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Pit Quotes

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A punk concert isn't fun without a pit.
- Billie Joe Armstrong

I have always wanted a solo career, deep in the darkest pit of myself,
but I didn't dare admit it to myself even.
It took me a long time to confront my fears.
- Geri Halliwell

Greed is a bottomless pit which exhausts the person
in an endless effort to satisfy the need without ever reaching satisfaction.
- Erich Fromm

Most women seem to be required to pit themselves against
men in dramatic situations,
and the men got to pit themselves against ideas or God.
- Judy Davis

 

I take my son to school and then I drive 45 minutes
to practice with my ABA team,
the Florida Pit Bulls, from 10 to 1.
In the afternoon, I have meetings.
- Tim Hardaway

Me being a skinny guy, I could crawl into the steel pit.
- Luther Allison

It's really good to be able to think about past loves
without having a pit in my stomach,
or cringing or feeling heart-broken,
or like they hate you.
Don't you think?
- Winona Ryder

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I want a pit crew...
I hate the procedure I currently have to go through
when I have car problems.
- Dave Barry

Being able to pit your wits against literally hundreds
of other people is really exciting and ultimately the
biggest single challenge for a poker player.
- Tim Page

And that had a powerful appeal, particularly to those
who had been denied the choice to stay on at school,
to go to university, to be something else,
other than going down the pit.
- Barbara Castle

Eventually we want to do a puppet musical with turntables in the orchestra pit.
- Eric San

Violence does, in truth, recoil upon the violent,
and the schemer falls into the pit which he digs for another.
- Arthur Conan Doyle

Personality is the glitter that sends your little gleam
across the footlights and the orchestra pit into that
big black space where the audience is.
- Mae West

Anybody singing the blues is in a deep pit yelling for help.
- Mahalia Jackson

Do not bury our glorious orthodoxy in the treacherous
pit of a spurious conservatism.
- Abraham Kuyper

I got in trouble with the police, and that was a rude awakening.
That was it.
I'd seen the bottom of the pit, and it was time to scrape myself out of it.
- Bryan Adams

Anybody that sings the blues is in a deep pit,
yelling for help.
- Mahalia Jackson

I love those hockey moms.
You know what they say the difference between a hockey
mom and a pit bull is? Lipstick.
- Sarah Palin

Law is a bottomless pit.
- John Arbuthnot

Generally speaking, if people are prepared to stick
their heads above the power pit,
like Zinn says, and absorb what's going on around them,
it makes them think.
- Thom Yorke

When humanness is lost the radical difference between
the bodies in the pit and people walking on the street is lost.
- Edward Bond

We have no Arab intellectuals of international stature
because we live in a state of generalized mediocrity.
We are suspended in the pit without touching the bottom.
- Tahar Ben Jelloun

The pit of a theatre is the one place where the tears
of virtuous and wicked men alike are mingled.
- Denis Diderot

He described how, as a boy of 14, his dad had been down the mining pit,
his uncle had been down the pit, his brother had been down the pit,
and of course he would go down the pit.
- Barbara Castle

Hate is a draining bottomless pit from whence nothing
good or of any value can come.
Try to eat a balanced diet.
Guys only want one thing.
- Christopher Meloni

That's right, fall in one pit and start over from the beginning!
Well, thankfully my buddies practically tied me to
my chair until I put in extra lives and I'm glad they did.
- David Crane

He who thinks he is raising a mound may only in reality be digging a pit.
- Ernest Bramah

To have an opportunity to make a movie like Cabin Fever,
you have to get stuff thrown on you or you have to
fall into a pit of water.
It brings you that much closer to your mindset as a character.
- Rider Strong

We were racing at circuits where there were no crash
barriers in front of the pits,
and fuel was lying about in churns in the pit lane.
A car could easily crash into the pits at any time.
It was ridiculous.
- Jackie Stewart

The Congress has historically played covert communal
politics in order to create what in India we call vote
banks where you pit one community against another and
so on in order to secure votes.
- Arundhati Roy

If anyone has material possessions and sees his brother in need
but has no pity on him, how can the love of God be in him?
- 1 John 3:17

We work with the people not out of pity
but out of respect for their potential for growth and development,
both as individuals and as communities.
- Jimmy Yen

Never be stopped by fear or self-pity.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you have men who will exclude any of God's creatures
from the shelter of compassion and pity,
you will have men who will deal likewise with their fellow men.
- St. Francis of Assisi

Small people never learn to be indifferent;
they either envy or pity.
- Anonymous

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

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

Pity may represent little more
than the impersonal concern
which prompts the mailing of a check,
but true sympathy is the personal concern
which demands the giving of one's soul.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Laugh at yourself and at life.
Not in the spirit of derision or whining self-pity,
but as a remedy, a miracle drug, that will ease your pain,
cure your depression, and help you to put in perspective
that seemingly terrible defeat and worry
with laughter at your predicaments,
thus freeing your mind to think clearly toward the solution
that is certain to come. Never take yourself too seriously.
- Og Mandino

Self-pity comes so naturally to all of us.
The most solid happiness can be shaken by the compassion of a fool.
- Andre Maurois

If a man is tongue-tied, don't laugh at him,
but, rather, feel pity for him, as you would for a man with broken legs.
- Abraham Cahan

It is only a step from boredom to disillusionment,
which leads naturally to self-pity, which in turn ends in chaos.
- Manly Hall

We need to suffer, that we may learn to pity.
- Letitia Landon

A pity beyond all telling is hid in the heart of love.
- William Butler Yeats

Jesus said: "A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho,
when he fell into the hands of robbers.
They stripped him of his clothes, beat him
and went away, leaving him half dead.
A priest happened to be going down the same road,
and when he saw the man, he passed by on the other side.
So too, a Levite [religious leader],
when he came to the place and saw him,
passed by on the other side.
But a Samaritan [Samaritans and Jews generally disliked
and were suspicious of each other] came where the man was;
and when he saw him, he took pity on him.
He went to him and bandaged his wounds ... and ...
took him to an inn and took care of him. ...
Jesus [said] "Go and do likewise."
- Luke 10:25-37 (The Parable of the Good Samaritan)

To love with the spirit is to pity, and he who pities most loves most.
- Miguel de Unamuno

More helpful than all wisdom is one draught of simple
human pity that will not forsake us.
- George Eliot

We pity in others only the those evils which we ourselves have experienced.
- Jean Jacques Rousseau

Pity is treason.
- Maximilien Robespierre

I think it's a pity that in many people's minds constitutional
reform and PR have come to mean much the same thing.
- Ferdinand Mount

Ice-cream is exquisite - what a pity it isn't illegal.
- Voltaire

There's a shortage of perfects breasts in this world.
It would be a pity to damage yours.
- Cary Elwes

Rascals are always sociable, more's the pity!
and the chief sign that a man has any nobility in his
character is the little pleasure he takes in others' company.
- Arthur Schopenhauer

Sensual excess drives out pity in man.
- Marquis de Sade

The thing should have plot and character,
beginning, middle and end.
Arouse pity and then have a catharsis.
Those were the best principles I was ever taught.
- Anne Rice

It's a pity one can't imagine what one can't compare to anything.
Genius is an African who dreams up snow.
- Vladimir Nabokov

A mixture of admiration and pity is one of the surest recipes for affection.
- Arthur Helps

Pity? You don't want to be pitied because you're a
cripple in a wheelchair? Stay in your house!
- Jerry Lewis

Pity the meek, for they shall inherit the earth.
- Don Marquis

The all-seeing eye of God beheld our deplorable state;
infinite pity touched the heart of the Father of mercies;
and infinite wisdom laid the plan of our recovery.
- David Brainerd

My subject is War, and the pity of War.
The Poetry is in the pity.
- Wilfred Owen

It would be a pity if, frustrated by the price of travel,
we elected to become a society that never made contact,
that never gave SETI a fair chance.
- Barney Oliver

I never knew whether to pity or congratulate a man on coming to his senses.
- William Makepeace Thackeray

The ones I pity are the ones who never stick out their
neck for something they believe,
never know the taste of moral struggle,
and never have the thrill of victory.
- Jonathan Kozol

Pity those who nature abuses; never those who abuse nature.
- Richard Brinsley Sheridan

It is easy to condemn, it is better to pity.
- Lyman Abbott

To be loved at first sight, a man should have at the
same time something to respect and something to pity in his face.
- Stendhal

Don't pity me now, don't pity me never;
I'm going to do nothing for ever and ever.
- James Agate

I understand how hard it is to talk to people about MS.
You don't want pity or random advice.
- Teri Garr

Pity speaks to grief More sweetly than a band of instruments.
- Barry Cornwall

Oh, how sweet it is to pity the fate of an enemy who
can no longer threaten us!
- Pierre Corneille


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