Neither evil tongues, Rash judgments, nor the sneers of selfish men, Nor greetings where no kindness is, nor all The dreary intercourse of daily life, Shall e'er prevail against us
Quote by William Wordsworth
Up! up! my friend, and quit your books; Or surely you'll grow double. . .
Heaven lies about us in our infancy! Shades of the prison-house begin to close upon...
A perfect woman, nobly planned, To warn, to comfort, and command; And yet a Spirit...
Suffering is permanent, obscure and dark, And shares the nature of infinity.
Wisdom is oftentimes nearer when we stoop than when we soar.
Wisdom is ofttimes nearer when we stoop than when we soar.
In that sweet mood when pleasant thoughts bring sad thoughts to the mind.
Every great and original writer, in proportion as he is great and original, must himself...
When from our better selves we have too long been parted by the hurrying world,...
Why do not words and kiss, and solemn pledge, And nature that is kind in...
Rapine, avarice, expense, This is idolatry; and these we adore; Plain living and high thinking...
But, why, ungrateful, dwell on idle pain?
To begin, begin.
The mind that is wise mourns less for what age takes away; than what it...
Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart.
Thought and theory must precede all salutary action; yet action is nobler in itself than...
We live by admiration, hope and love; and even as these are well and wisely...
Nature never did betray The heart that loved her
We will discover the nature of our particular genius when we stop trying to conform...
Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence.