A mind of gratitude is one that sees the good things in life, that values things, and that relishes even the difficult parts of life.
Such a mind tends to grow in freedom, happiness and energy. ~Ajahn Brahm
The value of compassion cannot be over-emphasized. Anyone can criticize. It takes a true believer to be compassionate. No greater burden can be borne by an individual than to know no one cares or understands. ~Arthur H. Stainback
Compassion is the ultimate and most meaningful embodiment of emotional maturity. It is through compassion that a person achieves the highest peak and deepest reach in his or her search for self-fulfillment. ~Arthur Jersild