William Blake Quotes

11 November 2014

I see every thing I paint in this world, but everybody does not see alike. To the eyes of a miser a guinea is more beautiful than the sun, and a bag worn with the use of money has more beautiful proportions than a vine filled with grapes.

11 November 2014

Want of money and the distress of a thief can never be alleged as the cause of his thieving, for many honest people endure greater hardships with fortitude. We must therefore seek the cause elsewhere than in want of money, for that is the miser's passion, not the thief's.

11 November 2014

One thought fills immensity.

11 November 2014

The generations of men run on in the tide of time, But leave their destined lineaments permanent for ever & ever.

11 November 2014

The hours of folly are measured by the clock, but of wisdom no clock can measure.

11 November 2014

When I tell any truth it is not for the sake of convincing those who do not know it, but for the sake of defending those who do.

11 November 2014

To the eyes of a miser a guinea is more beautiful than the sun, and a bag worn with the use of money has more beautiful proportions than a vine filled with grapes.

11 November 2014

Sound the Flute! Now it's mute. Birds delight Day and Night;

11 November 2014

The Questioner, who sits so sly, Shall never know how to Reply.

11 November 2014

Little Lamb, Here I am; Come and lick My white neck;