William Wordsworth

1770 - 1850

A Quote by William Wordsworth on love

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And you must love him, ere to you He will seem worthy of your love.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: A Poet's Epitaph. Stanza 11.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on music

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When his veering gait And every motion of his starry train Seem governed by a strain Of music, audible to him alone.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: The Triad.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on rules

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A few strong instincts, and a few plain rules.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Alas! what boots the long laborious Quest?

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on power and words

The intellectual power, through words and things, Went sounding on a dim and perilous way!

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: The Excursion. Book iii.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on deed, gratitude, kindness, and men

I 've heard of hearts unkind, kind deeds With coldness still returning; Alas! the gratitude of men Hath oftener left me mourning.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Simon Lee.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on good, kindness, life, and love

That best portion of a good man's life,- His little, nameless, unremembered acts Of kindness and of love.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Lines completed a few miles above Tintern Abbey.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on heaven and home

Type of the wise who soar but never roam, True to the kindred points of heaven and home.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: To a Skylark.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on earth, heaven, loneliness, mortality, and power

Since every mortal power of Coleridge Was frozen at its marvellous source, The rapt one, of the godlike forehead, The heaven-eyed creature sleeps in earth: And Lamb, the frolic and the gentle, Has vanished from his lonely hearth.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Extempore Effusion upon the Death of James Hogg.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on conflict and laws

And through the heat of conflict keeps the law In calmness made, and sees what he foresaw.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Character of the Happy Warrior.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on quiet and time

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The holy time is quiet as a nun Breathless with adoration.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: It is a beauteous Evening.

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