It’s something I was thinking about…Compassion. I truly wish people would show compassion for one another, it’s so important. I looked at quite a few quotes about compassion and these are my top ten! I honestly hope you enjoy them and it does give us something again to ponder for today, doesn’t it?
1. Man may dismiss compassion from his heart, but God never will~~William Cowper2. It is lack of love for ourselves that inhibits our compassion towards others. If we make friends with ourselves, then there is no obstacle to opening our hearts and minds to others~~Author Unknown3.The chemist who can extract from his heart’s elements compassion, respect, longing, patience, regret, surprise and forgiveness and compound them into one can create that atom which is called love~~Khalil Gibran4. I would rather feel compassion than know the meaning of it~~Thomas Aquinas5.Compassion will cure more sins than condemnation~~Henry Ward Beecher6.Compassion is not religious business, it is human business. It is not luxury, it is essential for our own peace and mental stability. It is essential for human survival~~Dalai Lama7. Have compassion for all beings, rich and poor alike; each has their suffering. Some suffer too much, others too little.~~Buddha8.Compassion is the antitoxin of the soul: Where there is compassion even the most poisonous impulses remain relatively harmless~~Eric Hoffer9.Human it is to have compassion on the unhappy~~Giovanni Boccaccio10. Compassion brings us to a stop, and for a moment we rise above ourselves~~Mason Cooley