Quotes on Love And Compassion

I knew I could hold myself with that absolute love and compassion. Tara Brach

We're being asked to bring our humanness along in holding that love and compassion for ourselves as we make our way through this energetic time of transformation. Christine McCormick Day

We need to be willing to witness ourselves in all the shades of our humanness, and to come into the heart space daily and just hold ourselves with love and compassion. Christine McCormick Day

You are joy, wisdom, peace, compassion, and love Ram Dass

When the energy of compassion and love touches us, healing establishes itself. Nhat Hanh

...we cannot simply recommend love and compassion per se, for those unfold from egocentric to ethnocentric to worldcentric, and do we really want an increase in ethnocentric love? Ken Wilber

Charity alone, or love and compassion, is what joins [the Lord and a person] together. Emanuel Swedenborg

We do not need guns and bombs to bring peace, we need love and compassion. Mother Teresa

Have compassion towards each other, including animals. Love and respect every living being on this planet - a key factor to a greater society. Matt Sorum

Only your compassion and your loving kindness are invincible, and without limit. Nhat Hanh

I have found that the greatest degree of inner peace comes from cultivating love and compassion. Dalai Lama

Authentic power is the energy that Is formed by the intentions of the Soul. It is the light shaped by the intentions of love and compassion guided by wisdom Gary Zukav

The highest intention comes from love and compassion ... when our intentions come from a place of love and compassion then we have the power of the universe. Deepak Chopra

I believe that animals are on the planet so that we can know love and compassion. Louise Hay

We should fill the syllabuses of schools with lessons about love and compassion. Mata Amritanandamayi

All pursuits are pointless and fruitless unless and until love and compassion are found and then are the foundation and destination of all you do Rasheed Ogunlaru

Let us not use bombs and guns to overcome the world. Let us use love and compassion. Peace begins with a smile. Mother Teresa

When love and compassion fills your heart, you find newness in every moment, and life becomes a celebration. Mata Amritanandamayi

The path to guidance is one of love and compassion, not of force and coercion. Siyyid `Ali Muhammad Shirazi

Try to develop some genuine love and compassion, some real caring for others. Tenzin Palmo

The most important thing that I know about living is love. Nothing surpasses the benefits received by a human being who makes compassion and love the objective of his or her life. For it is only by compassion and love that anyone fulfills successfully their own life's journey. Nothing equals love. Sargent Shriver

Our true identity is to love without fear and insecurity. Our higher potential finds us when we set our course in that direction. The power of love and compassion transforms insecurity. Doc Childre

If you don't love yourself, you cannot love others. You will not be able to love others. If you have no compassion for yourself then you are not able of developing compassion for others. Dalai Lama

One can overcome the forces of negative emotions, like anger and hatred, by cultivating their counter-forces, like love and compassion. Dalai Lama

With genuine love and compassion, another person's appearance or behavior has no affect on your attitude. Dalai Lama

Although we all possess the seeds of great love and compassion, without the light of the enlightened one's wisdom and the waters of their compassion these seeds would never spout. Philip Kapleau

A heart full of love and compassion is the main source of inner strength, willpower, happiness, and mental tranquility Dalai Lama

Forgiveness is the nature of my art in general. It's expressing love and compassion, the kinds of things that don't make sense in any other context other than emotive expression. Raymond Pettibon

Love is sacred. Beauty is sacred. Flowers are sacred. Birds are sacred. And sacredness brings the perfume of love and compassion. Therefore love and compassion is the perfume of sacredness. It sounds rather poetic, but...God IS poetry. Vasant Lad

If we have love and compassion in our hearts, then we will wholeheartedly serve those who suffer from lack of food, clothing and shelter. Mata Amritanandamayi

Try to feel and give only love and compassion to every one; you will be happy. Don't judge or hate anything. You will be unhappy. Jason Becker

The more we see, the more we understand. The more we understand, the easier it is for us to have compassion and love. Understanding is the source of love. Understanding is love itself. Understanding is another name for love; love is another name for understanding. Nhat Hanh

Let us not use bombs and guns to overcome the world. Let us use love and compassion. Peace begins with a smile-smile five times a day at someone you don't really want to smile at at all-do it for peace. So let us radiate peace...and extinguish in the world and in the hearts of all men all hatred and love for power. Mother Teresa

It is lack of love for ourselves that inhibits our compassion toward others. If we make friends with ourselves, then there is no obstacle to opening our hearts and minds to others. Dalai Lama

Accustomed long to contemplating love and compassion I have forgotten all difference between myself and others Milarepa

There should be a balance between material and spiritual progress, a balance achieved through the principles based on love and compassion. Dalai Lama

Compassion is more important than intellect in calling forth the love that the work of peace needs, and intuition can often be a far more powerful searchlight than cold reason. Betty Williams

The essence of any religion is good heart. Sometimes I call love and compassion a universal religion. This is my religion. Dalai Lama

Respect those elder to you in years, in knowledge and spiritual attainment and act with love and compassion with those who are younger or less fortunate than you. Shri Radhe Maa

Love and compassion ... are the ultimate source of human happiness, and the need for them lies at the very core of our being. Dalai Lama

How we see God is a direct reflection of how we see ourselves. If God brings to mind mostly fear and blame, it means there is too much fear and blame welled inside us. If we see God as full of love and compassion, so are we. Elif Safak

Wherever love and compassion are active in life, we can perceive the magic breath of the spirit blowing through the sense world. Rudolf Steiner

Internal and external are ultimately one. When you no longer perceive the world as hostile, there is no more fear, and when there is no more fear, you think, speak and act differently. Love and compassion arise, and they affect the world. Eckhart Tolle

When God puts love and compassion in your heart toward someone, He's offering you an opportunity to make a difference in that person's life. You must learn to follow that love. Do' ignore it. Act on it. Somebody needs what you have. Joel Osteen

Violence is not the answer, it does' work any more. We are at the end of the worst century in which the greatest atrocities in the history of the world have occurred... The nature of human beings must change. We must cultivate love and compassion. Martin Scorsese

LISTEN to the small, quiet voice within that only ever guides you with love and compassion. Let yourself receive the inspiration of beauty and kindness. Let yourself rediscover peace in your heart. And, from that secure place, meet whatever comes. Stephanie Dowrick

For a practitioner of love and compassion, an enemy is one of the most important teachers. Without an enemy you cannot practice tolerance, and without tolerance you cannot build a sound basis of compassion. Dalai Lama

Love is not without its flaws. The stronger the love, the more it tests you. Compassion and empathy will make true love persist. Khalil Gibran

If you can see them [the terrorists] as a relative who's dangerously sick and we have to give them medicine and the medicine is love and compassion. There's nothing better. Richard Gere

In the eyes of God, a child on the other side of the border is no less worthy of love and compassion than my own child. We - we can't distinguish between them in terms of their worth and their inherent dignity and that they're deserving of shelter and love and education and opportunity. We can't isolate ourselves. We can't hide behind a wall. Barack Obama

I think the Bhagavad Gita is about both the forces of light and the forces of darkness that exist within our own self, within our own soul; that our deepest nature is one of ambiguity. We have evolutionary forces there - forces of creativity, and love, and compassion, and understanding. But we also have darkness inside us - the diabolical forces of separation, fear and delusion. And in most of our lives, there is a battle going on within ourselves. Deepak Chopra

Compassion is the keen awareness of the interdependence of all things. Thomas Merton

My message is the practice of compassion, love and kindness. Dalai Lama

We have so far to go to realize our human potential for compassion, altruism, and love. Jane Goodall

Either a princess or a pauper can feel generous. Generosity is the quality of the spirit. When you feel generous your life becomes, abundant full of compassion and love. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Spirituality is allowing compassion and love to flourish. When belongness begins, corruption ends. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

To embrace suffering culminates in greater empathy, the capacity to feel what it is like for the other to suffer, which is the ground for unsentimental compassion and love. (157) Stephen Batchelor

The functions of intellect are insufficient without courage, love, friendship, compassion and empathy. Dean Koontz

It's more instinctive to want revenge, but we are also capable of immense amounts of forgiveness and love and a compassion that extends even to those who have brutalized us. Naomie Harris

By perfecting the practices of zazen and mindfulness, by learning patience and love and by realizing the essential emptiness of all phenomena, you will discover nirvana. Frederick Lenz

I just don't know that shame and fear need to be our teachers; rather, compassion, understanding, and love should be our guides Kyan Douglas

True love is born from understanding. Gautama Buddha

We can talk about courage and love and compassion until we sound like a greeting card store, but unless we're willing to have an honest conversation about what gets in the way of putting these into practice in our daily lives, we will never change. Never, ever. Brene Brown

Let us develop respect for all living things. Let us try to replace violence and intolerance with understanding and compassion. And love. Jane Goodall

If we make our goal to live a life of compassion and unconditional love, then the world will indeed become a garden where all kinds of flowers can bloom and grow. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Love and compassion benefit both ourselves and others. Through kindness to others, your heart and mind will be peaceful and open. Dalai Lama

The realization that we are all basically the same human beings who seek happiness and try to avoid suffering is very helpful in developing a sense of brotherhood and sisterhood; a warm feeling of love and compassion for others. Dalai Lama

In Silence the heart illumines; veil after veil is removed.In the heart shines the Light of Love.When the Light of Love is seen shining within your heart you behold the Light in all.Your heart will be filled with love and compassion for all. Kirpal Singh

Real love means loving kindness and compassion, the kind of love that does not have any conditions. Nhat Hanh

Compassion and love is the source of external and internal peace and is also the root of racial survival. Dalai Lama

Live with passion and compassion, proceed with optimism, value disciplined thinking, be open to intimacy and love the mystery. Saint Peter

If you stand, worship, and love God in the midst of lack and difficulty, you will never lose Heidi Baker

In order for us to be able to love, we need to have faith, because faith is love in action and love in action is service. In order for us to be able to love, we have to see and touch. Faith in action through prayer, faith in action through service: each is the same thing, the same love, the same compassion. Mother Teresa

I have assured His Majesty that our war is against evil, not against Islam. There are thousands of Muslims who proudly call themselves Americans, and they know what I know - that the Muslim faith is based upon peace and love and compassion. The exact opposite of the teachings of the al Qaeda organization, which is based upon evil and hate and destruction. George W Bush

If those who owe us nothing gave us nothing, how poor we would be. Antonio Porchia

We are all given a gift of existence and of being sentient beings, and I think true happiness lies in love and compassion. Adam Pascal

We are all, by nature, clearly oriented toward the basic human values of love and compassion. We all prefer the love of others to their hatred. We all prefer others' generosity to meanness. And who is there among us who does not prefer tolerance, respect and forgiveness of our failings to bigotry, disrespect, and resentment? Dalai Lama

Any mundane activity can become meditative. Digging a hole in the garden, planting new roses in the garden - you can do it with such tremendous love and compassion, you can do it with the hands of a buddha. Rajneesh

God wants to lead you to places you cannot get to without Him, and He does that by the power of His Spirit. He can bring you into the realm of the miraculous-not as a show, but as a demonstration of His love and compassion for the lost, hurting, or needy. Who among us does' want or need that? Stormie Omartian

But let us not forget that human love and compassion are equally deeply rooted in our primate heritage, and in this sphere too our sensibilities are of a higher order of magnitude than those of chimpanzees. Jane Goodall



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