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40 Quotes Every Empath Would Relate To

List of 40 Inspirational Quotes On Empathy:

#1 “I know a beautiful soul when I feel one. The empath in me honors the authentic in you.” ― Melody Lee

#2 “The agony of the empath is feeling their pain but being unable to save them from it.” ― Donna Lynn Hope

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

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

#5 ”Have compassion and empathy in your heart. Many people are suffering deep emotional anguish beneath the surface of their lives, and smile even as they hurt inside.” – Jim Palmer

#6  “I believe empathy is the most essential quality of civilization.” – Roger Ebert

#7 “The sad thing that many of us empaths don’t realize is that often our desire to heal others is a disguised cry for help for our own healing. Because many of us weren’t taught how to value or nurture ourselves at a young age, we tend to unconsciously seek out our own healing in the healing of others.” ― Mateo Sol

#8 ”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

#9 ”Resilience is, of course, necessary for a warrior. But a lack of empathy isn’t.” – Phil Klay

#10 ”Acting requires a great amount of empathy for real lived human experiences.” – Cole Sprouse

#11 ”When you show deep empathy toward others, their defensive energy goes down, and positive energy replaces it. That’s when you can get more creative in solving problems.” – Stephen Covey

#12 “The Empath is often said to have such a great degree of empathy that they can literally feel what others feel, and thus intuitively know many of the yearnings, sensitivities, tastes and even thought patterns of the people they’re around.” ― Aletheia Luna

#13 ”I do not ask the wounded person how he feels, I myself become the wounded person.” — Walt WhitmanWalt Whitman

#14 ”I know it might sound weird, but empathy is one of the greatest creators of energy. It’s counterintuitive because it’s selfless.” – Angela Ahrendts

#15 ”Empathy and social skills are social intelligence, the interpersonal part of emotional intelligence. That’s why they look alike.” – Daniel Goleman

#16 “We think we listen, but very rarely do we listen with real understanding, true empathy. Yet listening, of this very special kind, is one of the most potent forces for change that I know.” – Carl Rogers

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#17 “Because empaths are, on the whole, highly sensitive people, the energies in which we are all submerged affect their bodies and emotions much more powerfully than the average person.” ― Jennifer Soldner

#18 “It’s the hardest thing in the world to go on being aware of someone else’s pain.” ― Pat Barker

#19 “One doesn’t have to operate with great malice to do great harm. The absence of empathy and understanding are sufficient.” – Charles M. Blow

#20 “Some people are far more cognizant than others but sensitivity has its own cross to bear and ample insight, in many cases, can bring on disquietude.” ― Donna Lynn Hope

#21 “The highest form of knowledge is empathy.” – Bill Bullard

#22 “I call him religious who understands the suffering of others.”― Mahatma GandhiMahatma Gandhi famous quotes

#23 ”All I ever wanted was to reach out and touch another human being not just with my hands but with my heart.” — Tahereh Mafi

#24  “The struggle of my life created empathy – I could relate to pain, being abandoned, having people not love me.” – Oprah WinfreyOprah Winfrey famous quotes

#25 ”Empathy is the starting point for creating a community and taking action. It’s the impetus for creating change.” – Max Carver

#26 “You can only understand people if you feel them in yourself.” – John Steinbeck

#27 “Empaths did not come into this world to be victims, we came to be warriors. Be brave. Stay strong. We need all hands on deck.” ― Anthon St. Maarten

#28 “Empathy is about finding echoes of another person in yourself.” – Mohsin Hamid

#29 ”Human nature is complex. Even if we do have inclinations toward violence, we also have inclination to empathy, to cooperation, to self-control.” – Steven Pinker

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#30 ”We need somebody who’s got the heart, the empathy, to recognize what it’s like to be a young teenage mom, the empathy to understand what it’s like to be poor or African-American or gay or disabled or old – and that’s the criterion by which I’ll be selecting my judges.” – Barack Obama

#31 “Her fight with alcohol had made for contentious exchanges and, if that were possible, even more contentious silences. Tony, empathetic to the point of self-harming, felt the pain of her abstinence as powerfully as anything he’d ever endured personally.” ― Val McDermid

#32 ”Empathy is the most mysterious transaction that the human soul can have, and it’s accessible to all of us, but we have to give ourselves the opportunity to identify, to plunge ourselves in a story where we see the world from the bottom up or through another’s eyes or heart.” – Sue Monk Kidd

#33 “Empathy is simply listening, holding space, withholding judgment, emotionally connecting, and communicating that incredibly healing message of you’re not alone.” – Brene Brown

#34 ”Empaths are born that way, but being empathic is something all, or most, of us, can learn. They put others in front of themselves as long as it’s doable.” – Kristine Einang

#35 “Stay connected to feel empathy, compassion, and understanding for yourself and others.” – Vanessa Tucker

#36 “Empathy is seeing with the eyes of another, listening with the ears of another, and feeling with the heart of another.” – Anonymous

#37 “Empathy means both understanding others on their own terms and bringing them within the orbit of one’s own experience.” – Jacob A. Belzen

#38 “Highly sensitive people are too often perceived as weaklings or damaged goods. To feel intensely is not a symptom of weakness, it is the trademark of the truly alive and compassionate.” ― Anthon St. Maarten

#39 “All I ever wanted was to reach out and touch another human being not just with my hands but with my heart.” ― Tahereh Mafi

#40 “As empaths, we are not here to be sponges or enablers. We are here to be helpers, guides, and supporters.” ― Aletheia Luna

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