Compassion is the keen awareness of the interdependence
of all things.
Compassion is the ultimate and most meaningful embodiment of
It is through compassion that a person achieves the highest peak
and deepest reach in his or her search for self-fulfillment.
Compassion is not sentiment but is making justice and doing works of mercy.
Compassion is not a moral commandment but a flow and overflow
of the fullest human and divine energies.
The whole purpose of religion is to facilitate love and compassion,
patience, tolerance, humility, forgiveness.
--H.H. the Dalai Lama
Always treat others as you'd like to be treated youreself ...
Don't do to others what you would not like them to do to you.
--Karen Armstrong charterforcompassion.org