3 Quotes – Compassion

The purpose of human life is to serve, and to show compassion and the will to help others.

Albert Schweitzer, German theologian

born:  January 14, 1875
died:  September 14, 1965

Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.

Dalai Lama, Tibetan leader
born:  July 6, 1935
died:  –

I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.

Lao Tzu, Chinese philosopher
born:  ?
died:  =




Which are your favourite ‘compassion’ quotes?  🙂



25 thoughts on “3 Quotes – Compassion

  1. Wonderful quotes, Karen! As an admitted quote addict, I love getting my quote fix here each week. Thanks for sharing!

    • Thank you very much, Miranda! You are also a quote addict – awesome. You can always suggest a quote topic and I’ll see what I can come up with.

      • Hmm, I’m trying to think of topics pertaining to the writer’s life. Challenges? Creativity? Obstacles? You might have already covered these.

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