68 Have Compassion Quotes And Sayings

People need to more compassionate towards this world to make it peaceful and generous. To know more about compassion, we listed compassion quotes and sayings.

Compassion Quotes And Sayings


“Compassion is an action word with no boundaries.” – Prince


“We can’t heal the world today, but we can begin with a voice of compassion, a heart of love, and act of kindness.” – Mary Davis


“Empathy and compassion are your greatest display of power.”


“Having compassion starts and ends with having compassion for all those unwanted parts of ourselves. The healing comes from letting there be room for all of this to happen: room for grief, for relief, for misery, for joy.” — Pema Chödrön


“Compassion is not condescending kindness. It is a passionate engagement with everything around you.” – Sadhguru


“Compassion is not a virtue. It is a commitment. It’s not something we have or don’t have. It’s something we choose to practice.”


“Compassion is actually an inherent human quality. It is there within every human being.” – Joan Halifax


“There are four very important words in life; Love, honesty, compassion and respect. Without these in your life, you have nothing.”


“Many people are unhappy and are not experiencing life to its fullest because they’ve closed their hearts to compassion.” – Joel osteen


“All I ever wanted was to reach out and touch another human being not just with my hands but with my heart.” – Tahereh Mafi


“Having compassion for yourself means that you honor and accept your humanness.” – Kristen Neff


“Compassion is to look beyond your own pain, to see the pain of others.” — Yasmin Mogahed


“When you look deeply into your anger, you will see that the person you call your enemy is also suffering. As soon as you see that, the capacity of accepting and having compassion for them is there.” — Thich Nhat Hanh


“Compassion and tolerance are not a sign of weakness, but a sign of strength.” — Dalai Lama XIV


“A heart full of love and compassion is the main source of inner strength, willpower, happiness, and mental tranquility.” — Dalai Lama XIV


“It does not matter whether you are a theist or atheist, what matters is sincerity, forgiveness, and compassion.” — Dalai Lama XIV


“Compassion is the keen awareness of the interdependence of all things.” — Thomas Merton


“Compassion is the ultimate expression of your highest self.” — Russell Simmons


“If you are motivated by loving kindness and compassion, there are many ways to bring happiness to others right now, starting with kind speech.” — Thich Nhat Hanh


“Until you have real compassion, you cannot recognize love.” – Bob Thurman


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


“Every single time you help somebody stand up you are helping humanity rise.” – Steve Maraboli


“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


“We all are so deeply interconnected; we have no option but to love all. Be kind and do good for any one and that will be reflected. The ripples of the kind heart are the highest blessings of the Universe.” – Amit Ray


“People may excite in themselves a glow of compassion, not by toasting their feet at the fire, and saying: Lord, teach me compassion, but by going and seeking an object that requires compassion.” – Henry Ward Beecher


“Compassion is the desire that moves the individual self to widen the scope of its self-concern to embrace the whole of the universal self.” – Arnold Toynbee


“If you are reading this right now, I hope something really great happens to you today.”


“Compassion and tolerance are not a sign of weakness, but a sign of strength.” – Tenzin Gyatso


“A kind gesture can reach a wound that only compassion can heal.”


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


“There is a nobility in compassion, a beauty in empathy and a grace in forgiveness.” – John Connolly


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


“Only those who keep the garbage of their minds aside are truly capable of love and compassion.” – Sadhguru


“Compassion is the least entangling, the most liberating emotion that you can have.” – Sadhguru


“More smiling, less worrying. More compassion, less judgment. More blessed, less stressed. More love, less hate.” – Roy T. Bennett


“As I get older, the more I stay focused on the acceptance of myself and others, and choose compassion over judgment and curiosity over fear.” – Tracee Ellis Ross


“Compassion is the desire that moves the individual self to widen the scope of its self-concern to embrace the whole of the universal self.” – Arnold Toynbee


“One of the secrets of inner peace is the practice of compassion.” – Dalai Lama


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


“Be less of a judge and you will be surprised that when you become a witness and you don’t judge yourself, you stop judging others too. And that makes you more human, more compassionate, more understanding.” – Osho


“Develop compassion for someone who hurt you rather showing bitterness that will enable you to forgive them and make you feel comfortable.” – Lisa Adams


“Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.” – Lao Tzu


“Out of compassion I destroy the darkness of their ignorance. From within them I light the lamp of wisdom and dispel all darkness from their lives.” – Bhagavad Gita


“How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these.” – George Washington Carver


“Compassion is a choice we make that love is more important than comfort or convenience.” – Glennon Doyle


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


“We need more kindness, more compassion, more joy, more laughter. I definitely want to contribute to that.” – Ellen DeGeneres


“Use your voice for kindness, your ears for compassion, your hands for charity, your mind for truth, and your heart for love.”


“One’s life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others, by means of love, friendship, indignation, and compassion.”


“True compassion means not only feeling another’s pain but also being moved to help relieve it.” — Daniel Goleman


“When we match compassion with purpose, we begin to change the world.” – Zachariah Thompson


“In separateness lies the world’s greatest misery; in compassion lies the world’s true strength.” — Buddha


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


“No matter who we are, no matter how successful, no matter what our situation, compassion is something we all need to receive and give.” – Catherine Pulsifer


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

Self Compassion Quotes


“Self- compassion is not selfish.”


“The moment you understand the importance of loving yourself, you will stop hurting others.” – Thich Nhat Hanh


“Self-compassion. The ability and practice of holding yourself amidst failure, disappointment, and suffering of any kind, and in the face of these life contractions, to still be able to offer myself love and kindness.”


“Self-compassion-being supportive and kind to yourself, especially in the face of stress and failure-is associated with more motivation and better self-control.” — Kelly McGonigal


“You’ve been criticizing yourself for years and it hasn’t worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens.” – Louise L.Hay


“Awakening self-compassion is often the greatest challenge people face on the spiritual path.” — Tara Brach


“Self-compassion isn’t a “thing” that we either have or don’t have. Instead, as a practitioner and as a therapist, I try to remain open to emotional pain and breathe kindness into it, one moment after the next. MEASURING.” — Christopher K. Germer


“Of all the journeys to undertake, the one of self-compassion is one of utmost importance for long-term well-being.” – Anne Foy


“If you’re self-compassionate, you’ll tend to have higher self-esteem than if you’re endlessly self-critical. And like high self-esteem, self-compassion is associated with significantly less anxiety and depression, as well as more happiness, optimism, and positive emotions.” – David D. Burns


“Self-compassion is key because when we’re able to be gentle with ourselves in the midst of shame, we’re more likely to reach out, connect, and experience empathy.” – Brene Brown


“Self-compassion is simply giving the same kindness to ourselves that we would give to others.” – Christopher Germer


“Talk to yourself as you would someone you love.” – Brene Brown


“Love yourself unconditionally, just as you love those closest to you despite their faults.” – Les Brown