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It is easy to condemn, it is better to pity.
Mercy
Lyman Abbott

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What pity is it That we can die, but once to serve our country.
Patriotism
Joseph Addison

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Don't pity me now, don't pity me never; I'm going to do nothing for ever and ever.
Epitaphs
James Agate

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Pity makes the world soft to the weak and noble to the strong.
Pity
Sir Edwin Arnold

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Honesty is as rare as a man without self-pity.
Honesty
Stephen Vincent Benet

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He that has pity on the poor lends to the Lord.
Poverty and The Poor
Bible

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Pity cost nothing and ain't worth nothing.
Pity
Josh Billings

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Pity the selfishness of lovers: it is brief, a forlorn hope; it is impossible.
Lovers
Elizabeth Bowen

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

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When the severity of the law is to be softened, let pity, not bribes, be the motive.
Law and Lawyers
Miguel De Cervantes

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

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I pity them greatly, but I must be mum, for how could we do without sugar and rum?
Slavery
William Cowper

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I've never any pity for conceited people, because I think they carry their comfort about with them.
Conceit
George Eliot

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

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I do pity unlearned people on a rainy day.
Learning
Lucius C. Falkland

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When a blind man bears the standard, pity those who follow.
Leaders and Leadership
French Proverb

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Pity and friendship are two passions incompatible with each other.
Pity
Oliver Goldsmith

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The usual fortune of complaint is to excite contempt more than pity.
Complaints and Complaining
Samuel Johnson

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Love and pity and wish well to every soul in the world; dwell in love, and then you dwell in God.
Love
William Law

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Moon! Moon! am prone before you. Pity me, and drench me in loneliness.
Moon
Amy Lowell

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To pity distress is but human; to relieve it is Godlike.
Charity
Horace Mann

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A mixture of admiration and pity is one of the surest recipes for affection.
Affection
Andre Maurois

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Pity is treason.
Pity
Maximilien Robespierre

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We pity in others only the those evils which we ourselves have experienced.
Sympathy
Jean Jacques Rousseau

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All who consult on doubtful matters, should be void of hatred, friendship, anger, and pity.
Counsel
Sallust

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