60 Total Quotes

Rupert Brooke Quotes

But somewhere, beyond space and time, is wetter water, slimier slime! And there (they trust) there swimmeth one, who swam ere rivers were begun. Immense, of fishy form and mind, squamous, omnipotent, and kind.
Rupert Brooke
#Space

Cities, like cats, will reveal themselves at night.
Rupert Brooke
#English Poet #Cats

A book may be compared to your neighbor: if it be good, it cannot last too long; if bad, you cannot get rid of it too early.
Rupert Brooke
#English Poet #Books And Reading

If I should die, think only this of me: that there's some corner of a foreign field that is for ever England.
Rupert Brooke
#Army And Navy

When the Man waked up he said, 'What is Wild Dog doing here?' And the Woman said 'His name is not Wild Dog any more, but the First Friend, because he will be our friend for always and always and always.'
Rupert Brooke
#Man

And see, no longer blinded by our eyes.
Rupert Brooke
#English Poet #Eyes

A pulse in the eternal mind, no less, gives somewhere back the thoughts by England given. Her sights and sounds; dreams happy as her day; and laughter, learnt of friends; and gentleness, in hearts at peace, under an English heaven.
Rupert Brooke
#England

And in that Heaven of all their wish, there shall be no more land, say fish
Rupert Brooke
#Land

Infinite hungers leap no more I in the chance swaying of your dress; and love has changed to kindliness.
Rupert Brooke
#Cute Love #Sweet Love #Love

A kiss makes the heart young again and wipes out the years.
Rupert Brooke
#English Poet #Heart

Laughed in the sun, and kissed the lovely grass.
Rupert Brooke
#Grass

War knows no power. Safe shall be my going, / Secretly armed against all death's endeavour; / Safe though all safety's lost; safe where men fall; / And if these poor limbs die, safest of all.
Rupert Brooke
#Power

The cool kindliness of sheets, that soon smooth away trouble; and the rough male kiss of blankets.
Rupert Brooke
#English Poet #Trouble

Breathless, we flung us on a windy hill, Laughed in the sun, and kissed the lovely grass.
Rupert Brooke
#English Poet

Oh! Death will find me long before I tire / Of watching you; and swing me suddenly / Into the shade and loneliness and mire / Of the last land!
Rupert Brooke
#Death

And think, this heart, all evil shed away, / A pulse in the eternal mind, no less / Gives somewhere back the thoughts by England given.
Rupert Brooke
#Evil

For Cambridge people rarely smile, / Being urban, squat, and packed with guile.
Rupert Brooke
#People

Now, God be thanked who has matched us with His hour, / And caught our youth, and wakened us from sleeping.
Rupert Brooke
#God

Hearts at peace, under an English heaven
Rupert Brooke
#Heaven

Somewhere, behind space and time, Is wetter water, slimier slime
Rupert Brooke
#Space

For England's the one land, I know, / Where men with Splendid Hearts may go; / And Cambridgeshire, of all England, / The shire for Men who Understand.
Rupert Brooke
#England

If I should die, think only this of me: / That there's some corner of a foreign field / That is for ever England. There shall be / In that rich earth a richer dust concealed.
Rupert Brooke
#England

Fish say, they have their stream and pond;<br/>But is there anything beyond?
Rupert Brooke
#Fish