To see a world in a grain of sand and heaven in a wild flower Hold infinity in the palm of your hand and eternity in an hour.
I am in you and you in me, mutual in divine love.
He who desires, but acts not, breeds pestilence.
The look of love alarms Because 'tis filled with fire; But the look of soft deceit Shall win the lover's hire.
He who would do good to another must do it in Minute Particulars: general Good is the plea of the scoundrel, hypocrite, and flatterer, for Art and Science cannot exist but in minutely organized Particulars.
Want of money and the distress of a thief can never be alleged as the cause of his thieving, for many honest people endure greater hardships with fortitude. We must therefore seek the cause elsewhere than in want of money, for that is the miser's passion, not the thief s.
No bird soars too high if he soars with his own wings.
The hours of folly are measured by the clock but of wisdom, no clock can measure.
I must create a system or be enslaved by another mans I will not reason and compare: my business is to create.
Both read the Bible day and night, but thou read black where I read white.
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.
What is now proved was only once imagined.
The road to excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
I must create a system or be enslaved by another mans; I will not reason and compare: my business is to create.
O rose, thou art sick! The invisible worm, That flies in the night, In the howling storm, Has found out thy bed Of crimson joy, And his dark secret love Does thy life destroy.
My silks and fine array, My smiles and languished air, By love are driv'n away; And mournful lean Despair Brings me yew to deck my grave: Such end true lovers have.
They suppose that Woman's Love is Sin; in consequence all the Loves
Thou art a manGod is no moreThy own humanityLearn to adore
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.
Abstinence sows sand all over The ruddy limbs and flaming hair, But desire gratified Plants fruits of life and beauty there.
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