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49 Famous Quotes by William Blake
11/28/1757 - 8/12/1827
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Blake, William
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I rose up at the dawn of day,-- "Get thee away! get thee away! Pray'st thou for riches? Away, away! This is the throne of Mammon grey."

Mammon Quotes, by William Blake , Source: Mammon

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O Autumn, laden with fruit, and stained With the blood of the grape, pass not, but sit Beneath my shady roof; there thou mayest rest And tune thy jolly voice to my fresh pipe, And all the daughters of the year shall dance! Sing now the lusty song of fruits and flowers.

Autumn Quotes, by William Blake , Source: To Autumn (st. 1)

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When the green woods laugh with the voice of joy, And the dimpling stream runs laughing by; When the air does laugh with our merry wit, And the green hill laughs with the noise of it.

Laughter Quotes, by William Blake , Source: Laughing Song

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O thou who passest through our valleys in Thy strength, curb thy fierce steeds, allay the heat That flames from their large nostrils! Thou, O Summer, Oft pitchest here thy golden tent, and oft Beneath our oaks hast slept, while we beheld With joy thy ruddy limbs and flourishing hair.

Summer Quotes, by William Blake , Source: To Summer

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O Winter! bar thine adamantine doors: The north is thine; there hast thou build thy dark, Deep-founded habitation. Shake not thy roofs, Nor bend thy pillars with thine iron car.

Winter Quotes, by William Blake , Source: To Winter

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Sweet babe, in thy face Soft desires I can trace, Secret joys and secret smiles, Little pretty infant wiles.

Babyhood Quotes, by William Blake , Source: A Cradle Song

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This life's dim windows of the soul. Distorts the heavens from pole to pole. And leads you to believe a lie when you see with, not through, the eye.

Literary Quotes, by William Blake

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A fool sees not the same tree that a wise man sees.

Fools Quotes, by William Blake

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He who desires but acts not, breeds pestilence.

Actions Quotes, by William Blake

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The weak in courage is strong in cunning.

Cunning Quotes, by William Blake

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To see the world in a grain of sand, and to see heaven in a wild flower, hold infinity in the palm of your hands, and eternity in an hour.

Eternity Quotes, by William Blake

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Cruelty has a human heart, And Jealousy a human face; Terror the human form divine, And Secrecy the human dress.

Jealousy Quotes, by William Blake

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He who binds to himself a joy doth the winged life destroy. But he who kisses the joy as it flies lives in Eternity's sunrise.

Joy Quotes, by William Blake

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Where Mercy, Love, and Pity dwell There God is dwelling too. For Mercy has a human heart, Pity a human face, And Love, the human form divine, And Peace, the human dress.

Mercy Quotes, by William Blake

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The man who never alters his opinion is like standing water, and breeds reptiles of the mind.

Opinions Quotes, by William Blake

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You smile with pomp and rigor, you talk of benevolence and virtue; I act with benevolence and virtue and get murdered time after time.

Piety Quotes, by William Blake

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The fool who persists in his folly will become wise.

Advice / experience / wisdom Quotes, by William Blake

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It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.

Christianity Quotes, by William Blake

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God appears, and God is Light, To those poor souls who dwell in Night; But does a Human Form display To those who dwell in realms of Day.

Christianity Quotes, by William Blake

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Thy friendship oft has made my heart to ache; do be my enemy - for friendship's sake. -William Blake.

Friendship Quotes, by William Blake

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The bird a nest, the spider a web, man friendship.

Friendship Quotes, by William Blake

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A fool sees not the same tree that a wise man sees.

Observation Quotes, by William Blake

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One thought fills immensity.

Thought Quotes, by William Blake

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A truth that's told with bad intent Beats all the lies you can invent.

Truth Quotes, by William Blake

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