28 Empathy Quotes

May this collection of empathy quotes encourage you to show empathy to others.


  1. Empathy is understanding the sorrow or loss of another person. Put yourself in the other person's shoes and imagine how you would feel. Byron Pulsifer, Major Human Capacities
    Inspirational Quotes



  2. Empathy takes time, and efficiency is for things, not people. Stephen Covey
    Time



  3. Learning to give empathy to myself and others as often as I can each day has rendered astounding benefits....Empathy leads to compassion and compassion to forgiveness and connection.
    Judith Hanson Lasater, Living Your Yoga
    Compassion



  4. If you do not practice empathy and forgiveness for your actions, it will be impossible to practice empathy with others. Laura Raskin, Marriage
    Forgiveness



  5. ..I still feel that 'who is mother' is a question that cannot be answered satisfactorily by words and one has to experience the love, nurturing, compassion and empathy of a mother at a personal level to know what is mother. Sanjay Kali
    Mother



  6. Emotional empathy is what motivates us to help others. Brian Goldman, The Power of Kindness
    Motivational



  7. Each day is not to be wasted but to be valued and used to make situations more bearable for others, to show sympathy or empathy for others, to contribute to someone else's skills or to help change a behavior. Byron Pulsifer
    New Day



  8. Planting the seeds of compassion and respect in classrooms and schools is essential, not only to reduce bullying and other cruel behaviors, but because empathy and kindness are so essential to all human relationships. Naomi Drew; Christa Tinari, Create a Culture of Kindness in Middle School
    Respect



  9. Extend sympathy, empathy and compassion to others. Vishnu
  10. Extend sympathy, empathy and compassion to others. Vishnu, Seven Sacred Promises
    Sympathy



  11. Leading with integrity and empathy requires vision and a connection to your deepest self. Karla McLaren, MEd.
    Integrity



  12. Martin Luther King, Jr., Mahatma Gandhi, Confucius, John F. Kennedy, and Mother Teresa; all have reached a level of enlightenment; achieved only by shedding our society's preconceived definitions of success. Their motivation was not to achieve self-prominence but to grant greatness onto others through empathy, kindness, and sacrifice. Elm Valle, Soul Ascension
    Greatness



  13. Remember that the greatest thing about being empathetic is that when someone accomplishes something awesome, you will feel just as awesome as if you accomplished it yourself. Michael Unks, Awesome In Hours
    Amazing



  14. Well, we have a whole new year ahead of us. And wouldn't it be wonderful if we could all be a little more gentle with each other, a little more loving, and have a little more empathy, and maybe, next year at this time we'd like each other a little more. Judy Garland
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  15. Empathy is an important and valuable skill to have in many aspects in life. Not only does it contribute to strong bonds and general trust, but it allows us to gain insight of the emotions and thoughts of other people. In a sense, it offers you a chance to experience life the way someone else does. Tuan Luu, Coaching
    Trust



  16. Vulnerability is the birthplace of love, belonging, joy, courage, empathy, and creativity. It is the source of hope, empathy, accountability, and authenticity. If we want greater clarity in our purpose or deeper and more meaningful spiritual lives, vulnerability is the path. Brene Brown, Daring Greatly
    Meaningful



  17. Though related, compassion need not be mistaken for empathy. Compassion is about loving kindness for other peopleís suffering, while "empathy refers to the ability to relate to another personís pain vicariously, as if one has experienced that pain themselves. Laura Jack, The Compassion Code
    Experience



  18. If it wasn't for emotions, we'd find it almost impossible to carry out the relationships with each other that make our lives so fulfilling, because we'd have no way of relating to other people - no empathy or compassion, no laughter or joy; these are the things that make our lives so rewarding. Julieana Farrell, The Seven Habits
    Relationships



  19. You don't have to accept the invitation to get angry. Instead, practice forgiveness, empathy and encouragement. Dan Fallon
    Anger



  20. If you cultivate empathic listening, each of you can come to appreciate how the other is right from their own perspective, and there is then a better chance that your parents will see your point of view as well as their own. Mark Hodgson, Helen Lilley; Dealing with Difficult Parents
    Appreciation Quotes, Sayings, and Messages



  21. I came up with seven strategies that had always served me well: self-worth, focus, resilience, empathy, loyalty, forgiveness, and most important, optimism. Leeza Gibbons, Fierce Optimism
    Self Worth



  22. An empathic person is a good listener, patient, understanding, and kind. Laura Raskin
  23. An empathic person is a good listener, patient, understanding, and kind. Laura Raskin, Marriage
    Be Kind



  24. We can influence a person and actually change a person's thinking by the words we use. We can show kindness and empathy by the phrases we use and the actions we take. Catherine Pulsifer, Would You Still Be Beautiful
    Kindness



  25. There's nothing that inspires that deep sense of belonging like shared empathy! Brene Brown, Daring Greatly
    Inspirational Sayings



  26. History is replete with examples of those who lead by example, with wisdom, courage and love, guided by reflection and empathy, using their minds to accomplish what their hearts know to be true. John C. Kirkland, Love Letters of Great Men
    Accomplishment



  27. .. change the way you approach giving, shifting the focus from charity to empathy, from a one-way transfer to a mutually beneficial act, from guilt and obligation to pleasure and happiness. Carl Liederman
    Giving



  28. Every time we exercise patience or empathy or confidence, we build emotional energy. Greg Conderacci, Getting UP!
    Positive Energy Quotes



  29. But then I look at others who carry greater pain,
    Who suffer a disease that has no cure.
    I realize my blessings, I'm grateful to be me,
    I empathize with what they must endure.
    Greta Zwaan, How To Cope
    Encouraging Poems



  30. Do you have empathy for customer complaints, do you try and put yourself in their shoes or are you rolling your eyes on the phone thinking I am to busy to listen to this. Byron Pulsifer, What Are The Essential Qualities Of Being Human
    Customer Service

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