Quotes: Compassion

These seem pretty relevant to our current political and social discussions… And to life in general…

I truly believe that compassion provides the basis of human survival. – Dalai Lama


sympathetic consciousness of others’ distress together with a desire to alleviate it

Merriam-Webster Dictionary

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

I think the purpose of life is to be useful, to be responsible, to be honourable, to be compassionate. It is, after all, to matter: to count, to stand for something, to have made some difference that you lived at all.  – Leo C. Rosten

The world must never again confuse compassion for weakness.  – Steve Rogers, Captain America


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