William Blake Quotes

11 November 2014

Embraces are cominglings from the head even to the feet, And not a pompous high priest entering by a secret place.

11 November 2014

He who desires but acts not, breeds pestilence.

11 November 2014

What is a wife and what is a harlot? What is a church and what Is a theatre? are they two and not one? can they exist separate? Are not religion and politics the same thing? Brotherhood is religion, O demonstrations of reason dividing families in cruelty and pride!

11 November 2014

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

11 November 2014

When the painted birds laugh in the shade, When our table with cherries and nuts is spread: Come live, and be merry, and join with me To sing the sweet chorus of 'Ha, ha, he!'

11 November 2014

A fool sees not the same tree that a wise man sees.

11 November 2014

No bird soars too high, if he soars with his own wings.

11 November 2014

All futurity Seems teeming with endless destruction never to be repelled; Desperate remorse swallows the present in a quenchless rage.

11 November 2014

When the voices of children are heard on the green And laughing is heard on the hill, My heart is at rest within my breast And everything else is still.

11 November 2014

I wander thro' each charter'd street, Near where the charter'd Thames does flow, And mark in every face I meet Marks of weakness, marks of woe.