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True compassion is not an emotional response but a firm commitment founded in reason. A truly compassionate attitude toward others does not change even when they behave negatively.
Compassion brings us more smiles, friendship, and harmony. So compassion is really something very precious.
Compassion, tolerance, and altruism bring us happiness and calmness. But when the individual is able to fully experience this clear light, he or she is on the way to true liberation and full enlightenment.
The true test of character of a person is not how much we know how to do, but how we behave when we dont know what to do.
Great compassion and wisdom are the chief qualities of the Buddha.
Compassion is the source of nonviolent action, and it brings us inner strength and mental peace.
Affection and compassion are not only a religious matter, but in our day-to-day life they are quite indispensable. Our basic human nature is gentleness.
Compassion can be roughly defined in terms of a state of mind that is nonviolent and non-harming, or non-aggressive.
Compassion does not arise mechanically. Such a sincere feeling must grow gradually, cultivated in each individual, based on their own conviction of its worth.
Compassion, loving-kindness, altruism, and a sense of brotherhood and sisterhood are the keys to human development.