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146 Famous Quotes by Lord Alfred Tennyson

And from his ashes may be made The violet of his native land.

Proverbs Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: In Memoriam (XVIII, st. 1)

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All men have more consideration for themselves than for others.

Proverbs Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: In Memoriam (XVIII, st. 1)

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As many men, so many opinions.

Proverbs Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: In Memoriam (XVIII, st. 1)

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Deception follows on the heels of deception.

Proverbs Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: In Memoriam (XVIII, st. 1)

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Flattery brings friends, but the truth begets enmity.

Proverbs Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: In Memoriam (XVIII, st. 1)

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Give place to your superiors.

Proverbs Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: In Memoriam (XVIII, st. 1)

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He who says what he likes, must hear what he does not like.

Proverbs Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: In Memoriam (XVIII, st. 1)

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How much of injustice and depravity is sanctioned by custom!

Proverbs Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: In Memoriam (XVIII, st. 1)

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I am myself a man, and nothing relating to men is a matter of indifference to me.

Proverbs Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: In Memoriam (XVIII, st. 1)

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I give not gold for mere expectations.

Proverbs Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: In Memoriam (XVIII, st. 1)

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I hold a wolf by the ears. [I am in a dilemma I have caught a Tartar.]

Proverbs Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: In Memoriam (XVIII, st. 1)

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I know not which way to turn. [I am in a quandary.]

Proverbs Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: In Memoriam (XVIII, st. 1)

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If we cannot do what we want, we must do what we can.

Proverbs Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: In Memoriam (XVIII, st. 1)

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It is, I believe, better to restrain the passions of youth by a sense of shame, and by conciliatory means, than by fear.

Proverbs Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: In Memoriam (XVIII, st. 1)

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Look you! I myself am nearest to myself.

Proverbs Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: In Memoriam (XVIII, st. 1)

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The net is not spread for the hawk or the kite.

Proverbs Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: In Memoriam (XVIII, st. 1)

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The quarrels of lovers lead but to the renewal of love.

Proverbs Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: In Memoriam (XVIII, st. 1)

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This is the reward of my folly.

Proverbs Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: In Memoriam (XVIII, st. 1)

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To disregard money, on suitable occasions, is often a great profit.

Proverbs Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: In Memoriam (XVIII, st. 1)

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To learn from other men's mistakes to prevent your own.

Proverbs Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: In Memoriam (XVIII, st. 1)

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Authority forgets a dying king, Laid widow'd of the power in his eye That bow'd the will.

Authority Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: Morte d'Arthur (l. 121)

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I held it truth, with him who sings To one clear harp in divers tones, That men may rise on stepping stones Or their dead selves to higher things.

Growth Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: In Memoriam (pt. I)

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And ye talk together still, In the language wherewith Spring Letters cowslips on the hill.

Cowslips Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: Adeline (st. 5)

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And by the meadow-trenches blow the faint sweet cuckoo-flowers.

Cowslips Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: The May Queen (st. 8)

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My people too were scared with eerie sounds, A footstep, a low throbbing in the walls. A noise of falling weights that never fell, Weird whispers, bells that rang without a hand, Door-handles turn'd when none was at the door, And bolted doors that open'd of themselves; And one betwixt the dark and light had seen Her, bending by the cradle of her babe.

Apparitions Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: Night's Dream (act V, sc. 1, l. 386)

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