Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings: it takes its origin from emotion recollected in tranquility.
Quote by William Wordsworth
William Wordsworth Quotes
Heaven lies about us in our infancy! Shades of the prison-house begin to close upon...
When from our better selves we have too long been parted by the hurrying world,...
In that sweet mood when pleasant thoughts bring sad thoughts to the mind.
One impulse from a vernal wood May teach you more of man, Of moral evil...
Faith is a passionate intuition.
The things which I have seen I now can see no more.
Nature never did betray the heart that loved her.
The world is too much with us; late and soon, getting and spending, we lay...
A multitude of causes unknown to former times are now acting with a combined force...
Pictures deface walls more often than they decorate them.
What is pride? A rocket that emulates the stars.
Drink, pretty creature, drink!
What is pride? A rocket that emulates the stars
I listened, motionless and still; and, as I mounted up the hill, the music in...
Neither evil tongues, Rash judgments, nor the sneers of selfish men, Nor greetings where no...
Wisdom is oft times nearer when we stoop than when we soar
Golf is a day spent in a round of strenuous idleness.
The human mind is capable of excitement without the application of gross and violent stimulants;...
Come forth into the light of things, let nature be your teacher.
How does the Meadow flower its bloom unfold? Because the lovely little flower is free...