Quotes on sympathy


(1) What does love look like ?  It has the hands to help others.  It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy.  It has the eyes to see misery and want.  It has the ears to hear the sighs of men. — Saint Augustine.

(2) When you are sorrowful, look again into your heart and you shall see that, in truth, you are weeping for that which has been our delight. —- Kahlil Gibran.

(3) Tears are the silent language of grief.—— Voltaire.

(4)  Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow.  It empties today of its strength. —- Corrie Boom.

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

(6) Happiness is beneficial for the body, but it is grief that develops the powers of the mind. —- Marcel Proust.

(7) Sorrow is a fruit.  God does not make it grow on limbs too weak to bear. — Victor Hugo.

(8) People who drink to drown their sorrow, should be told that sorrow knows how to swim. —- Ann Landers.

(9) To desire and expect nothing for oneself and to have profound sympathy for others, is genuine holiness. —- Ivan Turgenev.

(10) Excessive sorrow laughs ; Excessive joy weeps. —— Anon.
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