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Quotes By Alfred Lord Tennyson

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DOB
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6-08-1809
DOD
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6-10-1892

Poet Alfred Lord Tennyson was born on 6th August 1809 AD. A British citizen, Alfred Lord Tennyson was born in United Kingdom. He was also called Baron Tennyson. Baron Tennyson was 83 years old when he died on 6th October 1892 AD. In his life Baron Tennyson was famous not only for his work but also for quotations and sayings, some of which are quite popular and listed here.

Half the night I waste in sighs, Half in dreams I sorrow after The delight of early skies; In a wakeful dose I sorrow For the hand, the lips, the eyes, For the meeting of the morrow, The delight of happy laughter, The delight of low replies.

- Maud , Alfred Lord Tennyson

Once in a golden hour I cast to earth a seed. Up there came a flower, The people said, a weed.

- The Complete Works of Alfred Tennyson , Alfred Lord Tennyson

Theirs not to reason why, Theirs but to do and die

- Alfred Lord Tennyson

The quiet sense of something lost

- Alfred Lord Tennyson

Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.

- In Memoriam , Alfred Lord Tennyson

Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.

- Alfred Lord Tennyson

A lie that is half-truth is the darkest of all lies.

- Alfred Lord Tennyson

I am a part of all that I have met.

- The Complete Poetical Works of Tennyson , Alfred Lord Tennyson

Tears, idle tears, I know not what they mean, Tears from the depths of some devine despair Rise in the heart, and gather to the eyes, In looking on the happy autumn fields, And thinking of the days that are no more.

- Alfred Lord Tennyson

Though much is taken, much abides; and though We are not now that strength which in old days Moved earth and heaven, that which we are, we are; One equal temper of heroic hearts, Made weak by time and fate, but strong in will To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield.

- Idylls of the King and a Selection of Poems , Alfred Lord Tennyson

I will drink life to the lees.

- Alfred Lord Tennyson

If I had a flower for every time I thought of you...I could walk through my garden forever.

- Alfred Lord Tennyson

Dreams are true while they last, and do we not live in dreams?

- Alfred Lord Tennyson

There lives more faith in honest doubt, believe me, than in half the creeds.

- Alfred Lord Tennyson

He makes no friend who never made a foe.

- Alfred Lord Tennyson

A lie which is half a truth is ever the blackest of lies.

- Alfred Lord Tennyson

God's finger touched him, and he slept.

- Alfred Lord Tennyson

He makes no friends who never made a foe.

- Alfred Tennyson , Alfred Lord Tennyson

Love is the only gold.

- Alfred Lord Tennyson

Men at most differ as Heaven and Earth, but women, worst and best, as Heaven and Hell.

- Alfred Lord Tennyson

Shape your heart to front the hour, but dream not that the hours will last.

- Alfred Lord Tennyson

The happiness of a man in this life does not consist in the absence but in the mastery of his passions.

- Alfred Lord Tennyson

I sometimes hold it half a sin to put in words the grief I feel; for Words, like nature, half reveal and half conceal the soul within.

- Alfred Lord Tennyson

Not tho' the soldier knew. Someone had blunder'd : Theirs is not to make reply: Theirs is not to reason why: Theirs is but to do and die.

- Alfred Lord Tennyson

By blood a king, in heart a clown.

- Alfred Lord Tennyson

Let the great world spin for ever down the ringing grooves of change.

- Alfred Lord Tennyson

To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield.

- Idylls of the King and a Selection of Poems , Alfred Lord Tennyson

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