Lord Alfred Tennyson

1809 - 1892

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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A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON

He never mocks, For mockery is the fume of little hearts.

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

Source: The Idylls of the King, Guinevere

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A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON on blindness, faith, happiness, motherhood, soul, and trust

Happy he With such a mother! faith in womankind Beats with his blood, and trust in all things high Comes easy to him; and tho' he trip and fall, He shall not blind his soul with clay.

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

Source: Line 308.

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A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON on god, imitation, lies, and nature

Nature, so far as in her lies, imitates God.

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

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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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