Percy Shelley

1792 - 1822

A Quote by Percy Bysshe Shelley on good and imagination

The great instrument of moral good is the imagination.

Percy Shelley (1792 - 1822)

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A Quote by Percy Bysshe Shelley on deed

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For there are deeds which have no form, sufferings which have no tongue.

Percy Shelley (1792 - 1822)

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A Quote by Percy Bysshe Shelley on life, pain, suffering, and wishes

I wish no living thing to suffer pain.

Percy Shelley (1792 - 1822)

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A Quote by Percy Bysshe Shelley on existence and misery

It were much better that a sentient being should never have existed, than that it should have existed only to endure unmitigated misery.

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A Quote by Percy Bysshe Shelley on lies

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For this is the most civil sort of lie That can be given to a man's face. I now Say what I think.

Percy Shelley (1792 - 1822)

Source: Translation of Calderon's Magico Prodigioso. Scene i.

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A Quote by Percy Bysshe Shelley on eternity and life

Life, like a dome of many-coloured glass, Stains the white radiance of eternity.

Percy Shelley (1792 - 1822)

Source: Adonais. lii.

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A Quote by Percy Bysshe Shelley on familiarity and love

Familiar acts are beautiful through love.

Percy Shelley (1792 - 1822)

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A Quote by Percy Bysshe Shelley on crime and merit

It is not a merit to tolerate, but rather a crime to be intolerant.

Percy Shelley (1792 - 1822)

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A Quote by Percy Bysshe Shelley on imagination and spirit

Whatever strengthens and purifies the affections, enlarges the imagination, and adds spirit to sense, is useful.

Percy Shelley (1792 - 1822)

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A Quote by Percy Bysshe Shelley on change, death, hope, life, love, and truth

Life may change, but it may fly not; Hope may vanish, but can die not; Truth be veiled, but still it burneth; Love repulsed, - but it returneth.

Percy Shelley (1792 - 1822)

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