Pity Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Pity

Read This: Students Quotes And Sayings

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.
~By Ian Hamilton Finlay ~


If a man is tongue-tied, don't laugh at him, but, rather, feel pity for him, as you would for a man with broken legs.
~By Abraham Cahan ~


As a boy I used to go to the Chamber of Horrors at the annual fair, to look at the wax figures of Emperors and Kings, of heroes and murderers of the day. The dead now had that same unreality, which shocks without arousing pity.
~By Ernst Toller ~


To be loved at first sight, a man should have at the same time something to respect and something to pity in his face.
~By Stendhal ~


You must not pity me because my sixtieth year finds me still astonished. To be astonished is one of the surest ways of not growing old too quickly.
~By Sidonie Gabrielle Colette ~


Reform is born of need, not pity.
~By Rebecca H. Davis ~


Pity those who nature abuses; never those who abuse nature.
~By Richard Brinsley Sheridan ~


A lot of it just has to do with luck, serendipity.
~By Emanuel Ax ~


I pity the man who wants a coat so cheap that the man or woman who produces the cloth will starve in the process.
~By Benjamin Harrison ~


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.
~By Arthur Schopenhauer ~


Sit down and put down everything that comes into your head and then you're a writer. But an author is one who can judge his own stuff's worth, without pity, and destroy most of it.
~By Sidonie Gabrielle Colette ~


It is only a step from boredom to disillusionment, which leads naturally to self-pity, which in turn ends in chaos.
~By Manly Hall ~


There is no need to waste pity on young girls who are having their moments of disillusionment, for in another moment they will recover their illusion.
~By Sidonie Gabrielle Colette ~


Oh may He look on us with love and pity and then we shall be able to do anything He wishes us to do, no matter how difficult to accomplish or painful to our feeling.
~By Catherine McAuley ~


What a pity human beings can't exchange problems. Everyone knows exactly how to solve the other fellow's.
~By Olin Miller ~


Beloved, till life can charm no more; And mourned, till Pity's self be dead.
~By William Collins ~


She knows as well as anyone that pity, having played, soon tires.
~By Edwin A. Robinson ~


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.
~By Julie Nixon Eisenhower ~


Love and pity and wish well to every soul in the world; dwell in love, and then you dwell in God.
~By William Law ~


Ice-cream is exquisite - what a pity it isn't illegal.
~By Voltaire ~


All those who offer an opinion on any doubtful point should first clear their minds of every sentiment of dislike, friendship, anger or pity.
~By Sallust ~


It is a pity that instead of the Pilgrim Fathers landing on Plymouth Rock, Plymouth Rock had not landed on the Pilgrim Fathers.
~By Chauncey Depew ~


Who among us has the strength to oppose petty egoism, those petty good feelings, pity and remorse?
~By Ivan Turgenev ~


Adam knew Eve his wife and she conceived. It is a pity that this is still the only knowledge of their wives at which some men seem to arrive.
~By F. H. Bradley ~


The all-seeing eye of God beheld our deplorable state; infinite pity touched the heart of the Father of mercies; and infinite wisdom laid the plan of our recovery.
~By David Brainerd ~


What pity is it That we can die, but once to serve our country.
~By Joseph Addison ~


Synergy and serendipity often play a big part in medical and scientific advances.
~By Julie Bishop ~


There is a fine line between serendipity and stalking.
~By David Coleman ~


The machine has had a pernicious effect upon virtue, pity, and love, and young men used to machines which induce inertia, and fear, are near impotent.
~By Edward Dahlberg ~


My subject is War, and the pity of War. The Poetry is in the pity.
~By Wilfred Owen ~


We pity in others only the those evils which we ourselves have experienced.
~By Jean Jacques Rousseau ~


I don't pity any man who does hard work worth doing. I admire him. I pity the creature who does not work, at whichever end of the social scale he may regard himself as being.
~By Theodore Roosevelt ~


I think it's a pity that in many people's minds constitutional reform and PR have come to mean much the same thing.
~By Ferdinand Mount ~


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.
~By John Galsworthy ~


We need to suffer, that we may learn to pity.
~By Letitia Landon ~


Pity and friendship are two passions incompatible with each other.
~By Oliver Goldsmith ~


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.
~By John Keats ~


The thing should have plot and character, beginning, middle and end. Arouse pity and then have a catharsis. Those were the best principles I was ever taught.
~By Anne Rice ~


It is easy to condemn, it is better to pity.
~By Lyman Abbott ~


Self-pity in its early stages is as snug as a feather mattress. Only when it hardens does it become uncomfortable.
~By Maya Angelou ~


The fool within himself is the object of pity, until he is flattered.
~By Richard Steele ~


Pity? You don't want to be pitied because you're a cripple in a wheelchair? Stay in your house!
~By Jerry Lewis ~


Politics is a lot of serendipity. You're in the right place and the right time and you've got the right message, and it either connects for you or, or it doesn't.
~By Jon Huntsman, Jr. ~


In reality, serendipity accounts for one percent of the blessings we receive in life, work and love. The other 99 percent is due to our efforts.
~By Peter McWilliams ~


Santa is our culture's only mythic figure truly believed in by a large percentage of the population. It's a fact that most of the true believers are under eight years old, and that's a pity.
~By Chris Van Allsburg ~


What a pity it is that we have no amusements in England but vice and religion!
~By Sydney Smith ~


It wasn't until we got over the self pity that we were able to accept suffering as apart of our life with Christ. A man or woman reaches this plane only when he or she ceases to be the hero.
~By Corazon Aquino ~


I understand how hard it is to talk to people about MS. You don't want pity or random advice.
~By Teri Garr ~


Let no one underestimate the need of pity. We live in a stony universe whose hard, brilliant forces rage fiercely.
~By Theodore Dreiser ~


Politics is so much about serendipity that we've got to have a bigger pool of women, so that when people drop out of the process, you've got others to turn to.
~By Eleanor Clift ~


I'm really convinced that our descendants a century or two from now will look back at us with the same pity that we have toward the people in the field of science two centuries ago.
~By John Templeton ~


What a pity, when Christopher Columbus discovered America, that he ever mentioned it.
~By Margot Asquith ~


Pity speaks to grief More sweetly than a band of instruments.
~By Barry Cornwall ~


To love with the spirit is to pity, and he who pities most loves most.
~By Miguel de Unamuno ~


You're an idealist, and I pity you as I would the village idiot.
~By Stanley Kubrick ~


Old hands soil, it seems, whatever they caress, but they too have their beauty when they are joined in prayer. Young hands were made for caresses and the sheathing of love. It is a pity to make them join too soon.
~By Andre Gide ~


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.
~By Woodrow Wilson ~


All who consult on doubtful matters, should be void of hatred, friendship, anger, and pity.
~By Sallust ~


I tell people to monitor their self-pity. Self-pity is very unattractive.
~By Patty Duke ~


A mixture of admiration and pity is one of the surest recipes for affection.
~By Arthur Helps ~


Between richer and poorer classes in a free country a mutually respecting antagonism is much healthier than pity on the one hand and dependence on the other, as is, perhaps, the next best thing to fraternal feeling.
~By Charles Horton Cooley ~


It would be a pity if, frustrated by the price of travel, we elected to become a society that never made contact, that never gave SETI a fair chance.
~By Barney Oliver ~


Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything wise in this world.
~By Helen Keller ~


It is a peculiar sensation, this double-consciousness, this sense of always looking at one's self through the eyes of others, of measuring one's soul by the tape of a world that looks on in amused contempt and pity.
~By W. E. B. Du Bois ~


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.
~By Martin Luther King, Jr. ~


I used to think it a pity that her mother rather than she had not thought of birth control.
~By Muriel Spark ~


It will be a pity if women in the more conventional mould are to be phased out, for there will never be anyone to go home to.
~By Anita Brookner ~


Pity is the deadliest feeling that can be offered to a woman.
~By Vicki Baum ~


The ones I pity are the ones who never stick out their neck for something they believe, never know the taste of moral struggle, and never have the thrill of victory.
~By Jonathan Kozol ~


Moon! Moon! I am prone before you. Pity me, and drench me in loneliness.
~By Amy Lowell ~


Language is a cracked kettle on which we beat out tunes for bears to dance to, while all the time we long to move the stars to pity.
~By Gustave Flaubert ~


Consequences are unpitying.
~By George Eliot ~


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.
~By Francis of Assisi ~


A pity beyond all telling is hid in the heart of love.
~By William Butler Yeats ~


Self-pity comes so naturally to all of us. The most solid happiness can be shaken by the compassion of a fool.
~By Andre Maurois ~


We shall stick it out to the end, but we are getting weaker of course and the end cannot be far. It seems a pity, but I do not think I can write more. For God's sake, look after our people.
~By Robert Falcon Scott ~


It's a mistake to confuse pity with love.
~By Stanley Kubrick ~


Such is the human race, often it seems a pity that Noah... didn't miss the boat.
~By Mark Twain ~


Suffering! We owe to it all that is good in us, all that gives value to life; we owe to it pity, we owe to it courage, we owe to it all the virtues.
~By Anatole France ~


It is a pity that my collection of trophies contains not a single Russian.
~By Manfred von Richthofen ~


Anger and hate against one we love steels our hearts, but contempt or pity leaves us silent and ashamed.
~By Edgar Rice Burroghs ~


Where mercy, love, and pity dwell, there God is dwelling too.
~By William Blake ~


If you can once engage people's pride, love, pity, ambition on your side, you need not fear what their reason can do against you.
~By Lord Chesterfield ~


When the severity of the law is to be softened, let pity, not bribes, be the motive.
~By Miguel de Cervantes ~


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.
~By Bertrand Russell ~


It's a pity one can't imagine what one can't compare to anything. Genius is an African who dreams up snow.
~By Vladimir Nabokov ~


I just had to plod along without having any teaching, which was a pity.
~By Ida Rentoul Outhwaite ~


The sea has neither meaning nor pity.
~By Anton Chekhov ~


It has always seemed to me a pity that the young people of our generation should grow up with such scant knowledge of Greek and Latin literature, its wealth and variety, its freshness and its imperishable quality.
~By James Loeb ~


Pity is treason.
~By Maximilien Robespierre ~


More helpful than all wisdom is one draught of simple human pity that will not forsake us.
~By George Eliot ~


It was such a lovely day I thought it a pity to get up.
~By W. Somerset Maugham ~


The usual fortune of complaint is to excite contempt more than pity.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


I had one of the best days of my life. I spent the afternoon with my two kids and my ex-wife at Serendipity. Then I came to the theater, and you know, I think I did the play the best I've ever done it.
~By Gabriel Byrne ~


The only justice is to follow the sincere intuition of the soul, angry or gentle. Anger is just, and pity is just, but judgement is never just.
~By David Herbert Lawrence ~


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.
~By Lionel Blue ~


Pity the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.
~By Don Marquis ~


'Tis very great pity that they who are so apt to over-rate themselves in smaller matters, shou'd, where it most concerns them to know, and stand upon their Value, be so insensible of their own worth.
~By Mary Astell ~


When I go out there, I have no pity on my brother. I'm out there to win.
~By Joe Frazier ~


There's a shortage of perfects breasts in this world. It would be a pity to damage yours.
~By Cary Elwes ~

Read This: Acting Quotes And Sayings
October 20 ,2021
All content on this page is copyright protected by ispace1. No part of the content on this page should be copied or republished in any manner without obtaining our prior necessary written permission.
Related Articles
Quitting Quotes And Sayings
Quotes And Sayings About Quitting
Immortality Quotes And Sayings
Quotes And Sayings About Immortality
Months Quotes And Sayings
Quotes And Sayings About Months
Silence Quotes And Sayings
Quotes And Sayings About Silence
Superficiality Quotes And Sayings
Quotes And Sayings About Superficiality