1. Resolve to be tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant of the weak and the wrong. Sometime in life you will have been all of these.
2. It is much easier to show compassion to animals.
They are never wicked.
3. Clothe yourself with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience.
4. If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete.
"And make yourself submissively gentle to them with compassion, and say: O my Lord! have compassion on them, as they brought me up (when I was) little."