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  Compassion and tolerance are not a sign of weakness, but a sign of strength  
 -  Dalai Lama
  

  In seperateness lies the world's great misery, in compassion lies the world's true strength.  
 -  Buddha
  

  If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.  
 -  Dalai Lama
  

  Always keep an open mind and a compassionate heart.  
 -  Phil Jackson
  

  Fear grows out of the things we think; it lives in our minds. Compassion grows out of the things we are, and lives in our hearts  
 -  Barbara Garrison
  

  With courage you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate, and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity.  
 -  Keshavan Nair
  

  Compassion is not luxury, it is essential for our own peace, mental stability and for human survival.  
 -  Dalai Lama
  

  You may call God love, you may call God goodness. But the best name for God is compassion.  
 -  Meister Eckhart
  

  Those who are compassionate when they should be tough will be tough when they should be compassionate.  
 -  Dennis Prager
  

  Some people think only intellect counts: knowing how to solve problems, knowing how to get by, knowing how to identify an advantage and seize it. But the functions of intellect are insufficient without courage, love, friendship, compassion and empathy.  
 -  Dean Koontz
  

  Love and compassion cast out fear.  
 -  Unknown
  

  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
  

  Each of us in our own way can try to spread compassion into peoples hearts. Western civilizations these days place great importance on filling the human 'brain' with knowledge, but no one seems to care about filling the human 'heart' with compassion. This is what the real role of religion is.  
 -  Dalai Lama
  

  Simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures. Simple in actions and thoughts, you return to the source of being. Patient with both friends and enemies, you accord with the way things are. Compassionate toward yourself, you reconcile all beings in the world.  
 -  Lao Tzu
  

  Compassion is the greatest form of love humans have to offer.  
 -  Rachel Scott
  

  The mind is no match with the heart in persuasion constitutionality is no match with compassion.  
 -  Everett Dirksen
  

  Make no judgements where you have no compassion.  
 -  Gerald Jampolsky
  

  Anger and hatred lead to fear; compassion and concern for others allow us to develop self-confidence, which breeds trust and friendship.  
 -  Dalai Lama
  

  There is no small act of kindness. Every compassionate act makes large the world.  
 -  Mary Anne Radmacher
  

  If you can't find it in your own heart to be compassionate look in someone else's before giving up on love altogether.  
 -  Ashley Young
  

  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.  
 -  Milan Kundera
  

  By compassion we make others' misery our own, and so, by relieving them, we relieve ourselves also  
 -  Thomas Browne Sr
  

  It is only with true love and compassion that we can begin to mend what is broken in the world. It is these two blessed things that can begin to heal all broken hearts.  
 -  Unknown
  

  It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.  
 -  Erma Bombeck
  

  Compassion is not sentiment but is making justice and doing works of mercy. Compassion is not a moral commandment but a flow and overflow of the fullest human and divine energies.  
 -  Matthew Fox
  

  Compassion will cure more sins than condemnation.  
 -  Henry Ward Beecher
  

  Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of men.  
 -  Confucius
  

  Compassion alone stands apart from the continuous traffic between good and evil proceeding within us.  
 -  Eric Hoffer
  

  I have this theory that if one can go out of their way to show compassion, it will start a chain reaction of the same.  
 -  Rachel Scott
  

  I believe in human dignity as the source of national purpose, human liberty as the source of national action, the human heart as the source of national compassion, and in the human mind as the source of our invention and our ideas  
 -  John F. Kennedy
  

  Compassion is no substitute for justice.  
 -  Rush Limbaugh
  

  The value of compassion cannot be over-emphasized. Anyone can criticize. It takes a true believer to be compassionate. No greater burden can be borne by an individual than to know no one cares or understands.  
 -  Arthur H Stainback
  

  A compassionate government keeps faith with the trust of the people and cherishes the future of their children.  
 -  Lyndon B. Johnson
  

  Compassion is not weakness, and concern for the unfortunate is not socialism.  
 -  Hubert H. Humphrey
  

  The dew of compassion is a tear.  
 -  Lord Byron
  

  Humans have long since possessed the tools for crafting a better world. Where love, compassion, altruism and justice have failed, genetic manipulation will not succeed.  
 -  Gina Maranto
  

  Compassionate action involves working with ourselves as much as working with others.  
 -  Pema Chodron
  

  It is much easier to show compassions to animals. They are never wicked.  
 -  Haile Selassie
  

  For those who may not find happiness to exercise religious faith, it's okay to remain a radical atheist, it's absolutely an individual right, but the important thing is with a compassionate heart -- then no problem.  
 -  Dalai Lama
  

  Compassion is sometimes the fatal capacity for feeling what it is like to live inside somebody else's skin. It is 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
  

  The greatest obstacles to inner peace are disturbing emotions such as anger, attachment, fear and suspicion, while love and compassion and a sense of universal responsibility are the sources of peace and happiness.  
 -  Dalai Lama
  

  We need to learn and embrace patience. Patience is a holy key that will unlock the door to a more fulfilling life. Behind the blessed door of patience are found better parents, powerful teachers, great businessmen, wise masters, and a more compassionate world.  
 -  Steve Maraboli
  

  Compassion for animals is intimately connected with goodness of character; and it may be confidently asserted that he who is cruel to animals cannot be a good man.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Sarcasm and compassion are two of the qualities that make life on Earth tolerable.  
 -  Nick Hornby
  

  For me music is a vehicle to bring our pain to the surface, getting it back to that humble and tender spot where, with luck, it can lose its anger and become compassion again.  
 -  Paula Cole