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It is in our faults and failings, not in our virtues, that we touch each other, and find sympathy. It is in our follies that we are one. (Quote by - Jerome K. Jerome)

Sympathy is two hearts tugging at one load. (Quote by - Charles Henry Parkhurst)

I take people very seriously. People are all I take seriously, in fact. Therefore, I have nothing but sympathy for how people behave - and nothing but laughter to console them with. (Quote by - John Irving)

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. (Quote by - Harold Bloom)

Teetotallers lack the sympathy and generosity of men that drink. (Quote by - W. H. Davies)

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. (Quote by - Irving Babbitt)

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. (Quote by - P. J. O'Rourke)

My mother listened to all the news from the camp during the strike. She said little, especially when my father or the men who worked for him were about I remember her instinctive and unhesitating sympathy for the miners. (Quote by - Agnes Smedley)

Sympathy has to be the first and foremost thing in one's life,sympathy and the feeling of oneness. There cannot be anything greater than the feeling of oneness. (Quote by - Sri Chinmoy)

The novelist must look on humanity without partiality or prejudice. His sympathy, like that of the historian, must be unbounded, and untainted by sect or party. (Quote by - Goldwin Smith)

The more sympathy you give, the less you need. (Quote by - Malcolm Forbes)

To desire and expect nothing for oneself and to have profound sympathy for others is genuine holiness. (Quote by - Ivan Turgenev)

Because I select my players from a feeling that comes to me when I am with them, a certain sympathy you might call it, or a vibration that exists between us that convinces me they are right. (Quote by - Erich von Stroheim)

The true humanist maintains a just balance between sympathy and selection. (Quote by - Irving Babbitt)

You are 27 or 28 right? It is very tough to live at that age. When nothing is sure. I have sympathy with you. (Quote by - Haruki Murakami)

When you are in trouble, people who call to sympathize are really looking for the particulars. (Quote by - Ed Howe)

Recognition of belligerency as an expression of sympathy is all very well. (Quote by - Henry Cabot Lodge)

Motherhood is at its best when the tender chords of sympathy have been touched. (Quote by - Paul Harris)

Sympathy is a virtue unknown in nature. (Quote by - Paul Eipper)

He who has gone, so we but cherish his memory, abides with us, more potent, nay, more present than the living man. (Quote by - Antoine de Saint-Exupery)

Tears are Godís gift to us. Our holy water. They heal us as they flow. (Quote by - Rita Schiano)

Any relations in a social order will endure, if there is infused into them some of that spirit of human sympathy which qualifies life for immortality. (Quote by - George William Russell)

I didn't go to university. Didn't even finish A-levels. But I have sympathy for those who did. (Quote by - Terry Prachett)

The craving for sympathy is the common boundary-line between joy and sorrow. (Quote by - A.W. Hare and J.C. Hare)

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. (Quote by - Juliette G. Low)


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