35 Inspirational Quotes On Compassion

35 Inspirational Quotes On Compassion

Compassion is defined as a feeling of deep sympathy for another who is stricken by misfortune, accompanied by a strong desire to alleviate the suffering. May these quotes inspire you to become a more compassionate individual so that you raise your character to a higher level.

1. “A kind gesture can reach a wound that only compassion can heal.” Steve Maraboli

2. “Compassion and tolerance are not a sign of weakness, but a sign of strength.” Dalai Lama

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

4. “Compassion is about giving all the love that you’ve got.” Cheryl Strayed

5. “If you want to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.” Dalai Lama

6. “Until you have real compassion, you can not recognize love.” Bob Thurman

7. “Look for a way to lift someone up. And if that’s all you do, that’s enough.” Elizabeth Lesser

8. “Use your voice for kindness, your ears for compassion, your hands for charity, your mind for truth, and your heart for love.” Anonymous

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

10. “Compassion is an action word with no boundaries.” Prince

11. “Instead of putting others in their place, put yourself in their place.” Amish Proverb

12. “Compassion is passion with a heart.” Anonymous

13. “Compassion is at the heart of every little thing we do. It is the dearest quality we possess. Yet all too often it can be cast aside with consequences too tragic to speak of. To lose our compassion, we lose what it is to be human.” Anonymous

14. “That is what compassion does. It challenges our assumptions, our sense of self-limitation, worthlessness, of not having a place in the world. As we develop compassion, our hearts open.” Sharon Salzberg

15. “Let our hearts be stretched out in compassion toward others, for everyone is walking his or her own difficult path.” Dieter F. Uchtdorf

16. “Compassion is the keen awareness of the interdependence of all things.” Thomas Merton

17. “It is a lack of love for ourselves that inhibits our compassion toward others. If we make friends with ourselves, then there is no obstacle to opening our hearts and minds to others.” Anonymous

18. “Serve and show compassion and the will to help others.” Albert Schweitzer

19. “Our sorrows and wounds are healed only when we touch them with compassion.” Jack Kornfield

20. “Compassion is to look beyond your own pain, to see the pain of others.” Yasmin Mogahed

21. “Compassion is the greatest form of love humans have to offer.” Rachael Joy Scott

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

23. “There never was any heart truly great and generous, that was not also tender and compassionate.” Robert Frost

24. “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

25. “One of the secrets of inner peace is the practice of compassion.” Dalai Lama

26. “Clothe yourself with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness, and patience.” Anonymous

27. “If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete.” Anonymous

28. “Compassion is so often the solution.” Anonymous

29. “In compassion, when we feel with the other, we dethrone ourselves from the center of our world and we put another person there.” Karen Armstrong

30. “May your daily choices be a reflection of your deepest values.” Coleen Patrick-Goudreau

31. “Compassion is a verb.” Thich Nhat Hanh

32. “Great teachers emanate out of knowledge, passion, and compassion.” A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

33. “When we give ourselves compassion, we are opening our hearts in a way that can transform our lives.” Kristin Neff

34. “Compassion is the wish to see others free from suffering.” Dalai Lama

35. “It is not enough to be compassionate. You must act.” Dalai Lama

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