English Poet Quotes

926 English Poet quotes:

"What we need is not the will to believe, but the wish to find out."
"When from our better selves we have too long been parted by the hurrying world, and droop. Sick of its business, of its pleasures tired, how gracious, how benign in solitude."
"The mind that is wise mourns less for what age takes away; than what it leaves behind."
"The human mind is capable of excitement without the application of gross and violent stimulants; and he must have a very faint perception of its beauty and dignity who does not know this."
Author: Wordsworth Quotes Category: English Poet Quotes Excitement Quotes
"Hope springs eternal in the human breast: Man never is, but always To be Blest."
Author: Pope Quotes Category: English Poet Quotes
"Men must be taught as if you taught them not, and things unknown proposed as things forgot."
"Beauties in vain their pretty eyes may roll; charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul."
"What I do and what I dream include thee, as the wine must taste of its own grapes."
"God's gifts put man's best dreams to shame."
"Life is divided into three terms - that which was, which is, and which will be. Let us learn from the past to profit by the present, and from the present to live better in the future."
"Wisdom is oftentimes nearer when we stoop than when we soar."
"Our birth is but a sleep and a forgetting. Not in entire forgetfulness, and not in utter nakedness, but trailing clouds of glory do we come."
"With an eye made quiet by the power of harmony, and the deep power of joy, we see into the life of things."
Author: Wordsworth Quotes Category: English Poet Quotes Harmony Quotes
"The flower that smells the sweetest is shy and lowly."
"But an old age serene and bright, and lovely as a Lapland night, shall lead thee to thy grave."
"He who reigns within himself and rules passions, desires, and fears is more than a king."
"Earth's crammed with heaven, And every common bush afire with God: But only he who sees takes off his shoes."
"Who overcomes by force, hath overcome but half his foe."
"Give me the liberty to know, to utter, and to argue freely according to my conscience, above all liberties."
"Men dream of courtship, but in wedlock wake."
Author: Pope Quotes Category: English Poet Quotes

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