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Our human compassion binds us the one to the other - not in pity or patronizingly, but as human beings who have learnt how to turn our common suffering into hope for the future.
I suffer the mortification of seeing myself attacked right and left by people at home professing patriotism and love of country who never heard the whistle of a hostile bullet. I pity them and the nation dependent on such for its existence. I am thankful, however that, though such people make a great noise, the masses are not like them.
Ulysses S. Grant
I pity the man who wants a coat so cheap that the man or woman who produces the cloth will starve in the process.
You pity the fool because you don't want to beat up a fool! You know, pity is between sorry and mercy. See, if you pity him, you know, you won't have to beat him up. So that's why I say fools, you gotta give another chance because they don't know no better. That's why I pity them!
Three passions, simple but overwhelmingly strong, have governed my life: the longing for love, the search for knowledge, and unbearable pity for the suffering of mankind.
There is an electric fire in human nature tending to purify - so that among these human creatures there is continually some birth of new heroism. The pity is that we must wonder at it, as we should at finding a pearl in rubbish.
It's a pity that nobody has found an exploding black hole. If they had, I would have won a Nobel prize.
If you have men who will exclude any of God's creatures from the shelter of compassion and pity, you will have men who will deal likewise with their fellow men.
Francis of Assisi
People have always found me challenging - I don't know why, when I am only being myself. I don't understand why they find me so annoying but they do. It is pity, but that is how it is.
Ian Hamilton Finlay
Often it does seem such a pity that Noah and his party did not miss the boat.
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Compassion does not just happen. Pity does, but compassion is not pity. It's not a feeling. Compassion is a viewpoint, a way of life, a perspective, a habit that becomes a discipline - and more than anything else, compassion is a choice we make that love is more important than comfort or convenience.
Glennon Doyle Melton
It is easy to romanticize poverty, to see poor people as inherently lacking agency and will. It is easy to strip them of human dignity, to reduce them to objects of pity. This has never been clearer than in the view of Africa from the American media, in which we are shown poverty and conflicts without any context.
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Rascals are always sociable, more's the pity! and the chief sign that a man has any nobility in his character is the little pleasure he takes in others' company.
I used to have a real problem with self-pity. Every time the devil would throw a pity party, I would attend.
Pity is a benign form of abuse.
Michael J. Fox
The fool within himself is the object of pity, until he is flattered.
Reform is born of need, not pity.
Rebecca Harding Davis
Ice-cream is exquisite - what a pity it isn't illegal.
Where mercy, love, and pity dwell, there God is dwelling too.
You're an idealist, and I pity you as I would the village idiot.
Only those who spread treachery, fire, and death out of hatred for the prosperity of others are undeserving of pity.
Moon! Moon! I am prone before you. Pity me, and drench me in loneliness.
There's a shortage of perfects breasts in this world. It would be a pity to damage yours.
There is little for the great part of the history of the world except the bitter tears of pity and the hot tears of wrath.
When Man evolved Pity, he did a queer thing - deprived himself of the power of living life as it is without wishing it to become something different.
Pity is treason.
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