Lend A Helping Hand - Compassion Quotes

~If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion~ Dalai Lama

~It is 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~ Author Unknown

~Compassion is not religious business, it is human business, it is not luxury, it is essential for our own peace and mental stability, it is essential for human survival~ Dalai Lama

~The whole idea of compassion is based on a keen awareness of the interdependence of all these living beings, which are all part of one another, and all involved in one another~ Thomas Merton

~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