William Blake Quotes

William Blake

William Blake Quotes“To see a World in a Grain of Sand
And a Heaven in a Wild Flower,
Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand
And Eternity in an hour.”

“It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.”

“A truth that’s told with bad intent
Beats all the lies you can invent.”

“If the doors of perception were cleansed every thing would appear to man as it is, Infinite. For man has closed himself up, till he sees all things thro’ narrow chinks of his cavern.”

“Those who restrain desire do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.”

“The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others only a green thing that stands in the way. Some see nature all ridicule and deformity… and some scarce see nature at all. But to the eyes of the man of imagination, nature is imagination itself.”

William Blake Quotes“If a thing loves, it is infinite.”

“Tyger! Tyger! burning bright
In the forests of the night,
What immortal hand or eye
Could frame thy fearful symmetry?”

“What is now proved was once only imagined.”

“The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself.”

“I must create a system, or be enslaved by another man’s. I will not reason and compare: my business is to create.”

“The man who never alters his opinion is like standing water, and breeds reptiles of the mind.”

“The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.”William Blake Quotes

“To generalize is to be an idiot.”

“Every Night and every Morn
Some to Misery are born.
Every Morn and every Night
Some are born to Sweet Delight,
Some are born to Endless Night. ”

“The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.”

“Eternity is in love with the productions of time.”

“You never know what is enough unless you know what is more than enough.”

“In the universe, there are things that are known, and things that are unknown, and in between, there are doors.”

“Love seeketh not itself to please, nor for itself hath any care, but for another gives its ease, and builds a Heaven in Hell’s despair.”

William Blake Quotes“Truth can never be told so as to be understood and not be believed.”

“He who kisses joy as it flies by will live in eternity’s sunrise.”

“For all eternity, I forgive you and you forgive me.”

“If the doors of perception were cleansed, everything would appear to man as it is – infinite.”

“Without contraries is no progression. Attraction and repulsion, reason and energy, love and hate, are necessary to human existence.”

William Blake Quotes“My mother groaned, my father wept,
into the dangerous world I leapt.”

“He whose face gives no light, shall never become a star.”

“A man can’t soar too high, when he flies with his own wings.”

“I was walking among the fires of Hell, delighted with the enjoyments of Genius; which to Angels look like torment and insanity.”

William Blake Quotes

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