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 life’s wisdom.
Both tears and sweat are salty, but they render a different result. Tears will get you sympathy; sweat will get you change.
Autumn wins you best by this its mute appeal to sympathy for its decay.
Although I’m Australian, I find myself much more in sympathy with the Austrian version!
No one has yet realized the wealth of sympathy, the kindness and generosity hidden in the soul of a child. The effort of every true education should be to unlock that treasure.
It is by a wise economy of nature that those who suffer without change, and whom no one can help, become uninteresting. Yet so it may happen that those who need sympathy the most often attract it the least.