Top 20 Pitiful Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Pitiful Quotes from famous people such as Sean O’Faolain, Dolly Parton, Black Elk, Stella Young, Michael Leunig, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

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Pessimists are usually kind. The gay, bubbling over, have to time for the pitiful.
Sean O’Faolain
I’ve been to those places where it’s ‘poor, pitiful me.’
Dolly Parton
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.
Black Elk
Most disability charity hinges on that notion – that you need to send your money in quick before all these poor, pitiful people die. Peddling pity brings in the bucks, yo.
Stella Young
What a magical thing is the bed, and what a vulnerable, innocent creature is the sleeping human – the human who never looks more truthful or pitiful or benign; the curled-up, childlike dreaming soul who has for a few hours become an angel adrift.
Michael Leunig
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.
Shawn Colvin
Love, as wonderful and horrible as it is, has at its center a kind of pitiful humor.
Tim O’Brien
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 pitiful working in the industry and I see the flaws all the time. Though, if I have to watch something, then I prefer either horror or comedy because I don’t know how those genres really work.
Victor Banerjee
It does not, surely, require such torrents of blood to satisfy any reasonable man that nothing can be a more impious presumption than for either side to think themselves entitled to count the Almighty as an ally in such a pitiful display of human passion.
James L. Petigru
Every Fourth of July, our Declaration of Independence is produced, with a sublime indignation, to set forth the tyranny of the mother country and to challenge the admiration of the world. But what a pitiful detail of grievances does this document present in comparison with the wrongs which our slaves endure!
William Lloyd Garrison
The crushing, pitiful, and frequently just plain risible pathos of an unsuccessful actor/performer’s life is well charted.
Arabella Weir
The man who has allowed his body to deteriorate cuts a pitiful figure – chest collapsed, stomach protruding.
Gene Tunney
There is nothing so pitiful as a young cynic because he has gone from knowing nothing to believing nothing.
Maya Angelou
I’m knocking our pitiful, pathetic lawmakers.
Jimmy Swaggart
It is a natural virtue incident to our sex to be pitiful of those that are afflicted.
Elizabeth I
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.
Jimmy Swaggart
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
Dogs are mute and obedient, but they have watched us and know us and can smell how pitiful we are.
Tove Jansson
A human being would certainly not grow to be seventy or eighty years old if this longevity had no meaning for the species. The afternoon of human life must also have a significance of its own and cannot be merely a pitiful appendage to life’s morning.
Carl Jung