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"God's bodkin, man, much better: use every man after his desert, and who shall scape whipping? Use them after your own honor and dignity -- the less they deserve, the more merit is in your bounty?
William Shakespeare
A religious man is a person who holds God and man in one thought at one time, at all times, who suffers harm done to others, whose greatest passion is compassion, whose greatest strength is love and defiance of despair.
Abraham J. Heschel
Compassion alone stands apart from the continuous traffic between good and evil proceeding within us.
Eric Hoffer
Compassion is a two way street.
Frank Capra
Compassion is not weakness, and concern for the unfortunate is not socialism.
Hubert H. Humphrey
Compassion is the antitoxin of the soul: where there is compassion even the most poisonous impulses remain relatively harmless.
Eric Hoffer
Compassion is the basis of all morality
Arthur Schopenhauer
I believe in human dignity as the source of national purpose, human liberty as the source of national action, the human heart as the source of national compassion, and in the human mind as the source of our invention and our ideas
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
I believe we are still so innocent. The species are still so innocent that a person who is apt to be murdered believes that the murderer, just before he puts the final wrench on his throat, will have enough compassion to give him one sweet cup of wat
Maya Angelou
I cry for those not yet dead.
Frank Herbert
Man may dismiss compassion from his heart, but God never will
William Cowper
The dew of compassion is a tear.
Lord Byron
The human spirit is not dead. It lives on in secret... It has come to believed that compassion, in which all ethics must take root, can only attain its full breadth and depth if it embraces all living creatures and does not limit itself to mankind.-
Albert Schweitzer
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