William Ernest Henley

English poet, critic and editor

Lived from: 1849-1903

Category: Media | Poets (Contemporary)

Quotes: William Ernest Henley

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    I am the master of my fate; I am the captain of my soul.
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    In the fell clutch of circumstance, I have not winced nor cried aloud: Under the bludgeoning of chance my head is bloody, but unbowed.
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    It matters not how strait the gate,
    How charged with punishments the scroll,
    I am the master of my fate,
    I am the captain of my soul.
    Source: Invictus
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    Madam, Life's a piece in bloom death goes dogging everywhere: She's the tenant of the room he's the ruffian on the stair.
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