1770-1850, British Poet
? with an eye made by quite by power of harmony, and the deep power of joy, We see into the life of things.
William Wordsworth – [Power]
A day spent in a round of strenuous idleness.
William Wordsworth – [Golf]
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.
William Wordsworth – [Modern and Modernism]
But an old age serene and bright, and lovely as a Lapland night, shall lead thee to thy grave.
William Wordsworth – [Age and Aging]
Come into the light of things. Let nature be your teacher.
William Wordsworth – [Light]
For by superior energies; more strict affiance in each other; faith more firm in their unhallowed principles, the bad have fairly earned a victory over the weak, the vacillating, inconsistent good.
William Wordsworth – [Defeat]
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.
William Wordsworth – [Nature]
Give all thou canst; high Heaven rejects the lore of nicely-calculated less or more.
William Wordsworth – [Generosity]
Happier of happy though I be, like them I cannot take possession of the sky, mount with a thoughtless impulse, and wheel there, one of a mighty multitude whose way and motion is a harmony and dance magnificent.
William Wordsworth – [Birds]
Hearing often-times the still, sad music of humanity, nor harsh nor grating, though of ample power to chasten and subdue.
William Wordsworth – [Music]
Heaven lies about us in our infancy! Shades of the prison-house begin to close upon the growing boy.
William Wordsworth – [Childhood]
How does the Meadow flower its bloom unfold? Because the lovely little flower is free down to its root, and in that freedom bold.
William Wordsworth – [Freedom]
I am already kindly disposed towards you. My friendship it is not in my power to give: this is a gift which no man can make, it is not in our own power: a sound and healthy friendship is the growth of time and circumstance, it will spring up and thrive li
William Wordsworth – [Friends and Friendship]
I traveled among unknown men, in lands beyond the sea; nor England! did I know till then what love I bore to thee.
William Wordsworth – [Travel and Tourism]
In that sweet mood when pleasant thoughts bring sad thoughts to the mind.
William Wordsworth – [Reverie]
Is there not an art, a music, and a stream of words that shalt be life, the acknowledged voice of life?
William Wordsworth – [Arts and Artists]
Lost in a gloom of uninspired research.
William Wordsworth – [Research]
Mark the babe not long accustomed to this breathing world; One that hath barely learned to shape a smile, though yet irrational of soul, to grasp with tiny finger — to let fall a tear; And, as the heavy cloud of sleep dissolves, To stretch his limbs, becoming, as might seem. The outward functions of intelligent man.
William Wordsworth – [Babies]
Nature never did betray the heart that loved her.
William Wordsworth – [Nature]
Neither evil tongues, rash judgments, nor the sneers of selfish men, nor greetings where no kindness is, nor all the dreary intercourse of daily life, shall ever prevail against us.
William Wordsworth – [Perseverance]