Quotes of Top 45 Most Popular Sympathy Quotes

empathy is more powerful than sympathy
Angie Thomas

Oh, poor, poor fellow!' said Mrs. Elliot with a remorse that was sincere, though her congratulations would not have been.
E.M. Forster

Who can tell what metals the gods use in forging the subtle bond which we call sympathy, which we might as well call love.
Kate Chopin

Besides love and sympathy, animals exhibit other qualities connected with the social instincts which in us would be called moral.
Charles Darwin

Ignorance may be bliss, but only if it outweighs curiosity. Curiosity is a gateway drug to sympathy.
Victoria Schwab

The real test of love is loving those who we feel are the hardest ones to love.
Criss Jami

A true friend doesn't have guts; they beat you up and later plead with you to beat them back.
Michael Bassey Johnson

I required kindness and sympathy, but I did not believe myself utterly unworthy of it.
Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live.
Norman Cousins

The purpose of human life is to serve, and to show compassion and the will to help others.
Albert Schweitzer

Tears are the silent language of grief.

There is no pain so great as the memory of joy in present grief.

A sympathetic friend can be quite as dear as a brother.

Flowers grow out of dark moments.
Corita Kent

There is no greater sorrow than to recall happiness in times of misery.
Dante Alighieri

Unable are the loved to die, for love is immortality.
Emily Dickinson

Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction.
Anne Sullivan

We should feel sorrow, but not sink under its oppression.

What is lovely never dies, But passes into other loveliness.
Thomas Bailey Aldrich

Sorrow can be alleviated by good sleep, a bath and a glass of wine.
Thomas Aquinas

The loss of a friend is like that of a limb; time may heal the anguish of the wound, but the loss cannot be repaired.
Robert Southey

Autumn wins you best by this its mute appeal to sympathy for its decay.
Robert Browning

Not without hope we suffer and we mourn.
William Wordsworth

When you lose a person you love so much, surviving the loss is difficult.
Cristiano Ronaldo

Excess of grief for the dead is madness; for it is an injury to the living, and the dead know it not.

Any mind that is capable of real sorrow is capable of good.
Harriet Beecher Stowe

As Christians, our compassion is simply a response to the love that God has already shown us.
Steven Curtis Chapman

If you're looking for sympathy you'll find it between shit and syphilis in the dictionary.
David Sedaris

It is terribly rude to tell people that their troubles are boring.
Lemony Snicket

I did not know how to reach him, how to catch up with him... The land of tears is so mysterious.
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

Men build too many walls and not enough bridges.
Joseph Fort Newton

When good people consider you the bad guy, you develop a heart to help the bad ones. You actually understand them.
Criss Jami

Though sympathy alone can't alter facts, it can help to make them more bearable.
Bram Stoker

There's nothing like your mother's sympathetic voice to make you want to burst into tears.
Sophie Kinsella

A man's ethical behaviour should be based effectually on sympathy, education, and social ties and needs; no religious basis is necessary. Man would indeed be in a poor way if he had to be restrained by fear of punishment and hope of reward after death.
Albert Einstein

Walk with me for a while, my friend—you in my shoes, I in yours—and then let us talk.
Richelle E. Goodrich

Reserved people often really need the frank discussion of their sentiments and griefs more than the expansive.
Charlotte Brontë

When sorrows come, they come not single spies, but in battalions.
William Shakespeare

Grief changes shape, but it never ends.
Keanu Reeves

It's sad when someone you know becomes someone you knew.
Henry Rollins

To desire and expect nothing for oneself and to have profound sympathy for others is genuine holiness.
Ivan Turgenev

September 11th was a moment when America had the sympathy of the world.
Tom Ford

A lot of actors find it impossible not to ask for the audience's sympathy. They have a need to twinkle.
Julian Fellowes

There are times when a sports figure doesn't deserve sympathy.
Stephen Rodrick

I have a strong sympathy for all women who have struggled and suffered.
Edmonia Lewis


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