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When you can't look on the bright side I will sit with you in the dark.

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I think people who vibrate at the same frequency, vibrate toward each other. They call it, in science, sympathetic vibrations. ⏤ Erykah Badu

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Grief is the price we pay for love.

Elizabeth II, royalty

Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. It empties today of its strength.

Corrie Ten Boom, author

Grief is a normal and natural response to loss. It is originally an unlearned feeling process. Keeping grief inside increases your pain.

Anne Grant, poet

If the secret sorrows of everyone could be read on their forehead, how many who now cause envy would suddenly become the objects of pity.

Italian Proverbs,

Almost all of our sorrows spring out of our relations with other people.

Arthur Schopenhauer, philosopher

It is foolish to tear one's hair in grief, as though sorrow would be made less with baldness.

Marcus Tullius Cicero, statesman

Life has never been easy. Nor is it meant to be. It is a matter of being joyous in the face of sorrow.

Dirk Benedict, actor

Pity cost nothing and ain't worth nothing.

Josh Billings, comedian

Sympathy is two hearts tugging at one load.

Charles H. Parkhurst,

Sympathy is the first condition of criticism.

Henri Frederic Amiel, philosopher

Sorrow is so easy to express and yet so hard to tell.

Joni Mitchell, musician

No man needs sympathy because he has to work. Far and away the best prize that life offers is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.

Theodore Roosevelt, president

Is there anything more dangerous than sympathetic understanding?

Pablo Picasso, painter

It appears to be a law that you cannot have a deep sympathy with both man and nature.

Henry David Thoreau, author

We pity in others only the those evils which we ourselves have experienced.

Jean-Jacques Rousseau, philosopher

There is nothing sweeter than to be sympathized with.

George Santayana, philosopher

Pity those who nature abuses; never those who abuse nature.

Richard Brinsley Sheridan, playwright

Sympathetic people often don't communicate well, they back reflected images which hide their own depths.

George Eliot, author

Never allow your own sorrow to absorb you, but seek out another to console, and you will find consolation.

J. C. Macaulay,

And whoever walks a furlong without sympathy walks to his own funeral drest in his shroud.

Walt Whitman, poet

Seldom in the business and transactions of ordinary life, do we find the sympathy we want.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, writer

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

Leigh Hunt, poet

Pity is for living, envy is for dead.

Mark Twain, author

Women have no sympathy and my experience of women is almost as large as Europe.

Florence Nightingale, activist

If we wait until our lives are free from sorrow or difficulty, then we wait forever. And miss the entire point.

Dirk Benedict, actor

A tear dries quickly when it is shed for troubles of others.

Marcus Tullius Cicero, statesman

Strengthen me by sympathizing with my strength, not my weakness.

Amos Bronson Alcott, educator

Can I see another's woe, and not be in sorrow too? Can I see another's grief, and not seek for kind relief?

William Blake, poet

To desire and expect nothing for oneself and to have profound sympathy for others is genuine holiness.

Ivan Turgenev, novelist

Those who weep recover more quickly than those who smile.

Jean Giraudoux, dramatist

Women ought to feel a peculiar sympathy in the colored man's wrong, for, like him, she has been accused of mental inferiority, and denied the privileges of a liberal education.

Angelina Grimke, activist

Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction.

Anne Sullivan, educator

If you're looking for sympathy you'll find it between shit and syphilis in the dictionary.

David Sedaris, writer

Pity and friendship are two passions incompatible with each other.

Oliver Goldsmith, poet

Being unwanted, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat.

Mother Theresa, saint

All sympathy not consistent with acknowledged virtue is but disguised selfishness.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge, poet

Children, even infants, are capable of sympathy. But only after adolescence are we capable of compassion.

Louise J. Kaplan,

You are 27 or 28 right? It is very tough to live at that age. When nothing is sure. I have sympathy with you.

Haruki Murakami, writer

If you suppress grief too much, it can well redouble.

Moliere, playwright

Love and death are the two great hinges on which all human sympathies turn.

B. R. Hayden, poet

Pity is a thing often vowed, seldom felt; hatred is a thing often felt, seldom avowed.

Charles Caleb Colton, writer

Pity makes the world soft to the weak and noble to the strong.

Sir Edwin Arnold,

Soft pity enters an iron gate.

William Shakespeare, dramatist

Nobody can tell what I suffer! But it is always so. Those who do not complain are never pitied.

Jane Austen, writer

Great grief does not of itself put an end to itself.

Lucius Annaeus Seneca, statesman

To love with the spirit is to pity, and he who pities most loves most.

Miguel de Unamuno, educator

We were united not only by political respect for each other, but also by deep mutual sympathy as people.

Helmut Kohl, politician

God put self-pity by the side of despair like the cure by the side of the disease.

Albert Camus, philosopher

We must not permit our respect for the dead or our sympathy for the living to lead us into an act of injustice to the balance of the living.

Davy Crockett, explorer

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

George Eliot, author

Pity is treason.

Maximilien Robespierre, leader

Reserved people often really need the frank discussion of their sentiments and griefs more than the expansive.

Charlotte Bronte, novelist

Excess of grief for the dead is madness; for it is an injury to the living, and the dead know it not.

Xenophon, soldier

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.

John Galsworthy, author

If there was less sympathy in the world, there would be less trouble in the world.

Oscar Wilde, dramatist

Those who would make us feel, must feel themselves.

Randolph Churchill, journalist

The delicate and infirm go for sympathy, not to the well and buoyant, but to those who have suffered like themselves.

Catharine Esther Beecher,

The heart forgets its sorrow and ache.

James Russell Lowell, poet

Sympathy is something that shouldn't be bestowed upon the Yankees. Apparently it angers them.

Bob Feller, athlete

I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow, but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing.

Agatha Christie, writer

Sympathy is a supporting atmosphere, and in it we unfold easily and well.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet

I have to have a character worth caring about. I tend not to start writing books about people I don't have a lot of sympathy for because I'm just going to be with them too long.

Richard Russo, novelist

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

Andre Maurois, writer

I feel sympathy for the working class lad. I've always championed about ticket prices and try to equate that to people's salaries.

Alex Ferguson, coach

Staying married may have long-term benefits. You can elicit much more sympathy from friends over a bad marriage than you ever can from a good divorce.

P. J. O'Rourke, comedian

The professional must learn to be moved and touched emotionally, yet at the same time stand back objectively: I've seen a lot of damage done by tea and sympathy.

Anthony Storr, author

I have a lot of sympathy for young people because I realize how disturbed I was. How would I deal with life in the future? What would I do for a living?

Clyde Tombaugh, scientist

Men are often biased in their judgment on account of their sympathy and their interests.

George William Norris, politician

Come away, O human child: To the waters and the wild with a fairy, hand in hand, For the world's more full of weeping than you can understand.

William Butler Yeats, poet

I'm in total sympathy with Dick Smith's sentiments; I only wish there were grounds for saying we Australians would never tolerate such appalling treatment of refugees being carried out in our name.

Hugh Mackay, scientist

The true humanist maintains a just balance between sympathy and selection.

Irving Babbitt, critic

The humanitarian lays stress almost solely upon breadth of knowledge and sympathy.

Irving Babbitt, critic

A person who has sympathy for mankind in the lump, faith in its future progress, and desire to serve the great cause of this progress, should be called not a humanist, but a humanitarian, and his creed may be designated as humanitarianism.

Irving Babbitt, critic

You don't go around grieving all the time, but the grief is still there and always will be.

Nigella Lawson, journalist

Not without hope we suffer and we mourn.

William Wordsworth, poet

Interest does not tie nations together; it sometimes separates them. But sympathy and understanding does unite them.

Woodrow Wilson, president

I have sympathy for young people, for their growing pains, but I balk when these growing pains are pushed into the foreground, when you make these young people the only vehicles of life's wisdom.

Wislawa Szymborska, poet

September 11th was a moment when America had the sympathy of the world.

Tom Ford, designer

one thing I don’t need is any more apologies i got sorry greetin me at my front door you can keep yrs i don’t know what to do wit em they don’t open doors or bring the sun back they don’t make me happy or get a mornin paper didn’t nobody stop usin my tears to wash cars cuz a sorry.

Ntozake Shange,

None of us can choose where we shall love...

Susan Kay,

I have the greatest sympathy with the growth of the socialist party. I think they understand the evils that surround us and hammer them into people's minds better than we Liberals.

Charles Trevelyan, public servant

In externals we advance with lightening express speed, in modes of thought and sympathy we lumber on in stage-coach fashion.

Frances E. Willard, activist

Badges mean nothing in themselves, but they mark a certain achievement and they are a link between the rich and the poor. For when one girl sees a badge on a sister Scout's arm, if that girl has won the same badge, it at once awakens an interest and sympathy between them.

Juliette Gordon Low, leader

When you've been raised in care, rap music isn't just about guns and sexism. They're talking about real things you can hang on to, problems of identity that you have sympathy with. It's not just about the music, with rap: when I was in care, it meant a whole lot more than that.

Samantha Morton, actress

I've always liked Saturn. But I also have some sympathy for Pluto because I heard it's been downgraded from a planet, and I think it should remain a planet. Once you've given something planetary status it's kind of mean to take it away.

Jared Leto, actor

To all those who have suffered as a consequence of our troubled past I extend my sincere thoughts and deep sympathy. With the benefit of historical hindsight we can all see things which we would wish had been done differently or not at all.

Elizabeth II, royalty

The community stagnates without the impulse of the individual. The impulse dies away without the sympathy of the community.

William James, philosopher

It's no good being nice and young and naive. There's no good in that at all. You've got to do it all yourself, and you've gotta learn quick. And you can't look for sympathy either.

Johnny Rotten, musician

I joined the Party definitely in 1923 after having already been in sympathy with it before.

Fritz Sauckel, soldier

Sympathy is charming, but it does not make up for pain.

Lillie Langtry, actress

But what you could perhaps do with in these days is a word of most sincere sympathy. Your movement is carried internally by so strong a truth and necessity that victory in one form or another cannot elude you for long.

Hjalmar Schacht, economist

I believe that we must reach our brother, never toning down our fundamental oppositions, but meeting him when he asks to be met, with a reason for the faith that is in us, as well as with a loving sympathy for them as brothers.

Dorothy Day,

My guitar was loud as hell, and I had no sympathy for anybody else.

Brownie McGhee, musician

There's no greater way to gain an audience's sympathy than by being unfortunate.

Seth Green, actor

If men and women are to understand each other, to enter into each other's nature with mutual sympathy, and to become capable of genuine comradeship, the foundation must be laid in youth.

Havelock Ellis, psychologist

There is something terribly morbid in the modern sympathy with pain. One should sympathize with the color, the beauty, the joy of life. The less said about life's sores the better.

Oscar Wilde, dramatist

One cannot weep for the entire world, it is beyond human strength. One must choose.

Jean Anouilh, playwright

I didn't go to university. Didn't even finish A-levels. But I have sympathy for those who did.

Terry Prachett, author

More negatives write than call. It's a cheap shot for me to go on the air with the critical letters or E-mail I get because the reaction of the listeners is always an instantaneous expression of sympathy for me and contempt for the poor critic.

John Hall,

Sorrow can be alleviated by good sleep, a bath and a glass of wine.

Thomas Aquinas, theologian

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