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Sympathizing and selfish people are alike, both given to tears
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"Sympathizing and selfish people are alike, both given to tears"

- Leigh Hunt

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In this quote, Leigh Hunt is recommending that there is a resemblance in between people who sympathize and those who are selfish. Both types of individuals are susceptible to crying. This might be analyzed in a few various methods. One interpretation could be that both understanding and self-centered people are mentally delicate and quickly transferred to tears. Another interpretation could be that both types of individuals use tears as a way of adjustment, whether it be to acquire sympathy or to get what they want. Overall, this quote highlights the concept that even relatively opposite qualities can have resemblances.

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Leigh Hunt This quote is written / told by Leigh Hunt between October 19, 1784 and August 28, 1859. He was a famous Poet from England. The author also have 13 other quotes.

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