William Blake

William Blake

English poet

Lived from: 1757-1827

Category: Poets (Contemporary)

Quotes: William Blake

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    ''I have no name:'' I am but two days old. ''What shall I call thee?'' I happy am, ''Joy is my name.'' sweet joy befall thee!
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    ''When the sun rises, do you not see a round disc of fire somewhat like a guinea?'' O no, no, I see an innumerable company of the heavenly host crying ''Holy, Holy, Holy is the Lord God Almighty.''
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    A fool sees not the same tree that a wise man sees.
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    A truth that's told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.
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    All futurity seems teeming with endless destruction never to be repelled; Desperate remorse swallows the present in a quenchless rage.
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    Always be ready to speak your mind, and a base man will avoid you.
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    Art can never exist without naked beauty displayed.
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    Art is the tree of life. Science is the tree of death.

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    As a man is, so he sees. As the eye is formed, such are its powers.
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    As I was walking among the fires of Hell,
    delighted with the enjoyments of Genius;
    which to Angels look like torment and insanity.
    I collected some of their Proverbs.
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    Awake! awake O sleeper of the land of shadows, wake! expand!
    Source: Jerusalem Chap: I
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    Better murder an infant in its cradle than nurse an unacted desire.
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    Both read the Bible day and night, but thou read black where I read white.
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    Can I see another's woe, and not be in sorrow too? Can I see another's grief, and not seek for kind relief?
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    Christianity is art and not money. Money is its curse.
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