sympathy quotes

I have to express sympathy from the bottom of my heart to those people who were taken as wartime comfort women. As a human being, I would like to express my sympathies, and also as prime minister of Japan I need to apologize to them.Shinzo Abe

Whether rich people make money or lose money, they get no sympathy from the public.Gary Ackerman

I will indulge my sorrows, and give way to all the pangs and fury of despair.Joseph Addison

Queen Paola and I will never forget the ties that have grown between the people and us during the course of the years. Thank you for your confidence, tokens of sympathy and support, sometimes even with a little criticism. We always loved you.King Albert II

A crowd always thinks with its sympathy, never with its reason.William R. Alger

Sympathy is the first condition of criticism.Henri Frederic Amiel

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

There's a certain amount of sympathy here for the Bush administration's problem, which is they would like to get rid of Saddam Hussein and they would like to have the Kurds autonomous.Les Aspin

What does love look like? It has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. It has eyes to see misery and want. It has the ears to hear the sighs and sorrows of men. That is what love looks like.Saint Augustine

The easiest way for readers to connect with characters and feel sympathy is to make the character entertaining, sympathetic and likeable.Randa Abdel-Fattah

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

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

You will find that the woman who is really kind to dogs is always one who has failed to inspire sympathy in men.Max Beerbohm

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

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

I never ask for mercy and seek no one's sympathy.Conrad Black

Excessive sorrow laughs. Excessive joy weeps.William Blake

Criticism in the universities, I'll have to admit, has entered a phase where I am totally out of sympathy with 95% of what goes on. It's Stalinism without Stalin.Harold Bloom

I learnt pity, sympathy, and what it was like to be at the other end of the stick. Such lessons can't be learnt in lecture halls.Lionel Blue

It is only after one is in trouble that one realizes how little sympathy and kindness there are in the world.Nellie Bly