I like the Rolling Stones for karaoke. ‘Sympathy For The Devil’ is a great one.
– Hugh Jackman
There is no grief like the grief that does not speak.
– Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Men are often biased in their judgment on account of their sympathy and their interests.
– George William Norris
But what you could perhaps do with in these days is a word of most sincere sympathy. Your movement is carried internally by so strong a truth and necessity that victory in one form or another cannot elude you for long.
– Hjalmar Schacht
Like many people, most Libertarians feel empathy and sympathy for less fortunate people. But they know you can’t have perfection in a world of limited resources.
– Harry Browne
I’m in total sympathy with Dick Smith’s sentiments; I only wish there were grounds for saying we Australians would never tolerate such appalling treatment of refugees being carried out in our name.
– Hugh Mackay
A sympathetic friend can be quite as dear as a brother.
If men and women are to understand each other, to enter into each other’s nature with mutual sympathy, and to become capable of genuine comradeship, the foundation must be laid in youth.
– Havelock Ellis
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.
– Goldwin Smith
It’s sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.
– Henry Rollins
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
Any mind that is capable of real sorrow is capable of good.
– Harriet Beecher Stowe
Sympathy is the first condition of criticism.
– Henri Frederic Amiel
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.
– Harold Bloom
The humanitarian lays stress almost solely upon breadth of knowledge and sympathy.
– Irving Babbitt
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.
– Jerome K. Jerome
I was brought up to be sympathetic toward others.
– Joyce Carol Oates
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
I’ve always liked Saturn. But I also have some sympathy for Pluto because I heard it’s been downgraded from a planet, and I think it should remain a planet. Once you’ve given something planetary status it’s kind of mean to take it away.
– Jared Leto
To desire and expect nothing for oneself and to have profound sympathy for others is genuine holiness.
– Ivan Turgenev
Ultimately, we’ll help the people we discriminate against if we try to understand more about them; genetics will lead to a world where there is a sympathy for the underdog.
– James D. Watson
In Shakespeare, unique individuals repudiate the stereotypes demanded by the structure of the play: Shylock commands our sympathy, Barnardine refuses to be hanged. Individuals trump the category.
– Iain McGilchrist
The true humanist maintains a just balance between sympathy and selection.
The relation of landlord and tenant is not an ideal one, but 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.
Both tears and sweat are salty, but they render a different result. Tears will get you sympathy; sweat will get you change.
– Jesse Jackson
I’m not sympathetic. I have zero sympathy. I understand about emotional eating, I understand how painful the process can be, but I also understand that change is possible.
– Jillian Michaels
Manhattan’s probably one of the bluest parts in the country, and Indiana’s definitely one of the redder states. I have sympathy for both sides.
– Jim Gaffigan
I will indulge my sorrows, and give way to all the pangs and fury of despair.
– Joseph Addison
It’s no good being nice and young and naive. There’s no good in that at all. You’ve got to do it all yourself, and you’ve gotta learn quick. And you can’t look for sympathy either.
– John Lydon
Sorrow is so easy to express and yet so hard to tell.
– Joni Mitchell