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Difficult as it is really to listen to someone in affliction, it is just as difficult for him to know that compassion is listening to him.
Biblical orthodoxy without compassion is surely the ugliest thing in the world.
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.
Developing our sympathetic compassion is not only possible but the only reason for us to be here on earth.
Honesty is the quality I value most in a friend. Not bluntness, but honesty with compassion.
I find that in the 21st century, there's not a lot of compassion for what other people are going through or the walk that they have to walk.
Man may dismiss compassion from his heart, but God never will.
The church must always show compassion, always.
Let judges secretly despair of justice: their verdicts will be more acute. Let generals secretly despair of triumph; killing will be defamed. Let priests secretly despair of faith: their compassion will be true.
Compassion automatically invites you to relate with people because you no longer regard people as a drain on your energy.
Rather like Batman, I embody the themes of the movie which are the values of family, courage and compassion and a sense of right and wrong, good and bad and justice.
No, you're not allowed to be bossy when you're married. You have to learn compromise, and compassion and patience.
When one has love for God, one doesn't feel any physical attraction to wife, children, relatives and friends. One retains only compassion for them.
It is my intention to live an authentic life of compassion and integrity and action.
Pets have more love and compassion in them than most humans.
Of course we have compassion. We just don't believe the safety net should be used as a hammock.
Make no judgements where you have no compassion.
I realized that it's all really one, that John Lennon was correct. We utilize the music to bring down the walls of Berlin, to bring up the force of compassion and forgiveness and kindness between Palestines, Hebrews. Bring down the walls here in San Diego, Tijuana, Cuba.
Happiness and peace will come to earth only as the light of love and human compassion enter the souls of men.
David O. McKay
Compassion is no substitute for justice.
Some people are filled by compassion and a desire to do good, and some simply don't think anything's going to make a difference.
The human capacity for compassion is not a reflex that is triggered automatically by the presence of another living thing.
There are no greater treasures than the highest human qualities such as compassion, courage and hope. Not even tragic accident or disaster can destroy such treasures of the heart.
The individual is capable of both great compassion and great indifference. He has it within his means to nourish the former and outgrow the latter.
Affirmative action is a little like the professional football draft. The NFL awards its No. 1 draft choices to the lowest-ranked team in the league. It doesn't do this out of compassion or guilt. It's done for mutual survival. They understand that a league can only be as strong as its weakest team.
J. C. Watts
Compassion has no place in the natural order of the world which operates on the basis of necessity. Compassion opposes this order and is therefore best thought of as being in some way supernatural.
Competition is such a virtue, and everybody's so busy competing, they have no time for compassion.
I am certain that the Lord, who notes the fall of a sparrow, looks with compassion upon those who have been called upon to part, even temporarily, from their precious children.
Thomas S. Monson
The super power that I would choose would be compassion. Because that's what I think it takes to make it through life-an understanding, a give and take. It saves an awful lot of resentment.
Craig T. Nelson
I don't really think about doing something kind, I think there's just a way to conduct your daily life with compassion to other people.
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