William Wordsworth

1770 - 1850

A Quote by William Wordsworth on losing

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Or shipwrecked, kindles on the coast False fires, that others may be lost.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: To the Lady Fleming.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on silence

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The silence that is in the starry sky.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Song at the Feast of Broughton Castle.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on mind, silence, and thought

O Reader! had you in your mind Such stores as silent thought can bring, O gentle Reader! you would find A tale in everything.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Simon Lee.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on children, death, life, and simplicity

A simple child That lightly draws its breath, And feels its life in every limb, What should it know of death?

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: We are Seven.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on heart, power, and simplicity

How many undervalue the power of simplicity ! But it is the real key to the heart.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on brides, children, hope, and society

Society became my glittering bride, And airy hopes my children.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: The Excursion. Book iii.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on heart

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The soft blue sky did never melt Into his heart; he never felt The witchery of the soft blue sky!

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Peter Bell. Part i. Stanza 15.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on charm, music, and shyness

Soft is the music that would charm forever; The flower of sweetest smell is shy and lowly.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Not Love, not War.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on fame, joy, and singers

A famous man is Robin Hood, The English ballad-singer's joy.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: Rob Roy's Grave.

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A Quote by William Wordsworth on heart and tears

My eyes are dim with childish tears, My heart is idly stirred, For the same sound is in my ears Which in those days I heard.

William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850)

Source: The Fountain.

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