"Creating uplifting environment for others through the words we use
and showing compassion goes outside of the home as well."
Chris Johnston, 101 Greatest Life Lessons, Inspiration and Quotes From Joel Osteen
Inspirational Quotes |
"If you place kindness and compassion as the heart of what you do,
you will create a ripple effect that will benefit the 'individual' and the 'company'
in equal measure."
"Together, we are going to create a world with more love, more
understanding, and more compassion. When we see beyond the surface and
get to know people for their stories, for their unique experiences, and
for their distinct gifts, hate becomes impossible and love becomes inevitable."
Laura Jack, The Compassion Code: How To Say the Right Thing When the Wrong Thing Happens
"No matter who we are, no matter how successful,
no matter what our situation, compassion is something we all need to
receive and give."
Success Quotes |
"We should be thankful that God is a longsuffering and compassionate
God Who keeps on blessing us inspite of our ungratefulness."
Daniella Whyte, 365 Days of Thanking God: Cultivating a Heart of Thanksgiving Everyday
"Research shows that the more compassionate we are toward ourselves,
the happier we are and the more
resilient we become when faced with difficult events in our lives."
Paul Gilbert, PhD
"Cultivating compassion for ourselves and others can bring balance
and harmony to our lives in a way we never dreamed of."
"Many people involved in the mental health professions are
beginning to understand that compassion
can play a role in helping us to work with difficult emotions."
Russell Kolts, The Compassionate-Mind Guide to Managing Your Anger
"We live in the world with the compassion of the Father as our foundation."
Roy Godwin, The Way of Blessing: Stepping into the Mission and Presence of God
Words of Faith |
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, The Compassionate Mind: A New Approach to Life's Challenges
"Kindness can manifest as compassion, as generosity, as paying attention."
Sharon Salzberg, The Kindness Handbook: A Practical Companion
"Compassion can't be satisfied with selfish endeavors. It needs someone
to fellowship with, give to and BLESS. Compassion needs someone
on whom it can pour out its goodness."
Kenneth Copeland, Blessing Of The Lord: Makes Rich And He Adds No Sorrow With It
"As teachers, we need to have compassion for our students, to look at
where they're coming from, and to intuit their particular strengths and limits.
Not everyone has the same toolkit, and so not everyone is going to make
the same kind of work."
Tim Gunn: The Natty Professor: A Master Class on Mentoring, Motivating, and Making It Work!
"Have compassion for all beings, rich and poor alike; each has their suffering."
Inspirational Sayings |
"I usually find that the best way to describe self-compassion is to start
with a more familiar experience - compassion
for others. After all, compassion is the same whether we direct
it to ourselves or to other people."
Kristin Neff, Self-Compassion: The Proven Power of Being Kind to Yourself
"When it comes to inspiring a nation into greatness, cultivating compassion
into the hearts of millions, and
educating the importance of love over hate, there's one name that stands
out: Martin Luther King, the man who
had a dream that America and the world would be a colorblind society,
where one didn't judge the other based
on the color of his skin, but the content of his character."
Jake Anderson, Martin Luther King Greatest Quotes and Life Lessons
Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes |
"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, Optimize for Victory
"God wants you live your life to be an example to others.
He also wants you to share his compassion and love with those around you .
Your purpose is not for you to continue to live only for yourself."
James Strand, First Steps to Faith
Quotes about God |
"When we feed the hungry, clothe the naked, and visit the imprisoned, we bear witness to the compassion of Christ."
R.C. Sproul, What is the Great Commission?
Let God Guide You |
"Wholehearted living is about engaging in our lives from a place of worthiness.
It means cultivating the courage, compassion, and connection to wake up
in the morning and
think, No matter what gets done and how much is left undone,
I am enough."
Brené Brown, Daring Greatly: How the Courage to Be Vulnerable Transforms the Way We Live, Love, Parent, and Lead
Being Yourself |
"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, How Can I Smile at a Time Like This?
Helping Others |
"Compassion is supposed to hurt. If you can't feel the pain of those around you,
it is you who has the problem - not them."
Josh Brendan, Stress to Smile
"Being compassionate helps with anger and resolves bitterness more
easily than anything."
Brittany Hallison, Letting Go: Surrender, Release Attachments and Accept the Present
"Passionate prayer transforms us into compassionate people."
Sammy Tippit, The Approaching Darkness
"Become a compassionate centre rather becoming a diverting road."
Agatha Fauvel, Letting Go
Words of Encouragement |
"When you manage your emotions and act with compassion,
you are behaving as the real you."
Zeeshan Raza, U Turn Your Life
Be Grateful First |
"Whether you hope to make a sale or improve a relationship,
Jolles's sound advice- illustrated through a collection of sometimes funny,
sometimes moving, always illuminating stories- will help you ensure that
changing someone's mind is never an act of coercion but rather one
of caring and compassion."
Sarah Goldberg, Manipulative People
"Since you accept yourself compassionately, it probably follows that
you accept others as well in the same manner, and that you are an optimist
with an outgoing personality, all necessary ingredients for a well equilibrated
approach to life."
Charles C. Malone, The Art of Delegation: Maximize Your Time, Leverage Others, and Instantly Increase Profits
"I am reminded that we must show compassion to others. I am reminded
that my circumstances are not as bad as I might think they are."
Jason Ponzio, Devotional Thoughts For The Day
Always Care |
"A person with much compassion is likely to be more favorable to
another than a human being with little or no sympathy."
Jimi Akanbi, The Power of Grace, Favor and Honor
"God is a God of mercy and compassion and is always ready to forgive
all who truly repent."
Donna Schmier, God's Last Name Is Not Damn
"But if all members of the relationship truly strive for these things
then forgiveness, compassion, and mercy are there when needed.
The relationship will grow and become strong."
Jason A. Ponzio, Devotional Thoughts for Everyday
Your Mark |
"It's also balm to the soul to be assured that our Father in heaven
is 'the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who
comforts us in all our troubles…' (2 Cor 3-4)"
Erol Woods, Spirital Wisdom: Lessons for a Lifetime of Faith in Christ
"Every millennial needed to grow up in an environment where
Christianity was not just something for Sunday morning, but rather,
a life of compassion, forgiveness and commitment all week long."
Dan Delzell, What Would Jesus Say to Churches Today?
Quotes about Life |
". . . as I explain God's heart of goodness and how He wants to extend
His mercy and compassion not only to you, but through you so that
His goodness reaches those who need it most."
Bill Vincent, Glory: Increasing God's Presence
". . . Michelle and I learned that sin was both personal and systemic,
and everyone, no matter race and color, mattered equally to God. It was
out of that commitment we began to reach out with compassion to the
people in our new city."
Tim Orr, We Named Her Faith: How We Became a Gospel-Centered Family
"Discipline from a heart of compassion corrects the child."
Derek Townsend, For The Love Of Truth: Possessing Your Eternal Life
"Though his ministry is one of compassion, Jesus is an agitator.
His presence is polarizing, forcing people to take sides; there is no
Daniel Hochhalter, Losers Like Us: Redefining Discipleship
after Epic Failure
Encouraging Bible Verses |
"Develop compassion for someone who hurt you rather showing
bitterness that will enable you to forgive them and make you feel
Lisa Adams, Spirituality - Peace Of Mind
"Grace is filled with love and compassion, but it also filled with power
and the will of God."
Gary Schulz, The Power of God's Grace
God's Grace Quotes |
"You can cultivate mercy when you extend acts of compassion
and kindness to yourself and to other people."
Bree Miller, Gratitude and Happiness: A Guide to Feeling Grateful, Happy And Free
"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."
"As a father has compassion on his children, so the Lord has compassion
on his faithful followers."
Psalm 103:13 (NET)
"If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be
happy, practice compassion."
The Dalai Lama
"At the end of the day, love and compassion will win."
"The American cultural anthropologist Margaret Mead once said, 'Never
doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change
indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.' Inspired by these words,
I formed my guiding philosophy: that a small group of people with
compassion and kindness in their hearts could change the world.
David R. Hamilton PhD, The Five Side-effects of Kindness
"He can salve the bitterness, slake the fear, give you a heart of compassion
and forgiveness. But you have to choose. Actively choose. Running from
God will only lead to a lifetime of bad choices and deep regret."
Mary DeMuth, Live Uncaged: Find the Freedom You've Always Wanted
"As children of God, we need genuine compassion for others, even those
with whom we may not necessarily be able to relate or with whom we
don't have shared experience."
Shari Howerton, Breaking the Chains
"Part of your life that is viewed by others is one of compassion for others
plight on this earth. It doers not mean that you offer yourself up
to being abused or used; it is more that you do not harbor ill feelings
or prejudices towards anyone and willing to assist however you can
without being trod on by those who would seemingly only use your
kindness for their own ends without extending that same graciousness
to anyone else. "
Byron Pulsifer, Your Mark
"There is no beauty in receiving without giving. True compassion lies in
what you can do for someone else."
Olivia Benjamin, Billy Graham: Graham, 70 Greatest Life Lessons
"Wholehearted living is about engaging in our lives from a place of
worthiness. It means cultivating the courage, compassion, and connection
to wake up in the morning and think, No matter what gets done and
how much is left undone, I am enough."
Brene Brown, The Gifts of Imperfection: Let Go of Who You Think You're Supposed to Be and Embrace Who You Are
Believe In Yourself |
"Self-esteem is closely tied to compassion for others and compassion
Matthew McKay, Patrick Fanning, Self-Esteem: A Proven Program of Cognitive Techniques for Assessing, Improving, and Maintaining Your Self-Esteem
"If compassion without wisdom is blind, compassion without action is
Matthieu Ricard, Altruism: The Power of Compassion to Change Yourself and the World
"When the people become involved in their government, government
becomes more accountable, and our society is stronger, more compassionate,
and better prepared for the challenges of the future."
Prison life deepened his (Nelson Mandela) compassion and generosity
and also solidified his understanding of the human condition.
Abraham Mutwol, 27 Inspiring Life Lessons from Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela Quotes |
God still loves the world and He sends you and me to be His love and
His compassion to the poor.
Mother Teresa Quotes
Mother Teresa has caught the imagination of the world not because
she is a great writer or theologian, but because she is a person of
immense compassion and openness.
Compassion can be thought of as full emotional engagement with the other,
as in suffering with them,
where you experience little if any separation between you and the
other person, animal, plant, or character.
Their suffering is your suffering. It's a single universal, transcendently
shared, emotional experience.
Albert Flynn DeSilver, Writing as a Path to Awakening: A Year to Becoming an Excellent Writer and Living an Awakened Life
Poems about Life |
We've noticed that people who have failed are more generous with
more extravagant with their love, and less inhibited in their expressions
of both. I think it's because these people spend less time caring about
what their lives
look like and more time figuring out what their lives are about.
Compassion in the heart has right of way.
So practise not restraint; to prudence do not bow;
the weary one and faint needs your swift kindness now.
Wilhelmina Stitch, Swift Kindnesses
There is no time in a person's life when a rose of compassion is more
appreciated than when they are in desert times of trials.
Patricia Partney Dascher, Wings of Inspiration: Words of Encouragement for Daily Living
Self-compassion is a crucial practice for parents. If we continually give
to others without nurturing ourselves, our emotional gas tank will
be stuck on empty. By nurturing and supporting ourselves,
we will have more emotional resources to give to our children.
By forgiving ourselves for the inevitable mistakes we make as
parents - remembering we're only human and doing the best we
can - we won't waste precious energy beating ourselves up.
Kim Fredrickson, Give Your Kids a Break: Parenting with Compassion for You and Your Children
When it comes to long-term success, the "right" emotions are principally
these: gratitude, compassion, and pride. These emotions, unlike basic
feelings of happiness, sadness, anger, or fear, are intrinsically tied to
social life, and that provides the key to their effectiveness. At base,
social living regularly requires a willingness to accept costs in the moment
to ensure better days ahead.
David DeSteno, Emotional Success: The Power of Gratitude, Compassion, and Pride
Encouraging Poems |
I adore humans - – I carry an unabashed love for the victors who made
it through their pain, and as well for the perpetrators who created it.
Evil has no power over the compassion I feel for humanity.
My prayer is that we as a species will survive this narrow entrance
into the next age, and that many more of us will touch the sweet spot
of our humility.
Debra Silverman, The Missing Element: Inspiring Compassion for the Human Condition
Prayer Poems |
The human greed and fear that are causing much of the suffering
seem out of control. But when our hearts open in the midst of this,
we want to help. This is the experience of compassion.
Compassion is the tender opening of our hearts to pain and suffering.
When compassion arises in us, we see and acknowledge what we
often push away - away - the parts of life that cause us sadness,
anger, or outrage.
Ram Dass, Compassion in Action: Setting Out on the Path of Service
Relationships are what matter in life, and empathy and compassion
are at the root of all loving relationships.
Alexandra Chauran, Compassion is the Key to Everything: Find Your Own Path
Inspirational Poems |