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sympathy Quotes

15 of the best book quotes about sympathy
  1. #1
    “Reader, it is not to awaken sympathy for myself that I am telling you truthfully what I suffered in slavery. I do it to kindle a flame of compassion in your hearts for my sisters who are still in bondage, suffering as I once suffered.”
  2. #2
    “There’s nothing like your mother’s sympathetic voice to make you want to burst into tears.”
  3. #3
    “The fact is, I was sick, but not in an easily explained flu kind of way. It’s my experience that people are a lot more sympathetic if they can see you hurting, and for the millionth time in my life I wish for measles or smallpox or some other recognizable disease just to make it simple for me and also for them.”
  4. #4
    “I did not want to be a hero. I did not want to make any of what had happened in the last week about me. There was a guy who’d just spent six days in the hospital because the guy who’d been my personal hero for four years had put him there.”
  5. #5
    “I drag myself out of nightmares each morning and find there’s no relief in waking.”
  6. #6
    “Though sympathy can’t alter facts, it can help to make them more bearable.”
  7. #7
    “It is very difficult for a man to differentiate between empathy and sympathy. He hates to be pitied.”
  1. #8
    “I am black; I am in total fusion with the world, in sympathetic affinity with the earth, losing my id in the heart of the cosmos -- and the white man, however intelligent he may be, is incapable of understanding Louis Armstrong or songs from the Congo. ”
  2. #9
    “In every century, and ever since England has been what it is, an Englishman has always felt somewhat ashamed of his own emotion and of his own sympathy.”
  3. #10
    “I am sad for the dead and I am sad for
    the living”
  4. #11
    “She asked me to make a copy of her key. I was happy for her. That she wouldn’t be alone anymore. It’s not that I felt sorry for myself. And yet. I made two copies. One I gave to her, and one I kept. For a long time I carried it in my pocket. To pretend.”
  5. #12
    ″ Balls to your sorry ... Ka works and the world moves on. ”
  6. #13
    “Oh, damn sympathy. There is a great deal too much of that sort of thing going on nowadays.”
  7. #14
    “I must add, too, that the only purpose of the book is to solve the intellectual problem raised by suffering; for the far higher task of teaching fortitude and patience I was never fool enough to suppose myself qualified, nor have I anything to offer my readers except my conviction that when pain is to be borne, a little courage helps more than much knowledge, a little human sympathy more than much courage, and the least tincture of the love of God more than all. ”
  8. #15
    “I’m not looking for sympathy. I’m far more interested in symmetry.”

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