'I have no name: I am but two days old.' What shall I call thee? 'I happy am, Joy is my name,' Sweet joy befall thee!
William Blake (1757 - 1827)
Source: Songs of Innocence. Infant Joy
Contributed by: Zaady
He who sees the Infinite in all things, sees God.
Source: There is No Natural Religion, 1788
A dog starved at his master's gate Predicts the ruin of the state.
Source: Auguries of Innocence
He who shall hurt the little wren Shall never be beloved by men.
England! awake! awake! awake! Jerusalem thy sister calls! Why wilt thou sleep the sleep of death And close her from thy ancient walls?
Mere enthusiasm is the all in all.
Source: Alexander Gilchrist, Life of William Blake, 1880.
Eternity is in love with the productions of time.
Source: The Marriage of Heaven and Hell (1790)
Man has no body distinct from his soul; for that called body is a portion of the soul discern'd by the five senses, the chief inlets of the soul in this age.
Everything that lives, Lives not alone, nor for itself.
Source: Book of Thel, Thel’s motto
The Whole Business of Man is The Arts, & All Things Common.
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