Algernon Swinburne Quotes


14 Algernon Swinburne quotes:



"Here, where the world is quiet;/ Here, where all trouble seems/ Dead winds' and spent waves' riot/ In doubtful dreams of dreams."
Author: Swinburne Quotes Category: Dreams Quotes
"While three men hold together, the kingdoms are less by three."
"Glory to Man in the highest! for Man is the master of things."
"Hope thou not much, and fear thou not at all."
"From too much love of living, From hope and fear set free, We thank with brief thanksgiving Whatever gods may be That no life lives for ever; That dead men rise up never; That even the weariest river Winds somewhere safe to sea"
Author: Swinburne Quotes Category: Fear Quotes
"Before the beginning of years/ There came to the making of man/ Time with a gift of tears,/ Grief with a glass that ran."
"Body and spirit are twins: God only knows which is which"
Author: Swinburne Quotes Category: Body Quotes
"Maiden, and mistress of the months and stars/ Now folded in the flowerless fields of heaven."
Author: Swinburne Quotes Category: Heaven Quotes
"To say of shame - what is it? Of virtue - we can miss it; Of sin-we can kiss it, And it's no longer sin"
Author: Swinburne Quotes Category: Virtue Quotes
"I am tired of tears and laughter,/ And men that laugh and weep;/ Of what may come hereafter/ For men that sow and reap."
Author: Swinburne Quotes Category: Laughter Quotes
"When the hounds of spring are on winter's traces,/ The mother of months in meadow or plain/ Fills the shadows and windy places/ With lisp of leaves and ripple of rain . . ."
Author: Swinburne Quotes Category: Mother Quotes
"I will go back to the great sweet mother,/ Mother and lover of men, the sea."
Author: Swinburne Quotes Category: Men Quotes
"For words divide and rend;/ But silence is most noble till the end."
Author: Swinburne Quotes Category: Silence Quotes
"Come down and redeem us from virtue,/ Our Lady of Pain."
Author: Swinburne Quotes Category: Pain Quotes



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