50+ Inspiring Compassion Quotes and Sayings

Compassion Quotes

Compassion means the ability to understand and have sympathy for other person or for oneself. Life is all about Karma. What we do with others we will get back one day and compassion plays a very vital role in everyone’s life. Here are some of the great and inspiring compassion quotes and slogans for you.

“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.” – Plato


“The purpose of human life is to serve, and to show compassion and the will to help others.” – Albert Schweitzer


“With courage, you will dare to take risks, have the strength to be compassionate, and the wisdom to be humble. Courage is the foundation of integrity.” – Keshavan Nair


“A kind gesture can reach a wound that only compassion can heal.” – Steve Maraboli

Compassion Quotes

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


“Compassion can be defined in many ways, but its essence is a basic kindness, with a deep awareness of the suffering of oneself and of other living things, coupled with the wish and effort to relieve it.” – Paul Gilbert


“You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.”


“A part of kindness consists in loving people more than they deserve.”

Compassion Quotes

“Compassion isn’t about solutions. It’s about giving all the love that you’ve got.”


“If you have men who will exclude any of God’s creatures from the shelter of compassion and pity, you will have men who will deal likewise with their fellow men.” – Francis of Assisi


“Creating an uplifting environment for others through the words we use and showing compassion goes outside of the home as well.”


“Compassion and tolerance are not a sign of weakness, but a sign of strength.” – Dalai Lama

Compassion Quotes

“Carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you.”


“Greatness is when you leave the room and the people in the room have more hope than when you entered.” – Rob Bell


“Teaching a child not to step on a caterpillar is as valuable to the child as it is to the caterpillar.” – Bradley Miller


“Compassion is the basis of morality.” – Arthur Schopenhauer

Compassion Quotes

“Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of men.” – Confucius


“What we all have in common is an appreciation of kindness and compassion; all the religions have this. Love. We all lean towards love.”


“Remember there’s no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end.”


“No one has ever become poor by giving.” – Anne Frank

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“If you place kindness and compassion as the heart of what you do, you will create a ripple effect that will benefit the ‘individual’ and the ‘company’ in equal measure.” – Glen Hall


Suffering is a call to leave a legacy of compassion.”


“You may call God love, you may call God goodness. But the best name for God is compassion.”


“If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.” – Mother Teresa

Compassion Quotes

“Our uniqueness, our individuality, and our life experience mold us into fascinating beings. I hope we can embrace that. I pray we may all challenge ourselves to delve into the deepest resources of our hearts to cultivate an atmosphere of understanding, acceptance, tolerance, and compassion. We are all in this life together.” – Linda Thompson


“All I ever wanted was to reach out and touch another human being not just with my hands but with my heart.”


“There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.” – John Holmes


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

Compassion Quotes

“Computers are magnificent tools for the realization of our dreams, but no machine can replace the human spark of spirit, compassion, love, and understanding.” – Louis V. Gerstner, Jr.


“When we give ourselves compassion, we are opening our hearts in a way that can transform our lives.”


“May all beings everywhere be happy and free, and may the thoughts, words, and actions of my own life contribute in some way to that happiness and to that freedom for all.”


“We have created a society where individual rights and freedoms, compassion and diversity are core to our citizenship. But underlying that idea of Canada is the promise that we all have a chance to build a better life for ourselves and our children.” – Justin Trudeau

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“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.”


“May your daily choices be a reflection of your deepest values.”


“Look for a way to lift someone up. And if that’s all you do, that’s enough.”


“What we don’t need in the midst of struggle is a shame for being human.”

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“Compassion is an action word with no boundaries.”


“Compassion is at the heart of every little thing we do. It is the dearest quality we possess. Yet all too often it can be cast aside with consequences too tragic to speak of. To lose our compassion, we lose what it is to be human.”


“The worst sin toward our fellow creatures is not to hate them, but to be indifferent to them: that’s the essence of inhumanity.” – George Bernard Shaw


“People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou

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“I think probably kindness is my number one attribute in a human being. I’ll put it before any of the things like courage, or bravery, or generosity, or anything else… Kindness—that simple word. To be kind—it covers everything, to my mind. If you’re kind that’s it.”


“Be love, so much love that when others are with you they are love.”


“Undisturbed calmness of mind is attained by cultivating friendliness toward the happy, compassion for the unhappy, delight in the virtuous, and indifference toward the wicked.”


“God wants us to know that life is a series of beginnings, not endings. Just as graduations are not terminations, but commencements. Creation is an ongoing process, and when we create a perfect world where love and compassion are shared by all, suffering will cease.” – Bernie Siegel

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“Grief can be the garden of compassion. If you keep your heart open through everything, your pain can become the greatest ally in your life’s search for love and wisdom.” – Rumi

“It is a 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.”

“Love and kindness are never wasted. They always make a difference. They bless the one who receives them, and they bless you, the giver.”

“Research shows that the more compassionate we are toward ourselves, the happier we are and the more resilient we become when faced with difficult events in our lives.” – Paul Gilbert

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