Thomas Moore

Thomas Moore

Irish poet

Lived from: 1779-1852

Category: Poets (Contemporary)

Quotes: Thomas Moore

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    Earth has no sorrow that Heaven cannot heal.
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    'Tis the last rose of summer, left blooming alone; all her lovely companions are faded and gone.
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    A pretty wife is something for the fastidious vanity of a roué to retire upon.
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    I would uphold the law if for no other reason but to protect myself.
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    If honor were profitable, everybody would be honorable.
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    It is only to the happy that tears are a luxury.
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    Shall I ask the brave soldier who fights by my side in the course of mankind if our creeds agree?
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    Sweet is the dream, divinely sweet, when absent souls in fancy meet.
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    The ordinary acts we practice every day at home are of more importance to the soul than their simplicity might suggest.
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    There are several sorts of religions, not only in different parts of the island, but even in every town; some worshipping the sun, others the moon or one of the planets.

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    Though it is pleasant weaving nets, it is wiser to make cages.
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    What though youth gave love and roses, Age still leaves us friends and wine.
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