Whether we be young or old,Our destiny, our being's heart and home,Is with infinitude, and only there;With hope it is, hope that can never die,Effort and expectation, and desire,And something evermore about to be.
Quote by William Wordsworth
The ocean is a mighty harmonist.
Nature never did betray The heart that loved her
The things which I have seen I now can see no more.
Action is transitory a step, a blow, The motion of a muscle, this way or...
Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings: it takes its origin from emotion recollected...
But an old age serene and bright, and lovely as a Lapland night, shall lead...
Life is divided into three terms - that which was, which is, and which will...
Every great and original writer, in proportion as he is great and original, must himself...
Pictures deface walls more often than they decorate them.
Up! up! my friend, and quit your books; Or surely you'll grow double. . .
Drink, pretty creature, drink!
The world is too much with us; late and soon, getting and spending, we lay...
Great God! I'd rather be A Pagan suckled in a creed outworn; So might I,...
Fluttering and dancing in the breeze.
I would stand, If the night blackened with a coming storm, Beneath some rock, listening...
A perfect woman, nobly planned, To warn, to comfort, and command; And yet a Spirit...
I listened, motionless and still; And, as I mounted up the hill, The music in...
Wisdom is ofttimes nearer when we stoop than when we soar.
If wise men were hairs the world would need a wig
Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself...