Sympathy Quotes

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

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

Edmund Burke

The more sympathy you give, the less you need.

Malcolm S. Forbes

I can sympathize with everything, except suffering.

Oscar Wilde

Sympathy is a virtue unknown in nature.

Paul Eipper

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

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Francis Herbert Hedge

When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight.

Kahlil Gibran

He spake well who said that graves are the footprints of angels.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

For some moments in life there are no words.

David Seltzer

His morality is all sympathy, just what morality should be

Oscar Wilde

Sympathy is something that shouldn't be bestowed upon the Yankees. Apparently it angers them.

Bob Feller

To be in one's own heart in kindly sympathy with all things; this is the nature of righteousness

Confucius

Sympathy constitutes friendship; but in love there is a sort of antipathy, or opposing passion. Each strives to be the other, and both together make up one whole.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

All sympathy not consistent with acknowledged virtue is but disguised selfishness

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Sympathy is the first condition of criticism.

Henri Frederic Amiel

All sympathy not consistent with acknowledged virtue is but disguised selfishness.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Sympathy for victims is always counter-balanced by an equal and opposite feeling of resentment towards them.

Ben Elton

Sympathy is charming, but it does not make up for pain.

Lillie Langtry

Sympathy is two hearts tugging at one load.

Charles Henry Parkhurst

In prayerful sympathy and love. Hold to the old truth -- double distilled.

Edward McKendree Bounds

It is by a wise economy of nature that those who suffer without change, and whom no one can help, become uninteresting. Yet so it may happen that those who need sympathy the most often attract it the least.

Francis Herbert Bradley

He is interested in the feelings of the squash ball, and of the champagne bottle that launches the ship. In a football match his sympathy is not with either of the teams but with the ball, or, in a match ending nil-nil, with the hunger of the goalmouth.

Alan Bennett

One has never known a good man to whom dogs were not dear; but many of the best women have no such fondness. You will find that the woman who is really kind to dogs is always one who has failed to inspire sympathy in men. For the attractive woman, dogs are mere dumb and restless brutes possibly dangerous, certainly soulless. Yet will coquetry teach her to caress any dog in the presence of a man enslaved by her.

Sir Henry Maximilian Beerbohm

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Updated On : March 02, 2014
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