Meet us on:
 
Entire Site
    William Cowper quotes
    Random Quote
    "Pain is inevitable; suffering is optional."
     

    Subscribe to Our Newsletter

    Follow us on Twitter

    Never miss a good book again! Follow Read Print on Twitter

    William Cowper Quotes

    English poet & translator

    Quotes by William Cowper

    • Glory built on selfish principles is shame and guilt.
    • The only true happiness comes from squandering ourselves for a purpose.
    • O Winter! ruler of the inverted year, . . . I crown thee king of intimate delights, Fireside enjoyments, home-born happiness, And all the comforts that the lowly roof Of undisturb'd Retirement, and the hours Of long uninterrupted evening, know.
      Task (bk. IV, l. 120)
    If we're missing any William Cowper books or quotes, do email us.

    Top 5 Authors

    Top 5 Books

    Book Status
    Finished
    Want to read
    Abandoned

    Are you sure you want to leave this group?