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William Blake Quotes

Painter
Born On
1757-11-28
Died On
1827-08-12
Birth Place
Soho
Death Place
Soho
Birth Sign
sagittarius
Father
James Blake
Mother
Catherine Wright Armitage Blake
Spouse
Catherine Blake
Nationality
British
Education
Royal Academy of Arts
Writers, Poets, Artists

He who binds to himself a joy Does the winged life destroy; But he who kisses the joy as it flies Lives in eternity's sun rise.

William Blake

Love seeketh not itself to please, nor for itself hath any care, but for another gives its ease, and builds a Heaven in Hell's despair.

William Blake

A fool sees not the same tree that a wise man sees.

William Blake

Eternity is in love with the productions of time.

William Blake

Christ's crucifix shall be made an excuse for executing criminals.

William Blake

I am in you and you in me, mutual in divine love.

William Blake

Excessive sorrow laughs. Excessive joy weeps.

William Blake

I was angry with my friend: I told my wrath, my wrath did end. I was angry with my foe: I told it not, my wrath did grow.

William Blake

A truth that's told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent.

William Blake

Fun I love, but too much fun is of all things the most loathsome. Mirth is better than fun, and happiness is better than mirth.

William Blake

Forgiveness of enemies can only come upon their repentance.

William Blake

It is not because angels are holier than men or devils that makes them angels, but because they do not expect holiness from one another, but from God only.

William Blake

Imagination is the real and eternal world of which this vegetable universe is but a faint shadow

William Blake

In seed time learn, in harvest teach, in winter enjoy.

William Blake

That the Jews assumed a right exclusively to the benefits of God will be a lasting witness against them and the same will it be against Christians.

William Blake

It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.

William Blake