Augustine of Hippo

“The measure of love is to love without measure.”

Marshall B. Rosenberg

“What I want in my life is compassion, a flow between myself and others based on a mutual giving from the heart.”

Albert Einstein

“Our task must be to free ourselves… by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and it’s beauty.”

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.”

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.”