Quotes: compassion

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  • Bhagavad Gita
    Bhagavad Gita
    Hindu scripture in Sanskrit
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    Out of compassion I destroy the darkness of their ignorance. From within them I light the lamp of wisdom and dispel all darkness from their lives.
  • The mind is no match with the heart in persuasion; constitutionality is no match with compassion.
  • Brendan Myers
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    All our relationships are person-to-person. They involve people seeing, hearing, touching, and speaking to each other; they involve sharing goods; and they involve moral values like generosity and compassion.
  • Adam Kinzinger
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    Americans in general have a lot of compassion, we just don't always have the same view of how that compassion is implemented.
  • Bill Hybels
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    Authentic Christians are persons who stand apart from others. Their character seems deeper, their ideas fresher, their spirit softer, their courage greater, their leadership stronger, their concerns wider, their compassion more genuine and their convictions more concrete.
    Source: Too Busy Not to Pray
  • Francis Schaeffer
    Francis Schaeffer
    American theologian and philosopher 1912-1984
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    Biblical orthodoxy without compassion is surely the ugliest thing in the world.
  • Bai Ling
    Bai Ling
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    Boundaries, and countries, if we don't have that we are all brothers and sisters, we can all have love and joy and compassion for each other: the world would be much more beautiful.
  • Chogyam Trungpa
    Chogyam Trungpa
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    Compassion automatically invites you to relate with people because you no longer regard people as a drain on your energy.
  • John Berger
    John Berger
    English art critic, novelist, painter and poet 1926-2017
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    Compassion has no place in the natural order of the world which operates on the basis of necessity. Compassion opposes this order and is therefore best thought of as being in some way supernatural.
  • Betty Williams
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    Compassion is more important than intellect in calling forth the love that the work of peace needs, and intuition can often be a far more powerful searchlight than cold reason.
  • Rush Limbaugh
    Rush Limbaugh
    American radio talk show host 1951-
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    Compassion is no substitute for justice.
  • Hubert Humphrey
    Hubert Humphrey
    American politician 1911-1978
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    Compassion is not weakness, and concern for the unfortunate is not socialism.

  • Eric Hoffer
    Eric Hoffer
    American writer 1902-1983
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    Compassion is the antitoxin of the soul: where there is compassion even the most poisonous impulses remain relatively harmless.
  • Arthur Schopenhauer
    Arthur Schopenhauer
    German philosopher 1788-1860
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    Compassion is the basis of morality.
  • Willard Beecher
    Willard Beecher
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    Compassion will cure more sins than condemnation.
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