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William Blake (1757 - 1827)
English engraver, illustrator, & poet [more author details]
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A truth that's told with bad intent, Beats all the lies you can invent.
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William Blake
Always be ready to speak your mind and a base man will avoid you.
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William Blake
Energy is eternal delight.
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William Blake
He who desires, but acts not, breeds pestilence.
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William Blake
I must create a system or be enslaved by another man's.
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William Blake
I must create a system, or be enslaved by another man's.
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William Blake
I myself do nothing. The Holy Spirit accomplishes all through me.
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William Blake
Innocence dwells with Wisdom, but never with Ignorance.
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William Blake
It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
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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.
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William Blake
No bird soars too high if he soars with his own wings.
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William Blake
No bird soars too high, if he soars with his own wings.
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William Blake
Those who control their passions do so because their passions are weak enough to be controlled.
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William Blake
To see a world in a Grain of Sand,
And a Heaven in a Wild Flower,
Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand,
And eternity in an hour.
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William Blake
When thou seest an eagle, thou seest a portion of genius; lift up thy head!
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William Blake
As I was walking among the fires of Hell,
delighted with the enjoyments of Genius;
which to Angels look like torment and insanity.
I collected some of their Proverbs.
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William Blake, "The Marriage of Heaven and Hell", 1790
Those who restrain desire, do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
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William Blake, The Marriage of Heaven and Hell (c. 1790-1793)

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