Thomas Moore

1779 - 1852

A Quote by Thomas Moore on day, plants, secrets, sleep, and timidity

Plants that wake when others sleep. Timid jasmine buds that keep their fragrance to themselves all day, but when the sunlight dies away let the delicious secret out to every breeze that roams about.

Thomas Moore (1779 - 1852)

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A Quote by Thomas Moore on earth, heaven, and sorrow

Earth hath no sorrow that heaven cannot heal.

Thomas Moore (1779 - 1852)

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A Quote by Thomas Moore on future and past

This narrow isthmus 'twixt two boundless seas, The past, the future: - two eternities!

Thomas Moore (1779 - 1852)

Source: quoting from Lalla Rookh: The Veiled Prophet of Khorassan.

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A Quote by Thomas Moore on heart, hope, humility, peace, and world

I knew, by the smoke that so gracefully curl'd Above the green elms, that a cottage was near; And I said, "If there's peace to be found in the world, A heart that was humble might hope for it here."

Thomas Moore (1779 - 1852)

Source: Ballad Stanzas.

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A Quote by Thomas Moore on corruption and heart

Like a young eagle who has lent his plume To fledge the shaft by which he meets his doom, See their own feathers pluck'd to wing the dart Which rank corruption destines for their heart.

Thomas Moore (1779 - 1852)

Source: Corruption. (see Lord Byron)

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A Quote by Thomas Moore on earth

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And oh if there be an Elysium on earth, It is this, it is this!

Thomas Moore (1779 - 1852)

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A Quote by Thomas Moore on faith, gifts, questions, soul, spirit, and wonder

Faith is a gift of spirit that allows the soul to remain attached to its own unfolding. When faith is soulful, it is always planted in the soil of wonder and questioning.

Thomas Moore (1779 - 1852)

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A Quote by Thomas Moore on freedom and slavery

Where bastard Freedom waves The fustian flag in mockery over slaves.

Thomas Moore (1779 - 1852)

Source: To the Lord Viscount Forbes, written from the City of Washington.

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A Quote by Thomas Moore on advice and women

Ask a woman's advice, and whatever she advise, do the the reverse and you are sure to be wise.

Thomas Moore (1779 - 1852)

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A Quote by Thomas Moore on time

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Faintly as tolls the evening chime, Our voices keep tune and our oars keep time.

Thomas Moore (1779 - 1852)

Source: A Canadian Boat-Song.

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