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.
The recognition of pain and fear in others give rise in us to pity, and in our pity is our humanity, our redemption.
Pity speaks to grief more sweetly than a band of instruments.
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.
Being Lutheran, Mother believed that self-pity is a deadly sin and so is nostalgia, and she had no time for either
If a madman were to come into this room with a stick in his hand, no doubt we should pity the state of his mind; but our primary consideration would be to take care of ourselves. We should knock him down first, and pity him afterwards.
Humane sentiments are baseless, mad, and improper; they are incredibly feeble; never do they withstand the gainsaying passions, never do they resist bare necessity.
If it weren't the problem of politics for me, it would be another. And yet, sometimes it's so difficult. And I feel sorry for myself. And then hate myself for this feeling of self-pity.
Self-pity is... a sinkhole from which no rescuing hand can drag you because you have chosen to sink.
Pity is not natural to man. Children always are cruel. Savages are always cruel.
We may have uneasy feelings for seeing a creature in distress without pity; for we have not pity unless we wish to relieve them.
Don't pity me now, don't pity me never; I'm going to do nothing for ever and ever.
Pity is love in undress.
Pity costs nothing, and it ain't worth nothing.
Pity is the feeling which arrests the mind in the presence of whatesoever is grave and constant in human sufferings and unites it with the human sufferer.
Friends should be very delicate and careful in administering pity as medicine, when enemies use the same article as poison.
Pity is akin to love.
Never take yourself too seriously.
The deeper minds of all ages have had pity for animals.
I pity the man who wants a coat so cheap that the man or woman who produces the cloth will starve in the process.
Honesty is as rare as a man without self-pity.
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