Sympathy Quotes

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
When men are arrested without any legal basis and for political reasons, it's merely a routine, everyday occurrence in Russia, and hardly anyone has any sympathy.
– Alexei Navalny
We were united not only by political respect for each other, but also by deep mutual sympathy as people.
– Helmut Kohl
There is something terribly morbid in the modern sympathy with pain. One should sympathise with the colour, the beauty, the joy of life. The less said about life's sores the better.
– Oscar Wilde
The humanitarian lays stress almost solely upon breadth of knowledge and sympathy.
– Irving Babbitt
September 11th was a moment when America had the sympathy of the world.
– Tom Ford
Motherhood is at its best when the tender chords of sympathy have been touched.
– Paul Harris
Men are often biased in their judgment on account of their sympathy and their interests.
– George William Norris
Marriage must be a relation either of sympathy or of conquest.
– George Eliot
Learning a foreign language, and the culture that goes with it, is one of the most useful things we can do to broaden the empathy and imaginative sympathy and cultural outlook of children.
– Michael Gove
It is in Rousseau's writing above all that history begins to turn from upper-class honour to middle-class humanitarianism. Pity, sympathy and compassion lie at the centre of his moral vision. Values associated with the feminine begin to infiltrate social existence as a whole, rather than being confined to the domestic sphere.
– Terry Eagleton
I tend to foster drama via bleakness. If I want the reader to feel sympathy for a character, I cleave the character in half, on his birthday. And then it starts raining. And he's made of sugar.
– George Saunders
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
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
Deliberately seek opportunities for kindness, sympathy, and patience.
– Evelyn Underhill
Both tears and sweat are salty, but they render a different result. Tears will get you sympathy sweat will get you change.
– Jesse Jackson
According to your sympathy, you will take pleasure in your own happiness or in the happiness of other people but it is always your own happiness you seek.
– John Buchanan Robinson
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