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    English engraver, illustrator, & poet
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    Quotes by William Blake

    • A truth that's told with bad intent, Beats all the lies you can invent.
    • Always be ready to speak your mind and a base man will avoid you.
    • Energy is eternal delight.
    • He who desires, but acts not, breeds pestilence.
    • I must create a system, or be enslaved by another man's.
    • I myself do nothing. The Holy Spirit accomplishes all through me.
      God
    • Innocence dwells with Wisdom, but never with Ignorance.
    • It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.
    • 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.
    • No bird soars too high if he soars with his own wings.
    • No bird soars too high, if he soars with his own wings.
    • Those who control their passions do so because their passions are weak enough to be controlled.
    • 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.
    • 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.
      "The Marriage of Heaven and Hell", 1790
    • Those who restrain desire, do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.
      The Marriage of Heaven and Hell (c. 1790-1793)
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