Percy Bysshe Shelley Quotes

Inspirational quotes by Percy Bysshe Shelley

We look before and after, And pine for what is not Our sincerest laughter With some pain is fraught Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought.
A man, to be greatly good, must magine intensely and comprehensively; he must put himself in the place of another and in many others; the pains and pleasures of his species must become his own.
Fear not for the future, weep not for the past.
History is a cyclic poem written by Time upon the memories of man.
I love tranquil solitude And such society As is quiet, wise, and good.
Music, when soft voices die, Vibrates in the memory; Odors, when sweet violets sicken, Live within the sense they quicken.
Our sweetest songs are those that tell the saddest thoughts.
Poetry is the record of the best and happiest moments of the happiest and best minds.
The more we study, the more we discover our ignorance.
We are all Greeks. Our laws, our literature, our religion, our arts, have their root in Greece.

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[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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