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There is nothing so pitiful as a young cynic because he has gone from knowing nothing to believing nothing.
The most pitiful among men is he who turns his dreams into silver and gold.
But I think I have done right to save the vision in this way, even though I may die sooner because I did it; for I know the meaning of the vision is wise and beautiful and good; and you can see that I am only a pitiful old man after all.
These flowers, which were splendid and sprightly, waking in the dawn of the morning, in the evening will be a pitiful frivolity, sleeping in the cold night's arms.
Pedro Calderon de la Barca
It is a natural virtue incident to our sex to be pitiful of those that are afflicted.
The crushing, pitiful, and frequently just plain risible pathos of an unsuccessful actor/performer's life is well charted.
Since the global economic crisis began, the change in global attitudes is clear to see - and I think it is pitiful. Barack Obama came to China and he is probably the only president of the United States never to mention the words 'human rights' in public.
I'm knocking our pitiful, pathetic lawmakers.
The man who has allowed his body to deteriorate cuts a pitiful figure - chest collapsed, stomach protruding.
I'm knocking our pitiful, pathetic lawmakers. And I thank God that President Bush has stated, we need a Constitutional amendment that states that marriage is between a man and a woman.
I think that they participated in something that was not very proper and was very pitiful, not only for the Algerian people, but also for the other people who counted on our support.
Ahmed Ben Bella
Cynicism is tough. A cynic's point of view is really pitiful. I derive pleasure out of a lot of things in life. As long as I'm fairly healthy, it's hard to stay dismal for very long.
Pessimists are usually kind. The gay, bubbling over, have to time for the pitiful.
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