William Wordsworth

1770 - 1850

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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A Quote by William Wordsworth on mind

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Nor less I deem that there are Powers Which of themselves our minds impress; That we can feed this mind of ours In a wise passiveness.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Expostulation and Reply.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on choice and men

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Choice word and measured phrase above the reach Of ordinary men.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Resolution and Independence. Stanza 14.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on nature and world

The world is too much with us; late and soon, Getting and spending, we lay waste our powers: Little we see in Nature that is ours.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Miscellaneous Sonnets. Part i. xxxiii.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on insults

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Wrongs unredressed, or insults unavenged.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: The Excursion. Book iii.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on hospitality

A genial hearth, a hospitable board, and a refined rusticity.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on life, mind, spirit, thinking, and thought

A sense sublime Of something far more deeply interfused, Whose dwelling is the light of setting suns, And the round ocean and the living air And the blue sky, and in the mind of man,- A motion and a spirit, that impels All thinking things, all objects of all thought, And rolls through all things.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Lines completed a few miles above Tintern Abbey.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on faith

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And 't is my faith, that every flower Enjoys the air it breathes.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on bankers, chance, and happiness

By happy chance we saw A twofold image: on a grassy bank A snow-white ram, and in the crystal flood Another and the same!

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: The Excursion. Book ix.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth

A remnant of uneasy light.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: The Matron of Jedborough.

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