Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.
I find the best way to love someone is not to change them, but instead, help them reveal the greatest version of themselves.
My pain may be the reason for somebody's laugh. But my laugh must never be the reason for somebody's pain.
Until he extends the circle of his compassion to all living things, man will not himself find peace.
It only takes a split second to smile and forget, yet to someone that needed it, it can last a lifetime.
It is easy enough to be friendly to one's friends. But to befriend the one who regards himself as your enemy is the quintessence of true religion. The other is mere business.
Our task must be to free ourselves... by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and it's beauty.
Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them, humanity cannot survive.
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Love is not patronizing and charity isn't about pity, it is about love. Charity and love are the same -- with charity you give love, so don't just give money but reach out your hand instead.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
Be like a flower that gives its fragrance even to the hand that crushed it.
There is nothing more beautiful than someone who goes out of their way to make life beautiful for others.
That's what I consider true generosity: You give your all, and yet you always feel as if it costs you nothing.
It is so easy to break down and destroy. The heroes are those who make peace and build.
It is only with true love and compassion that we can begin to mend what is broken in the world. It is these two blessed things that can begin to heal all broken hearts.
Only the development of compassion and understanding for others can bring us the tranquility and happiness we all seek.
Listen with ears of tolerance! See through the eyes of compassion! Speak with the language of love
Don't ever mistake my silence for ignorance, my calmness for acceptance or my kindness for weakness. Compassion and tolerance are not a sign of weakness, but a sign of strength.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
Never be afraid to raise your voice for honesty and truth and compassion against injustice and lying and greed. If people all over the world... would do this, it would change the earth.
Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.
The simplest acts of kindness are by far more powerful than a thousand heads bowing in prayer.
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style
True compassion is more than flinging a coin to a beggar; it comes to see that an edifice which produces beggars needs restructuring.
When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed.
If we could read the secret history of our enemies, we should find in each man's life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm all hostility.
At an early age I learned that people make mistakes, and you have to decide if their mistakes are bigger than your love for them.
All the divine emotions—love, compassion, courage, self-sacrifice, humility— would be meaningless without joy. Joy means exhilaration, an expression of the ultimate Bliss
We only have what we give.
One man practicing kindness in the wilderness is worth all the temples this world pulls.
A truly compassionate attitude toward others does not change even if they behave negatively or hurt you.
One's life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others, by means of love, friendship, and compassion
I will soothe you and heal you, I will bring you roses. I too have been covered with thorns.
You are my courage, as I am your conscience... You are my heart... and I, your compassion. We are neither of us whole, alone
Popular culture is a place where pity is called compassion, flattery is called love, propaganda is called knowledge, tension is called peace, gossip is called news, and auto-tune is called singing.
There is no such thing as a weird human being, It's just that some people require more understanding than others.
It does not matter how long you are spending on the earth, how much money you have gathered or how much attention you have received. It is the amount of positive vibration you have radiated in life that matters,
For me, I am driven by two main philosophies: know more today about the world than I knew yesterday and lessen the suffering of others. You'd be surprised how far that gets you.
It's funny how, in this journey of life, even though we may begin at different times and places, our paths cross with others so that we may share our love, compassion, observations, and hope. This is a design of God that I appreciate and cherish.
for there is nothing heavier than compassion. Not even one's own pain weighs so heavy as the pain one feels with someone, for someone, a pain intensified by the imagination and prolonged by a hundred echoes.
I would rather make mistakes in kindness and compassion than work miracles in unkindness and hardness.
I have no idea what's awaiting me, or what will happen when this all ends. For the moment I know this: there are sick people and they need curing.
How would your life be different if...You stopped making negative judgmental assumptions about people you encounter? Let today be the day...You look for the good in everyone you meet and respect their journey.
More smiling, less worrying. More compassion, less judgment. More blessed, less stressed. More love, less hate.
Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.
The pain of being alone is completely out of this world, isn't it? I don't know why, but I understand your feelings so much, it actually hurts.
There are so many ways of being despicable it quite makes one's head spin. But the way to be really despicable is to be contemptuous of other people's pain.
This is my letter to the world That never wrote to me
When good people consider you the bad guy, you develop a heart to help the bad ones. You actually understand them.