William Blake Quotes

He who desires but acts not, breeds pestilence. William Blake

No bird soars too high, if he soars with his own wings. William Blake

He who does not know the truth at sight is unworthy of her notice. William Blake

It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend. William Blake

Love seeketh not itself to please, nor for itself hath any care, but for another gives its ease, and builds a Heaven in Hell’s despair. William Blake

The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom. William Blake

Do what you will, this world’s a fiction and is made up of contradiction. William Blake

Innocence dwells with wisdom, but never with ignorance. William Blake

The Moon like a flower
In heaven’s high bower,
With silent delight,
Sits and smiles on the night.
William Blake

Fun I love, but too much fun is of all things the most loathsome. Mirth is better than fun, and happiness is better than mirth. William Blake

Prudence is a rich ugly old maid courted by Incapacity. William Blake

It is not because angels are holier than men or devils that makes them angels, but because they do not expect holiness from one another, but from God only. William Blake

Commerce is so far from being beneficial to arts, or to empire, that it is destructive of both, as all their history shows, for the above reason of individual merit being its great hatred. Empires flourish till they become commercial, and then they are scattered abroad to the four winds. William Blake