William Wordsworth

1770 - 1850

A Quote by William Wordsworth on competence, difficulty, and soul

And the most difficult of tasks to keep Heights which the soul is competent to gain.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: The Excursion. Book iv.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on death, destruction, memory, silence, and soul

And when the stream Which overflowed the soul was passed away, A consciousness remained that it had left Deposited upon the silent shore Of memory images and precious thoughts That shall not die, and cannot be destroyed.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: The Excursion. Book vii.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on mind and nature

To the solid ground Of Nature trusts the mind that builds for aye.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: A Volant Tribe of Bards on Earth.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth

As if the man had fixed his face, In many a solitary place, Against the wind and open sky!

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Peter Bell. Part i. Stanza 26. 3

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on bliss and solitude

That inward eye Which is the bliss of solitude.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: I wandered lonely.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on divinity and songs

That mighty orb of song, The divine Milton.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: The Excursion. Book i.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on heart and justice

Scorn not the sonnet. Critic, you have frowned, Mindless of its just honours; with this key Shakespeare unlocked his heart.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Scorn not the Sonnet.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on pain and sorrow

Some natural sorrow, loss, or pain That has been, and may be again.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: The Solitary Reaper.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth

So build we up the being that we are.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: The Excursion. Book iv.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on heart

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Sensations sweet, Felt in the blood, and felt along the heart.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Lines completed a few miles above Tintern Abbey.

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