Author : A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Total Quotes : 43
I Think Some

I think there is a complicated side effect to overcoming evil in that we are forever changed by it. I think after we ingest some of the cruelty of the world, it takes years off of our lives, but it also gives us wisdom and a little grace, hopefully a sense of compassion.

- Adam Rapp

Two Figures

Two words guided the making of 'Babel' for me: 'dignity' and 'compassion.' These things are normally forgotten in the making of a lot of films. Normally there is not dignity because the poor and dispossessed in a place like Morocco are portrayed as mere victims, or the Japanese are portrayed as cartoon figures with no humanity.

- Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Larger Our

For most people, using the Internet broadens their sense of who 'we' is and actually ends up leaving us in a place of greater compassion and understanding. It leaves us more connected to a larger group of people and more at one with a lot more people in our community.

- Alex Steffen

Young Feel

When you are young, you cannot imagine being disabled. You imagine you would conquer it somehow. As I've got older, I can imagine it; I can see how life narrows in. I feel compassion for my mother now.

- Alice Munro

Say More

Compassion comes from a choice and not the liberal definition of a choice - the choice to say I can do with a little less so my brother can have a little more.

- Allen West

Very Put

Animals, they are one of the most beautiful gifts we have and, you know, if there are people that have compassion, there are very few people that put their money into animal rescue organizations. And if there is someone that has that passion, animals need all the help they can get.

- Alyssa Milano

Example How

Hamdi Ulukaya and Chobani have made the decision to feed 250,000 victims of the Somali famine. Their compassion speaks for itself, and is a shining example of how the business community can have an enormous positive impact on the world.

- Amanda Lindhout

Private Facing

For the past 25 years as an adoption attorney, I have witnessed the extraordinary courage and compassion of women - from age 14 to 40 - facing unplanned pregnancy. Not once did I believe that the government should interfere with their personal and private decision.

- Ann McLane Kuster

Morality Basis

Compassion is the basis of morality.

- Arthur Schopenhauer

Feel Level

Women have a level of outward compassion that a lot of men don't necessarily have. Guys feel as deeply as women, but they don't share it as much.

- Ashton Kutcher

Love Feel

With the royal family, you don't want to see them as people because it takes the sheen off. They're distant; you can idealize them. But there's room to have compassion for people and see them as human beings. Just because they're royalty, it doesn't mean they don't love or feel loss or feel pain.

- Claire Foy

Empathy Possess

With Tourette's, there's this element of vulnerability and compassion and empathy that you innately possess because of the affliction.

- Dash Mihok

Feel More

It would be nice to feel that we are a better world, a world of more compassion and a world of more humanity, and to believe in the basic goodness of man.

- Barbara Walters

Marriage Keeps

Compassion, not passion, keeps a marriage together.

- Betty Wright

Thailand Built

Thailand was built on compassion.

- Bhumibol Adulyadej

Been Feels

I've been on the end of losing a fight, and there's a piece of my heart that has compassion towards that because I know how it feels.

- Holly Holm

Need Embraces

When we're looking for compassion, we need someone who is deeply rooted, is able to bend and, most of all, embraces us for our strengths and struggles.

- Brene Brown

Like Any

You can't fight if you have any compassion or anything like that.

- Jake LaMotta

Innocence Rich

One of my favorite passages in 'Leaves of Grass,' that breathless, exuberant poem so rich and full of innocence and joy and generosity and compassion, is 'Mannahatta.'

- Cathleen Schine

Think Pure

Compassion is so pure, I don't think there is any way to taint it.

- Chade-Meng Tan

Justice Let Us

Let us democratise knowledge. Let us universalise justice. Together, let us globalise compassion!

- Kailash Satyarthi

Deal Been

It's hard for me not to have a great deal of compassion for the last Romanov family because, really, I don't know if a politically savvy ruler would have been able to make the situation turn out much differently.

- Kathryn Harrison

Say Would

I would say I have compassion.

- Kim Delaney


Christlike communications are expressions of affection and not anger, truth and not fabrication, compassion and not contention, respect and not ridicule, counsel and not criticism, correction and not condemnation. They are spoken with clarity and not with confusion. They may be tender or they may be tough, but they must always be tempered.

- L. Lionel Kendrick

Two Street

Compassion is a two way street.

- Frank Capra

Study Objective

Scientists are supposed to study animals in a totally objective fashion, similar to the way we inspect a rock or measure the circumference of a tree trunk. Emotions are not to interfere with the assessment. The animal-rights movement capitalizes on this perception, depicting scientists as devoid of compassion.

- Frans de Waal

Hope Atmosphere

Our uniqueness, our individuality, and our life experience molds us into fascinating beings. I hope we can embrace that. I pray we may all challenge ourselves to delve into the deepest resources of our hearts to cultivate an atmosphere of understanding, acceptance, tolerance, and compassion. We are all in this life together.

- Linda Thompson

Unhappy Human

Human it is to have compassion on the unhappy.

- Giovanni Boccaccio

Women Values

One of women's greatest values is compassion.

- Safak Pavey

Aesthetic About

My impulse is to create an aesthetic that's about a humanistic approach to a world and trying to create compassion for all the characters.

- Mike White

Love Essence

The essence of Hinduism is the same essence of all true religions: Bhakti or pure love for God and genuine compassion for all beings.

- Radhanath Swami

My Life I Think

I look at the Samurai because they were the artists of their time. What I think struck me when I read Bushido is compassion. 'If there's no one there to help, go out and find someone to help.' That hit me, because I try to lead my life like that.

- Tom Cruise

Ourselves Our

As we hone the ability to let go of distraction, to begin again without rancor or judgment, we are deepening forgiveness and compassion for ourselves. And in life, we find we might make a mistake, and more easily begin again, or stray from our chosen course and begin again.

- Sharon Salzberg

Back Bring

We have to bring the humanity and compassion back.

- Shelley Morrison

Life Platform

Abraham Lincoln because he was a man filled with great compassion who believed that all men are created free and equal, and was not afraid to stand on that platform. The way Lincoln lived his life has served me well in mine.

- Sidney Sheldon

Achieve Above

It is above all by the imagination that we achieve perception and compassion and hope.

- Ursula K. Le Guin


Communism everywhere has paid the price of rigidity and dogmatism. Freedom has the strength of compassion and flexibility. It has, above all, the strength of intellectual honesty.

- Robert Kennedy

Turn Isolated

Where there is no human connection, there is no compassion. Without compassion, then community, commitment, loving-kindness, human understanding, and peace all shrivel. Individuals become isolated, the isolated turn cruel, and the tragic hovers in the forms of domestic and civil violence. Art and literature are antidotes to that.

- Susan Vreeland

Show Sign

God wants us to show compassion and understanding toward the unemployed or the poor not because they are poor, but because poor people, with help from those who are already successful, can become rich. And when the poor become rich, all will benefit, because in our modern economy new unemployment is the first sign of economic growth.

- Paul Zane Pilzer

She Means

She has no imagination and that means no compassion.

- Michael Foot

Parent Gotten

If you are fortunate in life, age and knowledge breed compassion. And as I have gotten older, I came to understand, that a person's sexual orientation has absolutely nothing to do with their ability to be a good parent.

- Ronnie Musgrove

You Fortunate

If you are fortunate in life, age and knowledge breed compassion.

- Ronnie Musgrove

Love More

Love is cheering and sharing and compassion and giving and receiving. Love is an action thing more than a word thing, that brings comfort or joy or relief to anyone or anything.

- Ziggy Marley