Sympathy Quotes

We must not permit our respect for the dead or our sympathy for part of the living to lead us into an act of injustice to the balance of the living.

David Crockett

There is, among all those various parts of the world who serve their people, a kinship of sympathy, as there is such a kinship among those who labour for the destruction of peoples.

Corneliu Zelea Codreanu

A physician without a knowledge of astrology has no right to call himself a physician ... There is one common flow, one common breathing, all things are in sympathy.

Hippocrates

A silent look of affection and regard when all other eyes are turned coldly away--the consciousness that we possess the sympathy and affection of one being when all others have deserted us--is a hold, a stay, a comfort, in the deepest affliction, which no wealth could purchase, or power bestow.

Charles Dickens

Sympathy has to be the first and foremost thing in one's life,sympathy and the feeling of oneness. There cannot be anything greater than the feeling of oneness.

Sri Chinmoy

Interest does not tie nations together; it sometimes separates them. But sympathy and understanding does unite them.

Woodrow Wilson

Let us be thankful that our sorrow lives in us as an indestructible force, only changing in form, as forces do, and passing from pain to sympathy. To have suffered much is like knowing many languages. Thou hast learned to understand all.

Eliot

No one has yet realized the wealth of sympathy, the kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child. The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure.

Emma Goldman

Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction.

Anne Sullivan

The longer a man lives in this world the more he must be convinced that all domestic quarrels had better never be obtruded on the public; for, let the husband be right, or let him be wrong, there is always a sympathy existing for women which is certain to give the man the worst of it.

Benjamin Haydon

The more sympathy you give, the less you need.

Malcolm S. Forbes

Next to love, sympathy is the divinest passion of the human heart

Edmund Burke

I would rather be kept alive in the efficient if cold altruism of a large hospital than expire in a gush of warm sympathy in a small one.

Aneurin Bevan

The modern sympathy with invalids is morbid. Illness of any kind is hardly a thing to be encouraged in others.

Oscar Wilde

He who is deserted by friends and relatives will often find help and sympathy from strangers.

Ali bin Abu-Talib

Don't be afraid of showing affection. Be warm and tender, thoughtful and affectionate. Men are more helped by sympathy than by service. Love is more than money, and a kind word will give more pleasure than a present.

Sir John Lubbock

... evening. I have just returned from St. Germain. Everything is settled--with more slyness on my part. I begin to think I am a born Jesuit; there must have been some detestable sympathy between Father Benwell ...

Wilkie Collins

To no one's landscape, to feel in sympathy with it, is often to be at peace with life. When all of the world seems wrong and the burdens overwhelming he can look out on the familiar fields and hills or get among them and give way to their beauties of form and color as a resource within himself that will be an ever-present power of recuperation.

Richard E. Dodge

The best cure for worry, depression, melancholy, brooding, is to go deliberately forth and try to lift with one's sympathy the gloom of somebody else.

Arnold Bennett

Sympathy with nature is part of a good person's religion.

Francis Herbert Hedge

The secrets of life are not shown except to sympathy and likeness

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Sympathy is a virtue unknown in nature.

Paul Eipper

Many times I am asked why the suffering of animals should call forth more sympathy from me than the suffering of human beings; why I work in this direction of charitable work more than toward any other. My answer is that because I believe that this work includes all the education and lines of reform which are needed to make a perfect circle of peace and goodwill about the Earth.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

The writer must be universal in sympathy and an outcast by nature; only then can he see clearly

Julian Barnes
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