|John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.|
|AUTHOR:||Robert Burton (15771640)|
|QUOTATION:||I would help others, out of a fellow-feeling. 1|
|ATTRIBUTION:||Anatomy of Melancholy. Democritus to the Reader.|
A fellow-feeling makes one wondrous kind.David Garrick: Prologue on quitting the stage.
Non ignara mali, miseris succurrere disco (Being not unacquainted with woe, I learn to help the unfortunate).Virgil: Æneid, lib. i. 630. [back]