All human actions have one or more of these seven causes: chance, nature, compulsion, habit, reason, passion, and desire.
All major religious traditions carry basically the same message, that is love, compassion and forgiveness ... the important thing is they should be part of our daily lives.
All men are liable to error; and most men are, in many points, by passion or interest, under temptation to it.
Compassion is the basis of morality.
Everywhere man blames nature and fate yet his fate is mostly but the echo of his character and passion, his mistakes and his weaknesses.
I am not interested in picking up crumbs of compassion thrown from the table of someone who considers himself my master. I want the full menu of rights.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
I passionately hate the idea of being with it, I think an artist has always to be out of step with his time.
I want to know what passion is. I want to feel something strongly.
If you don't love yourself, you cannot love others. You will not be able to love others. If you have no compassion for yourself then you are not able of developing compassion for others.
If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
Intellectual passion drives out sensuality.
It is not until you become a mother that your judgment slowly turns to compassion and understanding.
Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.
Love is of all passions the strongest, for it attacks simultaneously the head, the heart and the senses.
Love the Lord your God with all your passion and prayer and intelligence. Love others as well as you love yourself.
Man is to be found in reason, God in the passions.
Medicine heals diseases of the body, wisdom frees the soul from passions.
Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation.
My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style
No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.
Passion goes, Boredom remains.
People should pursue what they're passionate about. That will make them happier than pretty much anything else.
Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.
Purity of speech, of the mind, of the senses, and of a compassionate heart are needed by one who desires to rise to the divine platform.
Science is not only a disciple of reason but, also, one of romance and passion.
Show love, compassion, protection & generosity to those who depend on you – in fact, to everyone.
Strength of mind rests in sobriety; for this keeps your reason unclouded by passion.
Tell the truth. Sing with passion. Work with laughter. Love with heart. 'Cause that's all that matters in the end.
The highest forms of understanding we can achieve are laughter and human compassion.
There is no passion to be found playing small - in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.
To be happy you must have taken the measure of your powers, tasted the fruits of your passion, and learned your place in the world.
To play without passion is inexcusable!
We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory will swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of our nature.
Whether one believes in a religion or not, and whether one believes in rebirth or not, there isn't anyone who doesn't appreciate kindness and compassion.
With me poetry has not been a purpose, but a passion.