Our task must be to free ourselves by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty.
Compassion, in which all ethics must take root, can only attain its full breadth and depth if it embraces all living creatures and does not limit itself to mankind.
I can do no other than be reverent before everything that is called life. I can do no other than to have compassion for all that is called life. That is the beginning and the foundation of all ethics.
The purpose of human life is to serve, and to show compassion and the will to help others.
Until he extends his circle of compassion to include all living things, man will not himself find peace.
Technology is unlocking the innate compassion we have for our fellow human beings.
It's hard to practice compassion when we're struggling with our authenticity or when our own worthiness is off balance.
When we're looking for compassion, we need someone who is deeply rooted, is able to bend and, most of all, embraces us for our strengths and struggles.
Wisdom, compassion, and courage are the three universally recognized moral qualities of men.
We can prevent many people from becoming terrorists by truly listening to people who feel they've been treated unjustly and responding to their concerns with a sense of justice and compassion.
The failure to invest in youth reflects a lack of compassion and a colossal failure of common sense.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.