William Wordsworth

1770 - 1850

A Quote by William Wordsworth on forgiveness, god, and justice

The best of what we do and are, Just God, forgive!

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Thoughts suggested on the Banks of the Nith.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on day and dreams

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Hunt half a day for a forgotten dream.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Hart-leap Well. Part ii.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on friendship and service

Small service is true service while it lasts. Of humblest friends, bright creature! scorn not one: The daisy, by the shadow that it casts, Protects the lingering dewdrop from the sun.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: To a Child. Written in her Album.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth

Yon foaming flood seems motionless as ice; Its dizzy turbulence eludes the eye, Frozen by distance.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Address to Kilchurn Castle.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth

The gentle Lady married to the Moor, And heavenly Una with her milk-white lamb.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Personal Talk. Stanza 3.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on gifts, hope, and nobility

Every gift of noble origin Is breathed upon by Hope's perpetual breath.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: These Times strike Monied Worldlings.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on joy

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And often, glad no more, We wear a face of joy because We have been glad of yore.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: The Fountain.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on company, fear, necessity, and pain

Who, doomed to go in company with Pain And Fear and Bloodshed,-miserable train!- Turns his necessity to glorious gain.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Character of the Happy Warrior.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on nature

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Thou unassuming commonplace Of Nature.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: To the same Flower.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on boldness and freedom

How does the meadow-flower its bloom unfold? Because the lovely little flower is free Down to its root, and in that freedom bold.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: A Poet! He hath put his Heart to School.

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