William Cowper Quotes

Inspirational quotes by William Cowper

Glory built on selfish principles is shame and guilt.
He has no hope who never had a fear.
Words learned by rote a parrot may rehearse; but talking is not always to converse, not more distinct from harmony divine, the constant creaking of a country sign.

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Carl Sandburg Poem
Peach Blossoms
 by Carl Sandburg

WHAT cry of peach blossoms
let loose on the air today
I heard with my face thrown
in the pink-white of it all?
in the red whisper of it all?

What man I heard saying:
Christ, these are beautiful!
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