William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth

English poet

Lived from: 1770-1850

Category: Poets (Contemporary)

Quotes: William Wordsworth

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    The thought of our past years in me doth breed perpetual benedictions.
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    The wiser mind mourns less for what age takes away than what it leaves behind.
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    The world is too much with us; late and soon, getting and spending, we lay waste our powers: Little we see in Nature that is ours.
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    These two things, contradictory as they may seem, must go together: manly dependence and manly independence, manly reliance and manly selfreliance.
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    This city now doth, like a garment, wear the beauty of the morning; silent bare, ships, towers, domes, theatres and temples lie open unto the fields and to the sky; All bright and glittering in the smokeless air.
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    Thou unassuming common-place of Nature, with that homely face.
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    Thought and theory must precede all salutary action; yet action is nobler in itself than either thought or theory.
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    To me the meanest flower that blows can give thoughts that do often lie too deep for tears.
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    We live by hope; and by desire: we see by the glad light; and breathe the sweet air of futurity; and so we live, or else we have no live.
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    What we need is not the will to believe, but the wish to find out.

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    With an eye made quiet by the power of harmony, and the deep power of joy, we see into the life of things.
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    … with an eye made by quite by power of harmony, and the deep power of joy, We see into the life of things.