Quotes by sympathy

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  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    At the same time, as social beings, we are moved in the relations with our fellow beings by such feelings as sympathy, pride, hate, need for power, pity, and so on.
  • Thornton T. Munger
    Thornton T. Munger
    American scientist and environmentalist 1883-1975
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    Life is given for wisdom, and yet we are not wise; for goodness, and we are not good; for overcoming evil, and evil remains; for patience and sympathy and love, and yet we are fretful and hard and weak and selfish. We are keyed not to attainment, but to the struggle toward it.
  • Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    Samuel Taylor Coleridge
    English poet and critic 1772-1834
    Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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    All sympathy not consistent with acknowledged virtue is but disguised selfishness.
  • Walt Whitman
    Walt Whitman
    American poet, essayist, and journalist 1819-1892
    Walt Whitman
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    And whoever walks a furlong without sympathy walks to his own funeral drest in his shroud.
  • Robert Browning
    Robert Browning
    English poet 1812-1889
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    Autumn wins you best by this its mute appeal to sympathy for its decay.
  • Jesse Jackson
    Jesse Jackson
    American Clergyman, Civil Rights Leader 1941-
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    Both tears and sweat are salty, but they render a different result. Tears will get you sympathy; sweat will get you change.
  • Lord George Byron
    Lord George Byron
    English poet 1788-1824
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    But as to women, who can penetrate the real sufferings of their she condition? Man's very sympathy with their estate has much of selfishness and more suspicion. Their love, their virtue, beauty, education, but form good housekeepers, to breed a nation.
  • Anne Sullivan
    Anne Sullivan
    American teacher 1866-1936
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    Children need guidance and sympathy far more than instruction.
  • Sir John Lubbock
    Sir John Lubbock
    British statesman and banker 1834-1913
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    Don't be afraid of showing affection. Be warm and tender, thoughtful and affectionate. Men are more helped by sympathy than by service. Love is more than money, and a kind word will give more pleasure than a present.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    For in spite of language, in spite of intelligence and intuition and sympathy, one can never really communicate anything to anybody.
  • Louis de Bernieres
    Louis de Bernieres
    British novelist 1954-
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    God is an oppressor, He is incapable of human sympathy; behind a smiling face He hides an evil heart.
  • Carl Hiaasen
    Carl Hiaasen
    American writer, author and journalist 1953-
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    Here's my rule: You always want to pay cash for your own books, because if they look at the name on the credit card and then they look at the name on the book jacket, then there's this look of such profound sympathy for you that you had to resort to this. It really is withering.
  • Albert Szent-Gyorgyi
    Albert Szent-Gyorgyi
    Hungarian biochemist 1893-1983
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    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.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
    Henry David Thoreau
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    I believe that what so saddens the reformer is not his sympathy with his fellows in distress, but, though he be the holiest son of God, is his private ail. Let this be righted, let the spring come to him, the morning rise over his couch, and he will forsake his generous companions without apology.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    I have a deep sympathy with war, it so apes the gait and bearing of the soul.
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