Quotes about Empathy

“Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.” Joseph Fort Newton 

“Be me a little.” John Ajvide Lindqvist 

“Empathy begins with understanding life from another person’s perspective. Nobody has an objective experience of reality. It’s all through our own individual prisms.” Sterling K. Brown

“Empathy is about finding echoes of another person in yourself.”― Mohsin Hamid

“Human morality is unthinkable without empathy.”― Frans de Waal

“If I can help create empathy and balance in society, I’m going to do whatever I can to tell stories that subconsciously create that.”― Jessica Chastain

“True contentment comes with empathy.”― Tim Finn

“It doesn’t hurt to show some empathy.”― John Cornyn

“Before you criticize a man, walk a mile in his shoes. That way, when you do criticize him, you’ll be a mile away and have his shoes.”― Steve Martin

“All advocacy is, at its core, an exercise in empathy.”― Samantha Power

“Resilience is, of course, necessary for a warrior. But a lack of empathy isn’t.”― Phil Klay

“When we watch stories, we learn empathy, we learn compassion, and hopefully we achieve some sort of understanding.”― Gavin Hood

“When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen.”― Ernest Hemingway

“Compassion hurts. When you feel connected to everything, you also feel responsible for everything. And you cannot turn away. Your destiny is bound with the destinies of others. You must either learn to carry the Universe or be crushed by it. You must grow strong enough to love the world, yet empty enough to sit down at the same table with its worst horrors.” Andrew Boyd

“Empathy nurtures wisdom. Apathy cultivates ignorance.” Suzy Kassem

“No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care” Theodore Roosevelt

“I call him religious who understands the suffering of others.”― Mahatma Gandhi