Category Archives: empathy

Life is an echo. What you send out comes back.


Life is an echo. What you send out comes back. – Zig Ziglar What does that mean? This is a neat quote, and it is a twitter-friendly version of a longer quote, which goes like this: “Life is an echo. What … Continue reading

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We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools.


We must learn to live together as brothers or perish together as fools. – Martin Luther King, Jr What does that mean? This quote is about the totality of humanity. While it was spoken specifically about the racial divide then present … Continue reading

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If we can cultivate a concern for others, keeping in mind the oneness of humanity, we can build a more compassionate world.


If we can cultivate a concern for others, keeping in mind the oneness of humanity, we can build a more compassionate world. – Dalai Lama What does that mean? This quote is about how we might build a more compassionate world. … Continue reading

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Silence is true wisdom’s best reply.


Silence is true wisdom’s best reply. – Euripides What does that mean? This quote is kind of short and out of context. That makes it very dependent on the situation. What I have experienced (from both sides of the quote) is … Continue reading

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Once you really commence to see things, then you really commence to feel things.


Once you really commence to see things, then you really commence to feel things. – Edward Steichen What does that mean? This quote is by a world famous photographer, which is a very visual medium. The photographer sees something, but a good … Continue reading

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If thou art a man, admire those who attempt great things, even though they fail.


If thou art a man, admire those who attempt great things, even though they fail. – Seneca What does that mean? This quote is about the human spirit, and how support from strangers can make a difference. It asks us to … Continue reading

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We can’t help everyone, but everyone can help someone.


We can’t help everyone, but everyone can help someone. – Ronald Reagan What does that mean? This is a simple truism stated with a slight twist. The quote starts by reminding us that we can’t help everyone, as not everyone wants … Continue reading

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