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"I don't wanna die, I'm not gonna lie to you I admit that and I'm not asking for clemency, I'm not asking for forgiveness, I'm not asking for sympathy. I know they're gonna kill me sooner or later. You don't need to worry about that but there's a lot of crimes I can solve if the state can just see fit to make me live two or three years longer, I mean look, I know I'm not like other people, I know I can't feel sympathy for other people but I'm still human." - Ted Bundy

"Sympathy is no substitute for action." - David Livingstone

"Everywhere the need exists for maternal sympathy and help..." - Edith Stein

"Self-pity dries up our sympathy for others." - Mason Cooley

"I answered my father's demands for sympathy with silence." - Mason Cooley

"Got everything I'm asking for but you." - Drake

"I'm not asking for forever, Tamani said. Yet. I'm just asking for a moment." - Aprilynne Pike

"Don't bother asking God for answers about life. Most likely you're asking the wrong questions." - Josh Kilmer-Purcell

"Don't apologize for asking for what you deserve." - Mika Brzezinski

"I gave you sympathy. *I* want sympathy!" "Are you kidding me? You have the sexiest man on the planet wanting you. You're getting laid regularly. No sympathy for you!" - Jill Shalvis

"Sympathy for the lowest animals is one of the noblest virtues with which man is endowed." - Charles Darwin

"I try to create sympathy for my characters, then turn the monsters loose." - Stephen King

"Our own cast-off sorrows are not sufficient to constitute sympathy for others." - Suzanne Curchod

"Autumn wins you best by this its mute Appeal to sympathy for its decay." - Robert Browning

"I understand what they felt in Oklahoma City. I have no sympathy for them." - Timothy Mcveigh

"The craving for sympathy is the common boundary-line between joy and sorrow." - A.W. Hare

"All I'm asking for is what I want." - Rickey Henderson

"We keep asking for answers; God keeps sending us people." - Bob Goff

"It's asking for trouble to listen to music alone." - Janice Galloway

"That comes too late that comes for the asking." - Seneca the Younger

"Prayer is asking for guidance. Meditation is listening to it." - Sonia Choquette

"By asking for the impossible we obtain the best possible." - Giovanni Niccolini

"Pain is a message asking for our help." - Gerald Epstein

"Those who are asking for more government interference are asking ultimately for more compulsion and less freedom." - Ludwig Von Mises

"My grandpa always said asking a question is embarrassing for a moment, but not asking is embarrassing for a lifetime." - Haruki Murakami

"Atheist, without God, I look to humankind for sympathy, for love, for hope, for effort, for aid." - Charles Bradlaugh

"One of the best aids to freedom is asking God for a lot of help-and asking often." - Joyce Meyer

"Life for the strongest. There is no sympathy for the slain, only admiration for the winner's strength." - Terry Goodkind

"For compassion a human heart suffices, but for full and adequate sympathy, with joy, an angel's only." - Samuel Taylor Coleridge

"Those in the West who have adopted Christ as their own should remember that he was an Oriental. Love and sympathy for Jesus should be expanded into love and sympathy for all Orientals, and for all the world." - Paramahansa Yogananda

"A writer without interest or sympathy for the foibles of his fellow man is not conceivable as a writer." - Joseph Conrad

"Praise is the symbol which represents sympathy, and which the mind insensibly substitutes for its recollection and language." - James Mackintosh

"Compassion is not sympathy. Compassion is mercy. It is a commitment to take responsibility for the suffering of others." - Joan D. Chittister

"He has not truly lived who has not lived for others, in sympathy and in harmony with his fellows." - Percy Jewett Burrell

"What is more harmful than any vice? Practical sympathy and pity for all the failures and all the weak : Christianity." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"It is really not so repulsive to see the poor asking for money as to see the rich asking for more money. And advertisement is the rich asking for more money." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"The world is full of tragedy; and sympathy, a little common sympathy, can do so much to soften the worst of grief. It is for the lack of that, that people despair and go down." - Mona Caird

"Asking for help with shame says: You have the power over me. Asking with condescension says: I have the power over you. But asking for help with gratitude says: We have the power to help each other." - Amanda Palmer

"In the end, for congenial sympathy, for poetry, for work, for original feeling and expression, for perfect companionship with one's friends-give me the country." - D H Lawrence

"In school, we're rewarded for having the answer, not for asking a good question." - Richard Saul Wurman

"Lose not thy own for want of asking for it; it will get thee no thanks." - Thomas Fuller

"Lose not thine own for want of asking for it; 'twill get thee no thanks." - Thomas Fuller

"A friend who offers help without asking for explanations is a treasure beyond price" - Robert A Heinlein

"The world has kissed my Soul with its pain, asking for its return in Songs." - Rabindranath Tagore

"If you even think about asking Harry Potter for an autograph, your day ends right now." - Jasper Fforde

"What is school for? If you're not asking that, you're wasting time and money." - Seth Godin

"Can I cut off your head?" "Are you asking for my permission?" - Amanda Hocking

"A man asking for help ought to at least give directions." - Barbara Mertz

"Stop Asking Jesus Into Your Heart: How to Know for Sure You Are Saved" - J. D. Greear

"Forever," he vowed, still a little staggered. "That's all I'm asking for," I said," - Stephenie Meyer

"Life, nature and God always answer, 'Yes,' to you. What are you asking for?" - Mark Victor Hansen

"You already gave me forever, Aislinn. I'm asking for a chance at right now." - Melissa Marr

"Prayer is asking for rain and faith is carrying the umbrella." - Barbara Johnson

"I have never been disappointed upon asking microorganisms for whatever I wanted." - Kinichiro Sakaguchi

"Even a witch wants sympathy." - Franny Billingsley

"Mr. Complete Lack of Sympathy" - Karen Chance

"Human sympathy has its limits." - F Scott Fitzgerald

"Innate in nearly every artistic nature is a wanton, treacherous penchant for accepting injustice when it creates beauty and showing sympathy for and paying homage to aristocratic privilege." - Thomas Mann

"The world has no sympathy with any but positive griefs. It will pity you for what you lose; never for what you lack." - Madame Swetchine

"For thou hast given me in this beauteous face A world of earthly blessings to my soul, If sympathy of love unite our thoughts." - William Shakespeare

"The best cure for worry, depression, melancholy, brooding, is to go deliberately forth and try to lift with one's sympathy the gloom of somebody else." - Arnold Bennett

"It is only possible through the fact that sympathy for the general life and suffering of mankind is very weakly developed in the individual." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"I have sympathy for any human being that's driven by their limbic part of their brain. We all know that exists in a person." - Dennis Miller

"Birchfall lapped at his wound "You're not very sympathetic for a medicine cat" "I'm here to HEAL you. If you want sympathy, go to the nursery" Jaypaw mewed" - Erin Hunter

"The possibility of physical and mental collapse is now very real. No sympathy for the Devil, keep that in mind. Buy the ticket, take the ride." - Hunter S Thompson

"At this time of sadness, there are no words to say, My heart is full of sympathy, for you and your family today." - Susan Smith

"There's a natural instinct embedded in friendship, a sympathy that makes us willing to fight for someone we like when they are treated unjustly." - Charles Duhigg

"Men are pigs. I really have every sympathy for women that they actually have to choose one of these arrogant, stupid morons to settle down with and marry." - Michael Winner

"Just as white light consists of colored rays, so reverence for life contains all the components of ethics: love, kindliness, sympathy, empathy, peacefulness and power to forgive." - Albert Schweitzer

"Successful people are always looking for opportunities to help others. Unsuccessful people are always asking, What's in it for me?" - Brian Tracy

"Is it normal to make a minute-to-minute schedule for the timing of thanksgiving? I'm asking for a friend." - Casey Wilson

"We should spend as much time in thanking God for his benefits as we do in asking him for them." - Vincent de Paul

"Movies and life become a little more symmetrical when you start asking for and looking for connections." - Josh Lucas

"But an apology too - you think you're giving something, but you're not. You're really asking for something. You're asking for forgiveness, you're asking for the other injured person to make it okay for you. Apologies were harder work for the person getting one than the person giving one." - Deb Caletti

"But an apology too - you think you're giving something, but you're not. You're really asking for something. You're asking for forgiveness, you're asking for the other injured person to make it okay for you. Apologies were harder work for the person getting one than the person giving one." - Deb Caletti

"The question we should be asking is not why people are sometimes cruel, or even why a few people are usually cruel (all evidence suggests true sadists are an extremely small proportion of the population overall), but how we have come to create institutions that encourage such behavior and that suggest cruel people are in some ways admirable-or at least as deserving of sympathy as those they push around." - David Graeber

"I love going out and it is a bit sad when the photographers stop asking you for your picture." - Alice Evans

"I am not asking for 60 months to sit and enjoy power, but to be the Chowkidaar of the country." - Narendra Modi

"Atheists who keep asking for evidence of God's existence are like a fish in the ocean wanting evidence of water." - Ray Comfort

"'T is heaven alone that is given away; 'T is only God may be had for the asking." - James Russell Lowell

"I learned also that the best way to keep out of trouble was by never complaining or asking for anything." - Marilyn Monroe

"How beautiful to find a heart that loves you, without asking you for anything, but to be okay." - Khalil Gibran

"Patrick Kenzie asking a bemused waitress for a newspaper in smalltown USA. 'It's like a homepage without a scroll button?'" - Dennis Lehane

"If I had a dog I would not feel so lonely, but I suppose that is asking for too much." - Eva Braun

"There is a basket of fresh bread on your head, yet you go door to door asking for crusts." - Rumi

"Love cannot be had for the asking; it comes only as a gift from the heart of another" - Paramahansa Yogananda

"We immediately become more effective when we decide to change ourselves rather than asking things to change for us." - Stephen Covey

"Looking for love on the internet is like Janet Leigh asking Norman Bates if he likes her body." - Max Brooks

"Wisdom will never let us stand with any man on an unfriendly footing. We refuse sympathy and intimacy with people, as if we waited for some better sympathy or intimacy to come. But whence and when: Tomorrow will be like today. Life wastes itself while we are preparing to live." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"If the knowledge of torture of others makes you sick, it is a case of sympathy... It can be argued that behaviour based on sympathy is in an important sense egoistic, for one is oneself pleased at others' pleasure and pained at others' pain, and the pursuit of one's own utility may thus be helped by sympathetic action." - Amartya Sen

"The Chancellor looked down at the empty table for a minute. Then he shrugged, looked up, and gave a surprisingly jaunty smile. "All in favor of admitting first-term Kvothe's reckless use of sympathy as proof of mastery of basic principles of sympathy vote by show of hands." - Patrick Rothfuss

"Do you not wonder sometimes, she showed now, sadly, if in some ways they are correct? That we are asking too much of the world?"No," he said. "They're the ones who are asking for too little."" - Patrick Ness

"I nodded with genuine synthetic sympathy." - Jeff Lindsay

"Empathy fuels connection; sympathy drives disconnection." - Brene Brown

"Sympathy is especially a Christian duty." - Charles Spurgeon

"Sympathy is the charm of human life ..." - Grace Aguilar

"I believe in sympathy, compassion and forgiveness." - Pervez Musharraf

"A friend giveth sympathy in trouble." - Torquato Tasso

"The more we feel sorry for ourselves, the less sorry others will feel for us. People don't waste their small store of sympathy on those who can provide it so richly for themselves." - Gerald Brenan

"This is where the strength of the physician lies, be he a quack, a homeopath or an allopath. He supplies the perennial demand for comfort, the craving for sympathy that every human sufferer feels." - Leo Tolstoy

"The hearts of Afro-American women are too warm and too large for race hatred. Long suffering has so chastened them that they are developing a special sense of sympathy for all who suffer and fail of justice." - Fannie Barrier Williams

"We must not permit our respect for the dead or our sympathy for a part of the living to lead us into an act of injustice to the balance of the living." - Davy Crockett

"I have sympathy for young people, for their growing pains, but I balk when these growing pains are pushed into the foreground, when you make these young people the only vehicles of lifes wisdom." - Wislawa Szymborska

"Meditate, meditate, meditate. Then you will find that people suffer for no reason when there is the mine of bliss in everyone's heart. Then your heart will go out in sympathy and compassion for everybody." - Swami Brahmananda

"It's neat for Kyle to win, ... I think you'd have sympathy for anybody if you put yourself in that situation and got taken out of the race car. But I have absolutely no information about what was going on." - Greg Biffle

"The sympathy of sorrow is stronger than the sympathy of prosperity." - Benjamin Disraeli

"For even satire is a form of sympathy. It is the way our sympathy flows and recoils that really determines our lives. And here lies the vast importance of the novel, properly handled. It can inform and lead into new places our sympathy away in recoil from things gone dead. Therefore the novel, properly handled, can reveal the most secret places of life: for it is the passional secret places of life, above all, that the tide of sensitive awareness needs to ebb and flow, cleansing and freshening." - D H Lawrence

"Prayer does not mean asking God for all kinds of things we want, it is rather the desire for God Himself, the only Giver of Life." - Sadhu Sundar Singh

"There is only one excuse for a speaker's asking the attention of his audience: he must have either truth or entertainment for them." - Dale Carnegie

"Grace is given of God, but knowledge is bought in the market; Knowledge needful for all, yet cannot be had for the asking." - Arthur Hugh Clough

"How could you be nervous about asking me to marry you, Bones? I'd die for you. Why wouldn't I want to live for you as well?" - Jeaniene Frost

"Jesus is not asking us to do anything for him that he hasn't already done for us, under conditions of difficulty beyond our comprehension." - Timothy Keller

"I yield to no man in sympathy for the gallant men under my command; but I am obliged to sweat them tonight, so that I may save their blood tomorrow." - Stonewall Jackson

"Self-actualizing people have a deep feeling of identification, sympathy, and affection for human beings in general. They feel kinship and connection, as if all people were members of a single family." - Abraham Maslow

"... I still have sympathy for some of the people who've fallen from grace in Washington. The feeding frenzy can be so unforgiving, especially in this day of nonstop cable news." - Andrea Mitchell

"No sacrifice is worth the name unless it is a joy. Sacrifice and a long face go ill together. Sacrifice is 'making sacred'. He must be a poor specimen of humanity who is in need of sympathy for his sacrifice." - Mahatma Gandhi

"I have for the first time found what I can truly love- I have found you. You are my sympathy-my better self-my good angel-I am bound to you with a strong attachment." - Charlotte Bronte

"In regard to the colored people, there is always more that is benevolent, I perceive, than just, manifested towards us. What I ask for the negro is not benevolence, not pity, not sympathy, but simply justice." - Frederick Douglass

"That was the thing about being bereaved. People were overcome with sympathy. They did things for you without even considering whether or not it was the right thing to do." - Brenna Yovanoff

"They weren't impatient for the boys to turn into cartoons again. They awarded sympathy, gave compassion. Because deep down they had found parts of themselves in the characters. You said it George." - Audrey Meadows

"Many of the artists who have represented Negro life have seen only the comic, the ludicrous side of it, and have lacked sympathy with and appreciation for the warm, big heart that dwells within such a rough exterior." - Henry Ossawa Tanner

"I've never had much sympathy for orphans, I mean, when I was their age I would have killed to have no parents to make me clean my room and stuff" - Zach Braff

"Phin spared a moment of sympathy for Frank until he looked back and saw him at the bar, leaning into Clea's cleavage. Get a grip, Frank, he thought, and then he looked down Sophie's dress and thought, Never mind, Frank." - Jennifer Crusie

"Happiness and depression cannot blossom on the same vine. Some people affirm their woes and beg for sympathy. Others, unfortunately, cast gloom wherever they go. These poor souls were born sick and tired." - Louis Sullivan

"You have to have sympathy for the villain. Even the most disgusting ones, you have to find something to connect with. I try to put as much of myself in every single character that I play." - Milo Ventimiglia

"What I ask for the Negro is not benevolence, not pity, not sympathy, but simply justice. ... All I ask is, give him a chance to stand on his own legs! Let him alone! ... Your interference is doing him positive injury." - Frederick Douglass

"Pay attention, people! There's no excuse for making the same mistakes that others have made. If you do, it's your own fault and you should expect no sympathy, no compassion." - Donald Trump

"That I am totally devoid of sympathy for, or interest in, the world of groups is directly attributable to the fact that my two greatest needs and desires - smoking cigarettes and plotting revenge - are basically solitary pursuits." - Fran Lebowitz

"Jesus was the first great teacher of men who showed a genuine sympathy for childhood. When He said Of such is the kingdom of heaven, it was a revelation." - Edward Eggleston

"If I publish this poem for you, speaking as a trader, I shall be a considerable loser. Did I publish all I admire, out of sympathy with the author, I should be a ruined man." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton

"You did' understand what he was saying, until he kissed you. It was a kiss of such complicity, of such uncomplicated sympathy, that you felt for the first time not alone in your suffering." - Sarah Hall

"Phin spared a moment of sympathy for Frank until he looked back and saw him at the bar, leaning into Clea's cleavage. Get a grip, Frank, he thought, and then he looked down Sophie's dress and thought, Never mind, Frank." - Jennifer Crusie

"Yesterday the CEO of Citigroup said that he can understand why all these Occupy Wall Street protesters are so frustrated. In fact, he felt so bad for them, he gave himself a $10 million sympathy bonus." - Jimmy Fallon

"Salvation is not a divine transaction that takes place because you are morally perfect, but much more is an organic unfolding, a becoming who you already are, an inborn sympathy with and capacity for the very One who created you." - Richard Rohr

"And I can't die easy thinking maybe the menfolks white or black is making a spit cup out of you. Have some sympathy for me. Put me down easy, Janie, I'm a cracked plate." - Zora Neale Hurston

"My mother did not carry me around under her arm like a loaf of French bread the way former Governor Palin carries her son Trig around looking for sympathy and votes." - Andrea Fay Friedman

"If anything ail a man, so that he does not perform his functions, if he have a pain in his bowels even,- for that is the seat of sympathy,-he forthwith sets about reforming the world." - Henry David Thoreau

"The sea drowns out humanity and time. It has no sympathy with either, for it belongs to eternity; and of that it sings its monotonous song forever and ever." - Oliver Wendell Holmes

"At the same time, as social beings, we are moved in the relations with our fellow beings by such feelings as sympathy, pride, hate, need for power, pity, and so on." - Albert Einstein

"Understand the power of asking." - Drayton Bird

"You're your first best audience, long before anybody else hears you. So don't be an easy audience. Keep asking for more." - Michael Caine

"Contemplating an object fixedly with the mind, asking myself, 'What is it?' without thinking of any other object or relating it to anything else for hours on end." - Simone Weil

"You need to spend all of your time and energy on creating something that actually brings value to the people you're asking for money!" - Gary Vaynerchuk

"For many people, feminism is one of those words of which, as St. Augustine said about time, they know the meaning as long as no one is asking." - Katha Pollitt

"What Plato was really asking was perhaps why a horse was a horse, and not, for example, a cross between a horse and a pig." - Jostein Gaarder

"When we have done our very, very best, papa, and that is not enough, then I think the right time must have come for asking help of others." - Charles Dickens

"I'm asking you in your sermons to do the work of the Lord here on earth. I ask for your help in getting that message out urgently tomorrow." - Al Gore

"Karma means that all actions have consequences. Grace means that in a moment of atonement -taking responsibility, making amends, asking for forgiveness - all karma is burned." - Marianne Williamson

"Here in California, one candidate for governor is a 100-year-old woman. She's going door-to-door and asking one simple question - 'Do I live here?'" - Craig Kilborn

"Fearing no insult, asking for no crown, receive with indifference both flattery and slander, and do not argue with a fool." - Alexander Pushkin



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