Zeal is that pure and heavenly flame,The fire of love supplies ;While that which often bears the name,Is self in a disguise.True zeal is merciful and mild,Can pity and forbear ;The false is headstrong, fierce and wild,And breathes revenge and war.
Zeal is that pure and heavenly flame, The fire of love supplies:;; While that which often bears the name, Is self in a disguise. True zeal is merciful and mild, Can pity and forbear:;; The false is headstrong, fierce and wild, And breathes revenge and war.john newton
Speak with me, pity me, open the door: A beggar begs that never begg'd before.william shakespeare
Do you not think that sometimes when matters are at the worst with us, when we appear to have done all which we ourselves can do, yet all has been unavailing, and we have only shown we cannot, not we will not, help ourselves; that often just then something comes, almost as if supernaturally, to settle for us, as if our guardian angel took pity on our perplexities, and then at last obtained leave to help us? And if it be so, then what might only be a coincidence becomes a call of Providence, a voice from Heaven, a command.james anthony froude
We pity in others only those evils which we have ourselves experienced.Jean-Jacques Rousseau
To pity distress is but human; to relieve it is Godlike.horace mann
Do not pity the dead, Harry, pity the living, and above all those who live without love.J. K. Rowling
pity for him who one day looks uponhis inward sphinx and questions it. He is lost.rubén darío
Our lives are awkward and fragile and we have only one thing to keep us sane: pity, and the man without pity is mad.edward bond
I need pity. I know what I feel. Great place and business in the world is not worth looking after.Oliver Cromwell
It was such a lovely day I thought it was a pity to get up.
"The tools of conquest do not necessarily come with bombs, and explosions, and fallout. There are weapons that are simply thoughts, attitudes, prejudices, to be found only in the minds of men. For the record, prejudices can kill and suspicion can destroy; and a thoughtless, frightened search for a scapegoat has a fallout all of its own for the children, and the children yet unborn. And the pity of it is, that these things cannot be confined to the Twilight Zone.”rod serling
Alas for maiden, alas for Judge,For rich repiner and household drudge!God pity them both! and pity us all,Who vainly the dreams of youth recall;For of all sad words of tongue or pen,The saddest are these: "It might have been!"john greenleaf whittier
Heckler: At least Mrs Thatcher has got guts. Neil Kinnock: It's a pity that other people had to leave theirs on the ground at Goose Green to prove it.neil kinnock
Of all the well-meant emotions pity is the cruelest to share.joan slonczewski
As for the virtuous poor, one can pity them of course, but one cannot possibly admire them.oscar wilde
More helpful than all wisdom is one draught of simple human pity that will not forsake us.george eliot
The gods have obviously taken pity on their slave.
Though some of you with Pilate wash your hands Showing an outward pity; yet you Pilates Have here deliver'd me to my sour cross, And water cannot wash away your sin.william shakespeare
A pity beyond all telling is hid in the heart of love.
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
pity and need Make all flesh kin. There is no caste in blood.edwin arnold
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