Top 10 Quotes by Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray

For who, to dumb forgetfulness a prey, This pleasing anxious being e'er resign'd, Left the warm precincts of the cheerful day, Nor cast one longing ling'ring look behind?

Thomas Gray
Visions of glory, spare my aching sight. Thomas Gra
Thomas Gray

The applause of list'ning senates to command, The threats of pain and ruin to despise, To scatter plenty o'er a smiling land, And read their history in a nation's eyes.

Thomas Gray
Along the cool sequestered vale of life,They kept the noiseless tenour of their way.
Thomas Gray

Full many a gem of purest ray serene, The dark unfathomed caves of ocean bear.

Thomas Gray
Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife, Their sober wishes never learned to stray; Along the cool, sequestered vale of life They kept the noiseless tenor of their way
Thomas Gray

Where once my careless childhood strayed, / A stranger yet to pain.

Thomas Gray
To each his suff'rings: all are men, / Condemn'd alike to groan, / The tender for another's pain; / Th' unfeeling for his own.
Thomas Gray

He pass'd the flaming bounds of place and time: The living throne, the sapphire blaze, Where angels tremble while they gaze, He saw; but blasted with excess of light, Closed his eyes in endless night.

Thomas Gray
The hues of bliss more brightly glow,Chastis'd by sabler tints of woe.