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.
I pity the man who wants a coat so cheap that the man or woman who produces the cloth will starve in the process.
Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
Almost all women have hearts full of pity.
All who consult on doubtful matters, should be void of hatred, friendship, anger, and pity.
The teeth of self-pity had gnawed away her essential self.
A book or poem which has no pity in it had better not be written.
Of all the paths [that] lead to a woman's love Pity's the straightest.
Soft pity never leaves the gentle breast where love has been received a welcome guest.
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.
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.
It was such a lovely day I thought it a pity to get up.
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.
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