Alfred Lord Tennyson Quotes

Top 100 wise famous quotes and sayings by Alfred Lord Tennyson

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Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: Happy days roll onward leading up to golden years. Happy days roll onward leading up to golden years.
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: And every dew-drop paints a bow. And every dew-drop paints a bow.
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: O last regret, regret can die! O last regret, regret can die!
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: And ah for a man to arise in me, That the man I am may cease to be! And ah for a man to arise in me, That the man I am may cease to be!
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: Nothing in Nature is unbeautiful. Nothing in Nature is unbeautiful.
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: France had shown a light to all men, preached a Gospel, all men's good; Celtic Demos rose a Demon, shriek'd and slaked the light with blood. France had shown a light to all men, preached a Gospel, all men's good; Celtic Demos rose a Demon, shriek'd and slaked the light with blood.
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: Men at most differ as Heaven and Earth, but women, worst and best, as Heaven and Hell. Men at most differ as Heaven and Earth, but women, worst and best, as Heaven and Hell.
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: If I make dark my countenance, I shut my life from happier chance. If I make dark my countenance, I shut my life from happier chance.
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: How many a father have I seen, A sober man, among his boys, Whose youth was full of foolish noise. How many a father have I seen, A sober man, among his boys, Whose youth was full of foolish noise.
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: In words, like weeds, I'll wrap me o'er, Like coarsest clothes against the cold In words, like weeds, I'll wrap me o'er, Like coarsest clothes against the cold
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: The Gods themselves cannot recall their gifts. The Gods themselves cannot recall their gifts.
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: That loss is common would not make My own less bitter, rather more: Too common! Never morning wore To evening, but some heart did break. That loss is common would not make My own less bitter, rather more: Too common! Never morning wore To evening, but some heart did break.
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: I heard no longer The snowy-banded, dilettante, Delicate-handed priest intone. I heard no longer The snowy-banded, dilettante, Delicate-handed priest intone.
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: I am on fire within. There comes no murmur of reply. What is it that will take away my sin, And save me lest I die? I am on fire within.
There comes no murmur of reply.
What is it that will take away my sin,
And save me lest I die?
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: On all things created remaineth the half-effaced signature of God, Somewhat of fair and good, though blotted by the finger of corruption. On all things created remaineth the half-effaced signature of God, Somewhat of fair and good, though blotted by the finger of corruption.
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: What is it all but a trouble of ants in the gleam of a million million of suns? What is it all but a trouble of ants in the gleam of a million million of suns?
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: Old men must die, or the world would grow mouldy, would only breed the past again. Old men must die, or the world would grow mouldy, would only breed the past again.
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: Dead sounds at night come from the inmost hills. Like footsteps upon wool. Dead sounds at night come from the inmost hills. Like footsteps upon wool.
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: Things seen are mightier than things heard. Things seen are mightier than things heard.
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: When you meet triumph or disaster, treat these imposters alike. When you meet triumph or disaster, treat these imposters alike.
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: All Life needs for life is possible to will. All Life needs for life is possible to will.
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: He will hold thee, when his passion shall have spent its novel force, Something better than his dog, a little dearer than his horse. He will hold thee, when his passion shall have spent its novel force, Something better than his dog, a little dearer than his horse.
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: Shall it not be scorn to me to harp on such a moulder'd string?I am shamed through all my nature to have lov'd so slight a thing. Shall it not be scorn to me to harp on such a moulder'd string?
I am shamed through all my nature to have lov'd so slight a thing.
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: The long mechanic pacings to and fro, The set, gray life, and apathetic end. The long mechanic pacings to and fro, The set, gray life, and apathetic end.
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: Arise, go forth, and conquer as of old. Arise, go forth, and conquer as of old.
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: The passionate heart of the poet is whirled into folly and vice. The passionate heart of the poet is whirled into folly and vice.
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: Name and fame! to fly sublime Through the courts, the camps, the schools Is to be the ball of Time, Bandied in the hands of fools. Name and fame! to fly sublime Through the courts, the camps, the schools Is to be the ball of Time, Bandied in the hands of fools.
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: I know transplanted human worth will bloom to profit otherwhere. I know transplanted human worth will bloom to profit otherwhere.
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: Ours is not to wonder why. Ours is just to do or die. Ours is not to wonder why. Ours is just to do or die.
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: A pasty costly-made, Where quail and pigeon, lark and leveret lay, Like fossils of the rock, with golden yolks Imbedded and injellied. A pasty costly-made, Where quail and pigeon, lark and leveret lay, Like fossils of the rock, with golden yolks Imbedded and injellied.
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: Forgive! How many will say, forgive, and find a sort of absolution in the sound to hate a little longer! Forgive! How many will say, forgive, and find a sort of absolution in the sound to hate a little longer!
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: Ah! well away! Seasons flower and fade. Ah! well away! Seasons flower and fade.
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: Launch your vessel, And crowd your canvas, And, ere it vanishes Over the margin, After it, follow it, FollowThe Gleam. Launch your vessel, And crowd your canvas, And, ere it vanishes Over the margin, After it, follow it, FollowThe Gleam.
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: Where love could walk with banish'd Hope no more. Where love could walk with banish'd Hope no more.
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: That man's the true Conservative who lops the moldered branch away. That man's the true Conservative who lops the moldered branch away.
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: Of love that never found his earthly close, What sequel? Streaming eyes and breaking hearts; Or all the same as if he had not been? Of love that never found his earthly close, What sequel? Streaming eyes and breaking hearts; Or all the same as if he had not been?
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: All experience is an arch wherethrough gleams that untravelled world whose margin fades for ever and for ever when I move. All experience is an arch wherethrough gleams that untravelled world whose margin fades for ever and for ever when I move.
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: It is the little rift within the lute That by and by will make the music mute, And ever widening slowly silence all. It is the little rift within the lute That by and by will make the music mute, And ever widening slowly silence all.
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: And o'er the hills, and far away Beyond their utmost purple rim, Beyond the night, across the day, Thro' all the world she follow'd him. And o'er the hills, and far away Beyond their utmost purple rim, Beyond the night, across the day, Thro' all the world she follow'd him.
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: Believe me, than in half the creeds. Believe me, than in half the creeds.
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: We love but while we may;And therefore is my love so large for thee,Seeing it is not bounded save by love. We love but while we may;
And therefore is my love so large for thee,
Seeing it is not bounded save by love.
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: Dreams are true while they last, and do we not live in dreams? Dreams are true while they last, and do we not live in dreams?
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: Love's too precious to be lost,A little grain shall not be spilt. Love's too precious to be lost,
A little grain shall not be spilt.
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: Speak to Him, thou, for He hears, and Spirit with Spirit can meet- Closer is He than breathing, and nearer than hands and feet. Speak to Him, thou, for He hears, and Spirit with Spirit can meet- Closer is He than breathing, and nearer than hands and feet.
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: Love is hurt with jar and fret;Love is made a vague regret. Love is hurt with jar and fret;
Love is made a vague regret.
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: A doubtful throne is ice on summer seas. A doubtful throne is ice on summer seas.
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: Once in a golden hour, I cast to earth a seed, And up there grew a flower, That others called a weed. Once in a golden hour, I cast to earth a seed, And up there grew a flower, That others called a weed.
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: Many a night I saw the Pleiads,Rising thro' the mellow shade,Glitter like a swarm of fire-flies,Tangled in a silver braid. Many a night I saw the Pleiads,
Rising thro' the mellow shade,
Glitter like a swarm of fire-flies,
Tangled in a silver braid.
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: O love, O fire! once he drew With one long kiss my whole soul through My lips, as sunlight drinketh dew. O love, O fire! once he drew With one long kiss my whole soul through My lips, as sunlight drinketh dew.
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: Forgive my grief for one removed Thy creature whom I found so fair I trust he lives in Thee and there I find him worthier to be loved. Forgive my grief for one removed Thy creature whom I found so fair I trust he lives in Thee and there I find him worthier to be loved.
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: There is always change, bad customs pass and give way to better ones. There is always change, bad customs pass and give way to better ones.
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: And others' follies teach us not,Nor much their wisdom teaches,And most, of sterling worth, is whatOur own experience preaches. And others' follies teach us not,
Nor much their wisdom teaches,
And most, of sterling worth, is what
Our own experience preaches.
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: Queen rose of the rosebud garden of girls. Queen rose of the rosebud garden of girls.
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: Four grey walls, and four grey towers, Overlook a space of flowers, And the silent isle imbowers The Lady of Shalott. Four grey walls, and four grey towers, Overlook a space of flowers, And the silent isle imbowers The Lady of Shalott.
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: Some full-breasted swan That, fluting a wild carol ere her death, Ruffles her pure cold plume, and takes the flood With swarthy webs. Some full-breasted swan That, fluting a wild carol ere her death, Ruffles her pure cold plume, and takes the flood With swarthy webs.
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: The same words conceal and declare the thoughts of men. The same words conceal and declare the thoughts of men.
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: From yon blue heaven above us bent, The grand old gardener and his wife Smile at the claims of long descent. From yon blue heaven above us bent, The grand old gardener and his wife Smile at the claims of long descent.
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: And Thought leapt out to wed with Thought Ere Thought could wed itself with Speech. And Thought leapt out to wed with Thought Ere Thought could wed itself with Speech.
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: A daughter of the gods, divinely tall, And most divinely fair. A daughter of the gods, divinely tall, And most divinely fair.
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: It may be we shall touch the Happy Isles, And see the great Achilles whom we knew. It may be we shall touch the Happy Isles, And see the great Achilles whom we knew.
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: Either sex alone is half itself. Either sex alone is half itself.
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: The bearing and the training of a child Is woman's wisdom. The bearing and the training of a child Is woman's wisdom.
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: The world which credits what is done is cold to all that might have been. The world which credits what is done is cold to all that might have been.
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: Till last by Philip's farm I flowTo join the brimming river,For men may come and men may go,But I go on for ever. Till last by Philip's farm I flow
To join the brimming river,
For men may come and men may go,
But I go on for ever.
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: I will love thee to the death,And out beyond into the dream to come. I will love thee to the death,
And out beyond into the dream to come.
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: I built my soul a lordly pleasure-house, Wherein at ease for aye to dwell. I built my soul a lordly pleasure-house, Wherein at ease for aye to dwell.
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: One so small Who knowing nothing knows but to obey. One so small Who knowing nothing knows but to obey.
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: Thou madest man, he knows not why, he thinks he was not made to die. Thou madest man, he knows not why, he thinks he was not made to die.
Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes: The city is built To music, therefore never built at all, And therefore built forever. The city is built To music, therefore never built at all, And therefore built forever.