Find important quotes and citations by the author William Blake.
Quote 2130The arts of peace are great, And no less glorious than those of war
Quote 2129The essentials to happiness are something to love, something to do, and something to hope for.
Quote 2128As the caterpillar chooses the fairest leaves to lay her eggs on, so the priest lays his curse on the fairest joys
Quote 2127As the air to a bird or the sea to a fish, so is contempt to the contemptible
Quote 2126And we are put on earth a little space that we may learn to bear the beams of love
Quote 2125When nations grow old, the arts grow cold and commerce settles on every tree.
Quote 2124Truth can never be told so as to be understood, and not be believed
Quote 2123One thought fills immensity
Quote 2122The hours of folly are measured by the clock, but of wisdom no clock can measure.
Quote 2121Energy is eternal delight
Quote 2120Without contraries is no progression.
Quote 2119The tigers of wrath are wiser than the horses of instruction
Quote 2118Every thing possible to be believed is an image of truth
Quote 2117To create a little flower is the labour of ages
Quote 2116The pride of the peacock is the glory of God.
Quote 2115Truth lies within a little and certain compass, but error is immense
Quote 2114None but blockheads copy each other
Quote 2113When I tell the truth, it is not for the sake of convincing those who do not know it, but for the sake of defending those that do.
Quote 2112It is an easy thing to talk of patience to the afflicted
Quote 2111The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest.
Quote 2110The difference between a bad artist and a good one is: The bad artist seems to copy a great deal; the good one really does
Quote 2109Enlightenment means taking full responsibility for your life.
Quote 2108If the fool would persist in his folly he would become wise
Quote 2107The voice of honest indignation is the voice of God
Quote 2106It is not because angels are holier than men or devils that makes them angels, but because they do not expect holiness from one another, but from God only