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Empathy Quotes

> "When you start to develop your powers of empathy and imagination, the whole world opens up to you ."
Susan Sarandon

The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy.
Meryl Streep

"True contentment comes with empathy."
Tim Finn

"If there is any one secret of success, it lies in the ability to get the other person's point of view and see things from his angle as well as your own."
Henry Ford

"When you listen with empathy to another person, you give that person psychological air."
Stephen R. Covey

"Religion should be a source for reconciliation, for tolerance and for empathy."
Charles Kimball

"Anyone who has experienced a certain amount of loss in their life has empathy for those who have experienced loss."
Anderson Cooper

Empathy is the most radical of human emotions."
Gloria Steinem

"It's got to do with putting yourself in other people's shoes and seeing how far you can come to truly understand them. I like the empathy that comes from acting."
Christian Bale

"There is also a natural and very, very strong empathy with the underdog, with people who have suffered, people who have been pushed around by foreigners in particular, but also by their own people."
Lakhdar Brahimi

"If you just learn a single trick, Scout, you'll get along a lot better with all kinds of folks. You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view . . . until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it."
Atticus Finch

"Empathy is the lovefire of sweet remembrance and shared understanding."
John Eaton

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Empathy Definition: Identification with and understanding of another's situation, feelings, and motives.

Etymology of 'Empathy'
1903, from German Einfhlung (from ein "in" + Fhlung "feeling"), coined 1858 by German philosopher Rudolf Lotze (1817-1881) as a translation of Greek empatheia "passion, state of emotion," from en "in" (see en- (2)) + pathos "feeling".

Positive Suggestions:
"Awaken your natural Empathy"
"Perfect Empathy is within you"
"Allow yourself to feel Empathy now"
"Accept Empathy"
"Trust in your Empathy"
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