Compassion Quotes and Sayings Page 2
"The value of compassion cannot be over-emphasized. Anyone can criticize.
It takes a true believer to be compassionate. No greater burden can be borne
by an individual than to know no one cares or understands."
Arthur H. Stainback
"To pity distress is but human; to relieve it is Godlike."
"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."
Always Care |
"Compassion automatically invites you to relate with people
because you no longer regard people as a drain on your energy."
Meaning of Wealth |
"Three things in human life are important. The first is to be kind. The second is to be kind. And the third is to be kind."
"When we come into contact with the other person,
our thoughts and actions should express our mind of compassion,
even if that person says and does things that are not easy to accept.
We practice in this way until we see clearly that our love is not
contingent upon the other person being lovable."
Thich Nhat Hanh
"No child is born with a really cold heart, and it is only
in proportion as we lose that youthful heart that we lose the
inner warmth in ourselves."
"Until he extends his circle of compassion to all living things,
man will not himself find peace."
"I believe in human dignity as the source of national purpose,
human liberty as the source of national action,
the human heart as the source of national compassion,
and in the human mind as the source of our invention and our ideas."
John F. Kennedy
"Compassion is a two way street."
"Compassion is the antitoxin of the soul:
where there is compassion even the most poisonous
impulses remain relatively harmless."
Remembering You |
"Jesus was driven by tenderness and compassion to deal forthrightly and
convincingly with any issue that might have separated His loved ones from
Keith Intrater, Covenant Relationships: A More Excellent Way
"If you have any encouragement from being united with Christ,
if any comfort from his love, if any fellowship with the Spirit, if any
tenderness and compassion, then make my joy complete by
being like-minded, having the same love, being one in spirit and purpose."
Gregory Brown, Philippians: Pursuing Spiritual Maturity
Words of Encouragement |
"Sometimes in bereavement a friend will come and just sit with you,
not necessarily saying anything at all. The simple act of being there
conveys love and compassion and a willingness to help."
Margaret Weston, How Do I Know God?
"When we feel charity and compassion for others, then we know the Savior."
Lindsey K. Rietzsch, You Were Meant to Prosper: Creating the Life
You Desire through Partnership with God
Helping Others |
"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
"Compassion, on the other hand, can be the lifeline someone needs
to find his or her way through the darkness."
Eleze "Lisa"Thomas-McMillan, Living Fulfilled...The Infectious Joy Of Serving Others
"If we could only see the other person with the eyes of God, if we could
only look at them with the full love and compassion of Jesus Christ flowing
through our hearts it would become impossible for us to withhold forgiveness
from them, no matter what wrong they had committed against us."
Paula Casill, My Brother's Keeper: Redefining Relationships in the Body of Christ
"Jesus is compassion and while compassion is not a part of our worldly
nature, it is a skill passed on to us through the Holy Spirit."
Mark S. Taylor, After These Things: How Jesus Reveals the Simple Path
Who Shall We Help |
"People like real and authentic Christians. They want to know that you
have been broken and have compassion."
June Dawn Knight, Testimony of a Broken Bride
Willing To Consider |
"We have to love our neighbours, and to do good to all. Our actions are
to be geared towards people, not structures; relieving needs, not removing
causes; showing compassion, not pushing for reform."
Brian Johnston, Exploring Issues of Life
"There is no greater news that anyone could share. The fact that the God
of the universe looked at us with compassion and lovingly chose to intervene
into the mess we had created is utterly amazing."
John Stange, Overcoming Negative Self-Talk: with the truth of the Gospel
"Let's choose each day and every day to keep an attitude of faith
and joy and belief and compassion."
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