Percy Bysshe Shelley Quotes


53 Percy Bysshe Shelley quotes:



"A sensitive plant in a garden grew, And the young winds fed it with silver dew, And it opened its fan-like leaves to the light, and closed them beneath the kisses of night."
Author: Shelley Quotes Category: Nature Quotes
"Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought."
Author: Shelley Quotes Category: Music Quotes
"All Love is sweet. Given or returned. Common as light is love, And its familiar voice wearies not ever."
Author: Shelley Quotes Category: Love Quotes
"I have drunken deep of joy, And I will taste no other wine tonight"
Author: Shelley Quotes Category: Joy Quotes
"Love is free; to promise for ever to love the same woman is not less absurd than to promise to believe the same creed; such a vow in both cases excludes us from all inquiry."
"The pleasure that is in sorrow is sweeter than the pleasure of pleasure itself."
Author: Shelley Quotes Category: Sorrow Quotes
"Power, like a desolating pestilence, pollutes whatever it touches."
Author: Shelley Quotes Category: Power Quotes
"Poetry is the record of the best and happiest moments of the happiest and best minds."
Author: Shelley Quotes Category: Poet Quotes
"Love is free; to promise for ever to love the same woman is not less absurd than to promise to believe the same creed; such a vow in both cases excludes us from all inquiry"
Author: Shelley Quotes Category: Women Quotes
"To be omnipotent but friendless is to reign."
"The sunlight claps the earth And the moonbeams kiss the sea: What are all these kissings worth If thou kiss not me?"
"A wild dissolving bliss Over my frame he breathed, approaching near, And bent his eyes of kindling tenderness Near mine, and on my lips impressed a lingering kiss,"
"Tragedy delights by affording a shadow of the pleasure which exists in pain."
Author: Shelley Quotes Category: Pain Quotes Tragedies Quotes



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