Lord Alfred Tennyson

1809 - 1892

A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON on death and reason

Their's not to reason why, Their's but to do and die...

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

Source: The Charge of the Light Brigade

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A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON on spirit

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Speak to Him thou for He hears, and Spirit with Spirit can meet- Closer is He than breathing, and nearer than hands and feet.

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

Source: The Higher Pantheism

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A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON on consequences and wisdom

Because right is right, to follow right Were wisdom in the scorn of consequence.

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

Source: Oenone.

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A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON on life

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Wearing the white flower of a blameless life, Before a thousand peering littlenesses, In that fierce light which beats upon a throne, And blackens every blot.

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

Source: The Idylls of the King, The Dedication

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A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON on learning

Wearing all that weight Of learning lightly like a flower.

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

Source: Memoriam, 1850

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A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON on fighting, lies, and truth

That a lie which is half a truth is ever the blackest of lies; That a lie which is all a lie may be met and fought with outright; But a lie which is part a truth is a harder matter to fight.

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

Source: The Grandmother. Stanza 8.

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A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON on life

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Ah, why Should life all labour be?

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

Source: The Lotus-Eaters. iv.

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A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON on losing and love

'Tis better to have loved and lost Than never to have loved at all.

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

Source: Memoriam, 1850, line 27, stanza 4

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A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON on manners

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Her manners had not that repose Which stamps the caste of Vere de Vere.

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

Source: Lady Clara Vere de Vere. Stanza 5.

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A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON on art and misery

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A still small voice spake unto me, 'Thou art so full of misery, Were it not better not to be?"

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

Source: The Two Voices, 1832

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