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Pity is the feeling which arrests the mind in the presence of whatesoever is grave and constant in human sufferings and unites it with the human sufferer. (Quote by - James Joyce)

Compassion is the only one of the human emotions the Lord permitted Himself and it has carried the divine flavor ever since. (Quote by - Dagobert D. Runes)

Pity costs nothing, and it ain't worth nothing. (Quote by - Josh Billings)

A mixture of admiration and pity is one of the surest recipes for affection. (Quote by - Arthur Helps)

Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world. (Quote by - Helen Keller)

A pity beyond all telling is hid in the heart of love. (Quote by - William Butler Yeats)

It is easy to condemn, it is better to pity. (Quote by - Lyman Abbott)

Pity the man who has a character to support -- it is worse than a large family -- he is silent poor indeed. (Quote by - Henry David Thoreau)

Pity the meek, for they shall inherit the earth. (Quote by - Don Marquis)

Self-pity in its early stages is as snug as a feather mattress. Only when it hardens does it become uncomfortable. (Quote by - Maya Angelou)

It is only a step from boredom to disillusionment, which leads naturally to self-pity, which in turn ends in chaos. (Quote by - Manly Hall)

Pity me that the heart is slow to learn What the swift mind beholds at every turn. (Quote by - Edna St. Vincent Millay)

Adam knew Eve his wife and she conceived. It is a pity that this is still the only knowledge of their wives at which some men seem to arrive. (Quote by - F. H. Bradley)

If the secret sorrows of everyone could be read on their forehead, how many who now cause envy would suddenly become the objects of pity. (Quote by - Italian Proverb)

She knows as well as anyone that pity, having played, soon tires. (Quote by - Edwin Arlington Robinson)

To love with the spirit is to pity, and he who pities most loves most. (Quote by - Miguel De Unamuno)

Self-pity comes so naturally to all of us. The most solid happiness can be shaken by the compassion of a fool. (Quote by - Andre Maurois)

All who consult on doubtful matters, should be void of hatred, friendship, anger, and pity. (Quote by - Sallust)

Pity is best taught by fellowship in woe. (Quote by - Samuel Taylor Coleridge)

He that hath pity upon the poor lendeth unto the Lord; and that which he hath given will he pay him again. (Quote by - Bible)

I just had to plod along without having any teaching, which was a pity. (Quote by - Ida Rentoul Outhwaite)

Pity is not natural to man. Children and savages are always cruel. Pity is acquired and improved by the cultivation of reason. We may have uneasy sensations from seeing a creature in distress, without pity; but we have not pity unless we wish to relieve him. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

More helpful than all wisdom is one draught of simple human pity that will not forsake us. (Quote by - George Eliot)

Don't pity me now, don't pity me never; I'm going to do nothing for ever and ever. (Quote by - James Agate)

Anger and hate against one we love steels our hearts, but contempt or pity leaves us silent and ashamed. (Quote by - Edgar Rice Burroghs )

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