- Gerty’s compassionate instincts, responding to the swift call of habit, swept aside all her reluctances.
- What Lily craved was the darkness made by enfolding arms, the silence which is not solitude, but compassion holding its breath.
- A man who lived in lodgings missed the best part of life—he pictured the flavourless solitude of Trenor’s repast, and felt a moment’s compassion for the man ….
- But compassion, in a moment, got the better of her instinctive recoil.
- The look drew a word of compassionate greeting from Lily, and he pressed on, as if encouraged by her tone: "I wanted to apologize—to ask you to forgive me for the miserable part I played——"
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- If I see one hungry child, I feel compassion, but when I hear of a million hungry children, I’m overwhelmed and turn my mind to other things.
- It is not enough to be compassionate. We must act. It is not enough to act. We must act with intelligence.
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