This is my letter to the world
That never wrote to me
— compass quotation by Emily Dickinson
I'm no expert standing at a podium giving speeches. I share heartbeats. Compassion.
I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights.
Deserves it! I daresay he does. Many that live deserve death. And some that die deserve life. Can you give it to them? Then do not be too eager to deal out death in judgement. For even the very wise cannot see all ends.
Everything you need, your courage, strength, compassion and love; everything you need is already within you.
Those who are compassionate when they should be tough will be tough when they should be compassionate.
Seven years is a long time, and he was there for me, when my mum died.
He was very compassionate at that time. I couldn't have found anyone better in that situation.
May we not succumb to thoughts of violence and revenge today, but rather to thoughts of mercy and compassion. We are to love our enemies that they might be returned to their right minds.
A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others.
We need a government that is what we are at our best. Smart, efficient, pragmatic and compassionate.
Pope John Paul, a man of peace and compassion, was one of the most revered leaders of our time.
I can't stomach the thought that we are passing down to the next generation a country that is less viable, less good, less competitive, less compassionate than the one we got.
If you are more fortunate than others, it is better to build a longer table than a taller fence.
My mother's love has always been a sustaining force for our family, and one of my greatest joys is seeing her integrity, her compassion, her intelligence reflected in my daughters.
When you have kids, you see life through different eyes.
You feel love more deeply and are maybe a little more compassionate. It's inevitable that that would make its way into your songwriting.
I lost my moral compass and I have done terrible things that I very much regret.
Our sorrows and wounds are healed only when we touch them with compassion.
I became a vegetarian out of compassion for animals and to live as healthy as possible. I realized soon after that I was truly concerned with nonviolent consumption and my own health, a vegan diet was the best decision.
I would say I have compassion.
Well, I think that if you sincerely try to imagine what life is like for another person - not in a mocking way, not in a satirical way, but in a sincere, compassionate way - I don't think that's exploitive.
Compassion is a verb.
There's people constantly asking you for something on set, so the multi-tasking of motherhood transfers very well to being a director. And I think you're compassionate.
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.
A religious man is a person who holds God and man in one thought at one time, at all times, who suffers harm done to others, whose greatest passion is compassion, whose greatest strength is love and defiance of despair.
Tolerance and compassion are qualities of fearless people.
Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.
The purpose of human life is to serve, and to show compassion and the will to help others.
A rusty nail placed near a faithful compass, will sway it from the truth, and wreck the argosy.
A kind gesture can reach a wound that only compassion can heal.
There is nothing heavier than compassion.
Not even one's own pain weighs so heavy as the pain one feels for someone, for someone, pain intensified by the imagination and prolonged by a hundred echos.
Since its inception, our Nation has stood on the foundations of compassion and justice.
What unites Oklahomans today is what has always united us: Our unshakable faith.
Our love of family and compassion for others. The unlimited promise of a hopeful future.
When we practice loving kindness and compassion we are the first ones to profit.
As we consider the fast pace of scientific and technological progress in our modern world, we must not lose our moral compass and give way to 'free market eugenics'.
Compassion is a two way street.
Righteous is the one who was able to demonstrate compassion in face of human suffering.
If you compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete.
Few things are so deadly as a misguided sense of compassion.
It is necessary to keep one's compass in one's eyes and not in the hand, for the hands execute, but the eye judges.
Though pleas'd to see the dolphins play, I mind my compass and my way.
Compassion is the wish to see other free from suffering.
Before I was humiliated I was like a stone that lies in deep mud, and he who is mighty came and in his compassion raised me up and exalted me very high and placed me on the top of the wall.
Compassion is contempt with a human face.
A human being is a part of the whole called by us universe, a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feeling as something separated from the rest, a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.
Be there for others, but never leave yourself behind.
It is the job of thinking people not to be on the side of the executioners.
I don't want to live in the kind of world where we don't look out for each other. Not just the people that are close to us, but anybody who needs a helping hand. I cant change the way anybody else thinks, or what they choose to do, but I can do my bit.
True compassion is more than flinging a coin to a beggar;
it comes to see that an edifice which produces beggars needs restructuring.
Help people, even when you know they can't help you back.