Quotations About / On: SYMPATHY

  • 41.
    Thus to him, to this schoolboy under the bending dome of day, is suggested that he and it proceed from one root; one is leaf and one is flower; relation, sympathy, stirring in every vein. And what is that root? Is not that the soul of his soul?
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. Oration, August 31, 1837, delivered before the Phi Beta Kappa Society, Cambridge, Massachusetts. "The American Scholar," repr. In Emerson: Essays and Lectures, ed. Joel Porte (1983).)
  • 42.
    I am grown by sympathy a little eager and sentimental, but leave me alone, and I should relish every hour and what it brought me, the pot-luck of the day, as heartily as the oldest gossip in the bar-room.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Experience," Essays, Second Series (1844).)
  • 43.
    The pleasure of eloquence is in greatest part owing often to the stimulus of the occasion which produces it,—to the magic of sympathy, which exalts the feeling of each by radiating on him the feeling of all.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Art," Society and Solitude (1870).)
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  • 44.
    There is something terribly morbid in the modern sympathy with pain. One should sympathise with the colour, the beauty, the joy of life. The less said about life's sores the better.
    (Oscar Wilde (1854-1900), Anglo-Irish playwright, author. Lord Henry, in The Picture of Dorian Gray, ch. 3 (1891).)
  • 45.
    Solitude is impractical, and society fatal. We must keep our head in the one and our hands in the other. The conditions are met, if we keep our independence, yet do not lose our sympathy.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Society and Solitude," Society and Solitude (1870).)
  • 46.
    The child realizes to every man his own earliest remembrance, and so supplies a defect in our education, or enables us to live over the unconscious history with a sympathy so tender as to be almost personal experience.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Domestic Life," Society and Solitude (1870).)
  • 47.
    When there is sympathy, there needs but one wise man in a company and all are wise,—so, a blockhead makes a blockhead of his companion. Wonderful power to benumb possesses this brother.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Considerations by the Way," The Conduct of Life (1860).)
  • 48.
    I parted from my beloved because there was one thing which I had to tell her. She questioned me. She should have known all by sympathy. That I had to tell her it was the difference between us,—the misunderstanding.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. Essay on "Love" in letter, September 1852, to Harrison Blake, in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 6, p. 201, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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  • 49.
    Empathy often prevails
    Where sympathy fails
    (Damian Murphy 2014)
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  • 50.
    Cyrus Diaz Quotes Part 14

    161. "Success and giving helps you live but it can't help you when you die, but surely salvation you will satisfy."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    162. "Don't mind how troubles bristle, even roses comes with a thistle"
    By Cyrus Diaz

    163. "Painting and books in many aspects are of equal importance: it takes you farther from your limited world of imagination and it nurtures the human soul."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    164. "A poem a day is a tedious hobby for it drains the brain as it drains the veins."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    165. "Life is an investment; doing good is your capital and the profit of eternal life is eternal."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    167. "Our body is made up of material things; it's our soul's momentary dwelling. So what's essential, your body or soul? Your answer will decipher where you will be"
    By Cyrus Diaz

    168. "No one can redeem your soul
    not even your wealth,
    not even your achievements,
    your acquaintance,
    the kings, prophets not the saints
    and the powerful of the earth,
    noting that you have done,
    nothing of your own.
    there's nothing you can do
    for only God can spare you. "

    By Cyrus Diaz

    169."Nevertheless, we don't admire what we can't comprehend."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    170. "You can only appreciate the craft of a poet when you write poems yourself."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    171. "Certain people come into our life or a reason, to give us a lesson."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    172. "Jeweleries and accessories are just but bedeck, others show for power and pride."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    173. "Honors are just but temporary fame and titles are just but an empty name."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    174. "Politics is a ridiculous game."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    175. "In your circle of friends, only few are truly, only few will stay."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    176. "A poet is an insane being who scorned eyeglasses and loathe reading."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    177. "Only the poet and he alone mean what he meant."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    178. "Nothing in that entwined
    Bond will eternally last
    because everything
    our life including,
    Will come to pass."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    179. "Dishonesty is betrayal, synonymously."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    180. "Honesty, seven letter words yet hard to spell some find it quite hard to tell - only with sincerity one will be compelled."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    181. "Accept who you are recognize your own beauty identity isn't a need, your identity should be your own a better person you will be known."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    182. "Death comes peacefully like the soft white smoke that comes - unnoticeable, in a minute or two, diminished quickly."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    183. "Commitment is a covenant we make; a contract we made between our friends, loved ones and our self."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    184. Love precedes commitment; you cannot love without committing yourself into that relationship or union."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    185. "When you commit, you devote yourself, time and effort to make that camaraderie work, it's a pledge, it's a noble surrender."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    186."Freedom is letting things fall apart when it doesn't seems to work anymore, when fellowship or relationship can't stand with each promises."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    187. "Letting go, all though painful yet it's healthy."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    188. "Giving freedom or letting someone go just for him/her to be happy is a selfless act, it's a heroic deed a big sacrifice someone has boldly take."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    189. "Love is an indefinite feeling, a concept with no definite meaning, not even dictionary or encyclopedia can give you the exact meaning."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    190."Love is a healthy feeling; it's a part of our existence, the driving force of our being."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    191. Lust is a selfish sexual desire towards our partner, friends or fellow. It seldom concealed itself in the mask of love, it's not affectionate, it's not passionate, it's greedy, a dark intention of a dissolute soul."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    192. "Promises are relationships building block, something lovers or friendship has to hold on, so whenever you make a promise, be sure you can deliver it."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    193. "At the end of the day, the things that you have done yet were not promised are counted the greatest."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    194. "Trust is a form of surrender; a major surrender a person has to do. It's not superficial but full self-pledge surrender."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    195."Trust is a will we freely give to the one we love or to the people we valued most."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    196. "Tomorrow find us farther than today."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    197. "With competence and skills we man should think logically; express himself clearly and in sharing the best of his life he will live in harmony with others In a just and progressive society."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    198."By serving, by being just and humane, by striving and in doing your noblest - that's success."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    199."Sympathy, is not offering quick and cosmetic help, rather, it is entering and sharing in others pain."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    200."Nothing that is real has ever been to peril."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    201."Education: is the key to unlock the big luck."
    By Cyrus Diaz

    202."Opportunity comes one at a time but time, no matter how countless, doesn't always offer opportunity."
    By Cyrus Diaz


    203.."Breathing is just one segment of our existence; we need love, to love and be loved by the people around us and ultimately, by ourselves. "
    By Cyrus Diaz
    (education, life, love, hate, karma, mistakes, sexuality, problems, pain, anguish, heartbreaks, relationships, friendship)
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