Much wisdom has proceeded our time and allowed us to stand on the shoulders of giants. What thinkers have inspired you to consider the way of compassion and incorporate the practice in your life?
"True compassion means not only feeling another's pain but also being moved to help relieve it." ― Daniel Goleman
"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." ― Francis of Assisi
"Compassion will cure more sins than condemnation." ― Henry Ward Beecher
"Until he extends his circle of compassion to include all living things, man will not himself find peace." ― Albert Schweitzer
"Compassion is a practically acquired knowledge, like dancing. You must do it and practice diligently day by day." ― Karen Armstrong
"The problem with compassion is that it is not photogenic." ― Sebastian Horsley
"Few things are so deadly as a misguided sense of compassion." ― Charles Colson
“Compassion is the radicalism of our time.” ― Dalai Lama XIV
"Sing for joy, O heavens, and exult, O earth;
break forth, O mountains, into singing!
For the Lord has comforted his people
and will have compassion on his afflicted." ― Isaiah 49:13
"True compassion, is more than flinging a coin to a beggar; it comes to see that an edifice which produces beggars needs restructuring." ― Martin Luther King, Jr.
"Man may dismiss compassion from his heart, but God never will.” ―
What quotes would you add to the list?