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Summary

William Wordsworth was a famous Poet from England, who lived between April 7, 1770 and April 23, 1850. He became 80 years old.

Biography

William Wordsworth was an English poet who with Samuel Taylor Coleridge initiated the romantic period in English literature from that in 1798 published his poetry collection Lyrical Ballads (Lyrical ballads). His masterpiece is probably the Prelude (Prelude), an autobiographical poem of his youth. The poem was first started when he was 28 years, and he kept coming back, changed and expanded several times, but it was never released while he was still alive. The title was given after his death, before that it was simply referred to as "two Coleridge poem" or "poem on the growth of my own mind".

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac aries, who is known for Active, Demanding, Determined, Effective, Ambitious. Our collection contains 33 quotes who is written / told by William, under the main topics: Art, Business, Faith, Nature, Power.

Related authors: Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Wordsworth

Famous quotes by William Wordsworth (33)


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"What we need is not the will to believe, but the wish to find out"
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"With an eye made quiet by the power of harmony, and the deep power of joy, we see into the life of things"
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"To begin, begin"
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"Suffering is permanent, obscure and dark, And shares the nature of infinity"
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"Rapine, avarice, expense, This is idolatry; and these we adore; Plain living and high thinking are no more"
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"Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings: it takes its origin from emotion recollected in tranquility"
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"The world is too much with us; late and soon, getting and spending, we lay waste our powers: Little we see in Nature that is ours"
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"The things which I have seen I now can see no more"
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"The ocean is a mighty harmonist"
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"The mind that is wise mourns less for what age takes away; than what it leaves behind"
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"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"
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"The flower that smells the sweetest is shy and lowly"
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"The child is father of the man"
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"The best portion of a good man's life is his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love"
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"That though the radiance which was once so bright be now forever taken from my sight. Though nothing can bring back the hour of splendor in the grass, glory in the flower. We will grieve not, rather find strength in what remains behind"
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"That best portion of a man's life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and love"
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"Pictures deface walls more often than they decorate them"
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"Our birth is but a sleep and a forgetting. Not in entire forgetfulness, and not in utter nakedness, but trailing clouds of glory do we come"
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"One impulse from a vernal wood May teach you more of man, Of moral evil and of good, Than all the sages can"
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"Not without hope we suffer and we mourn"
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"Nature never did betray the heart that loved her"
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"Life is divided into three terms - that which was, which is, and which will be. Let us learn from the past to profit by the present, and from the present to live better in the future"
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"In modern business it is not the crook who is to be feared most, it is the honest man who doesn't know what he is doing"
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"I listened, motionless and still; And, as I mounted up the hill, The music in my heart I bore, Long after it was heard no more"
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"How does the Meadow flower its bloom unfold? Because the lovely little flower is free down to its root, and in that freedom bold"
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"Golf is a day spent in a round of strenuous idleness"
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"Getting and spending, we lay waste our powers"
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"For I have learned to look on nature, not as in the hour of thoughtless youth, but hearing oftentimes the still, sad music of humanity"
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"Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart"
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"Faith is a passionate intuition"
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"Come forth into the light of things, let nature be your teacher"
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"But an old age serene and bright, and lovely as a Lapland night, shall lead thee to thy grave"
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"A multitude of causes unknown to former times are now acting with a combined force to blunt the discriminating powers of the mind, and unfitting it for all voluntary exertion to reduce it to a state of almost savage torpor"


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