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.
Ice-cream is exquisite - what a pity it isn't illegal.
Pity the selfishness of lovers: it is brief, a forlorn hope; it is impossible.
A woman's pity sometimes makes her mad.
Alas! poor human nature, pity, if hard pressed, degenerates into contempt.
Pity, though it may often relieve, is but, at best, a short-lived passion, and seldom affords distress more than transitory assistance; with some it scarce lasts from the first impulse till the hand can be put into the pocket.
None pities him that is in the snare, who warned before, would not beware.
The great basis of the Christian faith is compassion; do not dismiss that from your hearts, neither will your Maker.
Pity is not enough better than indifference to benefit materially either agent or recipient.
How different is the ready hand, tearful eye, and soothing voice, from the ostentatious appearance which is called pity.
Pity and friendship seek different habitations.
Pity's akin to love; and every thought
Of that soft kind is welcome to my soul.
A mixture of admiration and pity is one of the surest recipes for affection.
Pity the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.
A pity beyond all telling is hid in the heart of love.
The deeper minds of all ages have had pity for animals.
What pity is it That we can die, but once to serve our country.
Where mercy, love, and pity dwell, there God is dwelling too.
Oh, how sweet it is to pity the fate of an enemy who can no longer threaten us!
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.
We pity in others only the those evils which we ourselves have experienced.
The recognition of pain and fear in others give rise in us to pity, and in our pity is our humanity, our redemption.
Pity makes suffering contagious.
Anger and hate against one we love steels our hearts, but contempt or pity leaves us silent and ashamed.
Above all I am not concerned with Poetry. My subject is War, and the pity of War. The Poetry is in the pity.
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