1.My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.
2.Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of men.
3.Let us fill our hearts with our own compassion – towards ourselves and towards all living beings.
4.The Gross National Product measures neither our wit nor our courage, neither our wisdom nor our learning, neither our compassion nor our devotion to our country. It measures everything, in short, except that which makes life worthwhile, and it can tell us everything about America – except whether we are proud to be Americans.
5.And as I’ve gotten older, I’ve had more of a tendency to look for people who live by kindness, tolerance, compassion, a gentler way of looking at things.
6.It is above all by the imagination that we achieve perception and compassion and hope.
7.Certainly it is wrong to be cruel to animals and the destruction of a whole species can be a great evil. The capacity for feelings of pleasure and pain and for the form of life of which animals are capable clearly impose duties of compassion and humanity in their case.
8.You desire that which exceeds my humble powers, but I trust in the compassion and mercy of the All-powerful God.
9.I believe we are still so innocent. The species are still so innocent that a person who is apt to be murdered believes that the murderer, just before he puts the final wrench on his throat, will have enough compassion to give him one sweet cup of water.
10.All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives.
11.There are techniques of Buddhism, such as meditation, that anyone can adopt. And, of course, there are Christian monks and nuns who already use Buddhist methods in order to develop their devotion, compassion, and ability to forgive.
12.I think technology really increased human ability. But technology cannot produce compassion.
13.My main concern is meeting with public because my main commitment, main interest is promotion of human value, human affection, compassion and religious harmony.
14.The mind is no match with the heart in persuasion; constitutionality is no match with compassion.
15.America is hope. It is compassion. It is excellence. It is valor.
16.I own two beautiful homes, and I’m always half-expecting the cops to pull in, seize me with firm compassion, and escort me out.
17.I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
18.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.
19.If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
20.Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.
21.The thirst for powerful sensations takes the upper hand both over fear and over compassion for the grief of others.
22.I admire my boss, Lorne Michaels. He never stops producing. I think, for him, comedy is a tool of compassion, a way of rallying people together and saying, ‘Guys, isn’t the world bonkers? Aren’t we all just trying our best?’ There’s a tenderness in everything he does.
23.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.
24.On January 21st of 2017, the day after I take the oath of office, Americans will finally wake up in a country where the laws of the United States are enforced. We are going to be considerate and compassionate to everyone. But my greatest compassion will be for our own struggling citizens.
25.All religions try to benefit people, with the same basic message of the need for love and compassion, for justice and honesty, for contentment.
26.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
27.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.
28.With compassion you can die for other people, like the mother who can die for her child. You have the courage to say it because you are not afraid of losing anything, because you know that understanding and love is the foundation of happiness. But if you have fear of losing your status, your position, you will not have the courage to do it.
29.Meditation is to get insight, to get understanding and compassion, and when you have them, you are compelled to act.
30.Communism everywhere has paid the price of rigidity and dogmatism. Freedom has the strength of compassion and flexibility. It has, above all, the strength of intellectual honesty.
31.Although the big word on the left is ‘compassion,’ the big agenda on the left is dependency.
32.My mother’s love has always been a sustaining force for our family, and one of my greatest joys is seeing her integrity, her compassion, her intelligence reflected in my daughters.
33.Grief can be the garden of compassion. If you keep your heart open through everything, your pain can become your greatest ally in your life’s search for love and wisdom.
34.God’s dream is that you and I and all of us will realize that we are family, that we are made for togetherness, for goodness, and for compassion.
35.We are each made for goodness, love and compassion. Our lives are transformed as much as the world is when we live with these truths.
36.Compassion is the basis of morality.
37.Compassion, in which all ethics must take root, can only attain its full breadth and depth if it embraces all living creatures and does not limit itself to mankind.
38.The purpose of human life is to serve, and to show compassion and the will to help others.
39.The whole idea of compassion is based on a keen awareness of the interdependence of all these living beings, which are all part of one another, and all involved in one another.
40.Until he extends his circle of compassion to include all living things, man will not himself find peace.
41.If you have the chance to be exposed to a loving, understanding environment where the seed of compassion, loving kindness, can be watered every day, then you become a more loving person.
42.The wretched have no compassion, they can do good only from strong principles of duty.
43.Technology is unlocking the innate compassion we have for our fellow human beings.
44.I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights.
45.The dew of compassion is a tear.
46.I can do no other than be reverent before everything that is called life. I can do no other than to have compassion for all that is called life. That is the beginning and the foundation of all ethics.
47.Mama was my greatest teacher, a teacher of compassion, love and fearlessness. If love is sweet as a flower, then my mother is that sweet flower of love.
48.When you have enough understanding and compassion in you, then that amount of understanding and compassion will try to express itself in action. And your practice should help you to cultivate more understanding and compassion.
49.Anyone who is practicing understanding and compassion can exemplify true power. Anyone can be a Buddha.
50.It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.
51.My father was a man of great charity towards the poor, and compassion for the sick, and also for servants; so much so, that he never could be persuaded to keep slaves, for he pitied them so much: and a slave belonging to one of his brothers being once in his house, was treated by him with as much tenderness as his own children.
52.Great teachers emanate out of knowledge, passion and compassion
53.Enlightened leadership is spiritual if we understand spirituality not as some kind of religious dogma or ideology but as the domain of awareness where we experience values like truth, goodness, beauty, love and compassion, and also intuition, creativity, insight and focused attention.
54.Wealth is the progressive realization of worthy goals, the ability to love and have compassion, meaningful and caring relationships.
55.It’s hard to practice compassion when we’re struggling with our authenticity or when our own worthiness is off-balance.
56.We can actually accelerate the process through meditation, through the ability to find stillness through loving actions, through compassion and sharing, through understanding the nature of the creative process in the universe and having a sense of connection to it. So, that’s conscious evolution.
57.Let judges secretly despair of justice: their verdicts will be more acute. Let generals secretly despair of triumph; killing will be defamed. Let priests secretly despair of faith: their compassion will be true.
58.Today we affirm a new commitment to live out our nation’s promise through civility, courage, compassion and character.
59.Now that I understand that I’m an addict, I definitely have compassion for my mother. I get it.
60.Compassion alone stands apart from the continuous traffic between good and evil proceeding within us.