Pity, n. A failing sense of exemption, inspired by contrast.
A mixture of admiration and pity is one of the surest recipes for affection.
Sometimes I go about pitying myself, and all along my soul is being blown by great winds across the sky.
Pity costs nothing, and it ain’t worth nothing.
She knows as well as anyone that pity, having played, soon tires.
He who would have others pity him must pity others.
Pity is best taught by fellowship in woe.
We pity in others only those evils which we have ourselves experienced.
A snake deserves no pity.
Beloved, till life can charm no more; And mourned, till Pity’s self be dead.