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self-pity Quotes

Seven of the best book quotes about self-pity
  1. #1
    “And I am sure it is never sadness—a proper, straight natural response to loss—that does people harm, but all the other things, all the resentment, dismay, doubt and self-pity with it.”
  2. #2
    “It is very difficult for a man to differentiate between empathy and sympathy. He hates to be pitied.”
  3. #3
    “And but for ceremony such a wretch,
    Winding up days with toil and nights with sleep,
    Had the forehand and vantage of a king.
    The slave, a member of the country’s peace,
    Enjoys it, but in gross brain little wots
    What watch the King keeps to maintain the peace,
    Whose hours the peasant best advantages.”
  4. #4
    “What infinite heartsease
    Must kings neglect that private men enjoy?”
  5. #5
    “They don’t serve champagne at pity parties”
  6. #6
    ″. . . I wanted to be alone so I could search for the part of my life that existed before integration, the Melba I was struggling to hold on to.”
  7. #7
    “BE ON GUARD against the pit of self-pity. When you are weary or unwell, this demonic trap is the greatest danger you face. Don’t even go near the edge of the pit.”

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