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William Blake

William Blake (1757-11-28 1827-08-21) was an English poet, painter, printmaker, and essayist.
Found 146 thoughts of William Blake

Think in the morning. Act in the noon. Eat in the evening. Sleep in the night.

William Blake

The head Sublime, the heart Pathos, the genitals Beauty, the hands & feet Proportion.

William Blake

For everything exists and not one sigh nor smile nor tear, one hair nor particle of dust, not one can pass away.

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The eagle never lost so much time, as when he submitted to learn of the crow.

William Blake

The apple tree never asks the beech how he shall grow, nor the lion the horse, how he shall take his prey.

William Blake

He who desires but acts not breeds pestilence.

William Blake

As the caterpillar chooses the fairest leaves to lay her eggs on, so the priest lays his curse on the fairest joys.

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The bird a nest, the spider a web, man friendship.

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Damn braces: Bless relaxes.

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It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.

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Thou art a Man, God is no more. Thy own humanity learn to adore.

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The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom

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To see a world in a Grain of Sand, And a Heaven in a Wild Flower, Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand, And eternity in an hour.

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I myself do nothing. The Holy Spirit accomplishes all through me.

William Blake

Love seeketh not itself to please, Nor for itself hath any care, But for another gives its ease, And builds a Heaven in Hell's despair.

William Blake

When thou seest an eagle, thou seest a portion of genius; lift up thy head!

William Blake

To generalize is to be an idiot.

William Blake

Those who control their passions do so because their passions are weak enough to be controlled.

William Blake

I have always found that angels have the vanity to speak of themselves as the only wise.

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Those who restrain desire, do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.

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He who binds to himself a joy, does the winged life destroy: But he who kisses the joy as it flies, lives in eternity's sun rise.

William Blake

The most sublime act is to set another before you.

William Blake

The weak in courage is strong in cunning.

William Blake

The rat, the mouse, the fox, the rabbet; watch the roots.

William Blake

Always be ready to speak your mind, and a base man will avoid you.

William Blake
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