English Poet Quotes


945 English Poet quotes:



"He said true things, but called them by wrong names."
"Whoever thinks a faultless piece to see, Thinks what ne'er was, nor is, nor e'er shall be."
Author: Pope Quotes Category: English Poet Quotes
"Still bent to make some port he knows not where, still standing for some false impossible shore."
"You were made perfectly to be loved - and surely I have loved you, in the idea of you, my whole life long."
"Golf is a day spent in a round of strenuous idleness."
"That though the radiance which was once so bright be now forever taken from my sight. Though nothing can bring back the hour of splendor in the grass, glory in the flower. We will grieve not, rather find strength in what remains behind."
"Obscenity, which is ever blasphemy against the divine beauty in life... is a monster for which the corruption of society forever brings forth new food, which it devours in secret."
Author: Shelley Quotes Category: English Poet Quotes Obscenity Quotes
"Journalism is literature in a hurry."
Author: Arnold Quotes Category: English Poet Quotes Journalism Quotes
"History is a cyclic poem written by time upon the memories of man."
"Poetry is a mirror which makes beautiful that which is distorted."
"When complaints are freely heard, deeply considered and speedily reformed, then is the utmost bound of civil liberty attained that wise men look for."
"Soul meets soul on lovers' lips."
"Nothing profits more than self-esteem, grounded on what is just and right."
"When my cats aren't happy, I'm not happy. Not because I care about their mood but because I know they're just sitting there thinking up ways to get even."
"The man of virtuous soul commands not, nor obeys."
"Girls blush, sometimes, because they are alive, half wishing they were dead to save the shame. The sudden blush devours them, neck and brow; They have drawn too near the fire of life, like gnats, and flare up bodily, wings and all. What then? Who's sorry for a gnat or girl?"
Author: Browning Quotes Category: English Poet Quotes Blush Quotes
"Who so loves believes the impossible."
"What is genius but the power of expressing a new individuality?"
"If thou must love me, let it be for naught except for love's sake only."
"Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart."


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