Pity, Pleasure and Poetry : Proverbs

Key-Words Based Proverbs



Pity :



  • Pity is a natural religion of humanity.



  • To be petty is to be without pity.



  • A man without pity is a man without ditty.



  • Where pity dwells, the peace of god is there.



  • He that pities others remembers himself.



  • Pity is akin to love.



  • Pleasure :



  • No pleasure without pain.



  • Pleasure is sin and sometimes sin is a pleasure.



  • Pleasure today, pain tomorrow.



  • Men of leisure are men of pleasure.



  • Money gives me pleasure all the time.



  • Sweet is pleasure after pain.



  • Poetry :



  • Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings.



  • Poetry is truth dwelling in beauty.



  • Poetry is intellect colored by feelings.



  • All that is not prose passes for poetry.



  • Poetry is the record of the best and happiest moments of the happiest and best minds.



  • Poetry comes nearer to vital truth than history.
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