Image Library

Quotes by William Blake
(1757 - 1827)

CategoryQuoteE-Mail this quote
EnglandThe harlot's cry from street to street, Shall weave old england's winding-sheet.
ExcessThe road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
- ('Proverbs of Hell')
ForgivenessIt is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
LoveThe Woman that does not love your Frowns Will never embrace your smiles.
- (Notebook Poems: Felpham and after)
OpinionThe man who never alters his opinion is like standing water, & breeds reptiles of the mind.
- ('The Marriage of Heaven & Hell')
PassionHe who desires but acts not, breeds pestilence.
PoliticsThe strongest poison ever known Came from Caesar's laurel crowne.
ReligionAs the caterpiller chooses the fairest leaves to lay her eggs on, so the priest lays his curse on the fairest joys.
- ('Proverbs of Hell')
Home Search
Contact us Privacy Statement Disclaimer
Copyright 2001-2020 White Plume Ltd., All rights reserved.