Walt Whitman

“Do anything, but let it produce joy.”

Jacques Cousteau

“We forget that the water cycle and the life cycle are one.”

Neil deGrasse Tyson

“For me, I am driven by two main philosophies: know more today about the world than I knew yesterday and lessen the suffering of others. You’d be surprised how far that gets you.”


“Grief can be the garden of compassion. If you keep your heart open through everything, your pain can become your greatest ally in your life’s search for love and wisdom.”

Maya Angelou

“Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.”

Karen Armstrong

“Compassion doesn’t mean feeling sorry for people, it doesn’t mean pity, it means feeling with somebody else.”


“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.”

Andrew Boyd

“Compassion hurts. When you feel connected to everything, you also feel responsible for everything.”

Mother Teresa

“If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other.”

Dalai Lama XIV

“Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them, humanity cannot survive.”