"Acts themselves alone ..." Quote of William Blake

Tuesday, November 11, 2014
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Acts themselves alone are history.... Tell me the acts, O historian, and leave me to reason upon them as I please; away with your reasoning and your rubbish! All that is not action is not worth reading.

William Blake
William Blake (1757-1827), British poet, painter, engraver. repr. In Complete Writings, ed. Geoffrey Keynes (1957). A Descriptive Catalogue, no. 5 (1809).
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