william blake Quotes

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