We’ve collected the best Empathize Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Daniel Sharman, Steven Pinker, Jenji Kohan, Roger Ebert, Lupita Nyong’o. Use them as an inspiration.
As human beings, what makes us able to empathize with people is a connection that is not necessarily understood mentally.
A movie about a weak, vulnerable woman can be feminist if it shows a real person that we can empathize with.
Those things that we probably are ashamed of as human beings, certain things that no one would ever talk about – as actors, when we transform into a character, we empathize with those moments.
I’m a son of immigrants. I’m not going to reduce my commitment to immigration. But can I empathize with the fact that if your town was 95 percent all white and now it’s down to 60, that that can scare you? Can I empathize with that? Yeah.
We can empathize as deeply as we can empathize.
Directing the television serial, ‘Thoda Sa Aasman,’ was a good learning experience and I can empathize better with producers.
In theory, parents are supposed to empathize with one other – find common cause in the fervent desire to preserve and protect the world for the next generation, and connect on some deep, almost mystical level that those poor souls who have not experienced this kind of all-consuming love cannot possibly comprehend.
I think the ability to empathize with another person’s experience and go into the trajectory of their journey is challenging.
Audiences want to feel represented, want to be able to empathize with the characters and the stories they are seeing on the screen.
Fiction is a particular kind of rhetoric, a way of thinking that I think can be useful in your life. It asks you to image the world through someone else‘s eyes, and it allows you to try to empathize with situations that you haven‘t actually experienced.
So there’s no guarantee if you like the music you will empathize with the culture and the people who made it. It doesn’t necessarily happen. I think it can, but it doesn’t necessarily happen. Which is kind of a shame.
Most actors will tell you this – I don’t really know how to connect, empathize with, or make worthy of any revelation a character that doesn’t have love in there somewhere, that doesn’t have an idealism or an empathy in there somewhere.
I do think that I have a sensitivity to the depictions of maybe all minorities in literature. And I think that the experience of people who look like me is so rarely captured in big, mainstream American fiction that you tend to sort of empathize with any character of color who pops up.
I think Hollywood is an incredible tool to teach people. It brings stories and information to the television screen, to the movie theater screens, that people get to empathize with.
Terrorists have no religion, belief, or race. Having been a target of a number of terrorist attacks myself, I personally empathize with the victims of terrorism and appreciate their need for protection.
Some of the best actors think they’re terrible; that’s what keeps you connected to a vulnerability that makes it possible for people to empathize with you.
The best way to bring people in and have them empathize with others is through storytelling.
The story is a machine for empathy. In contrast to logic or reason, a story is about emotion that gets staged over a sequence of dramatic moments, so you empathize with the characters without really thinking about it too much. It is a really powerful tool for imagining yourself in other people’s situations.
My school of thought with going into a character is that you have to understand where they come from, and you have to empathize with them.
Imagination is not only the uniquely human capacity to envision that which is not, and therefore the fount of all invention and innovation. In its arguably most transformative and revelatory capacity, it is the power to that enables us to empathize with humans whose experiences we have never shared.