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    In modern business it is not the crook who is to be feared most, it is the honest man who doesn't know what he is doing.
    — William Wordsworth
    tags: men  business 
     
    The things which I have seen I now can see no more.
    — William Wordsworth
    How does the Meadow flower its bloom unfold? Because the lovely little flower is free down to its root, and in that freedom bold.
    — William Wordsworth
    tags: freedom  flowers 
     
    What we need is not the will to believe, but the wish to find out.
    — William Wordsworth
    tags: believe  wishes 
     
    The best portion of a good man's life is his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love.
    — William Wordsworth
    tags: kindness 
     
    What is pride? A rocket that emulates the stars.
    — William Wordsworth
    tags: star 
     
    Nuns fret not at their convent's narrow room; And hermits are contented with their cells.
    — William Wordsworth
    All that we behold is full of blessings.
    — William Wordsworth
    tags: blessing 
     
    Rest and be thankful.
    — William Wordsworth
    Bright was the summer's noon when quickening steps Followed each other till a dreary moor Was crossed, a bare ridge clomb, upon whose top Standing alone, as from a rampart's edge, I overlooked the bed of Windermere, Like a vast river, stretching in the sun.
    — William Wordsworth
    tags: alone  summer 
     
    Great is the glory, for the strife is hard!
    — William Wordsworth
    Thought and theory must precede all salutary action; yet action is nobler in itself than either thought or theory.
    — William Wordsworth
    tags: thoughts  action 
     
    We have within ourselves Enough to fill the present day with joy, And overspread the future years with hope.
    — William Wordsworth
    tags: joy  future  present  hope  year 
     
    By all means sometimes be alone; salute thyself; see what thy soul doth wear; dare to look in thy chest; and tumble up and down what thou findest there.
    — William Wordsworth
    tags: soul 
     
    Come grow old with me. The best is yet to be.
    — William Wordsworth
    Pleasure is spread through the earth In stray gifts to be claimed by whoever shall find.
    — William Wordsworth
    tags: earth  pleasure  gift 
     
    Be mild, and cleave to gentle things, thy glory and thy happiness be there.
    — William Wordsworth
    tags: happiness 
     
    I wandered lonely as a cloud That floats on high o'er vales and hills When all at once I saw a crowd A host of golden daffodils Beside the lake beneath the trees Fluttering and dancing in the breeze.
    — William Wordsworth
    How many undervalue the power of simplicity ! But it is the real key to the heart.
    — William Wordsworth
    tags: heart  power  key  simplicity  real 
     
    The flower that smells the sweetest is shy and lowly.
    — William Wordsworth
    tags: flowers 
     
    Strongest minds are often those whom the noisy world hears least.
    — William Wordsworth
    tags: world  mind 
     
    That best portion of a man's life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and love.
    — William Wordsworth
    tags: kindness 
     
    Oft in my way have I stood still, though but a casual passenger, so much I felt the awfulness of life.
    — William Wordsworth
    Wisdom is oftentimes nearer when we stoop than when we soar.
    — William Wordsworth
    tags: wisdom 
     
    In ourselves our safety must be sought. By our own right hand it must be wrought.
    — William Wordsworth
    tags: right 
     
    In that sweet mood when pleasant thoughts bring sad thoughts to the mind.
    — William Wordsworth
    tags: thoughts  sad  mind  mood 
     
    Golf is a day spent in a round of strenuous idleness.
    — William Wordsworth
    tags: golf 
     
    The oldest man he seemed that ever wore grey hairs.
    — William Wordsworth
    tags: men 
     
    But who would force the soul tilts with a straw Against a champion cased in adamant
    — William Wordsworth
    tags: soul 
     
    one daffodil is worth a thousa
    — William Wordsworth
    tags: pleasure  worth 
     
    Come forth into the light of things, let nature be your teacher.
    — William Wordsworth
    tags: nature 
     
    That blessed mood in which the burthen of the mystery, in which the heavy and the weary weight of all this unintelligible world is lightened.
    — William Wordsworth
    tags: world  mystery  blessed  mood 
     
    Poetry is the breath and finer spirit of all knowledge; it is the impassioned expression which is in the countenance of all Science
    — William Wordsworth
    tags: poetry  spirit 
     
    The ocean is a mighty harmonist.
    — William Wordsworth
    tags: ocean 
     
    The wealthiest man among us is the best
    — William Wordsworth
    tags: men 
     
    Life is divided into three terms - that which was, which is, and which will be. Let us learn from the past to profit by the present, and from the present, to live better in the future.
    — William Wordsworth
    tags: live  future  past  present  learn 
     
    Delight and liberty, the simple creed of childhood.
    — William Wordsworth
    tags: liberty  childhood 
     
    That though the radiance which was once so bright be now forever taken from my sight. Though nothing can bring back the hour of splendor in the grass, glory in the flower. We will grieve not, rather find strength in what remains behind.
    — William Wordsworth
    There's something in a flying horse,There's something in a huge balloon.
    — William Wordsworth
    One solace yet remains for us who came Into this world in days when story lacked Severe research, that in our hearts we know How, for exciting youth's heroic flame, Assent is power, belief the soul of fact.
    — William Wordsworth
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    william wordsworth
    Birth    : April 7, 1770
    Death  : April 23, 1850
    Occupation  : Poet