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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