7 posts categorized "Compassion"

November 16, 2015

I do not ask the wounded person how he feels...

“I do not ask the wounded person how he feels, I myself become the wounded person.”

Leaves of Grass, Walt Whitman

July 17, 2015

To choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances...

"Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms—to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances"
Victor Frankl

April 13, 2015

Everyone you meet is fighting a battle...

"Everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about. Be kind. Always."

John Watson 

April 01, 2015

I don’t like that man...

“I don’t like that man, I must get to know him better.” ~ Abraham Lincoln

April 18, 2014

When we change

"When we change our daily lives - the way we think, speak and act we change the world" 

Thich Nhat Hanh

Yearn for the state of equanimity

"Yearn for the state of equanimity, irrespective of external circumstances" 

Amma

April 06, 2009

When we are being compassionate

"When we are being compassionate, we consider another's circumstance with love rather than judgment."

- Jill Bolte Taylor, Ph.D.