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Funny Compassion Quotes
Funny Quotes about Compassion

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

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

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

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


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

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

Let your sympathies and your compassion
be always with the under dog in the fight -
this is magnanimity;
but bet on the other one - this is business.
- Mark Twain


 

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

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

A generous heart, kind speech,
and a life of service and compassion
are the things which renew humanity.
- The Buddha

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

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

One of the greatest diseases is to be nobody to anybody.
- Mother Teresa

We receive this food in gratitude to all beings
Who have helped to bring it to our table,
And vow to respond in turn to those in need
With wisdom and compassion.
- Buddhist Blessing

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men
who walked through the huts comforting others,
giving away their last piece of bread...
They offer sufficient proof that everything
can be taken from a man but one thing:
to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances,
to choose one's own way.
- Viktor E. Frankl

The most terrible poverty is loneliness
and the feeling of being unloved.
- Mother Teresa

If anyone has material possessions and sees his brother in need
but has no pity on him, how can the love of God be in him?
- 1 John 3:17

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

People don't care how much you know
until they know how much they care.
- John C. Maxwell

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

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

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

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

The vast Cathedral of Your Being
becomes sanctuary for all creation
as you celebrate the universal sacraments
of compassion and joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

We can live without religion and meditation,
but we cannot survive without human affection.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

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

When we quit thinking primarily about ourselves
and our own self-preservation,
we undergo a truly heroic transformation of consciousness.
- Joseph Campbell

We really have to understand the person we want to love.
If our love is only a will to possess, it is not love.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

The quality of mercy is not strained.
It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven
Upon the place beneath. It is twice blest:
It blesseth him that gives and him that takes.
- William Shakespeare

Great people are those who make others feel
that they, too, can become great.
- Mark Twain

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

Don't let a little dispute injure a great relationship.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

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

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

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

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

One of the sanest, surest, and most generous joys of life
comes from being happy over the good fortune of others.
- Robert A. Heinlein

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

It is hard to interest those who have everything,
in those who have nothing.
- Helen Keller

Wherever there is a human being,
there is an opportunity for a kindness.
- Seneca

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 Chodron

O Divine Master, grant that I may not so much seek
to be consoled as to console;
to be understood as to understand;
to be loved as to love.
For it is in giving that we receive;
it is in pardoning that we are pardoned;
and it is in dying that we are born to eternal life.
- St. Francis of Assisi

I want you to be concerned about your next door neighbor.
Do you know your next door neighbor?
- Mother Teresa

If in our daily life we can smile,
if we can be peaceful and happy,
not only we, but everyone will profit from it.
This is the most basic kind of peace work.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

We cause ourselves untold misery whenever we believe
others to be imperfect and try to change them.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I teach one thing and one only:
that is, suffering and the end of suffering.
- The Buddha

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

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

You can't live a perfect day without doing something
for someone who will never be able to repay you.
- John Wooden

We ourselves feel that what we are doing
is just a drop in the ocean.
But the ocean would be less
because of that missing drop.
- Mother Teresa

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

Once you know yourself as a genuine seeker,
and when your own inner chamber is quite enlightened,
then comes the natural unfoldment of pure love and compassion
and a genuine desire to serve others.
- Rod Stryker

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

The happiness of one's own heart alone
cannot satisfy the soul;
one must try to include,
as necessary to one's own happiness,
the happiness of others.
- Paramahansa Yogananda

You can give without loving,
but you can never love without giving.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

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

Give to your relatives, and to the needy, and to travelers.
Do not squander your wealth in wantonness.
- Quran 17:26

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

I soothe my conscience now with the thought that
it is better for hard words to be on paper
than that Mummy should carry them in her heart.
- Anne Frank

Kind words can be short and easy to speak,
but their echoes are truly endless.
- Mother Teresa

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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