Wednesday, July 15, 2009

Quotes: Pity

Pity 75 "To show pity is felt as a sign of contempt because one has clearly ceased to be an object of fear as soon as one is pitied." Nietzsche. 1880. Gross, ed. Oxford Book of Aphorisms. Hitler felt that his soldiers showed real courage when they slaughtered helpless Jews.

Pity 257 "They are poor creatures who are always craving for pity." Mark Rutherford. “Talking about Our Troubles.” 1900. Gross, ed. Essays. No one wants to hear about your troubles.

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