To the eyes of a miser a guinea is more beautiful than the sun, and a bag worn with the use of money has more beautiful proportions than a vine filled with grapes.
Quote by William Blake
William Blake Quotes
The hours of folly are measured by the clock; but of wisdom, no clock can...
Better murder an infant in its cradle than nurse an unacted desire.
He who binds to himself a joy Does the winged life destroy; But he who...
One thought fills immensity.
I am in you and you in me, mutual in divine love.
The man who never in his mind and thoughts travel'd to heaven is no artist.
I was angry with my friend: I told my wrath, my wrath did end. I...
Joys impregnate, sorrows bring forth.
If a thing loves, it is infinite.
That the Jews assumed a right exclusively to the benefits of God will be a...
The pride of the peacock is the glory of God.
For Mercy has a human heart, Pity, a human face, And Love, the human form...
I looked for my soul but my soul I could not see. I looked for...
Those who restrain desire, do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
Opposition is true friendship.
If the doors of perception were cleansed everything would appear to man as it is,...
Every harlot was a virgin once.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
I have no name: I am but two days old. What shall I call thee?...
The weak in courage is strong in cunning.