William Wordsworth Quotes

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"The child is father of the man." William Wordsworth
My Heart Leaps Up When I Behold (1802) "The poem continues, "I could wish my days to be Bound each to each by natural piety." Add Category or Author

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"The best portion of a good man's life is his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love" William Wordsworth
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"But trailing clouds of glory do we come,From God, who is our home:Heaven lies about us in our infancy!" William Wordsworth
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"A poet who has not produced a good poem before he is twenty-five, we may conclude cannot, and never will do so." William Wordsworth
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"For oft, when on my couch I lieIn vacant or in pensive mood,They flash upon that inward eyeWhich is the bliss of solitude;And then my heart with pleasure fills,And dances with the daffodils." William Wordsworth
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"What are fears but voices airy?Whispering harm where harm is not.And deluding the unwaryTill the fatal bolt is shot!" William Wordsworth
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"Golf is a day spent in a round of strenuous idleness." William Wordsworth
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"We live by admiration, hope and love; and even as these are well and wisely fixed, in dignity of being we ascend" William Wordsworth
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"And, when the streamWhich overflowed the soul was passed away,A consciousness remained that it had left,Deposited upon the silent shoreOf memory, images and precious thoughtsThat shall not die, and cannot be destroyed." William Wordsworth
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"She seemed a thing that could not feel the touch of earthly years." William Wordsworth
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"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
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"There's not a nook within this solemn pass/ But were an apt confessional for one/ Taught by his summer spent, his autumn gone,/ That life is but a tale of morning grass/ Withered at eve." William Wordsworth
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"Bliss was it in that dawn to be alive,But to be young was very heaven!" William Wordsworth
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"Neither evil tongues, rash judgments, nor the sneers of selfish men, nor greetings where no kindness is, nor all the dreary intercourse of daily life, shall ever prevail against us." William Wordsworth
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"The mind that is wise mourns less for what age takes away; than what it leaves behind." William Wordsworth
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"Great God! I'd rather be A Pagan suckled in a creed outworn; So might I, standing on this pleasant lea, Have glimpses that would make me less forlorn; Have sight of Proteus rising from the sea; Or hear old Triton blow his wreathed horn" William Wordsworth
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"Why do not words and kiss, and solemn pledge, And nature that is kind in woman's breast, And reason that in man is wise and good, And fear of Him who is a righteous Judge - Why do not these prevail for human life, To keep two hearts together, that be" William Wordsworth
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"From the body of one guilty deed a thousand ghostly fears and haunting thoughts proceed" William Wordsworth
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"Worse than idle is compassion if it ends in tears and sighs" William Wordsworth
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"Impulses of deeper birth have come to him in solitude." William Wordsworth
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"To every natural form, rock, fruits, or flower,Even the loose stones that cover the highway,I gave a moral life." William Wordsworth
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