Never feel self-pity, the most destructive emotion there is. How awful to be caught up in the terrible squirrel cage of self.
Author: Millicent Fenwick
Self-pity is easily the most destructive of the non-pharmaceutical narcotics; it is addictive, gives momentary pleasure and separates the victim from reality.
Author: John W. Gardner (1912)
Profession: American Educator, Social Activist
Of all the infirmities we have, the most savage is to despise our being.
Author: Michel Eyquem De Montaigne (1533-1592)
Profession: French Philosopher, Essayist
There are few human emotions as warm, comforting, and enveloping as self-pity. And nothing is more corrosive and destructive. There is only one answer; turn away from it and move on.
Author: Dr Megan Reik