William Wordsworth Quotes


170 William Wordsworth quotes:



"The mind that is wise mourns less for what age takes away; than what it leaves behind."
"But an old age serene and bright, and lovely as a Lapland night, shall lead thee to thy grave."
"With Nature never do they wageA foolish strife; they seeA happy youth, and their old ageIs beautiful and free."
"To begin, begin."
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"Action is transitory a step, a blow, The motion of a muscle, this way or that 'Tis done, and in the after-vacancy We wonder at ourselves like men betrayed"
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"Thought and theory must precede all salutary action; yet action is nobler in itself than either thought or theory"
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"Why art thou silent! Is thy love a plant / Of such weak fibre that the treacherous air / Of absence withers what was once so fair?"
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"Action is transitory a step, a blow, The motion of a muscle, this way or that 'Tis done, and in the after-vacancy We wonder at ourselves like men betrayed"
Author: Wordsworth Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"We live by admiration, hope and love; and even as these are well and wisely fixed, in dignity of being we ascend"
"We live by admiration, hope and love"
"Golf is a day spent in a round of strenuous idleness."
"Come forth into the light of things, let nature be your teacher."
"Getting and spending, we lay waste our powers."
"The child is father of the man."
"In modern business it is not the crook who is to be feared most, it is the honest man who doesn't know what he is doing."
"Faith is a passionate intuition."
"Huge and mighty forms that do not live like living men, moved slowly through the mind by day and were trouble to my dreams."
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"She gave me eyes, she gave me ears; And humble cares, and delicate fears; A heart, the fountain of sweet tears; And love and thought and joy."
Author: Wordsworth Quotes Category: Fear Quotes Ears Quotes
"She gave me eyes, she gave me ears;And humble cares, and delicate fears;A heart, the fountain of sweet tears;And love and thought and joy."
Author: Wordsworth Quotes Category: Eyes Quotes
"Her eyes as stars of twilight fair;Like twilight's, too, her dusky hair. . . ."
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