The dew of compassion is a tear.
(January 22, 1788 - April 19, 1824)
There is nothing heavier than compassion. Not even one's own pain weighs so heavy as the pain one feels for someone, for someone, pain intensified by the imagination and prolonged by a hundred echos.
(April 01, 1929 - )
Compassion is not weakness, and concern for the unfortunate is not socialism.
Hubert H. Humphrey
(May 27, 1911 - January 13, 1978)
Compassion is the desire that moves the individual self to widen the scope of its self-concern to embrace the whole of the universal self.
(April 14, 1889 - October 22, 1975)
Compassion is the antitoxin of the soul: where there is compassion even the most poisonous impulses remain relatively harmless.
(July 25, 1902 - May 21, 1983)
Requiring a judge to approve a wiretap is not a nicety that can be avoided by presidential decree - it is a fundamental rule of American democracy. The government ignored the system authorized by Congress in favor of limitless power to spy on Americans.
Evidence-wise, we're going to present two different cases,
It's a troublesome world. All the people who're in it
are troubled with troubles almost every minute.
You ought to be thankful, a whole heaping lot,
for the places and people you're lucky you're not.