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Peace, Love, Compassion, Tolerance

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Compassion

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.
(HH. the 14th Dalai Lama, political and spiritual leader of a free Tibet)
 
We make a living by what we get; we make a life by what we give.
(Ronald Reagan, 40th president of the USA, 1911-2004)
 
The work an unknown good man has done is like a vein of water flowing hidden underground,
secretly making the ground green
(Thomas Carlyle, Scottish historain and essayist, 1795-1881)
 
Blessed are those who can give without remembering and take without forgetting.
(Elizabeth Asquith Bibesco, English writer, 1897-1945)
 
There is more hunger for love in this world than for bread.
(Mother Teresa, 1979 Nobel Peace Prize, 1910-1997)
 
What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us;
what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.
(Albert Pike, American author, 1809-1891)
 
We must use time wisely and forever realize that the time is always ripe to do right.
(Nelson Mandela, former South African president, born 1918)
 
After the verb 'to love', 'to help' is the most beautiful verb in the world.
(Bertha von Suttner, American peace activist and writer, 1905 Nobel Peace Prize, 1843-1914)
 
Compassion is the basis of all morality.
(Arthur Schoppenhauer, German philosopher, 1788-1860)
 
If you have much, give of your wealth; if you have little, give of your heart.
(Arab proverb)
 
Believe, when you are most unhappy, that there is something for you to do in the world.
So long as you can sweeten another's pain, life is not in vain.
(Helen Keller, deaf/blind American author and educator, 1880-1968)
 
Charity is a virtue of the heart, and not of the hands.
(Joseph Addison, English poet, 1672-1719)
 
Every charitable act is a stepping stone towards heaven.
(Hanry Ward Beecher, American anti slavery activist, 1813-1887)
 
Wars begin in the minds of men, and in those minds, love and compassion would have built the defences of peace.
(U. Thant, secretary-general of the UN, 1909-1974)
 
I expect to pass through life but once.  If there is any kindness, or any good thing I can do to my fellow beings,
let me do it now.  I shall pass this way but once.
(William Channing Gannett, Unitarian minister, 1840-1923)
 
You give but little when you give of your possessions.
It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.
(Kahlil Gibran, Lebanese mystic, painter and poet, 1883-1931)
 
No one goes his way alone.  All that we send into the lives of others comes back into our own.
(Edwin Markham, American writer, 1852-1940)
 
When you become detached mentally from yourself and concentrate on helping other people with their difficulties, you will be able to cope with your own more effectively.
Somehow, the act of self-giving is a personel power-releasing factor.
(Norman Vincent Peale, American pastor, 1898-1993)
 
The true way to soften one's troubles is to solace those of others.
(Madame de Maintenon, French marquise, 1635-1719)