Explore the value of Compassion

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

Buddha

“How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant of the weak and the strong, because someday in your life, you will have been all of these.”

George Washington Carver

“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

“If you practice compassion, whether you believe in a religion or not, you will come to realize the value of compassion for your own peace of mind. Even a small act of compassion grants meaning and purpose to our lives.”

The 14th Dalai Lama

“Hurt people, hurt people. That's how pain patterns get passed on, generation after generation after generation. Break the chain today. Meet anger with sympathy, contempt with compassion and cruelty with kindness. Greet grimaces with smiles. Forgive and forget about finding fault. Love is the weapon of the future.”

Yehuda Berg

“Our task must be to widen our circle of compassion, to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty. ”

Albert Einstein

“Compassion is a power that we first bestow on ourselves and then give away through our actions—to people, to our planet. When we recognize this, that is when love becomes our legacy. ”

Amanda Gorman

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

Steve Maraboli

“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

“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

“Our human compassion binds us the one to the other - not in pity or patronizingly, but as human beings who have learnt how to turn our common suffering into hope for the future.”

Nelson Mandela

“Compassion becomes real when we recognize our shared humanity.”

Pema Chodron

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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.

Gautam from Ahmedabad FEBRUARY 10, 2012
Compassionate is in the blood of all living beings,

Al from EL PASO FEBRUARY 5, 2012
COMPASSION IS CARING FOR THE WEAK AND WE AS HUMANS DO CARE FOR ALL.

Ram from Bangalore NOVEMBER 20, 2011
We are what we give. Give all, connect with all. Give less, connect with less. Give nothing, live alone.

Tesha S from Missouri MAY 24, 2011
We should all raise our children to be compassionate and care about all living things, great and small. Compassion starts at home.

Mary L from Parrottsville, Tn APRIL 19, 2011
I totally agree. It breaks my heart when people disregard animals, children and elderly. They have feelings, too.

Melanie B from Houston TX AUGUST 2, 2010
I think compassion should be for all living beings. We are truly compassionate people when we care about all living beings - compassion begins with us for all!