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Compassion

«A religious man is a person who holds God and man in one thought at one time, at all times, who suffers harm done to others, whose greatest passion is compassion, whose greatest strength is love and defiance of despair.»
«Compassion is a two way street.»
«Compassion is sometimes the fatal capacity for feeling what it is like to live inside somebody else's skin. It is the knowledge that there can never really be any peace and joy for me until there is peace and joy finally for you too.»
«Compassion is not weakness, and concern for the unfortunate is not socialism.»
«Compassionate action involves working with ourselves as much as working with others.»
Author: Pema Chodron | About: Compassion, Respect
«After sleeping through a hundred million centuries we have finally opened our eyes on a sumptuous planet, sparkling with color, bountiful with life. Within decades we must close our eyes again. Isn?t it a noble, an enlightened way of spending our brief time in the sun, to work at understanding the universe and how we have come to wake up in it? This is how I answer when I am asked?as I am surprisingly often?why I bother to get up in the mornings.»
«Compassion is no substitute for justice.»
Author: Rush Limbaugh | About: Compassion
«By compassion we make others' misery our own, and so, by relieving them, we relieve ourselves also»
Author: Thomas Browne, Sr. | About: Compassion | Keywords: relieve, relieving
«Compassion alone stands apart from the continuous traffic between good and evil proceeding within us.»
«Compassion is not religious business, it is human business, it is not luxury, it is essential for our own peace and mental stability, it is essential for human survival.»