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Quotes on Compassion

Compassion is the keen awareness of the interdependence of all living things. 

~Thomas Merton


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


Look into your own heart. Discover what it is that gives you pain. And then refuse under any circumstance whatsoever, to inflict that pain on anybody else. ~Karen Armstrong (British author, 1944-)


Compassion for others can only be found through our own compassion toward ourselves. Love is the light that dwells within; dust away the guilt and forgive yourself so that you may share more light with yourself and the world.  

~Think. Love. Live. 


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. ~ Abraham J. Heschel quotes (Jewish theologian and philosopher, 1907-1972)


Be kind; Everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle. ~Ian Maclaren


The more we are concerned for the well-being of others, the closer we will feel to each other. – Dalai Lama




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