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A tear dries quickly when it is shed for the troubles of others.
Cosmic upheaval is not so moving as a little child pondering the death of a sparrow in the corner of a barn.
Pity is not natural to man. Children and savages are always cruel. Pity is acquired and improved by the cultivation of reason. We may have uneasy sensations from seeing a creature in distress, without pity; but we have not pity unless we wish to relieve him.
How much better a thing it is to be envied than to be pitied.
Pity is exhaustible. What a terrible discovery!
People in distress never think that you feel enough.
In our world, pity implies a degrading act of condescension, a patronizing good deed performed by someone in a superior position for the sake of someone presumably inferior.
The response man has the greatest difficulty in tolerating is pity, especially when he wants it. Hatred is a tonic, it makes one live, it inspires vengeance, but pity kills, it makes our weakness weaker.
Pity costs nothin' and ain't worth nothin'.
Pity is often a reflection of our own evils in the ills of others. It is a delicate foresight of the troubles into which we may fall.
Never go to bed mad. Stay up and fight.
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.
It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.
You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us. And the world will live as one.
It takes great wit and interest and energy to be happy. The pursuit of happiness is a great activity. One must be open and alive. It is the greatest feat man has to accomplish.