Empath Quotes to Empower your Sensitive Side

Empath Quotes to Empower your Sensitive Side

An empath is an emotional phenomenon. They attract and feel from other people’s opinions. They always remain stressed and unhappy. They lack confidence and feel incompetent due to their limited mindset. These quotes will help empaths to realize that their feelings are normal. Following are some empath quotes to empower your sensitive side;

Empath Quotes to empower your sensitive side:

  1. “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

  1. “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

  1. “All I ever wanted was to reach out and touch another human being not just with my hands but with my heart.”

― Tahereh Mafi

  1. “I think we all have empathy. We may not have enough courage to display it.”

– Maya Angelou

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

– Brene Brown

  1. “You can only understand people if you feel them in yourself.”

 – John Steinbeck

  1. “The highest form of knowledge is empathy.”

– Bill Bullard

  1. “Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.”

– Albert Einstein

  1. “Anyone who has experienced a certain amount of loss in their life has empathy for those who have experienced loss.”

– Anderson Cooper

  1. “Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.”

– Leo Buscaglia

  1. “The struggle of my life created empathy – I could relate to pain, being abandoned, having people not love me.”

– Oprah Winfrey

  1. “Empathy is really the opposite of spiritual meanness. It’s the capacity to understand that every war is both won and lost. And that someone else’s pain is as meaningful as your own.”

– Barbara Kingsolver

  1. “Empathetic presence involves listening to someone’s pain with what I call the five A’s: attention, acceptance, appreciation, affection, and allowing.”

— David Richo

  1. “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

  1. “One of the most important things you can do on this earth is to let people know they are not alone.”

― Shannon L. Alder

  1. I think we all have empathy. We may not have enough courage to display it.”

– Maya Angelou

  1. “Empaths have to be careful not to internalize others’ feelings, as this can cause them to feel anxious, sad, or even depressed. It can leave the empath feeling drained or exhausted. They must learn to set boundaries so as not to let toxic people drain them dry.”

– Donna G. Bourgeois

  1. “The highest form of knowledge is empathy.”

– Bill Bullard

  1. “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. Harmony in any given circumstance is something they strive to create. They are being affected by others’ emotions and energies—so balance is super-important to them. They want to make the desires and wishes come true for the ones around them as often as possible. They want to motivate and inspire others to grow as well.”

 – Kristine Einang

  1. “Whenever you are about to find fault with someone, ask yourself the following question: What fault of mine most nearly resembles the one I am about to criticize.”

– Marcus Aurelius

  1. 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

  1. “A human being is a part of a whole, called by us “universe”, a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest… a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.”

― Albert Einstein

  1. “Evolution has produced the requisites for morality: a tendency to develop social norms and enforce them, the capacities of empathy and sympathy, mutual aid and a sense of fairness, the mechanisms of conflict resolution, and so on. Evolution has also produced the unalterable needs and desires of our species: the need of the young for care, a desire for high status, the need to belong to a group, and so forth.”

― Arnhart

  1. “Empathy is seeing with the eyes of another, listening with the ears of another, and feeling with the heart of another.”

– Alfred Adler

  1. “Never look down on anybody unless you’re helping him up.”

 – Jesse Jackson

  1. “Empathy requires knowing that you know nothing.”

– Leslie Jamison

  1. “Empathy is the greatest virtue. From it, all virtues flow. Without it, all virtues are an act.”

– Eric Zorn

  1. “Sometimes all a person wants is an empathetic ear; all he or she needs is to talk it out. Just offering a listening ear and an understanding heart for his or her suffering can be a big comfort.”

― Roy T. Bennett

  1. “The great gift of human beings is that we have the power of empathy.”

– Meryl Streep

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

– Euripides

  1. “The state of empathy, or being empathic, is to perceive the internal frame of reference of another with accuracy and with the emotional components and meanings which pertain thereto as if one were the person.”

– Carl Rogers

  1. “Empathy is a respectful understanding of what others are experiencing.”

– Marshall B. Rosenberg

  1. “Throughout the world, teachers, sociologists, policymakers, and parents are discovering that empathy may be the single most important quality that must be nurtured to give peace a fighting chance.”

― Arundhati Roy

  1. “Only curiosity about the fate of others, the ability to put ourselves in their shoes, and the will to enter their world through the magic of imagination, creates this shock of recognition. Without this empathy, there can be no genuine dialogue, and we as individuals and nations will remain isolated and alien, segregated and fragmented.”

― Azar Nafisi

  1. Empaths are absorbers, not observers. When you just observe, you are no longer an empath but just an empathy.”

– Monika Chhetri

  1. “Manners are a sensitive awareness of the feelings of others. If you have that awareness, you have good manners, no matter what fork you use.”

– Emily Post

  1. “Your destiny is bound with the destinies of others. You must either learn to carry the Universe or be crushed by it. You must grow strong enough to love the world, yet empty enough to sit down at the same table with its worst horrors.”

– Andrew Boyd

  1. “An empath is an emotional sponge. They absorb the stress and also the positive emotions into their own bodies from other people.”

– Dr. Judity Orloff

  1. “For there is nothing heavier than compassion. Not even one’s own pain weighs as heavy as the pain one feels with someone, for someone, a pain intensified by the imagination and prolonged by a hundred echoes.”

– Milan Kundera

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

 – Brené Brown

  1. “An empathy hones in on the emotions of a person. Having Psychic abilities focuses on the communication of the soul. Not to be mistaken for a gut feeling-Instinct. Gut Instinct is the internal mechanism for survival.”

– Serena Jade

  1. “Empathy is about standing in someone else’s shoes, feeling with his or her heart, seeing with his or her eyes. Not only is empathy hard to outsource and automate, but it makes the world a better place.”

– Daniel H. Pink

  1. “Empathy is the starting point for creating a community and taking action. It’s the impetus for creating change.”

_Max Carver

  1. “If it is not tempered by compassion, and empathy, reason can lead men and women into a moral void.”

– Karen Armstrong

  1. “Empathy is a special way of coming to know another and yourself.”

 – Carl R. Rogers

  1. “When good people consider you the bad guy, you develop a heart to help the bad ones. You actually understand them.”

― Criss Jami

  1. “Empathy represents the foundation skill for all the social competencies important for work.”

– Daniel Goleman

  1. “Nobody cares how much you know until they know how much you care.”

– Theodore Roosevelt

  1. “If we can get a man to the moon, we can get a man to walk in each other’s shoes.”

— Mary Gordon

  1. “The nature of humanity, its essence, is to feel another’s a pain as one’s own, and to act to take that pain away. There is a nobility in compassion, a beauty in empathy, a grace in forgiveness.”

– John Connolly

  1. “Empathy comes from the Greek empatheia – me (into) and pathos (feeling) – a penetration, a kind of travel. It suggests you enter another person’s pain as you’d enter another country, through immigration and customs, border crossing by way of query: What grows where you are? What are the laws? What animals graze there?”

– Leslie Jamison

  1. “Empathy is one of humankind’s prized possessions. Acts of consideration and kindness are inevitable when a person can mentally step into someone else’s shoes. Even if it’s just for a moment.”

― Izey Victoria Odiase

  1. “Experiencing terrible pain opens our hearts and minds to express compassion for other people and communion with ourselves.”

― Kilroy J. Oldster

  1. “Wearing another’s skin is the most effective way to learn sympathy.”

― A G Howard

  1. “If you want more kindness in the world, but some there.”

― Zero Dean

  1. “It is true that I am endowed with an absurd sensitiveness, what scratches others tears me to pieces.”

― Gustave Flaubert

  1. Empathy represents the foundational skill for all the social competencies important for work.”

― Daniel Goleman

  1. “Empathy is connection; it’s a ladder out of the shame hole.”

― Brené Brown

  1. “If it is not tempered by compassion and empathy, reason can lead men and women into a moral void.”

― Karen Armstrong

  1. You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty.

— Mahatma Gandh

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