308 Total Quotes

William Blake Quotes

William Blake
Poetry fettered, fetters the human race. Nations are destroyed or flourish in proportion as their poetry, painting, and music are destroyed or flourish.
William Blake
#English Artist

William Blake
Sleep, sleep, beauty bright,Dreaming in the joys of night;Sleep, sleep; in thy sleepLittle sorrows sit and weep.
William Blake
#Beauty

William Blake
I am in you and you in me, mutual in divine love.
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#English Artist

William Blake
See what it is to play unfair!Where cheating is, there's mischief there.
William Blake
#Cheating

William Blake
Those who control their passions do so because their passions are weak enough to be controlled.
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#Control

William Blake
O Rose, thou art sick! The invisible worm, That flies in the night, In the howling storm, Has found out thy bed Of crimson joy; And his dark secret love Does thy life destroy
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#Art

William Blake
Mutual Forgiveness of each vice, / Such are the Gates of Paradise.
William Blake
#Forgiveness

William Blake
Prisons are built with stones of Law, Brothels with bricks of Religion.
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#English Artist

William Blake
The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest.
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#English Artist

William Blake
The road to excess leads to the palace of wisdom...for we never know what is enough until we know what is more than enough.
William Blake
#Excess

William Blake
The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
William Blake
#English Artist #Excess

William Blake
Some say that happiness is not good for mortals, and they ought to be answered that sorrow is not fit for immortals and is utterly useless to any one; a blight never does good to a tree, and if a blight kill not a tree but it still bear fruit, let none say that the fruit was in consequence of the blight.
William Blake
#Sorrow

William Blake
The hum of multitudes was there, but multitudes of lambs,Thousands of little boys and girls raising their innocent hands.
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#Boys

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A truth that's told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.
William Blake
#English Artist

William Blake
Those who restrain their desires, do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
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#English Artist #Desire

William Blake
Think in the morning. Act in the noon. Eat in the evening. Sleep in the night.
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#English Artist

William Blake
Man has no Body distinct from his Soul; for that called Body is a portion of Soul discerned by the five Senses, the chief inlets of Soul in this age.
William Blake
#English Artist #Body

William Blake
When I tell the truth, it is not for the sake of convincing those who do not know it, but for the sake of defending those that do.
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#English Artist

William Blake
When I tell any truth it is not for the sake of convincing those who do not know it, but for the sake of defending those who do.
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#English Artist

William Blake
Great things are done when men and mountains meet
William Blake
#Achievement

William Blake
I am really sorry to see my countrymen trouble themselves about politics. If men were wise, the most arbitrary princes could not hurt them. If they are not wise, the freest government is compelled to be a tyranny. Princes appear to me to be fools. Houses of Commons and Houses of Lords appear to me to be fools; they seem to me to be something else besides human life.
William Blake
#Politicians And Politics

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Active Evil is better than Passive Good.
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#English Artist

William Blake
The roaring of lions, the howling of wolves, the raging of the stormy sea, and the destructive sword, are portions of eternity too great for the eye of man.
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#Destructive

William Blake
To see a world in a grain of sand and heaven in a wild flower Hold infinity in the palms of your hand and eternity in an hour.
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#English Artist

William Blake
This life's dim windows of the soulDistorts the heavens from pole to poleAnd leads you to believe a lieWhen you see with, not through, the eye.
William Blake
#Believe

William Blake
You smile with pomp and rigor, you talk of benevolence and virtue; I act with benevolence and virtue and get murdered time after time.
William Blake
#Piety

William Blake
When a sinister person means to be your enemy, they always start by trying to become your friend.
William Blake
#English Artist