To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield
Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)
Source: Alfred Lord Tennyson - Ulyssess
Contributed by: saint.a
I sometimes hold it half a sin,
To put in words the grief I feel.
For words, like nature, half reveal,
And half conceal the soul within.
Source: In Memoriam
Contributed by: Jordan
In the afternoon they came unto a landIn which it seemed always afternoon.All round the coast the languid air did swoon,Breathing like one that hath a weary dream.
Source: The Lotus-Eaters
Contributed by: Baroque
All experience is an arch wherethrough gleams that untravelled world.
Source: Tennyson's "Ulysses"
Contributed by: Monica
I hold it true, whate'er befall; I feel it, when I sorrow most; 'Tis better to have loved and lost Than never to have loved at all.
Source: In Memoriam A.H.H. (1850)
Contributed by: thambos
O Love, O fire! Once he drew With one long kiss my whole soul through My lips, as sunlight drinketh dew.
Contributed by: Tracy Phaup
There lives more faith in honest doubt, believe me, than in half the creeds.
Contributed by: Zaady
There sinks the nebulous star we call the sun.
Source: Part iv. Line 1.
This laurel greener from the brows Of him that utter'd nothing base.
Source: To the Queen
This truth within thy mind rehearse, That in a boundless universe Is boundless better, boundless worse.
Source: The Two Voices, 1832
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