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remorse – 1. a gnawing distress arising from a sense of guilt for past wrongdoings;  self-reproach  2.  obs:  compassion;  sympathetic consciousness of other’s distress together with a desire to alleviate it.

late M.E.: from Old French remors, from medieval Latin remorsus, from Latin remordere ‘vex’, re- (expressing intensive force) + mordere ‘to bite’.

“Be kind, everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.” ― Plato

“Compassion is the basis of morality.” 

― Arthur Schopenhauer

The Last Quarter Moon is Saturday, February 15, 2020.