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  Pity is a poor plaster.  
 -  English proverb
  

  Pity without relief is like mustard without beef.  
 -  English proverb
  

  There's only one rule you need to remember: laugh at everything and forget everybody else! It sounds egotistical, but it's actually the only cure for those suffering from self-pity.  
 -  Anne Frank
  

  Self-pity is essentially humorless, devoid of that lightness of touch which gives understanding of life.  
 -  Anthony Powell
  

  Others may argue about whether the world ends with a bang or a whimper. I just want to make sure mine doesn't end with a whine.  
 -  Barbara Gordon
  

  I let myself feel good and sorry for myself, but only for a second. Daddy always said that the most useless of all human emotions was self-pity.  
 -  Gabrielle Zevin
  

  Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything good in the world.  
 -  Helen Keller
  

  I let myself feel good and sorry for myself, but only for a second. Daddy always said that the most useless of all human emotions was self-pity.  
 -  Gabrielle Zevin
  

  Self-pity is our worst enemy and if we yield to it, we can never do anything good in the world.  
 -  Helen Keller
  

  Self-pity is easily the most destructive of the non-pharmaceutical narcotics; it is addictive, gives momentary pleasure and separates the victim from reality.  
 -  John Gardner
  

  Self-pity in its early stages is as snug as a feather mattress. Only when it hardens does it become uncomfortable.  
 -  Maya Angelou
  

  Never feel self-pity, the most destructive emotion there is. How awful to be caught up in the terrible squirrel cage of self.  
 -  Millicent Fenwick
  

  I thought about all the people I knew who spent many of their waking hours feeling sorry for themselves. How useful it would be to put a daily limit on self-pity. Just a few tearful minutes, then on with the day.  
 -  Mitch Albom
  

  The only time we waste is the time we spend thinking we are alone.  
 -  Mitch Albom
  

  Choice! The key is choice. You have options. You need not spend your life wallowing in failure, ignorance, grief, poverty, shame, and self-pity. There is a better way to live!  
 -  Og Mandino
  

  I tell people to monitor their self-pity. Self-pity is very unattractive.  
 -  Patty Duke
  

  Every man supposes himself not to be fully understood or appreciated.  
 -  Ralph Waldo Emerson
  

  Self-pity is a drug... Pity is a drug. Your first hit on the pity pipe makes you feel good, but it's just a temporary fix. All too soon, it leaves you in a darker place, craving more.  
 -  Sean Stephenson
  

  A man's as miserable as he thinks he is.  
 -  Seneca
  

  Being sorry for myself is a luxury I can't afford.  
 -  Stephen King
  

  With everything that has happened to you, you can either feel sorry for yourself or treat what has happened as a gift. Everything is either an opportunity to grow or an obstacle to keep you from growing. You get to choose.  
 -  Wayne Dyer