31 Quotes About Compassion

  • "Compassion will cure more sins than condemnation."

    - Henry Ward Beecher
    Topics: Compassion


  • "How far you go in life depends on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and strong. Because someday in your life you will have been all of these."

    - George Washington Carver
    Topics: Compassion, Life, Youth


  • "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
    Topics: Compassion


  • "A trade founded in iniquity, and carried on as this was, must be abolished, let the policy be what it might, let the consequences be what they would, I from this time determined that I would never rest till I had effected its abolition."

    - William Wilberforce
    Topics: Compassion, Achievement


  • "If to be feelingly alive to the sufferings of my fellow-creatures is to be a fanatic, I am one of the most incurable fanatics ever permitted to be at large."

    - William Wilberforce
    Topics: Compassion


  • "I would rather feel compassion than know the meaning of it."

    - Thomas Aquinas
    Topics: Compassion


  • "No matter how low down you are; no matter what your disposition has been; you may be low in your thoughts, words, and actions; you may be selfish; your heart may be overflowing with corruption and wickedness; yet Jesus will have compassion upon you. He will speak comforting words to you; not treat you coldly or spurn you, as perhaps those of earth would, but will speak tender words, and words of love and affection and kindness. Just come at once. He is a faithful friend - a friend that sticketh closer than a brother."

    - Dwight L. Moody
    Topics: Compassion


  • "Few things are so deadly as a misguided sense of compassion."

    - Chuck Colson
    Topics: Compassion


  • "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
    Topics: Compassion, Zeal


  • "All altruism springs from putting yourself in the other person's place."

    - Harry Emerson Fosdick
    Topics: Compassion


  • "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
    Topics: Compassion


  • "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
    Topics: Compassion


  • "None knows the weight of another's burden."

    - George Herbert
    Topics: Compassion


  • "Man may dismiss compassion from his heart, but God never will."

    - William Cowper
    Topics: Compassion, The Heart


  • "Biblical orthodoxy without compassion is surely the ugliest thing in the world."

    - Francis Schaeffer
    Topics: Compassion



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