Business & Leadership

Wisdom on Empathy

Susan Sarandon said: “When you start to develop your powers of empathy and imagination, the whole world opens up to you.”

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Susan Sarandon said: “When you start to develop your powers of empathy and imagination, the whole world opens up to you.”


The opposite of anger is not calmness. It’s empathy. – Mehmet Oz

 

Leadership is about empathy. It is about having the ability to relate to and connect with people for the purpose of inspiring and empowering their lives. – Oprah Winfrey

 

Well-timed silence hath more eloquence than speech. – Martin Farquhar Tupper

 

It is the province of knowledge to speak, and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen. – Oliver Wendell Holmes

 

You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view. – Harper Lee

 

I believe empathy is the most essential quality of civilization. – Roger Ebert

 

I think we all have empathy. We may not have enough courage to display it. – Maya Angelou

 

Nobody cares how much you know, until they know how much you care. – Theodore Roosevelt

 

Compassion is not a relationship between the healer and the wounded. It's a relationship between equals. Compassion becomes real when we recognize our shared humanity. – Pema Chodron

 

 

Jeanne Yizhen Yin

 

Special acknowledgement to Symphony of Love: Inspiring Love, Peace, and Happiness for the beautiful and insightful photo.

 

 

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