An aphorism is nothing else but the slightest
form of writing raised to the highest level of expressive communication. Carl William Brown





When a good man is hurt all who would be called good must suffer with him.


Euripides (BC 480-406, Greek tragic poet)


If there is any one secret to success, it lies in the ability to get the other person's point of view and see things from his angle as well as yours.


Henry Ford (1863-1947, American industrialist, founder of Ford Motor Company)


Are you then unable to recognize unless it has the same sound as yours?


Andre Gide (1869-1951, French author)


Yet, taught by time, my heart has learned to glow for other's good, and melt at other's woe.


Homer (c. 850 -? BC, Greek epic poet)


Sometimes I'm asked by kids why I condemn marijuana when I haven't tried it. The greatest obstetricians in the world have never been pregnant.


Art Linkletter (1912-, Canadian-born American radio and TV personality, actor)


A good way to forget your troubles is to help others out of theirs.


Author Unknown


Sympathy sees, and says, 'I'm sorry.' Compassion feels, and whispers, 'I'll help.'


Author Unknown


Two parts of empathy: Skill (tip of iceberg) and Attitude (mass of the iceberg).


Author Unknown


Empathy feels these thoughts; your hurt is in my heart, your loss is in my prayers, your sorrow is in my soul, and your tears are in my eyes.


William A. Ward


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