William Wordsworth Quotes

Laying out grounds may be considered a liberal art, in some sort like poetry and painting

William Wordsworth

Pleased rather with some soft ideal scene, The work of Fancy, or some happy tone Of meditation, slipping in between The beauty coming and the beauty gone

William Wordsworth

Golf is a day spent in a round of strenuous idleness.

William Wordsworth

Golf is a day spent in a round of strenuous idleness.

William Wordsworth

The ocean is a mighty harmonist.

William Wordsworth

Though inland far we be, Our souls have sight of that immortal sea Which brought us hither

William Wordsworth

Our birth is but a sleep and a forgetting; The Soul that rises with us, our life's Star, Hath had elsewhere its setting. And cometh from afar.

William Wordsworth

The human mind is capable of excitement without the application of gross and violent stimulants; and he must have a very faint perception of its beauty and dignity who does not know this.

William Wordsworth

Faith is a passionate intuition.

William Wordsworth

To character and success, two things, contradictory as they may seem, must go together... humble dependence on God and manly reliance on self.

William Wordsworth

But shapes that come not at an earthly call Will not depart when mortal voices bid.

William Wordsworth

Yet tears to human suffering are due; And mortal hopes defeated and o'erthrown Are mourned by man, and not by man alone.

William Wordsworth

The best portion of a good man\'s life - his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love.

William Wordsworth

Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings: it takes its origin from emotion recollected in tranquility

William Wordsworth

Suffering is permanent, obscure and dark, And shares the nature of infinity

William Wordsworth

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