And because I am happy and dance and sing, They think they have done me no injury.
It is not time or opportunity that is to determine intimacy; it is disposition alone. Seven years would be insufficient to make some people acquainted with each other, and seven days are more than enough for others.
A truth that's told with bad intent, Beats all the lies you can invent.
The weak in courage is strong in cunning.
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.
The bird a nest, the spider a web, man friendship.
Mutual forgiveness of each vice. Such are the Gates of Paradise.
Where Mercy, Love, and Pity dwell There God is dwelling too.
For Mercy has a human heart, Pity, a human face, And Love, the human form divine, And Peace, the human dress.
He who desires, but acts not, breeds pestilence.
If the doors of perception were cleansed everything would appear to man as it is, infinite.
When thou seest an eagle, thou seest a portion of genius lift up thy head
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.
My mother groan'd, my father wept Into the dangerous world I leapt, Helpless, naked, piping load, Like a friend hid in a cloud.
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.
I must create a system, or be enslaved by another man's.
Thy friendship oft has made my heart to ache do be my enemyfor friendship's sake.
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 dispite.
You are forgiven for your happiness and your successes only if you generously consent to share them.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
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.
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.
He's a Blockhead who wants a proof of what he Can't Percieve And he's a Fool who tries to make such a Blockhead believe.
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.