Friendship improves happiness and abates misery, by the doubling of our joy and the dividing of our grief.
Do not be afraid of showing your affection. Be warm and tender, thoughtful and affectionate. Men are more helped by sympathy, than by service; love is more than money, and a kind word will give more pleasure than a present.
As long as you keep a person down, some part of you has to be down there to hold him down, so it means you cannot soar as you otherwise might.
Friends are the pillars on your porch. Sometimes they hold you up, sometimes they lean on you, and sometimes it's just enough to know that they are standing by.
Life is to be lived. If you have to support yourself, you had bloody well better find some way that is going to be interesting. And you don't do that by sitting around wondering about yourself.
Next to love, sympathy is the divinest passion of the human heart
His morality is all sympathy, just what morality should be
All sympathy not consistent with acknowledged virtue is but disguised selfishness
I can sympathize with everything, except suffering.
My friend, if I could give you one thing in life, it would be the ability to see yourself as others see you, then you would realize what a truly special person you are...
Sympathy is a virtue unknown in nature.
Sympathy is something that shouldn't be bestowed upon the Yankees. Apparently it angers them.
To be in one's own heart in kindly sympathy with all things; this is the nature of righteousness
Always be nice to bankers. Always be nice to pension fund managers. Always be nice to the media. In that order.
Sympathy without relief is like mustard without beef