71 Compassion Quotes

71 Compassion Quotes

Let these compassion quotes remind you to show empathy and kindness to others as they face struggles in life. Compassion means showing concern for others sufferings or misfortunes

  1. “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
    Inspirational Quotes
  2. “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.” Glen Hall
    Kindness Quotes
  3. “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
    Hate Quotes
  4. True happiness comes from having a sense of inner peace and contentment, which in turn must be achieved by cultivating altruism, love and compassion, and by eliminating anger, selfishness and greed. Dalai Lama
    Happiness Quotes
  5. “Let’s choose each day and every day to keep an attitude of faith and joy and belief and compassion.” Charles Swindoll
    Faith Quotes
  6. “Develop compassion for someone who hurt you rather showing bitterness that will enable you to forgive them and make you feel comfortable.” Lisa Adams, Spirituality – Peace Of Mind
    Hurt Quotes
  7. Compassion is something we all need to receive and give. Catherine Pulsifer

  8. “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
    Inspirational Quotes for Kids
  9. “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
    Thanksgiving Quotes
  10. “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
    Resilience Quotes
  11. “Cultivating compassion for ourselves and others can bring balance and harmony to our lives in a way we never dreamed of.” Thubten Chodron
    Balance Quotes
  12. “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
  13. “We live in the world with the compassion of the Father as our foundation.” Roy Godwin, The Way of Blessing
    Words of Faith
  14. 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
  15. Like many things in life, your compassion is a skill that can be exercised. Simeon Lindstrom, Codependency – “Loves Me, Loves Me Not”
    Short Graduation Quotes
  16. “Kindness can manifest as compassion, as generosity, as paying attention.” Sharon Salzberg, The Kindness Handbook
  17. “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
  18. “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.” Tim Gunn, The Natty Professor
  19. “Have compassion for all beings, rich and poor alike; each has their suffering.” Buddha
    Inspirational Sayings
  20. “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
    Gratitude Quotes
  21. Compassion, love, and tender care, and patience with mankind,Expressed profoundly who You are, Your life with ours entwined. Greta Zwaan, God Is There
    Christian Poems
  22. “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
    Relax Quotes
  23. God wants you live your life to be an example to others. James Strand

  24. “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
  25. “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?
    Poems about Faith
  26. Self-compassion doesn’t depend on external forces. You don’t need an applauding audience to experience it. Padraig O’Morain, Kindfulness
    Experience Quotes
  27. If you understand the difficulty and problems a person faces, you will tend to be compassionate and try to heal their wounds. Anthony Aries, Relationship Rescue Workbook
    Hardship Quotes
  28. Compassion is not just sympathy . It is empathy. Genuine compassion is first able to feel their pain.” Mary Southerland
  29. “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
  30. “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
  31. “Being compassionate helps with anger and resolves bitterness more easily than anything.” Brittany Hallison, Letting Go
  32. “Passionate prayer transforms us into compassionate people.” Sammy Tippit, The Approaching Darkness
    Prayer Quotes
  33. Become a compassionate centre rather becoming a diverting road. Agatha Fauvel

  34. “Become a compassionate centre rather becoming a diverting road.” Agatha Fauvel, Letting Go
    Words of Encouragement
  35. “When you manage your emotions and act with compassion, you are behaving as the real you.” Zeeshan Raza, U Turn Your Life
    Being Yourself
  36. But if we cultivate the seeds of compassion, we nourish peace within us and around us. Thich Nhat Hanh, Creating True Peace
    Inner Peace
  37. God does not live in unreachable heights, He fervently waits for our prayers,
    God is a Judge whose compassionate heart truly reveals that He cares. Greta Zwaan, A Judge Not A Man
    Inspirational Poems
  38. “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
  39. “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
    Quote of The Day
  40. “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
    Sympathy Quotes
  41. God is a God of mercy and compassion and is always ready to forgive all who truly repent. Donna Schmier

  42. “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
    Forgiveness Quotes
  43. “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
    Relationship Quotes
  44. “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, Spiritual Wisdom
    Life Lessons
  45. “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?
    Life Quotes
  46. “. . . 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
    Good Quotes
  47. “. . . 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
  48. Discipline from a heart of compassion corrects the child. Derek Townsend

  49. “Discipline from a heart of compassion corrects the child.” Derek Townsend, For The Love Of Truth
  50. “Though his ministry is one of compassion, Jesus is an agitator. His presence is polarizing, forcing people to take sides; there is no fence-sitting.” Daniel Hochhalter, Losers Like Usafter Epic Failure
  51. “Develop compassion for someone who hurt you rather showing bitterness that will enable you to forgive them and make you feel comfortable. Lisa Adams, Spirituality – Peace Of Mind
  52. 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
  53. “You can cultivate mercy when you extend acts of compassion and kindness to yourself and to other people.” Bree Miller, Gratitude and Happiness
    Quotes To Live By
  54. We are in great need of people being able to stand in somebody else’s shoes and see the world through their eyes. Barack Obama
  55. “As a father has compassion on his children, so the Lord has compassion on his faithful followers.” Psalm 103:13 (NET)
    Encouraging Bible Verses
  56. Every time you choose to treat yourself and your child with more compassion, you take a step towards inner peace and more happiness. Laura Markham, Calm Parents, Happy Kids
    Happy Quotes
  57. We need to gain compassion, love, and acceptance (for ourselves and others) and to let go of loathing, judgement, criticism, anger, and hate (for ourselves and others). Michael Smith, Mindfulness Meditations For Anxiety
    Love Quotes
  58. Although something inside us yearns to walk on air, never touching the ground, compassion brings us down to earth. Marc Ian Barasch, The Compassionate Life
    Positive Quotes
  59. “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
  60. “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
  61. Understanding someone’s suffering is the best gift you can give another person. Understanding is love’s other name. If you don’t understand, you can’t love. Thich Nhat Hanh, How to Love
    Quotes about Love and Life
  62. There is no beauty in receiving without giving. True compassion lies in what you can do for someone else. Olivia Benjamin

  63. “There is no beauty in receiving without giving. True compassion lies in what you can do for someone else.” Olivia Benjamin, Graham, 70 Greatest Life Lessons
  64. Together, self-awareness and a positive relation to yourself create a powerful force, a combination I call compassionate self-awareness. Blended properly, they are like Miracle-Gro for the soul. Leslie Becker-Phelps, Insecure in Love Brene Brown, The Gifts of Imperfection
  65. “Self-esteem is closely tied to compassion for others and compassion for yourself.” Matthew McKay, Patrick Fanning, Self-Esteem
  66. “If compassion without wisdom is blind, compassion without action is hypocritical.” Matthieu Ricard, Altruism
  67. “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.” Arnold Schwarzenegger
  68. 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
  69. God still loves the world and He sends you and me to be His love and His compassion to the poor. Mother Teresa

  70. God still loves the world and He sends you and me to be His love and His compassion to the poor.
    Mother Teresa
    Famous Quotes
  71. 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
    Poems about Life
  72. We’ve noticed that people who have failed are more generous with their compassion, 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. Bob Goff
  73. 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
    Motivational Poems
  74. 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
  75. Self-compassion is a crucial practice for parents. Kim Fredrickson

  76. 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. Kim Fredrickson, Give Your Kids a Break
  77. World over, the single most desirable trait in your partner, friend, parent, teacher, neighbor, colleague, or child is kindness. Kindness is the daily practice of compassion. Amit Sood, Immerse
    Be Kind
  78. 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
    Prayer Poems
  79. 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

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