308 Total Quotes

William Blake Quotes Page 2

William Blake
All futurity seems teeming with endless destruction never to be repelled; Desperate remorse swallows the present in a quenchless rage.
William Blake
#Future

William Blake
The wrath of the lion is the wisdom of God.
William Blake
#God

William Blake
The tigers of wrath are wiser than the horses of instruction.
William Blake
#English Artist #Horses

William Blake
I was angry with my friend: I told my wrath, my wrath did end. I was angry with my foe: I told it not, my wrath did grow.
William Blake
#English Artist

William Blake
The foundation of empire is art and science. Remove them or degrade them, and the empire is no more. Empire follows art and not vice versa as Englishmen suppose.
William Blake
#English Artist #Art

William Blake
The pride of the peacock is the glory of God./ The lust of the goat is the bounty of God. / The wrath of the lion is the wisdom of God. / The nakedness of woman is the work of God.
William Blake
#Glory

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

William Blake
Imagination is the real and eternal world of which this vegetable universe is but a faint shadow.
William Blake
#English Artist

William Blake
Man's Desires are limited by his Perceptions; none can desire what he has not perceived.
William Blake
#Desire

William Blake
What is grand is necessarily obscure to weak men. That which can be made explicit to the idiot is not worth my care.
William Blake
#English Artist

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
#English Artist

William Blake
His whole life is an epigram smart, smooth and neatly penned, Plaited quite neat to catch applause, with a hang noose at the end
William Blake
#Applause

William Blake
They suppose that Woman's Love is Sin; in consequence all the Loves & Graces with them are Sin.
William Blake
#Consequences

William Blake
Do what you will, this world's a fiction and is made up of contradiction
William Blake
#Contradiction

William Blake
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.
William Blake
#Beach

William Blake
The man who never in his mind and thoughts travel'd to heaven is no artist.
William Blake
#English Artist

William Blake
The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others only a green thing that stands in the way. Some see nature all ridicule and deformity... and some scarce see nature at all. But to the eyes of the man of imagination, nature is imagination itself.
William Blake
#English Artist #Eyes

William Blake
Abstinence sows sand all overThe ruddy limbs & flaming hair,But Desire GratifiedPlants fruits of life & beauty there.
William Blake
#Abstinence

William Blake
Nature in darkness groans and men are bound to sullen contemplation in the night: restless they turn on beds of sorrow; in their inmost brain feeling the crushing wheels, they rise, they write the bitter words of stern philosophy and knead the bread of knowledge with tears and groans.
William Blake
#Oppression

William Blake
The selfish smiling fool, and the sullen frowning fool, shall be both thought wise, that they may be a rod.
William Blake
#Fools And Foolishness

William Blake
The pride of the peacock is the glory of God.
William Blake
#Glory

William Blake
And because I am happy and dance and sing,They think they have done me no injury.
William Blake
#Dance

William Blake
To me this world is all one continued vision of fancy or imagination, and I feel flattered when I am told so. What is it sets Homer, Virgil and Milton in so high a rank of art? Why is the Bible more entertaining and instructive than any other book? Is it not because they are addressed to the imagination, which is spiritual sensation, and but immediately to the understanding or reason?
William Blake
#Imagination

William Blake
What is it men in women do require? The lineaments of Gratified Desire.What is it women do in men require? The lineaments of Gratified Desire.
William Blake
#Desire

William Blake
The bird a nest, the spider a web, man friendship.
William Blake
#English Artist