William Wordsworth

1770 - 1850

A Quote by William Wordsworth on lies and tears

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To me the meanest flower that blows can give Thoughts that do often lie too deep for tears.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Intimations of Immortality. Stanza 11.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on soul

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The gods approve The depth, and not the tumult, of the soul.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Laodamia.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on devil

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The bane of all that dread the Devil.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: The Idiot Boy.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on words

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Three sleepless nights I passed in sounding on, Through words and things, a dim and perilous way.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: The Borderers. Act iv. Sc. 2.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on divinity and women

Shalt show us how divine a thing A woman may be made.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: To a Young Lady. Dear Child of Nature.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on kindness and life

Nor greetings where no kindness is, nor all The dreary intercourse of daily life.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Lines completed a few miles above Tintern Abbey.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on cheerfulness and confidence

A man he seems of cheerful yesterdays And confident to-morrows.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: The Excursion. Book vii.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on beginning, children, death, fatherhood, heart, life, and wishes

My heart leaps up when I behold A rainbow in the sky: So was it whaen my life began; So is it now I am a man; So be it when I shall grow old, Or let me die! The child is father of the man; And I could wish my days to be Bound each to each by natural piety.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: My heart leaps up, 1907

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on control, good, and influence

Controls them and subdues, transmutes, bereaves Of their bad influence, and their good receives.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Character of the Happy Warrior.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on age, happiness, and youth

A happy youth, and their old age Is beautiful and free.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: The Fountain.

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