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Saving lives is not a top priority in the halls of power. Being compassionate and concerned about human life can cause a man to lose his job. It can cause a woman not to get the job to begin with. - Myriam Miedzian

Minerva save us from the cloying syrup of coercive compassion! - Camille Paglia

Until he extends his circle of compassion to include all living things, man will not himself find peace. - Albert Schweitzer

Mercy but murders, pardoning those that kill. - William Shakespeare

The value of compassion cannot be over-emphasized. Anyone can criticize. It takes a true believer to be compassionate. No greater ;burden can be borne by an individual than to know no one cares or understands. - Arthur H. Stainback

In democratic ages men rarely sacrifice themselves for another, but they show a general compassion for all the human race. One never sees them inflict pointless suffering, and they are glad to relieve the sorrows of others when they can do so without much trouble to themselves. They are not disinterested, but they are gentle. - Alexis De Tocqueville

Compassion automatically invites you to relate with people because you no longer regard people as a drain on your energy. - Chogyam Trungpa

In necessary things, unity; in doubtful things, liberty; in all things, charity. - Anne Baxter

Compassion has no place in the natural order of the world which operates on the basis of necessity. Compassion opposes this order and is therefore best thought of as being in some way supernatural. - John Berger

Out of compassion I destroy the darkness of their ignorance. From within them I light the lamp of wisdom and dispel all darkness from their lives. - Bhagavad Gita

I feel the capacity to care is the thing which gives life its deepest significance. - Pablo Casals

Man may dismiss compassion from his heart, but God never will. - William Cowper

The mind is no match with the heart in persuasion; constitutionality is no match with compassion. - Everett M. Dirksen

We hand folks over to God's mercy, and show none ourselves. - George Eliot

Compassion is the antitoxin of the soul: where there is compassion even the most poisonous impulses remain relatively harmless. - Eric Hoffer

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. - Milan Kundera

When an individual fear or apathy passes by the unfortunate, life is of no account. - Haniel Long

Christianity demands a level of caring that transcends human inclinations. - Erwin W. Lutzer

Care is a state in which something does matter; it is the source of human tenderness. - Rollo May


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