Compassion (see also Caring and Kindness)

“Put on therefore, as God’s elect, holy and beloved, a heart of compassion, kindness, lowliness, meekness, long suffering; forbearing one another, and forgiving each other, if any man have a complaint against any; even as the Lord forgave you, so also do ye.” (Colossians 3: 12-13)

“Bear ye one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ.” (Galatians 6:2)

“Rejoice with them that rejoice; weep with them that weep.”(Romans 12:15)

“Compassion is the basis of morality.” (Arnold Schopenhauer)

“If there is any kindness I can show, or any good thing I can do to any fellow being, let me do it now, and not deter or neglect it, as I shall not pass this way again.” (Stephan Grellet)

“The major block to compassion is the judgment in our minds. Judgment is the mind's primary tool of separation.” (Diane Berke)

“If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.” (Dalai Lama)

“A good heart is better than all the heads in the world.” (Edward Bulwer-Lytton)

“I would rather feel compassion than know the meaning of it.” (Thomas Aquinas)