Newsletter Video 2.5: Empathy

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

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“Learning to stand in somebody else’s shoes, to see through their eyes, that’s how peace begins. And it’s up to you to make that happen. Empathy is a quality of character that can change the world.” – Barack Obama

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The purpose of human life is to serve, and to show compassion and the will to help others.” – Albert Schweitzer

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“No one cares how much you know, until they know how much you care.” –Theodore Roosevelt

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“Yet, taught by time, my heart has learned to glow for other’s good, and melt at other’s woe.” –Homer

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under1000skies Newsletter 1.9

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“For me, I am driven by two main philosophies: know more today about the world than I knew yesterday and lessen the suffering of others. You’d be surprised how far that gets you.”  -Neil deGrasse Tyson

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“Deserves it! I daresay he does. Many that live deserve death. And some that die deserve life. Can you give it to them? Then do not be too eager to deal out death in judgement. For even the very wise cannot see all ends.” -J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

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Special thanks to Brad2 for sharing the poem on KindSpring.org.

If I Had Known

Mary Carolyn Davies

If I had known what trouble you were bearing;
What griefs were in the silence of your face;
I would have been more gentle and more caring,
And tried to give you gladness for a space.
I would have brought more warmth into the place,
If I had known.

If I had known what thoughts despairing drew you;
(Why do we never try to understand?)
I would have lent a little friendship to you,
And slipped my hand within your hand,
And made your stay more pleasant in the land,
If I had known.