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Nobody can tell what I suffer! But it is always so. Those who do not complain are never pitied.

If the secret sorrows of everyone could be read on their forehead, how many who now cause envy would suddenly become the objects of pity.
Pity and friendship are two passions incompatible with each other.
Never allow your own sorrow to absorb you, but seek out another to console, and you will find consolation.
Pity those who nature abuses; never those who abuse nature.
When Man evolved Pity, he did a queer thing -- deprived himself of the power of living life as it is without wishing it to become something different.
Pity makes the world soft to the weak and noble to the strong.
Pity cost nothing and ain't worth nothing.
God put self-pity by the side of despair like the cure by the side of the disease.
A tear dries quickly when it is shed for troubles of others.
Pity is a thing often vowed, seldom felt; hatred is a thing often felt, seldom avowed.
More helpful than all wisdom is one draught of simple human pity that will not forsake us.
If a madman were to come into this room with a stick in his hand, no doubt we should pity the state of his mind; but our primary consideration would be to take care of ourselves. We should knock him down first, and pity him afterwards.
Self-pity comes so naturally to all of us. The most solid happiness can be shaken by the compassion of a fool.
Humane sentiments are baseless, mad, and improper; they are incredibly feeble; never do they withstand the gainsaying passions, never do they resist bare necessity.
Sometimes I go about in pity for myself, and all the while a great wind is bearing me across the sky.
Soft pity enters an iron gate.
Pity is for living, envy is for dead.
To love with the spirit is to pity, and he who pities most loves most.

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