Quotes and Sayings about Sympathy

Captain Hale, alone, without sympathy or support, save that from above, on the near approach of death asked for a clergyman to attend him. It was refused. He then requested a Bible that too was refused by his inhuman jailer.

William Hull

I have the greatest sympathy with the growth of the socialist party. I think they understand the evils that surround us and hammer them into people's minds better than we Liberals.

Charles Trevelyan

I have great sympathy for people that are infertile, but a life is not something you can give away.

Mary Beth Whitehead

Reasoned arguments and suggestions which make allowance for the full difficulties of the state of war that exists may help, and will always be listened to with respect and sympathy.

Stafford Cripps

The professional must learn to be moved and touched emotionally, yet at the same time stand back objectively: I've seen a lot of damage done by tea and sympathy.

Anthony Storr

I don't think it's an incredibly radical premise to try and have sympathy for someone who has made a mistake.

Joe Cornish

IT is mere coincidence that Cooper was born in the year which produced The Power of Sympathy and that when he died Uncle Tom's Cabin was passing through its serial stage, and yet the limits of his life mark almost exactly the first great period of American fiction.

Carl Clinton Van Doren

Okay, so, sometimes in life, I can be a score-keeper - someone who keeps track of what he gives and what he gets in return. An annoying quality, to say the least, and I'm sure my wife has your sympathy, but it's made me highly attuned to when and where credit is due.

Mark Feuerstein

Women ought to feel a peculiar sympathy in the colored man's wrong, for, like him, she has been accused of mental inferiority, and denied the privileges of a liberal education.

Angelina Grimke

More negatives write than call. It's a cheap shot for me to go on the air with the critical letters or E-mail I get because the reaction of the listeners is always an instantaneous expression of sympathy for me and contempt for the poor critic.

John Hall

Teetotallers lack the sympathy and generosity of men that drink.

W. H. Davies

My guitar was loud as hell, and I had no sympathy for anybody else.

Brownie McGhee

There's a certain amount of sympathy here for the Bush administration's problem, which is they would like to get rid of Saddam Hussein and they would like to have the Kurds autonomous.

Les Aspin

California must be all American or all Chinese. We are resolved that it shall be American, and are prepared to make it so. May we not rely upon your sympathy and assistance?

Denis Kearney

It is the right of our people to organize to oppose any law and any part of the Constitution with which they are not in sympathy.

Alfred E. Smith

You have to have sympathy for and an empathy with a character in order to play them.

Laura Carmichael

I think we lost a great deal of sympathy and support with the way in which the crisis was handled, most importantly I think when we appeared to be grasping for too much at one time instead of identifying our priorities in a much more responsible fashion.

Billy Tauzin

I didn't feel any remorse or sympathy if I injured a rival. I went over the top a few times but I never broke anyone's leg.

Peter Storey

I have to express sympathy from the bottom of my heart to those people who were taken as wartime comfort women. As a human being, I would like to express my sympathies, and also as prime minister of Japan I need to apologize to them.

Shinzo Abe

You have to take strength from the people that love you and the people that love Barbara and the huge number of expressions of sympathy and compassion and support. That has been extremely moving.

Ted Olson

This sympathy is not translated into force against the British government because it is not like the anti- apartheid movement which had a high profile here and Mandela is a more engaging figure than Yasser Arafat.

Tom Paulin

It's hard for me to think of others because I'm not particularly in sympathy with the music of this century.

Alan Hovhaness

We were united not only by political respect for each other, but also by deep mutual sympathy as people.

Helmut Kohl

In externals we advance with lightening express speed, in modes of thought and sympathy we lumber on in stage-coach fashion.

Frances E. Willard

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.

George William Russell