No one heals themselves by wounding another.
It’s the lack of empathy that makes it very easy for us to plunge into wars. It’s the lack of empathy that allows us to ignore the homeless on the streets. – Barack Obama.
The ugliest thing that I have ever seen, Is a human being without compassion. – H. Milne P.
Sympathy’s easy. You have sympathy for starving children swatting at flies on the late-night commercials. Sympathy is easy because it comes from a position of power. Empathy is getting down on your knees and looking someone else in the eye and realizing you could be them, and that all that separates you is luck. -Dennis Lehane
Be somebody who makes everybody feel like a somebody. – Anonymous
Empathy Is Simply listening, holding space, withholding judgment, emotionally connecting and communicating that incredibly healing message of “you’re not alone.”
Opinion is really the lowest form of human knowledge. It requires no accountability, no understanding. The highest form of knowledge… is empathy, for it requires us to suspend our egos and live in another’s world. It requires profound purpose larger than the self kind of understanding.― Bill Bullard