William Blake

1757 - 1827

A Quote by William Blake on thelema

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Do what you will, this life's a fiction
And is made up of contradiction.

William Blake (1757 - 1827)

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A Quote by William Blake on beauty, desire, and life

Abstinence sows sand all over
The ruddy limbs and flaming hair,
But desire gratified
Plants fruits of life and beauty there.

William Blake (1757 - 1827)

Source: Abstinence

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A Quote by William Blake on perception, door, clean, cleansed, infinite, man, and human

If the doors of perception were cleansed, every thing would appear to man as it is, infinite.

William Blake (1757 - 1827)

Source: The Marriage of Heaven and Hell

Contributed by: Bee

A Quote by William Blake on art and practice

Without Unceasing Practice nothing can be done.  Practice is Art.  If you leave off you are lost.

William Blake (1757 - 1827)

Source: The Poetical Works of William Blake

Contributed by: Knut

A Quote by William Blake on imagination, joy, nature, and tree

The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the Eyes of others only a Green thing that stands in the way.  Some See Nature all Ridicule & Deformity... & Some Scarce see Nature at all But to the Eyes of the Man of Imagination Nature is Imagination itself.

William Blake (1757 - 1827)

Source: The Complete Poetry and Prose of William Blake

Contributed by: David

A Quote by William Blake

No one flys too high if they fly on their own wings. (Originally "man" and "his.")

William Blake (1757 - 1827)

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A Quote by William Blake on doors, infinity, and perception

If the doors of perception were cleansed, every thing would appear to man as it is, infinite.

William Blake (1757 - 1827)

Source: The Marriage of Heaven and Hell

Contributed by: JaX

A Quote by William Blake

The stars are threshed and the souls are threshed from their husks.

William Blake (1757 - 1827)

Contributed by: Matt

A Quote by William Blake on indignation, protest, voice, speaking, and god

The voice of honest indignation is the voice of God.

William Blake (1757 - 1827)

Source: The Marriage of Heaven and Hell

Contributed by: andre

A Quote by William Blake on life, perception, and thought

  If the doors of perception were cleansed every thing would appear
to man as it is: infinite.
  For man has closed himself up, till he sees all things thro' narrow
chinks of his cavern.

William Blake (1757 - 1827)

Source: The Marriage of Heaven and Hell

Contributed by: Travis

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