Love cannot remain by itself—it has no meaning. Love has to be put into action and that action is service.
Make a rule, and pray to God to help you to keep it, never, if possible, to lie down at night without being able to say: “ I have made one human being a least a little wiser, or little happier, or at least a little better this day.”
– Charles Kingsley
Compassion and nonviolence help us to see the enemy’s point of view, to hear his questions, to know his assessment of ourselves. For from his view we may indeed see the basic weakness of our condition, and is we are mature we may learn and grow and profit from the wisdom of the brothers who are called the opposition.
– Martin Luther King Jr.