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Pit Quotes and Sayings
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Please enjoy these Pit Quotes from the wise, the romantic, and the famous of the past and present.

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

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Law is a bottomless pit.
- John Arbuthnot

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

Let no one underestimate the need of pity.
We live in a stony universe whose hard,
brilliant forces rage fiercely.
- Theodore Dreiser

It is a pity that instead of the Pilgrim Fathers landing on Plymouth Rock,
Plymouth Rock had not landed on the Pilgrim Fathers.
- Chauncey Depew

Pity and friendship are two passions incompatible with each other.
- Oliver Goldsmith

What a pity, when Christopher Columbus discovered America,
that he ever mentioned it.
- Margot Asquith

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

Who among us has the strength to oppose petty egoism,
those petty good feelings, pity and remorse?
- Ivan Turgenev

There is little for the great part of the history of
the world except the bitter tears of pity and the hot tears of wrath.
- Woodrow Wilson

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

Adam knew Eve his wife and she conceived.
It is a pity that this is still the only knowledge
of their wives at which some men seem to arrive.
- F. H. Bradley

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

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

I just had to plod along without having any teaching,
which was a pity.
- Ida Rentoul Outhwaite

The sea has neither meaning nor pity.
- Anton Chekhov

I pity the man who wants a coat so cheap that the man
or woman who produces the cloth will starve in the process.
- Benjamin Harrison

Reform is born of need, not pity.
- Rebecca H. Davis

Suffering!
We owe to it all that is good in us,
all that gives value to life; we owe to it pity,
we owe to it courage, we owe to it all the virtues.
- Anatole France

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

When Man evolved Pity, he did a queer thing -
deprived himself of the power of living life as it
is without wishing it to become something different.
- John Galsworthy

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

She knows as well as anyone that pity,
having played, soon tires.
- Edwin A. Robinson

Pity is the deadliest feeling that can be offered to a woman.
- Vicki Baum

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

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

Honesty is as rare as a man without self-pity.
- Stephen Vincent Benet

I used to think it a pity that her mother rather than
she had not thought of birth control.
- Muriel Spark

I'm really convinced that our descendants a century
or two from now will look back at us with the same
pity that we have toward the people in the field of
science two centuries ago.
- John Templeton

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

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

The fool within himself is the object of pity,
until he is flattered.
- Richard Steele

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

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


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