13 Total Quotes

Altruism Quotes

Tenzin Gyatso
If you wish to experience peace, provide peace for another.
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What we have done for ourselves alone dies with us; what we have done for others and the world remains and is immortal.
Albert Pike Permalink
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Martin Luther King, Jr.
Every man must decide whether he will walk in the light of creative altruism or in the darkness of destructive selfishness.
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Kevin convinced us that his motivation was one of pure altruism and that it was important to him to help a stranger in this way.
Linda Wright Permalink
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Ayn Rand
If any civilization is to survive, it is the morality of altruism that men have to reject.
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A large part of altruism, even when it is perfectly honest, is grounded upon the fact that it is uncomfortable to have unhappy people about one
H.L. Mencken, Permalink
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Martin Luther King, Jr.
Life's most urgent question is: What are you doing for others?
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I would rather be kept alive in the efficient if cold altruism of a large hospital than expire in a gush of warm sympathy in a small one.
Aneurin Bevan Permalink
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People of quite different ideological persuasions have come to endorse empathy and altruism. Liberals of course have traditionally supported social programs to care for the disadvantaged and, as highlighted by President Bush's 'compassionate conservative' self-labeling, many of those to the right also embrace altruism. Likewise, religious conservatives always have emphasized empathy and altruism as a part of Christian charity.
Tom Smith Permalink
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Human altruism is thought to be based, in part, on empathy. To be empathetic, you need to understand the thoughts and desires of others.
Joan Silk Permalink
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They have done impossible things in impossible places. I think it's a great use of that altruism that is built into the Peace Corps. These are people who want to give of themselves.
James Walsh Permalink
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That man is good who does good to others; if he suffers on account of the good he does, he is very good; if he suffers at the hands of those to whom he has done good, then his goodness is so great that it could be enhanced only by greater sufferings; and if he should die at their hands, his virtue can go no further: it is heroic, it is perfect.
Jean De La BruyFre Permalink
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She is such a good friend that she would throw all her acquaintances into the water for the pleasure of fishing them out again.
Charles Maurice De Talleyrand Permalink
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