I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow, but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing.
It is the right of our people to organize to oppose any law and any part of the Constitution with which they are not in sympathy.
It's hard for me to think of others because I'm not particularly in sympathy with the music of this century.
I am the son of a small and far-away nation and the other laureates have all come from different countries from all over the world and we all were equally received here with signs of sympathy.
I feel sympathy for the working class lad. I've always championed about ticket prices and try to equate that to people's salaries.
When men are arrested without any legal basis and for political reasons, it's merely a routine, everyday occurrence in Russia, and hardly anyone has any sympathy.
Grief knits two hearts in closer bonds than happiness ever can; and common sufferings are far stronger links than common joys.
I have deep sympathy with the hundreds of my constituents who fear that legislation for same-sex marriage will profoundly encroach - although this may be unintended - on their right to live according to their faith.
I would rather be kept alive in the efficient if cold altruism of a large hospital than expire in a gush of warm sympathy in a small one.
People who drink to drown their sorrow should be told that sorrow knows how to swim.
Grief is a normal and natural response to loss. It is originally an unlearned feeling process. Keeping grief inside increases your pain.
Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction.
I don't care about sympathy. I care about playing a character who's understandable and clear.
The professional must learn to be moved and touched emotionally, yet at the same time stand back objectively: I've seen a lot of damage done by tea and sympathy.
Kindliness and sympathy, fellowship and understanding, are always good, but best when they come from a distant corner of the world.
The cure for sorrow is to learn something.
Sympathy for victims is always counter-balanced by an equal and opposite feeling of resentment towards them.
Sympathy is something that shouldn't be bestowed upon the Yankees. Apparently it angers them.
My guitar was loud as hell, and I had no sympathy for anybody else.
IT is mere coincidence that Cooper was born in the year which produced The Power of Sympathy and that when he died Uncle Tom's Cabin was passing through its serial stage, and yet the limits of his life mark almost exactly the first great period of American fiction.