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Pity quotes (6)
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.
Dr. Samuel Johnson Category: Pity
Of all the paths lead to a womans love Pitys the straightest.
John Fletcher Category: Pity
More helpful than all wisdom is one draught of simple human pity that will not forsake us.
George Eliot Category: Pity
Pity is best taught by fellowship in woe.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge Category: Pity
Sometimes I go about pitying myself And all the while I am being carried across the sky By beautiful clouds.
Proverb Category: Pity
PITIFUL adj. The state of an enemy of opponent after an imaginary encounter with oneself.
Ambrose Gwinett Bierce Category: Pity