100 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
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  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

  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

  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

  5. "Let's choose each day and every day to keep an attitude of faith and joy and belief and compassion." Charles Swindoll

  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

  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
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  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

  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

  11. "Cultivating compassion for ourselves and others can bring balance and harmony to our lives in a way we never dreamed of." Thubten Chodron

  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"
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  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

  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

  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. "Compassion is not just sympathy. It is empathy. Genuine compassion is first able to feel their pain." Mary Southerland

  27. "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

  28. "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

  29. "Being compassionate helps with anger and resolves bitterness more easily than anything." Brittany Hallison, Letting Go

  30. "Passionate prayer transforms us into compassionate people." Sammy Tippit, The Approaching Darkness

  31. Become a compassionate centre rather becoming a diverting road. Agatha Fauvel
  32. "Become a compassionate centre rather becoming a diverting road." Agatha Fauvel, Letting Go
    Words of Encouragement

  33. "When you manage your emotions and act with compassion, you are behaving as the real you." Zeeshan Raza, U Turn Your Life
    Being Yourself

  34. But if we cultivate the seeds of compassion, we nourish peace within us and around us. Thich Nhat Hanh, Creating True Peace
    Inner Peace

  35. 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

  36. "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

  37. "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
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  38. "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

  39. God is a God of mercy and compassion and is always ready to forgive all who truly repent. Donna Schmier
  40. "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

  41. "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

  42. "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
    Life Lessons

  43. "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?

  44. ". . . 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

  45. ". . . 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

  46. Discipline from a heart of compassion corrects the child. Derek Townsend
  47. "Discipline from a heart of compassion corrects the child." Derek Townsend, For The Love Of Truth

  48. "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 Us after Epic Failure

  49. "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

  50. "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
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  51. "You can cultivate mercy when you extend acts of compassion and kindness to yourself and to other people." Bree Miller, Gratitude and Happiness

  52. "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." Thomas Merton

  53. "As a father has compassion on his children, so the Lord has compassion on his faithful followers." Psalm 103:13 (NET)
    Encouraging Bible Verses

  54. If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion. The Dalai Lama
  55. "If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion." Dalai Lama

  56. "At the end of the day, love and compassion will win." Terry Waite

  57. 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

  58. "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

  59. "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

  60. 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
    Love and Life

  61. There is no beauty in receiving without giving. True compassion lies in what you can do for someone else. Olivia Benjamin
  62. "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

  63. 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

  64. "Self-esteem is closely tied to compassion for others and compassion for yourself." Matthew McKay, Patrick Fanning, Self-Esteem

  65. "If compassion without wisdom is blind, compassion without action is hypocritical." Matthieu Ricard, Altruism

  66. "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

  67. 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
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  68. God still loves the world and He sends you and me to be His love and His compassion to the poor. Mother Teresa
  69. God still loves the world and He sends you and me to be His love and His compassion to the poor.
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  70. 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

  71. 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

  72. 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
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  73. 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

  74. Self-compassion is a crucial practice for parents. Kim Fredrickson
  75. 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

  76. 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

  77. 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

  78. 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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