A Quote by Richard L. Evans on blessings, sympathy, and work

Give no man sympathy because he has to work - it is his blessing that he can.

Richard L. Evans (1906 - 1971)

Source: Albert W. Daw Collection

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A Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson on sympathy

Sympathy is a supporting atmosphere, and in it we unfold easily and well.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)

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A Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson on aim, harmony, identity, life, secrets, and sympathy

Harmony of aim, not identity of conclusion, is the secret of a sympathetic life.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)

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A Quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson on men, perception, sanity, and sympathy

The perception of a comic is a tie of sympathy with other men, a pledge of sanity, and a protection from those perverse tendencies and gloomy insanities in which fine intellects sometimes lose themselves.

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 - 1882)

Source: Letters and Social Aims, 1875

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A Quote by Phillips Brooks on belief, sorrow, sympathy, thankfulness, and trust

There is such a difference between coming out of sorrow merely thankful for belief, and coming out of sorrow full of sympathy with, and trust in, Him who has released us.

Phillips Brooks (1835 - 1893)

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A Quote by Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde on illness, kindness, and sympathy

The modern sympathy with invalids is morbid. Illness of any kind is hardly a thing to be encouraged in others.

Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900)

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A Quote by Nathan M. Pusey on driving, emotion, facts, imagination, learning, life, meaning, patience, sympathy, and teachers

The teacher's task is not to implant facts but to place the subject to be learned in front of the learner and, through sympathy,emotion, imagination and patience, to awaken in the learner the restless drive for answers and insights which enlarge the personal life and give it meaning.

Nathan M. Pusey

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A Quote by Maurice Sendak on adulthood, children, health, and sympathy

To be a healthy person, you have to be sympathetic to the child you once were and maintain the continuity between you as a child and you as an adult.

Maurice Sendak

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A Quote by Martin Luther King, Jr. on concern, giving, pity, soul, and sympathy

Pity may represent little more than the impersonal concern which prompts the mailing of a check, but true sympathy is the personal concern which demands the giving of one's soul.

Martin Luther King Jr (1929 - 1968)

Source: Strength to Love, 1963.

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A Quote by Mark Twain on cities, colors, dreams, nature, spirit, and sympathy

This is the fairest picture on our planet, the most enchanting to look upon, the most satisfying to the eye and spirit. To see the sun sink down, drowned in his pink and purple and golden floods, and overwhelm Florence with tides of color that make all the sharp lines dim and faint and turn the solid city to a city of dreams, is a sight to stir the coldest nature, and make a sympathetic one drunk with ecstasy.

Mark Twain (1835 - 1910)

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