William Blake

1757 - 1827

A Quote by William Blake on destruction, eternity, joy, kiss, and life

He who binds to himself a joy Does the winged life destroy; But he who kisses the joy as it flies lives in eternity's sunrise.

William Blake (1757 - 1827)

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A Quote by William Blake

You never know what is enough unless you know what is more than enough.

William Blake (1757 - 1827)

Source: The Marriage and Hell

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A Quote by William Blake on learning and time

In seed time learn, in harvest teach, in winter enjoy.

William Blake (1757 - 1827)

Source: Proverbs of Hell

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A Quote by William Blake on belief, heaven, lies, life, and soul

This life's dim windows of the soul Distorts the heavens from pole to pole And leads you to believe a lie When you see with, not through, the eye.

William Blake (1757 - 1827)

Source: The Everlasting Gospel, 1818

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A Quote by William Blake on brothers, god, and soul

I sought my soul, But my soul I could not see. I sought my God, But my God eluded me. I sought my brother, And I found all three.

William Blake (1757 - 1827)

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A Quote by William Blake on cheerfulness and sports

Sing louder around To the bell's cheerful sound, While our sports shall be seen, On the echoing green.

William Blake (1757 - 1827)

Source: Songs of Innocence, the echoing green

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A Quote by William Blake

On no other ground Can I sow my seed Without tearing up Some stinking weed.

William Blake (1757 - 1827)

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A Quote by William Blake

Some are born to sweet delight. Some are born to endless night.

William Blake (1757 - 1827)

Source: Auguries of Innocence

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A Quote by William Blake on wishes

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The gulfing whale was like a dot in the spell. Yet look upon it, and 'twould size and swell To its huge self, and the minutest fish Would pass the very hardest gazer's wish, And show his little eye's anatomy.

William Blake (1757 - 1827)

Source: America: A Prophecy

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A Quote by William Blake on jesus and judaism

I'm sure this Jesus will not do Either for Englishman or Jew.

William Blake (1757 - 1827)

Source: The Everlasting Gospel, 1818

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