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Motivational Standard Quotes

May these quotes about Standard inspire and motivate you.

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

Related topics: Values Wisdom Life Human-Nature Psychology Inspirational

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

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


 

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

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

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Compassion is the basis of morality.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

I choose acceptance and compassion toward all humanity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

No one is to be called an enemy,
all are your benefactors, and no one does you harm.
You have no enemy except yourselves.
- St. Francis of Assisi

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

A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.
- Joseph Joubert

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

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

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

It is a kingly act to assist the fallen.
- Mother Teresa

Whether one believes in a religion or not,
and whether one believes in rebirth or not,
there isn't anyone who doesn't
appreciate kindness and compassion.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

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

Give me your tired, your poor,
your huddled masses yearning to breathe free.
- written on the Statue of Liberty in New York harbor

If I choose to bless another person,
I will always end up feeling more blessed.
- Marianne Williamson

Be gentle first with yourself.
- Lama Yeshe

Compassion blooms where there is no expectation.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The first question which the priest and the Levite asked was:
"If I stop to help this man, what will happen to me?"
But... the good Samaritan reversed the question:
"If I do not stop to help this man, what will happen to him?"
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do.
- Mother Teresa

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

Kindness is better than piety.
- Yiddish Proverb

It takes discipline and compassion
to awaken the divine in ourselves long enough
to recognize the divine in another.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Through violence, you may 'solve' one problem,
but you sow the seeds for another.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

The unselfish effort to bring cheer to others
will be the beginning of a happier life for ourselves.
- Helen Keller

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

I have found that among its other benefits,
giving liberates the soul of the giver.
- Maya Angelou

Be gentle first with yourself -
if you wish to be gentle with others.
- Lama Yeshe

The brightest stars are those who
shine for the benefit of others.
- Anonymous

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

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

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

The more we care for the happiness of others,
the greater is our own sense of well-being.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Indifference and neglect often
do much more damage than outright dislike.
- J. K. Rowling

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

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

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

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


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