84 Total Quotes

William Williams Quotes

Poets are damned but they are not blind, they see with the eyes of the angels.
William Williams
#Angels

When they ask me, as of late they frequently do, how I have for so many years continued an equal interest in medicine and the poem, I reply that they amount for me to nearly the same thing.
William Williams
#Ask

The business of love iscruelty which,by our wills,we transformto live together.
William Williams
#Business

Night is a room darkened for lovers. . . .
William Williams
#Dating

There is neither beginning nor end to the imagination but it delights in its own seasons reversing the usual order at will.
William Williams
#Beginning

Subtle, clever brain, wiser than I am,by what devious means do you contriveto remain idle? Teach me, O master.
William Williams
#Brain

The better work men do is always done under stress and at great personal cost.
William Williams
#Men

It is almost impossible to state what one in fact believes, because it is almost impossible to hold a belief and to define it at the same time.
William Williams
#Belief

It is not what you say that matters but the manner in which you say it; there lies the secret of the ages.
William Williams
#Lies And Lying

It was the love of love,the love that swallows up all else,a grateful love,a love of nature, of people,of animals,a love engenderinggentleness and goodnessthat moved meand that I saw in you.
William Williams
#Love

I have discovered that most ofthe beauties of travel are due tothe strange hours we keep to see them. . . .
William Williams
#Travel

What power has love but forgiveness?
William Williams
#Forgiveness

Hold back the edges of your gowns, Ladies, we are going through hell.
William Williams
#Hell

It is at the edge of a petal that love waits.
William Williams
#Cute Love #Sweet Love #Love

I am lonely, lonely.I was born to be lonely,I am best so!
William Williams
#Lonely

Who shall say I am notthe happy genius of my household?
William Williams
#Genius

Well--all things turn bitter in the endwhether you choose the right orthe left wayand--dreams are not a bad thing.
William Williams
#Dreams

Sleep!There is hunting in heaven --Sleep safe till tomorrow.
William Williams
#Heaven

Life is valuable -- when completed by the imagination. And then only.
William Williams
#Imagination

I cannot saythat I have gone to hellfor your lovebut often found myself there in your pursuit
William Williams
#Dating

History, history! We fools, what do we know or care? History begins for us with murder and enslavement, not with discovery.
William Williams
#History

We lived long togethera life filled,if you will,with flowers. So thatI was cheeredwhen I came first to knowthat there were flowers alsoin hell.
William Williams
#Hell

Nothing whips my blood like verse.
William Williams
#Blood

No woman is virtuous, who does not give herself to her lover
William Williams
#Dating

My surface is myself.Under whichto witness, youth isburied. Roots?Everybody has roots.
William Williams
#Youth

Love you? It'sa fire in the blood, willy-nilly!
William Williams
#Fire

We are blind and live our blind lives out in blindness.
William Williams
#Blindness

It's the anarchy of povertydelights me.
William Williams
#Anarchy