne Frank

Life is unlimited - it expands with the generosity,
compassion, inventiveness, and service that you contribute.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If there is anything that a man can do well,
I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
- Abraham Lincoln

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

No one has ever become poor by giving.
- Anne Frank

Our compassion and acts of selflessness
take us to the deeper truths.
- Amma

The best way to cheer yourself
is to try to cheer someone else up.
- Mark Twain

With courage, you will dare to take risks,
have the strength to be compassionate,
and the wisdom to be humble.
Courage is the foundation of integrity.
- Keshavan Nair

Compassion is the basis of morality.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

Anchoring in soft mud is dangerous.
Anchor thyself to the rocks of Faith, Compassion, and Service.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is an exciting business,
and most exciting when it is lived for others.
- Helen Keller

Compassion is the ultimate value in life.
Service is the ultimate action.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Compassion is to be valued more than law.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

I believe that every human mind feels pleasure
in doing good to another.
- Thomas Jefferson

A man is truly ethical only when he obeys
the compulsion to help all life which he is able to assist,
and shrinks from injuring anything that lives.
- Albert Schweitzer

Our prime purpose in this life is to help others.
And if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

When we do the best that we can,
we never know what miracle is wrought in our life,
or in the life of another.
- Helen Keller

You cannot do a kindness too soon,
for you never know how soon it will be too late.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Compassion is the universal standard of moral living.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When we hate our enemies, we are
giving them power over us:
power over our sleep, our appetites,
our blood pressure, our health, and our happiness.
Our enemies would dance with joy if only
they knew how they were worrying us,
lacerating us, and getting even with us!
Our hate is not hurting them at all,
but our hate is turning our own days
and nights into a hellish turmoil.
- Dale Carnegie

Nobody cares how much you know,
until they know how much you care.
- attributed to Theodore Roosevelt, among others,
but probably earlier and anonymous

We must use time wisely and forever realize
that the time is always ripe to do right.
- Nelson Mandela

If you wish to experience peace,
provide peace for another.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

The value of a man should be seen in what he gives
and not in what he is able to receive.
- Albert Einstein

No one can find inner peace except by working,
not in a self-centered way, but for the whole human family.
- Peace Pilgrim

The smallest act of kindness
is worth more than the grandest intention.
- Oscar Wilde

We ourselves feel that what we are doing
is just a drop in the ocean.
But the ocean would be less
because of that missing drop.
- Mother Teresa

When will our consciences grow so tender
that we will act to prevent human misery rather than avenge it?
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries.
Without them humanity cannot survive.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

The biggest disease today is not leprosy or tuberculosis,
but rather the feeling of being unwanted.
- Mother Teresa

Whatever you say, say with kindness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What do we live for, if it is not
to make life less difficult for each other?
- George Eliot

A consistent state of Serenity and Compassion
is living an Inspired Life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Kindness is better than piety.
- Yiddish Proverb

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

Honor True Self
Forgive with Compassion
Receive ALL of life with Thanksgiving
CHOOSE with Thoughtful Consideration
Dream with Powerful Vision
Act with Bold Courage
Dance with a Light Heart
Relax in the Arms of Spirit
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

At the root of all the harm we cause is ignorance.
- Pema Chodron

One can not reflect in streaming water.
Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
- Lao Tzu

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men
who walked through the huts comforting others,
giving away their last piece of bread...
They offer sufficient proof that everything
can be taken from a man but one thing:
to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances,
to choose one's own way.
- Viktor E. Frankl

I have compassion for everyone who has ever
been a player upon the stage of my life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The happiness of one's own heart alone
cannot satisfy the soul;
one must try to include,
as necessary to one's own happiness,
the happiness of others.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

Wherever there is a human being,
there is an opportunity for a kindness.
- Seneca

INTENT:
We hold the power to make things happen
through our intent -
to the extent that we use our intention
with compassion and without ego.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Forgive with Compassion.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If in our daily life we can smile,
if we can be peaceful and happy,
not only we, but everyone will profit from it.
This is the most basic kind of peace work.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

It is above all by the imagination
that we achieve perception and compassion and hope.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

You may call God love, you may call God goodness.
But the best name for God is compassion.
- Meister Eckhart

Great people are those who make others feel
that they, too, can become great.
- Mark Twain

Where there is charity and wisdom,
there is neither fear nor ignorance.
- St. Francis of Assisi

I have always found that mercy bears
richer fruits than strict justice.
- Abraham Lincoln

I have unbounded compassion for myself
at all times and under all circumstances.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I am the master of my emotions -
I transform fear to love, anger to compassion,
pain to comfort, scarcity to abundance,
expectation to gratitude, and jealousy to generosity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Be gentle first with yourself.
- Lama Yeshe

Let us touch the dying, the poor,
the lonely and the unwanted
according to the graces we have received
and let us not be ashamed
or slow to do the humble work.
- Mother Teresa

People don't care how much you know
until they know how much they care.
- John C. Maxwell

Caring - Kindness - Compassion - Appreciation ...
It is my choice to care deeply about others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Deal with the faults of others as gently as with your own.
- Chinese proverb

When the universal sacraments of compassion and joy
fill the vast cathedral of our being,
we become the face of God.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Compassion and generosity must be the heart of any true religion.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love is the absence of judgment.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama


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