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30+ Heart-Warming Quotes About Compassion

Compassion is the thread that connects humans to each other. Here are 30+ heart-warming quotes about compassion toward yourself and others.

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“Compassion is the radicalism of our time.” – Dalai Lama

“It is in deep solitude that I find the gentleness with which I can truly love my brothers.” – Thomas Merton

“Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.” – Lao Tzu

“You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“It is not enough to be compassionate. You must act.” – Dalai Lama

“Our sorrows and wounds are healed only when we touch them with compassion.” – Jack Kornfield

Compassion is the thread that connects humans to each other. Here are 23 heart-warming quotes about compassion.

“A kind gesture can reach a wound that only compassion can heal.” – Steve Maraboli

“Kindness is not about instant gratification. More often, it’s akin to a low-risk investment that appreciates steadily over time.” – Josh Radnor

“Never lose a chance of saying a kind word.” – William Makepeace Thackeray

“If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete.” – Anonymous

“If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.” – Dalai Lama

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“Compassion will cure more sins than condemnation.” – Henry Ward Beecher

“Compassion for others begins with kindness to ourselves.” – Pema Chodron

“Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible.” – Dalai Lama

“There’s no such things as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end.” – Scott Adams

“That is what compassion does. It challenges our assumptions, our sense of self-limitation, worthlessness, of not having a place in the world. As we develop compassion, our hearts open.” – Sharon Salzberg

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“When we give ourselves compassion, we are opening our hearts in a way that can transform our lives.” – Kristin Neff

“Compassion is the basis of all morality.” – Arthur Schopenhauer

“Compassion is an action word with no boundaries.” – Prince

“Compassion is at the heart of every little thing we do. It is the dearest quality we possess. Yet all too often it can be cast aside with consequences too tragic to speak of. To lose our compassion, we lose what it is to be human.” – Anonymous

Compassion is not a relationship between the healer and the wounded. It’s a relationship between equals. Only when we know our own darkness well can we be present with the darkness of others. Compassion becomes real when we recognize our shared humanity.” – Pema Chödrön

“Let our hearts be stretched out in compassion toward others, for everyone is walking his or her own difficult path.” – Dieter F. Uchtdorf

“If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.” – Mother Teresa

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“Compassion brings us to a stop, and for a moment we rise above ourselves.” – Mason Cooley

“Compassion is a foundation for sharing our aliveness and building a more humane world.” – Martin Lowenthal

“Beginning today, treat everyone you meet as if they were going to be dead by midnight. Extend to them all the care, kindness and understanding you can muster, and do it with no thought of any reward. Your life will never be the same again.” – Og Mandino

“The wonderful thing is that it’s so incredibly easy to be kind.” – Ingrid Newkirk

“No matter who we are, no matter how successful, no matter what our situation, compassion is something we all need to receive and give.” – Catherine Pulsifer

“Extend yourself in kindness to other human being wherever you can.” – Oprah Winfrey

“You can accomplish by kindness what you cannot by force.” – Publilius Syrus

“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.” – Thomas Merton

“Until you have real compassion, you can not recognize love.” – Bob Thurman

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“You may call God love, you may call God goodness. But the best name for God is compassion.” – Meister Eckhart

“One of the secrets of inner peace is the practice of compassion.” – Dalai Lama

“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.” – Albert Einstein

“There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.” – John Holmes

“I feel the capacity to care is the thing which gives life its deepest significance.” – Pablo Casals

“People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou

“Compassion is to look beyond your own pain, to see the pain of others.” – Yasmin Mogahed

“Compassion is about giving all the love that you’ve got.” – Cheryl Strayed

“There never was any heart truly great and generous, that was not also tender and compassionate.” – Robert Frost

“Life is an exciting business, and most exciting when it is lived for others.” – Helen Keller

“You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“In compassion, when we feel with the other, we dethrone ourselves from the center of our world and we put another person there.” – Karen Armstrong

“The only way out of the labyrinth of suffering is to forgive.” – John Green

“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.” – Plato

“All I ever wanted was to reach out and touch another human being not just with my hands but with my heart.” -Tahereh Mafi

“Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them, humanity cannot survive.” – Dalai Lama

“Serve and show compassion and the will to help others.” – Albert Schweitzer

“The individual is capable of both great compassion and great indifference. He has it within his means to nourish the former and outgrow the latter.” – Norman Cousins

“Human kindness has never weakened the stamina or softened the fiber of a free people. A nation does not have to be cruel to be tough.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

“Instead of putting others in their place, put yourself in their place.” – Amish Proverb

“There is a nobility in compassion, a beauty in empathy, a grace in forgiveness.” – John Connolly

“Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of men.” – Confucius

“If there is any kindness I can show, or any good thing I can do to any fellow being, let me do it now, and not deter or neglect it, as I shall not pass this way again.” – William Penn

“I would rather make mistakes in kindness and compassion than work miracles in unkindness and hardness.” – Mother Teresa

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