English Poet Quotes

926 English Poet quotes:

"Absence of proof is not proof of absence."
"Ceremony leads her bigots forth, prepared to fight for shadows of no worth. While truths, on which eternal things depend, can hardly find a single friend."
"Who loves a garden loves a greenhouse too."
Author: Cowper Quotes Category: English Poet Quotes Gardening And Gardens Quotes
"Nature is a good name for an effect whose cause is God."
"Satan trembles when he sees the weakest saint upon their knees."
Author: Cowper Quotes Category: English Poet Quotes Satan Quotes
"The darkest day, if you live till tomorrow, will have past away."
"Reasoning at every step he treads, Man yet mistakes his way, Whilst meaner things, whom instinct leads, Are rarely known to stray."
"A fool must now and then be right, by chance."
"The innocent seldom find an uncomfortable pillow."
"The dogs did bark, the children screamed, Up flew the windows all; And every soul bawled out, Well done! As loud as he could bawl."
"No man can be a patriot on an empty stomach."
"How much a dunce that has been sent to roam, excels a dunce that has been kept at home."
"The parson knows enough who knows a Duke."
Author: Cowper Quotes Category: English Poet Quotes Duke Quotes
"Remorse, the fatal egg that pleasure laid."
"No wild enthusiast could rest, till half the world like him was possessed."
"Existence is a strange bargain. Life owes us little; we owe it everything. The only true happiness comes from squandering ourselves for a purpose."
"Faith is a passionate intuition."
"Not without hope we suffer and we mourn."
"How does the Meadow flower its bloom unfold? Because the lovely little flower is free down to its root, and in that freedom bold."
"The world is too much with us; late and soon, getting and spending, we lay waste our powers: Little we see in Nature that is ours."

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