English Poet Quotes

926 English Poet quotes:

"Bald as the bare mountain tops are bald, with a baldness full of grandeur."
"My sun sets to raise again."
"O solitude, where are the charms That sages have seen in thy face? Better dwell in the midst of alarms, Than reign in this horrible place."
"Culture, the acquainting ourselves with the best that has been known and said in the world, and thus with the history of the human spirit."
"Absence of occupation is not rest; a mind quite vacant is a mind distressed."
"O, popular applause! what heart of man is proof against thy sweet, seducing charms?"
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"He lives most life whoever breathes most air."
"Light tomorrow with today!"
"A woman's always younger than a man of equal years."
"If you desire faith, then you have faith enough."
"A woman is always younger than a man at equal years."
"But the child's sob curses deeper in the silence than the strong man in his wrath!"
"Since when was genius found respectable?"
"Suddenly, as rare things will, it vanished."
"How many desolate creatures on the earth have learnt the simple dues of fellowship and social comfort, in a hospital."
"An ignorance of means may minister To greatness, but an ignorance of aims Make it impossible to be great at all."
"At painful times, when composition is impossible and reading is not enough, grammars and dictionaries are excellent for distraction."
"It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend."
"God moves in a mysterious way, His wonders to perform. He plants his footsteps in the sea, and rides upon the storm."
"Wisdom is humble that he knows no more."

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