Posts Tagged ‘Compassion’

We are living in a time when creeds and ideologies vary and clash. But the gospel of human sympathy is universal and eternal.

—Samuel Hopkins Adams (by Paul Thompson, 1922; Public Domain)


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It will generally be found that those who sneer habitually at human nature, and affect to despise it, are among its worst and least pleasant samples.

—Charles Dickens (by Jeremiah Gurney; Public Domain)

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A helping word to one in trouble is often like a switch on a railroad track—an inch between wreck and smooth-rolling prosperity.

Beecher, Henry Ward, by Mathew Brady, pd

— Henry Ward Beecher (by Mathew Brady, Public Domain)

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