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

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Children of the future AgeReading this indignant page,Know that in a former timeLove! sweet Love! was thought a crime.
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#Age And Aging

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Excessive sorrow laughs. Excessive joy weeps.
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#English Artist

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Excess of sorrow laughs, excess of joy weeps.
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#Excess

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The fox provides for himself, but God provides for the lion.
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#Fox

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Cruelty has a Human Heart, And jealousy a Human Face; Terror the Human Form Divine, And secrecy the Human Dress. The Human Dress is forged Iron, The Human Form a Fiery Forge, The Human Face a Furnace seal d, The Human Heart its hungry gorge.
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#Humankind

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Can I see another's woe, and not be in sorrow, too? Can I see another's grief, and not seek for kind relief?
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#Grief

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When the stars threw down their spears, / And watered heaven with their tears, / Did he smile his work to see? / Did he who made the Lamb make thee?
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#Heaven

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Want of money and the distress of a thief can never be alleged as the cause of his thieving, for many honest people endure greater hardships with fortitude. We must therefore seek the cause elsewhere than in want of money, for that is the miser's passion, not the thief s.
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#English Artist

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That the Jews assumed a right exclusively to the benefits of God will be a lasting witness against them and the same will it be against Christians.
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#English Artist

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Better murder an infant in its cradle than nurse an unacted desire.
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#English Artist

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He who pretends to be either painter or engraver without being a master of drawing is an imposter.
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#Drawing

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Great Men & Fools do often me InspireBut the Greater Fool the Greater Liar.
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#Fools And Foolishness

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Mere enthusiasm is the all in all. . . .Passion and expression are beauty itself.
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#Beauty

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Opposition is true friendship.
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#English Artist #Contrast

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Does the Eagle know what is in the pit / Or wilt thou go ask the Mole? / Can Wisdom be put in a silver rod, / Or Love in a golden bowl?
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#Ask

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When the doors of perception are cleansed, man will see things as they truly are, infinite.
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#Marriage

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He who desires but acts not, breeds pestilence
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#Acts

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The nakedness of woman is the work of God.
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#God

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Every wolf 's and lion's howl / Raises from Hell a human soul.
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#Hell

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Without contraries is no progression. Attraction and repulsion, reason and energy, love and hate, are necessary to human existence.
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#English Artist #Energy

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The difference between a bad artist and a good one is: The bad artist seems to copy a great deal; the good one really does.
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#English Artist

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Some will say,Is not God alone the Prolific? I answer,God only Acts & Is, in existing beings or Men.
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#Acts

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One thought fills immensity.
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#English Artist

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Enthusiastic Admiration is the first Principle of Knowledge and its last.
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#Admiration

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The reason Milton wrote in fetters when he wrote of Angels and God, and at liberty when of Devils and Hell, is because he was a true poet, and of the Devil's party without knowing it.
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#Angels

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When the voices of children are heard on the green, / And laughing is heard on the hill, / My heart is at rest within my breast, / And everything else is still.
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#Children

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