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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Hilaire Belloc Poem
[month Of] April
 by Hilaire Belloc

The stranger warmth of the young sun obeying,
Look! little beads of green begin to grow,
And hidden flowers have dated their tops to show
Where late such droughty dusts were rudely playing.
It's not the month, but all the world's a-maying!
Come then with me, I'll take you, for I know
Where the first hedgethorns and white windflowers blow:
We two alone,, that goes without the saying.
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