Compassion is the basis of morality

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Compassion is the basis of morality.
Quote by Arthur Schopenhauer.

Arthur Schopenhauer

February 21, 1788 – September 20, 1860
Arthur Schopenhauer was a German philosopher. He is best known for his 1818 work The World as Will and Representation, which characterizes the phenomenal world as the product of a blind and insatiable metaphysical will. Building on the transcendental idealism of Immanuel Kant, Schopenhauer developed an atheistic metaphysical and ethical system that rejected the contemporaneous ideas of German idealism. He was among the first thinkers in Western philosophy to share and affirm significant tenets of Indian philosophy.

Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be

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Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one.
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Marcus Aurelius

April 25, 121 AD – March 16, 180 AD
Marcus Aurelius (Latin: Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Augustus; 26 April 121 – 17 March 180) was Roman emperor from 161 to 180 and a Stoic philosopher. He was the last of the rulers known as the Five Good Emperors,