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Read through the most famous quotes by topic #empathy

...treat people with understanding when you can, and fake it when you can't until you do understand.

Kim Harrison

#kindness #understanding #empathy

I do not ask the wounded person how he feels, I myself become the wounded person.

Walt Whitman

#empathy #empathy

Feeling too much is a hell of a lot better than feeling nothing.

Nora Roberts

#passion #stoicism #empathy

When I get ready to talk to people, I spend two thirds of the time thinking what they want to hear and one third thinking about what I want to say.

Abraham Lincoln

#political-advice #politics #talking #thinking #empathy

When animals express their feelings they pour out like water from a spout. Animals' emotions are raw, unfiltered, and uncontrolled. Their joy is the purest and most contagious of joys and their grief the deepest and most devastating. Their passions bring us to our knees in delight and sorrow.

Marc Bekoff

#emotion #empathy

We all of us need to be toppled off the throne of self, my dear," he said. "Perched up there the tears of others are never upon our own cheek.

Elizabeth Goudge

#empathy #pride #selfishness #empathy

He came up straight to her father, whose hands he took and wrung without a word - holding them in his for a minute or two, during which time his face, his eyes, his look, told of more sympathy than could be put into words.

Elizabeth Gaskell

#sadness #empathy

I felt the kind of desperation, I think, that cancels the possibility of empathy...that makes you unkind.

Sue Miller

#empathy #unkindness #empathy

When people say they are happy for you it may mean they are sad for themselves.

Josephine Humphreys

#happiness #sadness #true-colors #empathy

Loss of empathy might well be the most enduring and deep-cutting scar of all, the silent blade of an unseen emey, tearing at our hearts and stealing more than our strength- Drizzt Do'Urden

R.A. Salvatore


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