The hand of Vengeance found the Bed To which the Purple Tyrant fled The iron hand crush'd the tyrant's head And became Tyrant in his stead.
Mutual forgiveness of each vice. Such are the Gates of Paradise.
Prisons are built with stones of Law. Brothels with the bricks of religion.
There is no mistake so great as the mistake of not going on.
He who loves his enemies betrays his friends; this surely is not what Jesus meant.
The true method of knowledge is experiment. William B
Does a firm persuasion that a thing is so, make it so?" He replied, "All poets believe it does. And in ages of imagination, this firm persuasion removes mountains; but many are not capable of firm persuasion of anything.
Such, such were the joysWhen we all, girls and boys,In our youth time were seenOn the Echoing Green.
Every wolf's and lion's howlRaises from Hell a human soul.
He who sees the Infinite in all things sees God.
The eye altering, alters all. William Blak
O Autumn, laden with fruit, and stained With the blood of the grape, pass not, but sit Beneath my shady roof; there thou may'st rest, And tune thy jolly voice to my fresh pipe; And all the daughters of the year shall dance! Sing now the lusty song of fruit and flowers.
All pictures that's painted with sense and with thought / Are painted by madmen as sure as a groat; / For the greater the fool in the pencil more blest, / And when they are drunk they always paint best.
If you cannot imagine with the mind's eye much more than you can see with the mortal eye, you have a very poor imagination indeed.
No bird soars too high if he soars with his own wings. William Blak
I went to the Garden of Love, And saw what I never had seen: A Chapel was built in the midst, Where I used to play on the green. And the gates of this Chapel were shut, And 'Thou shalt not' writ over the door; So I turn'd to the Garden of Love, That so many sweet flowers bore. And I saw it was fille
The child's toys and the old man's reasons are the fruits of two seasons.
Oh! why was I born with a different face? why was I not born like the rest of my race? when I look,each one starts! when I speak, I offend; then Im silent & passive & lose every friend. Then my verse I dishonour, my pictures despise, my person degrade & my temper chastise; and the pen is my terror,
Why a tender curb upon the youthful burning boy?Why a little curtain of flesh on the bed of our desire?
Mere enthusiasm is the all in all... / Passion and expression are beauty itself.
Do what you will, this world's a fiction and is made up of contradiction.
Never seek to tell thy love; Love that never told can be. For the gentle wind does move silently.. invisibly.
Every thing possible to be believ'd is an image of truth.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
The Angel that presided o'er my birth Said, 'Little creature, formed of joy and mirth, Go love without the help of any thing on earth'...
I see the Past, Present & Future existing all at once Before me.
Jerusalem (1804) And did those feet in ancient time Walk upon England's mountains green And was the holy lamb of God On England's pleasant pastures seen And did the countenance divine Shine forth upon our clouded hills And was Jerusalem builded here Among those dark Satanic mills Bring me my bow of
It is an easy thing to talk of patience to the afflicted.
A good local pub has much in common with a church, except that a pub is warmer, and there's more conversation.
The Errors of a Wise Man make your Rule Rather than the Perfections of a Fool.