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compassion
used in The Fountainhead

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sympathy for another's suffering and wanting to help
  • The kindliness was so great that it made their love seem small and mean, because only something contemptible could evoke such immensity of compassion.
    2.4 — Part 2 Chapter 4 (39% in)
  • ...Oh, he's the type of man for whom one can feel no compassion?
    2.8 — Part 2 Chapter 8 (38% in)
  • Compassion is a wonderful thing.
    2.8 — Part 2 Chapter 8 (38% in)
  • You don't have to hold your stomach, your heart or your spirit up—when you feel compassion.
    2.8 — Part 2 Chapter 8 (39% in)
  • Compassion is the greatest virtue.
    2.8 — Part 2 Chapter 8 (39% in)
  • There's got to be suffering in the world, else how would we be virtuous and feel compassion?
    2.8 — Part 2 Chapter 8 (39% in)
  • It did not look like the countenance of men who watch the agony of another with a secret pleasure, uplifted by the sight of a beggar who needs their compassion; it did not bear the cast of the hungry soul that feeds upon another's humiliation.
    2.11 — Part 2 Chapter 11 (48% in)
  • For the first time, she looked attentive; not compassionate; but, at least, attentive.
    3.2 — Part 3 Chapter 2 (51% in)
  • They make some sort of feeble stew out of sympathy, compassion, contempt and general indifference, and they call it love.
    3.4 — Part 3 Chapter 4 (30% in)

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