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Compassion is a practically acquired knowledge, like dancing. You must do it and practice diligently day by day.
I am so proud of Michigan's citizens for the kindness and generosity they have shown in assisting in this endeavor. It is truly heartwarming to see the compassion shown for those in need.
Some people seem to see compassion as being mushy.
But I think what Liam said just kind of hit it spot on, that the people in the capital are brainwashed and such a disconnect with what's actually happening. They don't realize what if it was their kids that were being put into the games? They just don't have the mindset to have that kind of compassion for people.
Children, even infants, are capable of sympathy. But only after adolescence are we capable of compassion.
Louise J. Kaplan
I can tell you and promise you that I've had struggles in my life. And I would love to have people understand that Mitt and I have compassion for people that are struggling.
I think I've advanced my views with compassion and tolerance.
I'm no expert standing at a podium giving speeches. I share heartbeats. Compassion.
Compassion is a call, a demand of nature, to relieve the unhappy as hunger is a natural call for food.
I became a vegetarian out of compassion for animals and to live as healthy as possible. I realized soon after that I was truly concerned with nonviolent consumption and my own health, a vegan diet was the best decision.
Well, I think when we can turn to the person sitting next to us and really see them with kindness and see ourselves reflected back - when there's some dignity and compassion traveling back and forth.
I understand what it's like to go to hospitals and there's no medicine, and the best thing you have to give the patients is compassion.
Human it is to have compassion on the unhappy.
It is above all by the imagination that we achieve perception and compassion and hope.
Ursula K. Le Guin
You desire that which exceeds my humble powers, but I trust in the compassion and mercy of the All-powerful God.
We obviously need more love in the world. And we obviously need more compassion and understanding. Our leaders need to really address these issues properly now.
One of my great regrets, and I don't have many, is that I spent too long putting people's status and reputation ahead of their more important qualities. I learned far too late in life that a long list of letters after someone's name is no guarantee of compassion, kindness, humour, all the far more relevant stuff.
It is in Rousseau's writing above all that history begins to turn from upper-class honour to middle-class humanitarianism. Pity, sympathy and compassion lie at the centre of his moral vision. Values associated with the feminine begin to infiltrate social existence as a whole, rather than being confined to the domestic sphere.
Wars begin in the minds of men, and in those minds, love and compassion would have built the defenses of peace.
The final causes, then, of compassion are to prevent and to relieve misery.
Australia is a nation of compassion. Courage and compassion. And the third of these great values: resilience.
One thing everyone seems to agree on is that Republicans face a perceived compassion deficit.
If Republicans are aiming for the heart, for compassion, the last thing they should do is abandon the sanctity of life. Instead, they should tell Americans that they believe in the dignity and value of every human being, from the defenseless unborn child, to the newborn with a disability, to the 90-year-old dealing with dementia.
The gift that has been given to me says much about our capacity for great compassion and generosity, and I hope it sends an inspiring message to others about the importance of organ donation.
America is hope. It is compassion. It is excellence. It is valor.
Compassion is contempt with a human face.
In times such as these, people should recognize that evil knows no borders, knows no limits and knows no compassion. Those around the globe that value freedom must continue to persevere even in the darkest of times.
Compassion is a two way street.
No, you're not allowed to be bossy when you're married. You have to learn compromise, and compassion and patience.
People need to have compassion for others.
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