Compassion

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Children, even infants, are capable of sympathy. But only after adolescence are we capable of compassion.

Louise J. Kaplan

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If you have men who will exclude any of God's creatures from the shelter of compassion and pity, you will have men who will deal likewise with their fellow men.

Francis of Assisi

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I come from a very small place in Eastern Europe, so my whole life has kind of been one big fight to live my dream against all odds. But I think it's hard to be a human in general — we all have our own struggles and things to overcome. That's why it's so important to always have compassion.

Kerli

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Technology is unlocking the innate compassion we have for our fellow human beings.

Bill Gates

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Compassion is the basis of morality.

Arthur Schopenhauer

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

Lao Tzu

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I think everybody should have the same anger towards the injustice that's happening and the hatred that's happening, and just fight it with love and compassion.

Ellen DeGeneres

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That's who my mom is. She's a listener and a doer. She's a woman driven by compassion, by faith, by a fierce sense of justice and a heart full of love. So, this November, I'm voting for a woman who is my role model, as a mother, and as an advocate. A woman who has spent her entire life fighting for families and children.

Chelsea Clinton

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

Meister Eckhart

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Our task must be to free ourselves by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty.

Albert Einstein

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Compassion — quotes and aphorisms

Grief can be the garden of compassion. If you keep your heart open through everything, your pain can become your greatest ally in your life's search for love and wisdom.

Rumi

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Every day, at home, I have the astonishing and humbling opportunity — together with my wife Sophie — to nurture empathy, compassion, self-love, and a keen sense of justice in our three kids.

Justin Trudeau

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Computers are magnificent tools for the realization of our dreams, but no machine can replace the human spark of spirit, compassion, love, and understanding.

Louis V. Gerstner Jr.

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We need more kindness, more compassion, more joy, more laughter. I definitely want to contribute to that.

Ellen DeGeneres

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Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of men.

Confucius

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God wants us to know that life is a series of beginnings, not endings. Just as graduations are not terminations, but commencements. Creation is an ongoing process, and when we create a perfect world where love and compassion are shared by all, suffering will cease.

Bernie Siegel

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Christlike communications are expressions of affection and not anger, truth and not fabrication, compassion and not contention, respect and not ridicule, counsel and not criticism, correction and not condemnation. They are spoken with clarity and not with confusion. They may be tender or they may be tough, but they must always be tempered.

L. Lionel Kendrick

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When you read about the lives of other people, people of different circumstances or similar circumstances, you are part of their lives for that moment. You inhabit their lives, and you feel what they're feeling, and that is compassion. If we see that reading does allow us that, we see how absolutely essential reading is.

Amy Tan

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Great teachers emanate out of knowledge, passion and compassion.

A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

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Here are the values that I stand for: honesty, equality, kindness, compassion, treating people the way you want to be treated and helping those in need. To me, those are traditional values.

Ellen DeGeneres

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