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C for Compassion

Compassion is a human emotion prompted by the pain of others. More vigorous than empathy, the feeling commonly gives rise to an active desire to alleviate another’s suffering. It is often, though not inevitably, the key component in what manifests in the social context as altruism

Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive. Dalai Lama

If you haven’t any charity in your heart, you have the worst kind of heart trouble. Bob Hope

Never look down on anybody unless you’re helping him up. ~Jesse Jackson

A good character is the best tombstone. Those who loved you and were helped by you will remember you when forget-me-nots have withered. Carve your name on hearts, not on marble. ~Charles H. Spurgeon

It’s nice to be important, but it’s more important to be nice. ~Author Unknown

Today, give a stranger one of your smiles. It might be the only sunshine he sees all day. ~Quoted in P.S. I Love You, compiled by H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Treat everyone with politeness, even those who are rude to you — not because they are nice, but because you are. ~Author Unknown

What this world needs is a new kind of army — the army of the kind. ~Cleveland Amory

I always prefer to believe the best of everybody, it saves so much trouble. ~Rudyard Kipling

Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see. ~Mark Twain

Wherever there is a human being, there is an opportunity for a kindness. ~Seneca

Life is mostly froth and bubble,
Two things stand like stone,
Kindness in another’s trouble,
Courage in your own.
~Adam Lindsay Gordon

If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion. ~Dalai Lama

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