Quotes and Sayings about Empathy

Quotes and Sayings about Empathy

An exchange of empathy provides an entry point for a lot of people to see what healing feels like.
I do not lack empathy. Other people just need to be better.
Democracy is based upon empathy and the recognition that some decisions are solely for the community's benefit without regard to one's own narrow self-interest.
Human nature is complex. Even if we do have inclinations toward violence, we also have inclination to empathy, to cooperation, to self-control.
Empathy begins with understanding life from another person's perspective. Nobody has an objective experience of reality. It's all through our own individual prisms.
Empathy is born out of the old biblical injunction "Love the neighbor as thyself."
I think we all have empathy. We may not have enough courage to display it.
The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy.

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Compassion is not a weakness. It is a gift to be embraced.
Sebastian Fairmont in First Kill - Season 1 Episode 2
If you don't share someone's pain, you can never understand them.
Pity is a start, my friend, a foundation on which to build a palace - a palace of love.
I have always found that mercy bears richer fruits than strict justice.
Where mercy, love, and pity dwell, there God is dwelling too.
A little bit of mercy makes the world less cold and more just.
Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.
Let your heart feel for the afflictions and distress of everyone.
Antoine: "These street guys have no pity."
Philippe: "That's what I want... no pity."
Philippe in Intouchables
Surely it was a good way to die, in the place of someone else, someone I loved.
Time after time after time I do all this shit for other people, and then I wake up and I'm empty. I have nothing.
Tifanny in Silver Linings
Live for yourself and you will live in vain;
Live for others, and you will live again.
Sometimes the best way to solve your own problems is to help someone else.
General Iroh in The Legend of Korra - Season 2 Episode 10
One of the deep secrets of life is that all that is really worth the doing is what we do for others.
Does it really need a reason to help somebody?
Zidane Tribal in Final Fantasy - IX
Our prime purpose in this life is to help others. And if you can't help them, at least don't hurt them.
Those who bring sunshine into the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves.
No matter what happens in life, be good to people. Being good to people is a wonderful legacy to leave behind.
Know your worth! People always act like they're doing more for you than you're doing for them.
Not so with you. Instead, whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant, and whoever wants to be first must be your slave.
Matthew - 20, 26-27
"Me too" was just two words; it's two magic words that galvanised the world.
There will always be someone who is better, and that person is me.
A great country acknowledges it's mistakes.
People should not be afraid of their governments. Governments should be afraid of their people.
Broadly speaking, the Southern and Western desert and mountain states will vote for the candidate who endorses an aggressive military, a role for religion in public life, laissez-faire economic policies, private ownership of guns and relaxed conditions for using them, less regulation and taxation, and a valorization of the traditional family.
Harry, suffering like this proves you are still a man! This pain is part of being human.
I grew up feeling unattractive, and it took a long time to grow into a place where I was comfortable with me.
The truth is that I oppose the Iraq war, just as I opposed the Vietnam War, because these two conflicts have weakened the U.S. and diminished our standing in the world and our national security.
Neighbors are friends. Friends tell friends the truth.
Dusan Mirkovic in Downsizing
It's one of the greatest gifts you can give yourself, to forgive. Forgive everybody.
You have to embrace getting older. Life is precious, and when you’ve lost a lot of people, you realize each day is a gift.
In a world without love, death means nothing.
Long before blades and sorcery are needed, words... can save a soul.
Rhaast: "A craftsman never blames his tools."
Kayn: "I will make an exception in this case."
The only true death is to never live.

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