Quotations that match 'sympathy'.

And whoever walks a furlong without sympathy walks to his own funeral drest in his shroud. Walt Whitman
[ Funeral His Own Shroud Sympathy Walks Whoever Without]
I have a theory because I was being beaten up a lot by people outside of school, it was almost like if I could make myself sick enough they'd take sympathy on me. Daniel Johns
[ Almost Beaten Because Being Could Enough Lot Make Myself Outside School Sick Sympathy Take Theory Up]
A person who has sympathy for mankind in the lump, faith in its future progress, and desire to serve the great cause of this progress, should be called not a humanist, but a humanitarian, and his creed may be designated as humanitarianism. Irving Babbitt
[ Called Cause Creed Designated Desire Faith Future Great His Humanist Humanitarian Humanitarianism Lump Mankind May Person Progress Serve Should Sympathy]
Criticism in the universities, I'll have to admit, has entered a phase where I am totally out of sympathy with 95% of what goes on. It's Stalinism without Stalin. Harold Bloom
[ Admit Am Criticism Entered Goes Out Phase Stalin Stalinism Sympathy Totally Universities Where Without]
Actors who are lovers in real life are often incapable if playing the part of lovers to an audience. It is equally true that sympathy between actors who are not lovers may create a temporary emotion that is perfectly sincere. Ivor Novello
[ Actors Audience Between Create Emotion Equally Incapable Life Lovers May Often Part Perfectly Playing Real Sincere Sympathy Temporary True]
Sympathy with nature is part of a good person's religion. Francis Herbert Hedge
[ Good Nature Part Person Religion Sympathy]
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. F. H. Bradley
[ Attract Become Change Economy Happen Help Least May Most Nature Need Often Suffer Sympathy Those Uninteresting Whom Wise Without Yet]
I am the son of a small and far-away nation and the other laureates have all come from different countries from all over the world and we all were equally received here with signs of sympathy. Albert Szent-Gyorgyi
[ Am Come Countries Different Equally Here Laureates Nation Other Over Received Signs Small Son Sympathy Were World]
If the terrorists have the sympathy of people, it's much harder to find them. So we need people on our side, and that leads us to be responsible leaders of the world, show some concern with the problems. George Soros
[ Concern Find Harder Leaders Leads Much Need Our Problems Responsible Show Side Some Sympathy Terrorists Them Us World]
Sympathy is two hearts tugging at one load. Charles Henry Parkhurst
[ Hearts Load Sympathy Two]
I take people very seriously. People are all I take seriously, in fact. Therefore, I have nothing but sympathy for how people behave - and nothing but laughter to console them with. John Irving
[ Behave Console Fact How Laughter Nothing Seriously Sympathy Take Them Therefore Very]
More negatives write than call. It's a cheap shot for me to go on the air with the critical letters or E-mail I get because the reaction of the listeners is always an instantaneous expression of sympathy for me and contempt for the poor critic. John Hall
[ Air Always Because Call Cheap Contempt Critic Critical E-Mail Expression Get Go Instantaneous Letters Listeners More Negatives Poor Reaction Shot Sympathy Than Write]
I think we lost a great deal of sympathy and support with the way in which the crisis was handled, most importantly I think when we appeared to be grasping for too much at one time instead of identifying our priorities in a much more responsible fashion. Billy Tauzin
[ Appeared Crisis Deal Fashion Grasping Great Handled Identifying Importantly Instead Lost More Most Much Our Priorities Responsible Support Sympathy Think Time Too Way Which]
I joined the Party definitely in 1923 after having already been in sympathy with it before. Fritz Sauckel
[ After Already Been Before Definitely Having Joined Party Sympathy]
A creative element is surely present in all great systems, and it does not seem possible that all sympathy or fundamental attitudes of will can be entirely eliminated from any human philosophy. Morris Raphael Cohen
[ Any Attitudes Creative Does Element Eliminated Entirely Fundamental Great Human Philosophy Possible Present Seem Surely Sympathy Systems Will]
The community stagnates without the impulse of the individual. The impulse dies away without the sympathy of the community. William James
[ Away Community Dies Impulse Individual Sympathy Without]
Pity may represent little more than the impersonal concern which prompts the mailing of a check, but true sympathy is the personal concern which demands the giving of one's soul. Martin Luther King, Jr.
[ Check Concern Demands Giving Impersonal Little Mailing May More Personal Pity Prompts Represent Soul Sympathy Than True Which]
It is only after one is in trouble that one realizes how little sympathy and kindness there are in the world. Nellie Bly
[ After How Kindness Little Only Realizes Sympathy Trouble World]
Deliberately seek opportunities for kindness, sympathy, and patience. Evelyn Underhill
[ Deliberately Kindness Opportunities Patience Seek Sympathy]
California must be all American or all Chinese. We are resolved that it shall be American, and are prepared to make it so. May we not rely upon your sympathy and assistance? Denis Kearney
[ American Assistance California Chinese Make May Must Prepared Rely Resolved Shall Sympathy Upon Your]
Motherhood is at its best when the tender chords of sympathy have been touched. Paul Harris Mom
[ Been Best Chords Motherhood Sympathy Tender Touched]
According to your sympathy, you will take pleasure in your own happiness or in the happiness of other people; but it is always your own happiness you seek. John Buchanan Robinson
[ According Always Happiness Other Own Pleasure Seek Sympathy Take Will Your]
To desire and expect nothing for oneself and to have profound sympathy for others is genuine holiness. Ivan Turgenev
[ Desire Expect Genuine Holiness Nothing Oneself Others Profound Sympathy]
Many of the artists who have represented Negro life have seen only the comic, ludicrous side of it, and have lacked sympathy with and appreciation for the warm big heart that dwells within such a rough exterior. Henry Ossawa Tanner
[ Appreciation Artists Big Comic Dwells Exterior Heart Lacked Life Ludicrous Many Negro Only Represented Rough Seen Side Such Sympathy Warm Within]
Autumn wins you best by this its mute appeal to sympathy for its decay. Robert Browning
[ Appeal Autumn Best Decay Mute Sympathy Wins]
We do not learn by inference and deduction and the application of mathematics to philosophy, but by direct intercourse and sympathy. Richard M. Nixon
[ Application Deduction Direct Inference Intercourse Learn Mathematics Philosophy Sympathy]
We must not permit our respect for the dead or our sympathy for the living to lead us into an act of injustice to the balance of the living. Davy Crockett
[ Act Balance Dead Injustice Into Lead Living Must Our Permit Respect Sympathy Us]
Children, even infants, are capable of sympathy. But only after adolescence are we capable of compassion. Louise J. Kaplan Teen
[ Adolescence After Capable Children Compassion Even Infants Only Sympathy]
My guitar was loud as hell, and I had no sympathy for anybody else. Brownie McGhee
[ Anybody Else Guitar Had Hell Loud Sympathy]
Since this war began our sympathy has gone out to all the suffering people who have been dragged into it. Further hundreds of millions have become involved since I spoke at Limerick fortnight ago. Eamon de Valera
[ Ago Become Been Began Dragged Fortnight Further Gone Hundreds Into Involved Millions Our Out Since Spoke Suffering Sympathy War]
He bit his lip in a manner which immediately awakened my maternal sympathy, and I helped him bite it. S. J. Perelman
[ Awakened Bit Bite Helped Him His Immediately Lip Manner Maternal Sympathy Which]
I learnt pity, sympathy, and what it was like to be at the other end of the stick. Such lessons can't be learnt in lecture halls. Lionel Blue
[ End Halls Learnt Lecture Lessons Other Pity Stick Such Sympathy]
Badges mean nothing in themselves, but they mark a certain achievement and they are a link between the rich and the poor. For when one girl sees a badge on a sister Scout's arm, if that girl has won the same badge, it at once awakens an interest and sympathy between them. Juliette G. Low
[ Achievement Arm Awakens Badge Between Certain Girl Interest Link Mark Mean Nothing Once Poor Rich Same Scout Sees Sister Sympathy Them Themselves Won]
There's no greater way to gain an audience's sympathy than by being unfortunate. Seth Green
[ Audience Being Gain Greater Sympathy Than Unfortunate Way]
Teetotallers lack the sympathy and generosity of men that drink. W. H. Davies
[ Drink Generosity Lack Men Sympathy]
We were united not only by political respect for each other, but also by deep mutual sympathy as people. Helmut Kohl
[ Also Deep Each Mutual Only Other Political Respect Sympathy United Were]
If men and women are to understand each other, to enter into each other's nature with mutual sympathy, and to become capable of genuine comradeship, the foundation must be laid in youth. Henry Ellis
[ Become Capable Comradeship Each Enter Foundation Genuine Into Laid Men Must Mutual Nature Other Sympathy Understand Women Youth]
It is in our faults and failings, not in our virtues, that we touch each other, and find sympathy. It is in our follies that we are one. Jerome K. Jerome
[ Each Failings Faults Find Follies Other Our Sympathy Touch Virtues]
I have the greatest sympathy with the growth of the socialist party. I think they understand the evils that surround us and hammer them into people's minds better than we Liberals. Charles E. Trevelyan
[ Better Evils Greatest Growth Hammer Into Liberals Minds Party Socialist Surround Sympathy Than Them Think Understand Us]
Autumn wins you best by this, its mute Appeal to sympathy for its decay. Robert Browning Hamilton
[ Appeal Autumn Best Decay Mute Sympathy Wins]
Reasoned arguments and suggestions which make allowance for the full difficulties of the state of war that exists may help, and will always be listened to with respect and sympathy. Stafford Cripps
[ Allowance Always Arguments Difficulties Exists Full Help Listened Make May Reasoned Respect State Suggestions Sympathy War Which Will]
You have to take strength from the people that love you and the people that love Barbara and the huge number of expressions of sympathy and compassion and support. That has been extremely moving. Ted Olson
[ Barbara Been Compassion Expressions Extremely Huge Love Moving Number Strength Support Sympathy Take]
I have sympathy for young people, for their growing pains, but I balk when these growing pains are pushed into the foreground, when you make these young people the only vehicles of life's wisdom. Wislawa Szymborska
[ Balk Foreground Growing Into Life Make Only Pains Pushed Sympathy Their These Vehicles Wisdom Young]
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
[ Alive Altruism Cold Efficient Expire Gush Hospital Kept Large Rather Small Sympathy Than Warm Would]
There should be a sympathy with freedom, a desire to give it scope, founded not upon visionary ideas, but upon the long experience of many generations within the shores of this happy isle, that in freedom you lay the firmest foundations both of loyalty and order. William E. Gladstone
[ Both Desire Experience Firmest Foundations Founded Freedom Generations Give Happy Ideas Isle Lay Long Loyalty Many Order Scope Shores Should Sympathy Upon Visionary Within]
I sometimes get that wonderful sympathy between me and the audience, telling me I've reached their hearts. And when I do, the thrill is mine. Kate Smith
[ Audience Between Get Hearts Mine Reached Sometimes Sympathy Telling Their Thrill Wonderful]
The professional must learn to be moved and touched emotionally, yet at the same time stand back objectively: I've seen a lot of damage done by tea and sympathy. Anthony Storr
[ Back Damage Done Emotionally Learn Lot Moved Must Objectively Professional Same Seen Stand Sympathy Tea Time Touched Yet]
The more sympathy you give, the less you need. Malcolm Forbes
[ Give Less More Need Sympathy]
Women have no sympathy and my experience of women is almost as large as Europe. Florence Nightingale
[ Almost Europe Experience Large Sympathy Women]
I have a lot of sympathy for young people because I realize how disturbed I was. How would I deal with life in the future? What would I do for a living? Clyde Tombaugh
[ Because Deal Disturbed Future How Life Living Lot Realize Sympathy Would Young]
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 Love
[ Antipathy Both Constitutes Each Friendship Love Make Opposing Other Passion Sort Strives Sympathy Together Up Whole]
I want the municipality to be a helping hand to the man with a desire of sympathy, to help the fallen when it is not in their power to help themselves. John Burns
[ Desire Fallen Hand Help Helping Man Municipality Power Sympathy Their Themselves Want]
The true humanist maintains a just balance between sympathy and selection. Irving Babbitt
[ Balance Between Humanist Just Maintains Selection Sympathy True]
But what you could perhaps do with in these days is a word of most sincere sympathy. Your movement is carried internally by so strong a truth and necessity that victory in one form or another cannot elude you for long. Hjalmar Schacht
[ Another Cannot Carried Could Days Elude Form Internally Long Most Movement Necessity Perhaps Sincere Strong Sympathy These Truth Victory Word Your]
Both tears and sweat are salty, but they render a different result. Tears will get you sympathy; sweat will get you change. Jesse Jackson
[ Both Change Different Get Render Result Salty Sweat Sympathy Tears Will]
It is the right of our people to organize to oppose any law and any part of the Constitution with which they are not in sympathy. Alfred E. Smith
[ Any Constitution Law Oppose Organize Our Part Right Sympathy Which]
Staying married may have long-term benefits. You can elicit much more sympathy from friends over a bad marriage than you ever can from a good divorce. P. J. O'Rourke Marriage
[ Bad Benefits Divorce Elicit Ever Friends Good Long-Term Marriage Married May More Much Over Staying Sympathy Than]
This sympathy is not translated into force against the British government because it is not like the anti- apartheid movement which had a high profile here and Mandela is a more engaging figure than Yasser Arafat. Tom Paulin
[ Against Apartheid Arafat Because British Engaging Figure Force Government Had Here High Into Mandela More Movement Profile Sympathy Than Translated Which]
Any relations in a social order will endure, if there is infused into them some of that spirit of human sympathy which qualifies life for immortality. George William Russell
[ Any Endure Human Immortality Infused Into Life Order Qualifies Relations Social Some Spirit Sympathy Them Which Will]
You will find that the woman who is really kind to dogs is always one who has failed to inspire sympathy in men. Max Beerbohm
[ Always Dogs Failed Find Inspire Kind Men Really Sympathy Will Woman]
Marriage must be a relation either of sympathy or of conquest. George Eliot
[ Conquest Either Marriage Must Relation Sympathy]
The novelist must look on humanity without partiality or prejudice. His sympathy, like that of the historian, must be unbounded, and untainted by sect or party. Goldwin Smith
[ His Historian Humanity Look Must Novelist Partiality Party Prejudice Sect Sympathy Unbounded Without]
The rule of friendship means there should be mutual sympathy between them, each supplying what the other lacks and trying to benefit the other, always using friendly and sincere words. Marcus Tullius Cicero
[ Always Benefit Between Each Friendly Friendship Lacks Means Mutual Other Rule Should Sincere Supplying Sympathy Them Trying Using Words]
Two nations between whom there is no intercourse and no sympathy; who are as ignorant of each other's habits, thoughts, and feelings, as if they were dwellers in different zones, or inhabitants of different planets. The rich and the poor. Benjamin Disraeli
[ Between Different Dwellers Each Feelings Habits Ignorant Inhabitants Intercourse Nations Other Planets Poor Rich Sympathy Thoughts Two Were Whom Zones]
Because I select my players from a feeling that comes to me when I am with them, a certain sympathy you might call it, or a vibration that exists between us that convinces me they are right. Erich von Stroheim
[ Am Because Between Call Certain Comes Convinces Exists Feeling Might Players Right Select Sympathy Them Us Vibration]
Although I'm Australian, I find myself much more in sympathy with the Austrian version! David Chalmers
[ Although Australian Austrian Find More Much Myself Sympathy Version]
You are 27 or 28 right? It is very tough to live at that age. When nothing is sure. I have sympathy with you. Haruki Murakami
[ Age Live Nothing Right Sure Sympathy Tough Very]
It's no good being nice and young and naive. There's no good in that at all. You've got to do it all yourself, and you've gotta learn quick. And you can't look for sympathy either. Johnny Rotten
[ Being Either Good Got Gotta Learn Look Naive Nice Quick Sympathy Young Yourself]
Interest does not tie nations together; it sometimes separates them. But sympathy and understanding does unite them. Woodrow Wilson
[ Does Interest Nations Separates Sometimes Sympathy Them Tie Together Understanding Unite]
We are living at a time when creeds and ideologies vary and clash. But the gospel of human sympathy is universal and eternal. Samuel Hopkins Adams
[ Clash Creeds Eternal Gospel Human Ideologies Living Sympathy Time Universal Vary]
I believe that we must reach our brother, never toning down our fundamental oppositions, but meeting him when he asks to be met, with a reason for the faith that is in us, as well as with a loving sympathy for them as brothers. Dorothy Day
[ Asks Believe Brother Brothers Down Faith Fundamental Him Loving Meeting Met Must Never Our Reach Reason Sympathy Them Us Well]
Captain Hale, alone, without sympathy or support, save that from above, on the near approach of death asked for a clergyman to attend him. It was refused. He then requested a Bible; that too was refused by his inhuman jailer. William Hull
[ Above Alone Approach Asked Attend Bible Captain Clergyman Death Hale Him His Inhuman Jailer Near Refused Requested Save Support Sympathy Then Too Without]
Sympathy is something that shouldn't be bestowed upon the Yankees. Apparently it angers them. Bob Feller
[ Angers Apparently Bestowed Something Sympathy Them Upon Yankees]
Sympathy for victims is always counter-balanced by an equal and opposite feeling of resentment towards them. Ben Elton
[ Always Equal Feeling Opposite Resentment Sympathy Them Towards Victims]
In externals we advance with lightening express speed, in modes of thought and sympathy we lumber on in stage-coach fashion. Frances E. Willard
[ Advance Express Externals Fashion Lightening Lumber Modes Speed Sympathy Thought]
I have to have a character worth caring about. I tend not to start writing books about people I don't have a lot of sympathy for because I'm just going to be with them too long. Richard Russo
[ Because Books Caring Character Going Just Long Lot Start Sympathy Tend Them Too Worth Writing]
I belong to a nation which over the past centuries has experienced many hardships and reverses. The world reacted with silence or with mere sympathy when Polish frontiers were crossed by invading armies and the sovereign state had to succumb to brutal force. Lech Walesa
[ Armies Belong Brutal Centuries Crossed Experienced Force Frontiers Had Hardships Invading Many Mere Nation Over Past Polish Reacted Reverses Silence Sovereign State Succumb Sympathy Were Which World]
There's a certain amount of sympathy here for the Bush administration's problem, which is they would like to get rid of Saddam Hussein and they would like to have the Kurds autonomous. Les Aspin
[ Administration Amount Autonomous Bush Certain Get Here Hussein Kurds Problem Rid Saddam Sympathy Which Would]
Women ought to feel a peculiar sympathy in the colored man's wrong, for, like him, she has been accused of mental inferiority, and denied the privileges of a liberal education. Angelina Grimke
[ Accused Been Colored Denied Education Feel Him Inferiority Liberal Man Mental Ought Peculiar Privileges She Sympathy Women Wrong]
It's hard for me to think of others because I'm not particularly in sympathy with the music of this century. Alan Hovhaness
[ Because Century Hard Music Others Particularly Sympathy Think]
I didn't go to university. Didn't even finish A-levels. But I have sympathy for those who did. Terry Prachett
[ Did Even Finish Go Sympathy Those University]
I'm in total sympathy with Dick Smith's sentiments; I only wish there were grounds for saying we Australians would never tolerate such appalling treatment of refugees being carried out in our name. Hugh Mackay
[ Appalling Australians Being Carried Grounds Name Never Only Our Out Refugees Saying Sentiments Smith Such Sympathy Tolerate Total Treatment Were Wish Would]
Recognition of belligerency as an expression of sympathy is all very well. Henry Cabot Lodge
[ Expression Recognition Sympathy Very Well]
Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction. Anne Sullivan
[ Children Far Guidance Instruction More Require Sympathy Than]
September 11th was a moment when America had the sympathy of the world. Tom Ford History
[ America Had Moment September Sympathy World]
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 Education
[ Child Education Effort Every Generosity Hidden Kindness Realized Should Soul Sympathy Treasure True Unlock Wealth Yet]
IT is mere coincidence that Cooper was born in the year which produced The Power of Sympathy and that when he died Uncle Tom's Cabin was passing through its serial stage, and yet the limits of his life mark almost exactly the first great period of American fiction. Carl Clinton Van Doren
[ Almost American Born Cabin Coincidence Cooper Died Exactly Fiction First Great His Life Limits Mark Mere Passing Period Power Produced Serial Stage Sympathy Through Tom Uncle Which Year Yet]
They weren't impatient for the boys to turn into cartoons again. They awarded sympathy, gave compassion. Because deep down they had found parts of themselves in the characters. You said it George. Audrey Meadows
[ Again Awarded Because Boys Cartoons Characters Compassion Deep Down Found Gave George Had Impatient Into Parts Said Sympathy Themselves Turn Weren]
I have nothing but sympathy for the people who are forced to work with me. I'm better now at picking out those that want to play that game with me, and those that don't. Alton Brown
[ Better Forced Game Nothing Now Out Picking Play Sympathy Those Want Work]
The humanitarian lays stress almost solely upon breadth of knowledge and sympathy. Irving Babbitt
[ Almost Breadth Humanitarian Knowledge Lays Solely Stress Sympathy Upon]
When we are out of sympathy with the young, then I think our work in this world is over. George MacDonald
[ Our Out Over Sympathy Then Think Work World Young]
Sympathy is charming, but it does not make up for pain. Lillie Langtry
[ Charming Does Make Pain Sympathy Up]
Sympathy is the first condition of criticism. Henri Frederic Amiel
[ Condition Criticism First Sympathy]
Men are often biased in their judgment on account of their sympathy and their interests. George William Norris
[ Account Biased Interests Judgment Men Often Sympathy Their]
I can hardly express in words my deep feeling and sympathy for them, knowing as I do, the many serious handicaps and obstacles that will confront them in almost every walk of life. Major Taylor
[ Almost Confront Deep Every Express Feeling Handicaps Hardly Knowing Life Many Obstacles Serious Sympathy Them Walk Will Words]
Our sympathy is cold to the relation of distant misery. Edward Gibbon
[ Cold Distant Misery Our Relation Sympathy]
All sympathy not consistent with acknowledged virtue is but disguised selfishness. Samuel Taylor Coleridge
[ Acknowledged Consistent Disguised Selfishness Sympathy Virtue]
A crowd always thinks with its sympathy, never with its reason. William R. Alger
[ Always Crowd Never Reason Sympathy Thinks]
My mother listened to all the news from the camp during the strike. She said little, especially when my father or the men who worked for him were about I remember her instinctive and unhesitating sympathy for the miners. Agnes Smedley
[ Camp During Especially Father Her Him Instinctive Listened Little Men Miners Mother News Remember Said She Strike Sympathy Were Worked]