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50 Compassion Quotes By Famous People

Compassion is something you feel for others, when you feel compassionate for someone you are classed as a caring and loving person. Life teaches us to be compassionate from a young age, we are taught to be kind and loving, and polite to others. In life showing some form of respect to others will help you stand out as a person, if you show compassion to others, the same compassion will come back to you. Love everyone and be happy in life, this life is short, treat everyone with respect and the same respect will come back to you. These compassion quotes are inspirational, these quotes will uplift you mentally and spiritually.

compassion quotes

50 Compassion Quotes

  1. “If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.” Dalai Lama
  2. “It is in deep solitude that I find the gentleness with which I can truly love my brothers.” Thomas Merton
  3. “Compassion and tolerance are not a sign of weakness, but a sign of strength.” Dalai Lama
  4. “Give Compassion: Every day the average person fights epic battles never told just to survive.” Ken Poirot

  5. “Our human compassion binds us the one to the other – not in pity or patronizingly, but as human beings who have learned how to turn our common suffering into hopefor the future.” Nelson Mandela

  6. “One’s life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others, by means of love, friendship, indignation and compassion.” Simone de Beauvoir
  7. “All I ever wanted was to reach out and touch another human being not just with my hands but with my heart.” Tahereh Mafi
  8. “Compassion is to look beyond your own pain, to see the pain of others.” Yasmin Mogahed
  9. “When we match compassion with purpose, we being to conquer the world.” Zachariah Thompson
  10. “You cannot do kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

  11. “As I get older, the more I stay focused on the acceptance of myself and others, and choose compassion over judgment and curiosity over fear.” Tracee Ellis Ross
  12. “Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.” Lao Tzu
  13. “There is a nobility in compassion, a beauty in empathy, a grace in forgiveness.” John Connolly
  14. “The highest form of knowledge is empathy.” Bill Bullard
  15. “The purpose of human life is to serve, and to show compassion and the will to help others.” Albert Schweitzer

  16. “In my view, the best of humanity is in our exercise of empathy and compassion. It’s when we challenge ourselves to walk in the shoes of someone whose pain or plight might seem so different than yours that it’s almost incomprehensible.” Sarah McBride
  17. “We are all different. Don’t judge, understand instead.” Roy T. Bennett
  18. “Compassion is the basis of morality.” Arthur Schopenhauer
  19. “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.” Albert Schweitzer
  20. “A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.” Joseph Joubert

  21. “Compassion is an action word with no boundaries.” Prince
  22. “It is not enough to be compassionate. You must act.” Dalai Lama
  23. “Look for a way to lift someone up. And if that’s all you do, that’s enough.” Elizabeth Lesser
  24. “Compassion is the wish to see others free from suffering.” Dalai Lama
  25. “When we’re looking for compassion, we need someone who is deeply rooted, is able to bend and, most of all, embraces us for our strengths and struggles.” Brené Brown

  26. “Compassion does not just happen. Pity does, but compassion is not pity. It’s not a feeling. Compassion is a viewpoint, a way of life, a perspective, a habit that becomes a discipline – and more than anything else, compassion is a choice we make that love is more important than comfort or convenience.” Glennon Doyle Melton
  27. “More smiling, less worrying. More compassion, less judgment. More blessed, less stressed. More love, less hate.” Roy T. Bennett
  28. “If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.” Mother Teresa
  29. “If you judge people, you have no time to love them.” Mother Theresa
  30. “Carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you.” Princess Diana

  31. “Humanity’s collective mission in the cosmos lies in the practice of compassion.” Dalsaku Ikeda
  32. “A kind gesture can reach a wound that only compassion can heal.” Steve Maraboli
  33. “Compassion is about givingall the love that you’ve got.” Cheryl Strayed
  34. “When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen.” Ernest Hemingway
  35. “There’s no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end.” Scott Adams

  36. “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.” Maya Angelou
  37. “The only way out of the labyrinth of suffering is to forgive.” John Green
  38. “We can’t heal the world today, but we can begin with a voice of compassion a heart of love, an act of kindness.” Mary Davis
  39. “Having compassion for yourself means that you honor and accept your humanness.” Kristen Neff
  40. “Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.” The 14th Dalai Lama

  41. “Compassion for others begins with kindness to ourselves.” Pema Chodron
  42. “You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.” Ralph Waldo Emerson
  43. “Until you have real compassion, you can not recognize love.” Bob Thurman
  44. “We must learn to regard people less in the light of what they do or omit to do, and more in the light of what they suffer.” Dietrich Bonhoeffer
  45. “Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them, humanity cannot survive.” Dalai Lama

  46. “For me, forgiveness and compassion are always linked: how do we hold people accountable for wrongdoing and yet at the same time remain in touch with their humanity enough to believe in their capacity to be transformed?” bell hooks
  47. “Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.” Plato
  48. “No one has ever become poor by giving.” Anne Frank
  49. “Make no judgments where you have no compassion.” Anne McCaffrey
  50. “Compassion isn’t about solutions. It’s about giving all the love that you’ve got.” Cheryl Strayed

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