Susan Sarandon said: “When you start to develop your powers of empathy and imagination, the whole world opens up to you.”
The opposite of anger is not calmness. It’s empathy. – Mehmet Oz
Leadership is about empathy. It is about having the ability to relate to and connect with people for the purpose of inspiring and empowering their lives. – Oprah Winfrey
Well-timed silence hath more eloquence than speech. – Martin Farquhar Tupper
It is the province of knowledge to speak, and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen. – Oliver Wendell Holmes
You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view. – Harper Lee
I believe empathy is the most essential quality of civilization. – Roger Ebert
I think we all have empathy. We may not have enough courage to display it. – Maya Angelou
Nobody cares how much you know, until they know how much you care. – Theodore Roosevelt
Compassion is not a relationship between the healer and the wounded. It's a relationship between equals. Compassion becomes real when we recognize our shared humanity. – Pema Chodron
Jeanne Yizhen Yin
Special acknowledgement to Symphony of Love: Inspiring Love, Peace, and Happiness for the beautiful and insightful photo.
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