If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete.
Our task must be to free ourselves by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature and its beauty.
Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them humanity cannot survive.
I have just three things to teach: simplicity, patience, compassion. These three are your greatest treasures.
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
The purpose of human life is to serve, and to show compassion and the will to help others.
You can search throughout the entire universe for someone who is more deserving of your love and affection than you are yourself, and that person is not to be found anywhere. You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire universe, deserve your love and affection.
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch.
Self-care is never a selfish act - it is only good stewardship of the only gift I have, the gift I was put on earth to offer others.
When you recover or discover something that nourishes your soul and brings joy, care enough about yourself to make room for it in your life.
Compassion is sometimes the fatal capacity for feeling what it is like to live inside somebody else's skin. It is the knowledge that there can never really be any peace and joy for me until there is peace and joy finally for you too.
To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.
You don't need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself.
Our sorrows and wounds are healed only when we touch them with compassion.
You cannot do a kindness too soon.
Nourishing yourself in a way that helps you blossom in the direction you want to go is attainable, and you are worth the effort.
You have been criticizing yourself for years and it hasn't worked. Try approving of yourself and see what happens.
Be gentle with yourself, learn to love yourself, to forgive yourself, for only as we have the right attitude toward ourselves can we have the right attitude toward others.