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40 Compassion quotes and sayings that will encourage you

40 Compassion quotes and sayings that will encourage you. Here are the best compassion quotes and sayings from great authors to read that will inspire you. One good thing about compassion is that it motivates people to help in the emotional, mental, and physical pain of another and themselves. Being compassionate is a great way to reach out with a person who is troubled or suffering by showing your concern for them, and by helping them in even the smallest act possible that can make a positive impact on the life of that said person. Share these inspirational quotes about compassion with your friends, family, and loved ones to inspire them as well.

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

Compassion quotes and sayings that will encourage you

2. While we do our good works let us not forget that the real solution lies in a world in which charity will have become unnecessary. – Chinua Achebe

Compassion quotes and sayings that will encourage you

3. One man practicing kindness in the wilderness is worth all the temples this world pulls. – Jack Kerouac

4. Beauty is not who you are on the outside, it is the wisdom and time you gave away to save another struggling soul like you. – Shannon L. Alder

Compassion quotes and sayings that will encourage you

5. We are all different. Don’t judge, understand instead. – Roy T. Bennett

6. 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

Compassion quotes and sayings that will encourage you

7. When good people consider you the bad guy, you develop a heart to help the bad ones. You actually understand them. – Criss Jami

Compassion quotes and sayings that will encourage you

8. Every single time you help somebody stand up you are helping humanity rise. – Steve Maraboli

Compassion quotes and sayings that will encourage you

9. Compassion is the basis of morality. – Arthur Schopenhauer

Compassion quotes and sayings that will encourage you

10. If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete. – Jack Kornfield

Compassion quotes and sayings that will encourage you

11. Compassion is the sometimes fatal capacity for feeling what it is like to live inside somebody else’s skin. It’s the knowledge that there can never really be any peace and joy for me until there is peace and joy finally for you too.  – Frederick Buechner

12. For me, I am driven by two main philosophies: know more today about the world than I knew yesterday and lessen the suffering of others. You’d be surprised how far that gets you. – Neil deGrasse Tyson

Compassion quotes and sayings that will encourage you

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

Compassion quotes and sayings that will encourage you

14. Smile at strangers and you just might change a life. – Steve Maraboli

15. We all are so deeply interconnected; we have no option but to love all. Be kind and do good for any one and that will be reflected. The ripples of the kind heart are the highest blessings of the Universe. – Amit Ray

Compassion quotes and sayings that will encourage you

16. How beautiful would it be if we could just see souls instead of bodies? To see love and compassion instead of curves. – Karen Quan

Compassion quotes and sayings that will encourage you

17. Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around. – Leo Buscaglia

Compassion quotes and sayings that will encourage you

18. The simplest acts of kindness are by far more powerful then a thousand heads bowing in prayer. – Mahatma Gandhi

Compassion quotes and sayings that will encourage you

19. Everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about. Be kind. Always. – Brad Meltzer

Compassion quotes and sayings that will encourage you

20. It only takes a split second to smile and forget, yet to someone that needed it, it can last a lifetime. – Steve Maraboli

Compassion quotes and sayings that will encourage you

21. When we know ourselves to be connected to all others, acting compassionately is simply the natural thing to do.  – Rachel Naomi Remen

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

Compassion quotes and sayings that will encourage you

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

Compassion quotes and sayings that will encourage you

24. Compassion is the desire that moves the individual self to widen the scope of its self-concern to embrace the whole of the universal self. – Arnold Toynbee

Compassion quotes and sayings that will encourage you

25. Creating uplifting environment for others through the words we use and showing compassion goes outside of the home as well. – Chris Johnston

Compassion quotes and sayings that will encourage you

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

Compassion quotes and sayings that will encourage you

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

Compassion quotes and sayings that will encourage you

28. 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. – Nelson Mandela

Compassion quotes and sayings that will encourage you

29. 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

Compassion quotes and sayings that will encourage you

30. 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 quotes and sayings that will encourage you

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

Compassion quotes and sayings that will encourage you

32. 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. – Brene Brown

Compassion quotes and sayings that will encourage you

33. Cultivating compassion for ourselves and others can bring balance and harmony to our lives in a way we never dreamed of. – Thubten Chodron

Compassion quotes and sayings that will encourage you

34. Compassion is the greatest form of love humans have to offer. – Rachael Joy Scott

Compassion quotes and sayings that will encourage you

35. Compassion can be defined in many ways, but its essence is a basic kindness, with a deep awareness of the suffering of oneself and of other living things, coupled with the wish and effort to relieve it. – Paul Gilbert

Compassion quotes and sayings that will encourage you

36. Converting your energy to compassion and understanding, once you accept this reality, helps our own healing; that type of energy is more positive and calming. – Lisa Kardos

Compassion quotes and sayings that will encourage you

37. Compassion, as opposed to pity, allows us to see ourselves in others and tugs at our heart until we find a way to prevent or relieve the other’s suffering. – Linda Barbosa

Compassion quotes and sayings that will encourage you

38. Being compassionate helps with anger and resolves bitterness more easily than anything. – Brittany Hallison

Compassion quotes and sayings that will encourage you

39. Compassion is a muscle that gets stronger with use, and the regular exercise of choosing kindness over cruelty would change us. – Jonathan Safran

Compassion quotes and sayings that will encourage you

40. Experiencing terrible pain opens our hearts and minds to express compassion for other people and communion with ourselves. – Kilroy J. Oldster

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