31 Quotes About Compassion

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Compassion will cure more sins than condemnation.
- Henry Ward Beecher
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God Almighty has set before me two great objects, the suppression of the slave trade and the reformation of manners.
- William Wilberforce
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Africa, your sufferings have been the theme that has arrested and engaged my heart. Your sufferings no tongue can express, no language impart.
- William Wilberforce
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If your souls were not immortal, and you in danger of losing them, I would not thus speak unto you; but the love of your souls constrains me to speak: methinks this would constrain me to speak unto you forever.
- George Whitefield
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Lenience will operate with greater force, in some instances than rigor. It is therefore my first wish to have all of my conduct distinguished by it.
- George Washington
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So enormous, so dreadful, so irremediable did the Trade's wickedness appear that my own mind was completely made up for Abolition. Let the consequences be what they would, I from this time determined that I would never rest until I had effected its abolition.
- William Wilberforce
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To keep the Golden Rule we must put ourselves in other people's places, but to do that consists in and depends upon picturing ourselves in their places.
- Harry Emerson Fosdick
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If you can dream it, then you can achieve it. You will get all you want in life if you help enough other people get what they want.
- Zig Ziglar
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You see, my brethren, my heart is full; I could almost say it is too big to speak, and yet too big to be silent, without dropping a word to you.
- George Whitefield
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Compassion costs. It is easy enough to argue, criticize, and condemn, but redemption is costly, and comfort draws from the deep. Brains can argue, but it takes heart to comfort.
- Samuel Chadwick
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The truth is that there are such things as Christian tears, and too few of us ever weep them.
- John Stott
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America is a giving nation and very compassionate.
- David Wilkerson
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God keeps all our tears in a bottle; so precious is the water that is distilled from penitent eyes; and because he will be sure not to fail, he notes how many drops there be in his register. It was a precious ointment wherewith the woman in the Pharisee's house (it is thought Mary Magdalene) anointed the feet of Christ; but her tears, wherewith she washed them, were more worth than her spikenard.
- Abraham Wright
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Were both the golden Indies mine, I'd give both Indies for a tear.
- Isaac Watts
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His is a loving, tender hand, full of sympathy and compassion.
- Dwight L. Moody
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Pursue not a victory too far. He hath conquered well that hath made his enemy fly; thou mayest beat him to a desperate resistance, which may ruin thee.
- George Herbert
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Compassion is sometimes the fatal capacity for feeling what it is like to live inside somebody else's skin. It is the knowledge that there can never really be any peace and joy for me until there is peace and joy finally for you too.
- Frederick Buechner
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Biblical orthodoxy without compassion is surely the ugliest thing in the world.
- Francis Schaeffer
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Man may dismiss compassion from his heart, but God never will.
- William Cowper
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None knows the weight of another's burden.
- George Herbert
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Remember that even Jesus' most scathing denunciation - a blistering diatribe against the religious leaders of Jerusalem in Matthew 23 - ends with Christ weeping over Jerusalem. Compassion colored everything He did.
- John MacArthur
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People may excite in themselves a glow of compassion, not by toasting their feet at the fire, and saying: "Lord, teach me compassion," but by going and seeking an object that requires compassion.
- Henry Ward Beecher
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All altruism springs from putting yourself in the other person's place.
- Harry Emerson Fosdick
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O if once our hearts were but filled with zeal for God, and compassion to our people's souls, we would up and be doing, though we could but lay a brick a day, and God would be with us.
- William Gurnall
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Few things are so deadly as a misguided sense of compassion.
- Chuck Colson
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