Explore the value of Compassion
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COMPASSION QUOTATIONS
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“There is nobility in compassion, a beauty in empathy, a grace in forgiveness.”

John Connolly

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“Compassion is the currency that leads to true wealth.”

Jim Carrey

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

Buddha

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

Steve Maraboli

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“Compassion is not just feeling with someone, but seeking to change the situation… if you are going to be compassionate, be prepared for action!”

Archbishop Desmond Tutu

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“Fear grows out of the things we think; it lives in our minds. Compassion grows out of the things we are, and lives in our hearts.”

Barbara Garrison

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“Compassion asks us to go where it hurts, to enter into the places of pain, to share in brokenness, fear, confusion, and anguish. Compassion challenges us to cry out with those in misery, to mourn with those who are lonely, to weep with those in tears. Compassion requires us to be weak with the weak, vulnerable with the vulnerable, and powerless with the powerless. Compassion means full immersion in the condition of being human.”

Henri Nouwen

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“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

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“Compassion is not a relationship between the healer and the wounded. It's a relationship between equals. Only when we know our own darkness well can we be present with the darkness of others. Compassion becomes real when we recognize our shared humanity.”

Pema Chödrön

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

Plato

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“Compassion is an action word with no boundaries.”

Prince Rogers Nelson

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“Compassion is the ultimate expression of your highest self.”

Russell Simmons

Here are some stories about everyday heroes who show 'compassion'.
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Little Christmas Miracle I stood outside grocery store with my two heavy bags of food when the parents of a 2 year old offered me a ride. I don't normally take anything from strangers. This time, I did. At the end of the ride, I gave them a candy cane with two pipe cleaners as horns, pair of eyes and red tiny pom pom for the nose. They...
SUBMITTED BY ELLIE KIDDER
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Don't just walk by The university I attended had many students about 35,000. One early afternoon I was walking around the campus and found a female student sitting on the walkway with tears on her face. Everyone just walked by her so I decided to stop. I dropped my books and sat down on the path with her. It turned out that she...
SUBMITTED BY ALICIA EISENBACH
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Robert J My dad was born and raised in Oklahoma. The depression was a reality for he and his five siblings. Shoeless and eating lard and brown sugar sandwiches when no other food was available was also a reality. Education was everything. At 17 Dad joined the US Marine Corps, and was promptly sent to fight the...
SUBMITTED BY KENDALL JACKSON
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Where did your values come from?

We've all had people in our lives who have made a positive impact on us. A parent or grandparent, a sibling who was there for us, or maybe even just a guy who shines shoes for a living? Whoever they are, tell us their story so they can inspire us even more.

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CHARACTER
CHARITY
CHEER
CIVILITY
CLASS AND GRACE
COMMITMENT
COMMON GROUND
COMMUNITY
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COMPLIMENTS
COMPROMISE
CONFIDENCE
CONNECTION
COURAGE
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CREATIVITY
DEDICATION
DETERMINATION
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DO THY BEST
DO YOUR PART
DREAM
DRIVE
EDUCATION
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ENCOURAGEMENT
EQUALITY
EXCELLENCE
FAMILY
FITNESS
FORESIGHT
FORGIVENESS
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MINDFULNESS
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OUR BEAUTIFUL WORLD
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PLEASE AND THANK YOU
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RISING ABOVE
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Your Comments
Marco Antônio from Brazil MARCH 24, 2014
Considering that compassion is all about love and kindness to others, I'd say that it is exactly what I feel towards the giorls who work as shop assistants. Very often I put myself in their place and feel as if I was one of them.

Anderson from Colatina, ES - Brasil JULY 10, 2013
Precisamos ser compassivos, e isso é um valor que vemos ser pouco praticado, mas cada um tem que fazer valer. We need to be compassionate, and this is a value that we see little practiced, but each one has to enforce.

Swaggeer from pico rivera OCTOBER 24, 2012
This quote has alot of swag.

Mahesh from India JULY 26, 2012
Compassion is all about Love and Kindness to Others Unconditionally and Selflessness.

Bruce Willingham from Warner Robins, Ga JULY 10, 2012
Compassion puts feet to the feeling.

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