35 Best Quotes About Compassion To Become Kind Hearted

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Get here the list of some best inspirational quotes about compassion that will motivate you to become a kind-hearted person.

Best Quotes About Compassion

1. “Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.” ― Plato

2. “If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.” ― Mother Teresa

3. “I would rather make mistakes in kindness and compassion than work miracles in unkindness and hardness.” ― Mother Teresa

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4. “Love is not patronizing and charity isn’t about pity, it is about love. Charity and love are the same — with charity you give love, so don’t just give money but reach out your hand instead.” ― Mother Teresa

5. “A truly compassionate attitude toward others does not change even if they behave negatively or hurt you.” ― Dalai Lama XIV

6. “The simplest acts of kindness are by far more powerful then a thousand heads bowing in prayer.” ― Mahatma Gandhi

7. “Your kids require you most of all to love them for who they are, not to spend your whole time trying to correct them.” ― Bill Ayers

8. “Compassion is a verb.” ― Thich Nhat Hanh

9. “Only the development of compassion and understanding for others can bring us the tranquility and happiness we all seek.” ― Dalai Lama XIV

10. “If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.” ― Dalai Lama XIV

11. “We are all different. Don’t judge, understand instead.” ― Roy T. Bennett

12. “Compassion is the basis of morality.” ― Arthur Schopenhauer

Famous Compassion Quotes

13. “No one has ever become poor by giving.” ― Anne Frank

14. “Compassion is the radicalism of our time.” ― Dalai Lama XIV

15. “Compassion is the signature of Higher Consciousness. Non-violence is the tool to evolve into the Higher Consciousness.” ― Amit Ray

16. “We do not need guns and bombs to bring peace, we need love and compassion.” ― Mother Teresa

17. “Kindness and good nature unite men more effectually and with greater strength than any agreements whatsoever, since thereby the engagements of men’s hearts become stronger than the bond and obligation of words.” ― Sir Thomas More

18. “If it is not tempered by compassion, and empathy, reason can lead men and women into a moral void.” ― Karen Armstrong

19. “You can’t make your kids do anything. All you can do is make them wish they had. And then, they will make you wish you hadn’t made them wish they had.” ― Marshall B. Rosenberg

20. “We have to make mistakes, it’s how we learn compassion for others.” ― Curtis Sittenfeld

21. “Love and compassion are the mother and father of a smile. We need to create more smiles in our world today. Smiles, after all, pave the way to a happy world.” ― Steve Maraboli

22. “It is an absolute human certainty that no one can know his own beauty or perceive a sense of his own worth until it has been reflected back to him in the mirror of another loving, caring human being.” ― John Joseph Powell

23. “Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them, humanity cannot survive.” ― Dalai Lama XIV

24. “True compassion is more than flinging a coin to a beggar; it comes to see that an edifice which produces beggars needs restructuring.” ― Martin Luther King Jr.

Inspirational Compassion Quotes

25. “Give, but give until it hurts.” ― Mother Teresa

26. “Compassion is the sometimes fatal capacity for feeling what it is like to live inside somebody else’s skin. It’s the knowledge that there can never really be any peace and joy for me until there is peace and joy finally for you too.” ― Frederick Buechner

27. “Compassion is not a relationship between the healer and the wounded. It’s a relationship between equals. Only when we know our own darkness well can we be present with the darkness of others. Compassion becomes real when we recognize our shared humanity.” ― Pema Chödrön

28. “If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete.” ― Jack Kornfield

29. “Compassion hurts. When you feel connected to everything, you also feel responsible for everything. And you cannot turn away. Your destiny is bound with the destinies of others. You must either learn to carry the Universe or be crushed by it. You must grow strong enough to love the world, yet empty enough to sit down at the same table with its worst horrors.” ― Andrew Boyd

30. “A kind gesture can reach a wound that only compassion can heal.” ― Steve Maraboli

31. “Compassion asks us to go where it hurts, to enter into the places of pain, to share in brokenness, fear, confusion, and anguish. Compassion challenges us to cry out with those in misery, to mourn with those who are lonely, to weep with those in tears. Compassion requires us to be weak with the weak, vulnerable with the vulnerable, and powerless with the powerless. Compassion means full immersion in the condition of being human.” ― Henri J.M. Nouwen

32. “Beautify your inner dialogue. Beautify your inner world with love light and compassion. Life will be beautiful.” ― Amit Ray

33. “If you have men who will exclude any of God’s creatures from the shelter of compassion and pity, you will have men who will deal likewise with their fellow men.” ― Francis Of Assisi

34. “Compassion is the chief law of human existence.” ― Fyodor Dostoyevsky

35. “Compassion is an unstable emotion. It needs to be translated into action, or it withers. The question of what to do with the feelings that have been aroused, the knowledge that has been communicated. If one feels that there is nothing ‘we’ can do — but who is that ‘we’? — and nothing ‘they’ can do either — and who are ‘they’ — then one starts to get bored, cynical, apathetic.” ― Susan Sontag