Quotes about "compassion"

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Definitions and meanings of word "compassion"

• Noun: a deep awareness of and sympathy for another's suffering

• Noun: the humane quality of understanding the suffering of others and wanting to do something about it

Featured authors with quotes containing word "compassion"

Dalai Lama
4 quotes about compassion
Tibetan Leader
Born Saturday 6 July 1935
Joseph Butler
4 quotes about compassion
English Philosopher, Theologian, Clergyman
Sunday 18 May 1692 - Friday 16 June 1752
Albert Schweitzer
4 quotes about compassion
German Philosopher, Theologian
Thursday 14 January 1875 - Saturday 4 September 1965
Eric Hoffer
2 quotes about compassion
American Writer, Author
Friday 25 July 1902 - Saturday 21 May 1983
Morarji Desai
2 quotes about compassion
Indian Politician, Activist
Saturday 29 February 1896 - Monday 10 April 1995
Hubert H. Humphrey
2 quotes about compassion
American Politician
Saturday 27 May 1911 - Friday 13 January 1978
John Berger
one quote about compassion
English Novelist, Critic, Poet, Author, Artist
Friday 5 November 1926 - Monday 2 January 2017
Zachary Quinto
2 quotes about compassion
American Actor, Producer
Born Thursday 2 June 1977
Craig T. Nelson
2 quotes about compassion
American Actor, Coach
Born Tuesday 4 April 1944
Christopher Darden
one quote about compassion
American Writer, Lawyer, Lecturer
Born Saturday 7 April 1956
Ron Reagan
2 quotes about compassion
American Journalist
Born Tuesday 20 May 1958
Adam Kinzinger
one quote about compassion
American Politician
Born Monday 27 February 1978

The law has no compassion. And justice is administered without compassion.

Christopher Darden

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Americans in general have a lot of compassion, we just don't always have the same view of how that compassion is implemented.

Christopher Darden

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Compassion has no place in the natural order of the world which operates on the basis of necessity. Compassion opposes this order and is therefore best thought of as being in some way supernatural.

Christopher Darden

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If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.

Christopher Darden

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Compassion is the antitoxin of the soul: where there is compassion even the most poisonous impulses remain relatively harmless.

Christopher Darden

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It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.

Christopher Darden

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Man may dismiss compassion from his heart, but God never will.

Christopher Darden

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Compassion is the basis of morality.

Christopher Darden

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Before I was humiliated I was like a stone that lies in deep mud, and he who is mighty came and in his compassion raised me up and exalted me very high and placed me on the top of the wall.

Christopher Darden

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

Christopher Darden

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Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.

Christopher Darden

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Man is immortal, not because he alone among creatures has an inexhaustible voice, but because he has a soul, a spirit capable of compassion and sacrifice and endurance.

Christopher Darden

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May we not succumb to thoughts of violence and revenge today, but rather to thoughts of mercy and compassion. We are to love our enemies that they might be returned to their right minds.

Christopher Darden

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We obviously need more love in the world. And we obviously need more compassion and understanding. Our leaders need to really address these issues properly now.

Christopher Darden

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Ask yourself if these Democrats still speak for you. When they say we have a duty to grow government even when we can't afford it, does it sound like compassion to you - or recklessness?

Christopher Darden

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Compassion is a two way street.

Christopher Darden

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You can do and use the skills that you have. The schools need you. The teachers need you. Students and parents need you. They need your actual person: your physical personhood and your open minds and open ears and boundless compassion, sitting next to them, listening and nodding and asking questions for hours at a time.

Christopher Darden

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Compassion is not weakness, and concern for the unfortunate is not socialism.

Christopher Darden

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

Christopher Darden

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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.

Christopher Darden

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