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.
If the fool would persist in his folly he would become wise.
Energy is an eternal delight, and he who desires, but acts not, breeds pestilence.
The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.
Everything to be imagined is an image of truth.
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
My mother groaned, my father wept, into the dangerous world I leapt.
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.
The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest.
The most sublime act is to set another before you.
Do what you will, this world's a fiction and is made up of contradiction.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
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.
For all eternity, I forgive you and you forgive me.
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.
Enlightenment means taking full responsibility for your life.
Poetry, Painting & Music, the three Powers in man of conversing with Paradise, which the flood did not sweep away.
I must create a system or be enslaved by another mans; I will not reason and compare: my business is to create.
And we are put on this earth a little space that we might learn to bear the beams of love
The person who does not believe in miracles surely makes it certain that he or she will never take part in one.
He who kisses joy as it flies by will live in eternity's sunrise.
The man who never alters his opinions is like standing water, and breeds reptiles of the mind.
The naked women's body is a portion of eternity too great for the eye of man.
Make your own rules or be a slave to another man's.
In the universe, there are things that are known, and things that are unknown, and in between, there are doors.
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.
No bird soars too high if he soars with his own wings.
The bird a nest, the spider a web, man friendship.
Prisons are built with stones of Law. Brothels with the bricks of religion.
Eternity is in love with the productions of time.
The hours of folly are measured by the clock; but of wisdom, no clock can measure.
For the Eye altering alters all;The Senses roll themselves in fearAnd the flat Earth becomes a Ball.
The moon, like a flower in heaven's high bower, with silent delight sits and smiles on the night.
The nakedness of woman is the work of God.
But most thro' midnight streets I hearHow the youthful Harlots curseBlasts the new-born Infants tearAnd blights with plagues the Marriage hearse
You never know what is enough unless you know what is more than enough.
For everything that lives is holy, life delights in life.
Christianity is art and not money. Money is its curse.
If the Sun and Moon should ever doubt, they'd immediately go out.
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.