Alfred Lord Tennyson Quotes

Inspirational quotes by Alfred Lord Tennyson

Ours not to reason why Ours but to do and die.
My strength is as the strength of ten, Because my heart is pure.
Ah Christ, that it were possible For one short hour to see The souls we loved, that they might tell us What and where they be.
Cast all your cares on God; that anchor holds.
Cleave never to the sunnier side of doubt.
For I dipped into the future, as far as human eye could see, saw a vision of the world, and all the wonder that would be.
Her eyes are homes of silent prayers.
Hope smiles on the threshold of the year to come, whispering that it will be happier.
I am a part of all I have seen.
I am a part of all that I have met.
If thou shouldst never see my face again,Pray for my soul. More things are wrought by prayerThan this world dreams of.
Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.
The greater man the greater courtesy.
The happiness of a man in this life does not consist in the absence but in the mastery of his passions.
There lives more faith in honest doubt, believe me, than in half the creeds.
Words, like nature, half reveal and half conceal the soul within.

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Edna St. Vincent Millay Poem
Low-Tide
 by Edna St. Vincent Millay

These wet rocks where the tide has been,
Barnacled white and weeded brown
And slimed beneath to a beautiful green,
These wet rocks where the tide went down
Will show again when the tide is high
Faint and perilous, far from shore,
No place to dream, but a place to die,-
The bottom of the sea once more.
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