Better murder an infant in its cradle than nurse an unacted desire.
Quote by William Blake
The pride of the peacock is the glory of God.
When I tell the truth, it is not for the sake of convincing those who...
Christ's crucifix shall be made an excuse for executing criminals.
Improvement makes strait roads: but the crooked roads without Improvement are roads of Genius.
The bird a nest the spider a web the human friendship
I am really sorry to see my countrymen trouble themselves about politics. If men were...
If the Sun and Moon should ever doubt, they'd immediately go out.
The weak in courage is strong in cunning.
Opposition is true friendship.
Energy is an eternal delight, and he who desires, but acts not, breeds pestilence.
You cannot have Liberty in this world without what you call Moral Virtue, and you...
For Mercy has a human heart, Pity, a human face, And Love, the human form...
Love seeketh not itself to please, nor for itself hath any care, but for another...
To generalize is to be an idiot.
Let man wear the fell of the lion, woman the fleece of the sheep.
Travelers repose and dream among my leaves.
Poetry fettered, fetters the human race. Nations are destroyed or flourish in proportion as their...
The man who never alters his opinions is like standing water, and breeds reptiles of...
What is now proved was once only imagined.
Great things are done when men and mountains meet.