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61 Famous Quotes by Thomas Gray
12/26/1716 - 7/30/1771
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Since sorrow never comes too late And happiness too swiftly flies.

Sorrow Quotes, by Thomas Gray , Source: Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eton College

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Where ignorance is bliss, 'Tis folly to be wise.

Ignorance Quotes, by Thomas Gray , Source: On a Distant Prospect of Eton College (st. 10)

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While bright-eyed science watches round.

Science Quotes, by Thomas Gray , Source: Ode for Music--Chorus (l. 11)

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Grim-visaged, comfortless despair.

Misery Quotes, by Thomas Gray , Source: Ode on Eton College

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No farther seek his merits to disclose, Or draw his frailties from their dread abode (There they alike in trembling hope repose), The bosom of his Father and his God.

Charity Quotes, by Thomas Gray , Source: Elegy in a Country Churchyard--Epitaph

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When your courtyard twists, do not pour the water abroad.

Charity Quotes, by Thomas Gray , Source: Elegy in a Country Churchyard--Epitaph

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And shut the gates of mercy on mankind.

Mercy Quotes, by Thomas Gray , Source: Elegy in a Country Churchyard (st. 17)

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. . where ignorance is bliss, 'Tis folly to be wise.

Ignorance Quotes, by Thomas Gray

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A favorite has no friend!

Advice / experience / wisdom Quotes, by Thomas Gray

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Yet ah! why should they know their fate?Since sorrow never comes too late,And happiness too swiftly flies.Thought would destroy their paradise.No more; where ignorance is bliss,'Tis folly to be wise. - Ode on a Distant Prospect of Eton College.

Literature Quotes, by Thomas Gray

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Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife.

Privacy Quotes, by Thomas Gray

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