William Wordsworth

1770 - 1850

A Quote by William Wordsworth on truth

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To be a Prodigal's favourite,-then, worse truth, A Miser's pensioner,-behold our lot!

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: The Small Celandine.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on neighbors and travel

Until a man might travel twelve stout miles, Or reap an acre of his neighbor's corn.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: The Brothers.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on loneliness

I wandered lonely as a cloud That floats on high o'er vales and hills, When all at once I saw a crowd, A host, of golden daffodils.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on god, heart, and lies

Ne'er saw I, never felt, a calm so deep! The river glideth at his own sweet will; Dear God! the very houses seem asleep; And all that mighty heart is lying still!

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Earth has not anything to show more fair.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on beauty and investment

Of all that is most beauteous, imaged there In happier beauty; more pellucid streams, An ampler ether, a diviner air, And fields invested with purpureal gleams.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Laodamia.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on birds

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O Cuckoo! shall I call thee bird, Or but a wandering voice?

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: To the Cuckoo.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on wisdom

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Wisdom is ofttimes nearer when we stoop Than when we soar,

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: The Excursion. Book iii., 1798

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on immortality and wisdom

Wisdom married to immortal verse.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: The Excursion. Book vii.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on confidence, reason, sacrifice, self-sacrifice, spirit, and truth

Give unto me, made lowly wise, The spirit of self-sacrifice; The confidence of reason give, And in the light of truth thy bondman let me live!

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Ode to Duty.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth

And he is oft the wisest man Who is not wise at all.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: The Oak and the Broom.

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