compassion Quotes

Compassion is very important, especially right now in America. We all need to strive as human beings to understand each other and ourselves better.
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— Kyra Sedgwick
I do it because I want to exercise people's compassion and I do it because I really believe that for some reason what I do is important and meaningful.
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— Kyra Sedgwick
I just don't know that shame and fear need to be our teachers; rather, compassion, understanding, and love should be our guides
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— Kyan Douglas
The experience of helping a fellow man in danger, or even of training in a realistic manner to be ready to give this help, tends to change the balance of power in a youth's inner life with the result that compassion can become the master motive.
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— Kurt Hahn
I regard it as the foremost task of education to insure the survival of these qualities: an enterprising curiosity, an undefeatable spirit, tenacity in pursuit, readiness for sensible self denial, and above all, compassion
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— Kurt Hahn
The measure of a society is its compassion.
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— Kristin Hannah
Parents walk a fine line between discipline and grace - values have to hold even when circumstances change or call for compromise or compassion. It's the ultimate challenge to be both firm and fluid, soft and strong, yielding yet rock solid.
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— Kristin Armstrong
What a liberating thing to realize that our problems are probably our richest sources for rising to the ultimate virtue of compassion.
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— Krista Tippett
Compassion is a spiritual technology.
— Krista Tippett
Compassion also brings us into the territory of mystery - encouraging us not just to see beauty, but perhaps also to look for the face of God in the moment of suffering, in the face of a stranger, in the face of the vibrant religious other.
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— Krista Tippett
Compassion is a piece of vocabulary that could change us if we truly let it sink into the standards by which we hold ourselves and others.
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— Krista Tippett
If you stub your toe, you don't need to dialog yourself to be good to your foot, do you? When you see things that clearly, there's no dialogue or emotional manipulation that you need to do to extend compassion to that being, because that being is a part of you, and if that being hurts, you hurt.
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— Krishna Das
Real compassion is not emotional. Real compassion is based on the experience that all beings, which might appear separate, are actually a part of my own body, and I am a part of the body of the universe. We are not separate. So if one being hurts, I also hurt.
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— Krishna Das
When you meet your guru or a being who knows, who is no longer loving, but has become love, a being who is sitting in truth, and in compassion and kindness for all beings - you know. When I met my guru, I knew. And it was before I met him physically, actually.
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— Krishna Das
Compassion is a college education. It's a doctorate.
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— Krishna Das
Isn't it time you gave yourself a healthy dose of self-love? The fact is, you deserve it. You are a magnificent, radiant being. You are divine. And you are awesome. The sooner you start embracing that and treating yourself accordingly, the sooner your life will begin to unfold with compassion, purpose, ease, health, and vitality.
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— Kris Carr
Gather the five virtues (Dignity, Confidence, Courage, Compassion, and Faith). Then you are a man.
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— Kofi Annan
The world has lost a visionary leader, a courageous voice for justice, and a clear moral compass. By showing us that the path to freedom and human dignity lies in love, wisdom and compassion for one another, Nelson Mandela stands as an inspiration to us all.
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— Kofi Annan
In Silence the heart illumines; veil after veil is removed.In the heart shines the Light of Love.When the Light of Love is seen shining within your heart you behold the Light in all.Your heart will be filled with love and compassion for all.
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— Kirpal Singh
I have a lot of compassion for human beings in life experiences, so I allow myself to feel what these characters are feeling and don't have a problem accepting that.
— Kimberly Elise
I would say I have compassion.
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— Kim Delaney
I've played a mother many times, even in tragic things like, "I Dreamed of Africa," so I know how it is to lose [a child] cinematically. I have so much compassion on so many fronts, for women who have lost children or tried for years and couldn't have them.
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— Kim Basinger
Love is not without its flaws. The stronger the love, the more it tests you. Compassion and empathy will make true love persist.
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— Khalil Gibran
Take then this Book, look into it, and show me when Jesus was not forgiving. Read this diving tragedy and tell me where He speaks without mercy and compassion. You visit not the sick and the imprisoned; nor do you feed the hungry or give refuge to the stranger or comfort to the mourner.
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— Khalil Gibran
The chemist who can extract from his heart's elements compassion, respect, longing, patience, regret, surprise, and forgiveness and compound them into one can create that atom which is called love
— Khalil Gibran
My entire mission in life is to help women take over the world. Not by force (the route so many men have taken since the beginning of time), but with compassion, perseverance, and love.
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— Kevyn Aucoin
Compassion is not a dirty word.. it's time we rehabilitated compassion into the national political vocabulary of this great nation of ours.
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— Kevin Rudd
Australia is a nation of compassion. Courage and compassion. And the third of these great values: resilience.
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— Kevin Rudd
Compassion is not a dirty word. Compassion is not a sign of weakness. In my view, compassion in politics and in public policy is in fact a hallmark of great strength. It is a hallmark of a society which has about it a decency which speaks for itself.
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— Kevin Rudd
Sharing is Caring - Teaching our children to share is teaching them compassion and love.
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— Kevin Heath
I try to show compassion to people I come into contact with and try to put good out, as much good as I can. But that's my life; that's not my work. With my work, my job is to walk in another man's shoes.
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— Kevin Bacon
Art curates compassion. Art to me breaks down walls and allows us to step into somebody else's shoes.
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— Kerry Washington
The more we stretch the muscle called compassion and generosity, the stronger we get, the better we feel about ourselves, the more loving we become to the world around us.
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— Kenny Loggins
...we cannot simply recommend love and compassion per se, for those unfold from egocentric to ethnocentric to worldcentric, and do we really want an increase in ethnocentric love?
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— Ken Wilber
I feel with loving compassion the problems of others without getting caught up emotionally in their predicaments that are offering them messages they need for their growth.
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— Ken Keyes Jr.
Expand your love, your consciousness, and your loving compassion by experiencing everything that everyone does or says as though you had done or said it.
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— Ken Keyes Jr.
In Scotland over many years we have cultivated through our justice system what I hope can be described as a 'culture of compassion.' On the other hand, there still exists in many parts of the U.S., if not nationally, an attitude towards the concept of justice which can only be described as a 'culture of vengeance.
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— Keith O'Brien
The only absurdity in which I find equally immense compassion and morality is Christianity - though the compassion is outlandish and the morality is blemished.
— Kedar Joshi
The gardener knows how to turn garbage into compost. Therefore our anger, sadness, and fear is the best compost for our compassion.
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— Kayla Mueller
People with lower incomes tend to give a greater percentage of their incomes to help others and show greater empathy and compassion - perhaps because they know they might face the same circumstances.
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— Kavita Ramdas