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    When the green woods laugh with the voice of joy, And the dimpling stream runs laughing by; When the air does laugh with our merry wit, And the green hill laughs with the noise of it.
    — William Blake
    tags: joy 
     
    If the fool would persist in his folly he would become wise.
    — William Blake
    tags: wise  fools 
     
    Energy is an eternal delight, and he who desires, but acts not, breeds pestilence.
    — William Blake
    tags: desires  energy 
     
    The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.
    — William Blake
    Everything to be imagined is an image of truth.
    — William Blake
    tags: truth 
     
    The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
    — William Blake
    tags: wisdom 
     
    My mother groaned, my father wept, into the dangerous world I leapt.
    — William Blake
    He loves to sit and hear me sing, Then, laughing, sports and plays with me; Then stretches out my golden wing, And mocks my loss of liberty.
    — William Blake
    tags: loss  liberty  wings 
     
    The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest.
    — William Blake
    The most sublime act is to set another before you.
    — William Blake
    Do what you will, this world's a fiction and is made up of contradiction.
    — William Blake
    tags: world  fiction 
     
    What is now proved was once only imagined.
    — William Blake
    This life's dim windows of the soul Distorts the heavens from pole to pole And leads you to believe a lie When you see with, not through, the eye.
    — William Blake
    tags: believe  lies  soul  eyes  heaven 
     
    For all eternity, I forgive you and you forgive me.
    — William Blake
    tags: eternity 
     
    O thou who passest through our valleys in Thy strength, curb thy fierce steeds, allay the heat That flames from their large nostrils! Thou, O Summer, Oft pitchest here thy golden tent, and oft Beneath our oaks hast slept, while we beheld With joy thy ruddy limbs and flourishing hair.
    — William Blake
    tags: joy  summer  strength 
     
    Enlightenment means taking full responsibility for your life.
    — William Blake
    Poetry, Painting & Music, the three Powers in man of conversing with Paradise, which the flood did not sweep away.
    — William Blake
    tags: men  power  music  poetry  painting 
     
    I must create a system or be enslaved by another mans; I will not reason and compare: my business is to create.
    — William Blake
    tags: business 
     
    And we are put on this earth a little space that we might learn to bear the beams of love
    — William Blake
    tags: earth  space  learn 
     
    The person who does not believe in miracles surely makes it certain that he or she will never take part in one.
    — William Blake
    tags: people  believe  miracle 
     
    He who kisses joy as it flies by will live in eternity's sunrise.
    — William Blake
    tags: joy  live  kiss 
     
    The man who never alters his opinions is like standing water, and breeds reptiles of the mind.
    — William Blake
    tags: men  opinion  water  mind 
     
    The naked women's body is a portion of eternity too great for the eye of man.
    — William Blake
    tags: men  body  eyes  eternity 
     
    Make your own rules or be a slave to another man's.
    — William Blake
    tags: rules 
     
    In the universe, there are things that are known, and things that are unknown, and in between, there are doors.
    — William Blake
    tags: universe 
     
    To see a world in a grain of sand and heaven in a wild flower Hold infinity in the palms of your hand and eternity in an hour.
    — William Blake
    tags: world  eternity  wild  flowers  heaven 
     
    No bird soars too high if he soars with his own wings.
    — William Blake
    tags: wings 
     
    The bird a nest, the spider a web, man friendship.
    — William Blake
    tags: friendship  men 
     
    Prisons are built with stones of Law. Brothels with the bricks of religion.
    — William Blake
    tags: law  prison 
     
    Eternity is in love with the productions of time.
    — William Blake
    tags: time  eternity 
     
    The hours of folly are measured by the clock; but of wisdom, no clock can measure.
    — William Blake
    tags: wisdom 
     
    For the Eye altering alters all;The Senses roll themselves in fearAnd the flat Earth becomes a Ball.
    — William Blake
    tags: earth  eyes 
     
    The moon, like a flower in heaven's high bower, with silent delight sits and smiles on the night.
    — William Blake
    tags: smile  night  flowers  moon  heaven 
     
    The nakedness of woman is the work of God.
    — William Blake
    tags: work  women  god 
     
    But most thro' midnight streets I hearHow the youthful Harlots curseBlasts the new-born Infants tearAnd blights with plagues the Marriage hearse
    — William Blake
    tags: marriage 
     
    You never know what is enough unless you know what is more than enough.
    — William Blake
    For everything that lives is holy, life delights in life.
    — William Blake
    tags: live  holy 
     
    Christianity is art and not money. Money is its curse.
    — William Blake
    If the Sun and Moon should ever doubt, they'd immediately go out.
    — William Blake
    tags: doubt  moon 
     
    He who binds to himself a joy Does the winged life destroy; But he who kisses the joy as it flies Lives in eternity's sun rise.
    — William Blake
    tags: joy  live  kiss 
     
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    william blake
    Birth    : November 28, 1757
    Death  : August 12, 1827
    Occupation  : Poet