There is nothing sweeter than to be sympathized with.
— George Santayana

Strengthen me by sympathizing with my strength, not my weakness.
Amos Bronson Alcott sympathizing quote

Sympathizing and selfish people are alike, both given to tears.
— Leigh Hunt

I can sympathize with people's pains, but not with their pleasures. There is something curiously boring about somebody else's happiness.
— Aldous Huxley

First we kill all the subversives; then, their collaborators; later, those who sympathize with them; afterward, those who remain indifferent; and finally, the undecided.
— sympathizing quotation by General Iberico Saint Jean