Wordsworth Lake District Quotes

Wordsworth lake district quotes: William Wordsworth’s writing is heavily influenced by a beautiful lake district surrounded by elegant landscapes. Cockermouth is a place in Britain where William Wordsworth was born in 1770. The house where he used to stay with her sister is now open to the public and named as Wordsworth House. Rydal Mount is the final house of wordsworth where he and his wife Mary along with their children stayed till the end. Details are taken from The Culture Trip.

Wordsworth Lake District Quotes

Not choice, but habit rules the unreflecting herd. — William Wordsworth

Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings. – William Wordsworth

Come forth into the light of things. Let Nature be your teacher. — William Wordsworth

Our noisy years seem moments in the being of the eternal silence. — William Wordsworth

Wordsworth Lake District Quotes

Miss not the occasion; by the forelock take that subtle power, the never-halting time. — William Wordsworth

The mind that is wise mourns less for what age it takes away; than what it leaves behind. — William Wordsworth

The best portion of a good man’s life is his little nameless, unencumbered acts of kindness and of love. – William Wordsworth

She was a phantom of delight When first she gleam’d upon my sight: A lovely apparition, sent to be a moment’s ornament.– William Wordsworth

How does the meadow flower its bloom unfold? Because the lovely little flower is free down to its root, and in that freedom bold. — William Wordsworth

The human mind is capable of excitement without the application of gross and violent stimulants; and he must have a very faint perception of its beauty and dignity who does not know this. – William Wordsworth

Life is divided into three terms – that which was, which is, and which will be. Let us learn from the past to profit by the present, and from the present to live better in the future. – William Wordsworth

Neither evil tongues, rash judgments, nor the sneers of selfish men, nor greetings where no kindness is, nor all the dreary intercourse of daily life, shall ever prevail against us. –  William Wordsworth

To character and success, two things, contradictory as they may seem, must go together – humble dependence and manly independence: humble dependence on God and manly reliance on self. — William Wordsworth

I have already kindly disposed towards you. My friendship is not in my power to give: this is a gift which no man can make, it is not in our own power: a sound and healthy friendship is the growth of time and circumstance, it will spring up and thrive like a wildflower when these favor, and when they do not, it is in vain to look for it. – William Wordsworth

Our birth is but a sleep and a forgetting The soul that rises with us, our life’s star, hath had elsewhere its setting, and comet from afar: not in entire forgetfulness, and not in utter nakedness, but trailing clouds of glory do we come from God, who is our home. – William Wordsworth

What though the radiance which was once so bright Be not forever taken from my sight, Though nothing can bring back the hour Of splendour in the grass, of glory in the flower;Grief not, rather find, Strength in what remains behind, In the primal sympathy Which having been must ever be, In the soothing thoughts that spring Out of Human suffering, In the faith that looks through death In years that bring philophic mind. – William Wordsworth

What though the radiance which was once so bright Be not forever taken from my sight, Though nothing can bring back the hour Of splendor in the grass, of glory in the flower Strength in what remains behind, In the primal sympathy Which having been must ever be, In the soothing thoughts that spring Out of Human suffering, In the faith that looks through death In years that bring philophic mind. – William Wordsworth

Lake District Quotes

Nature never did betray the heart that loved her. – William Wordsworth

Wisdom is ofttimes nearer when we stoop than when we soar. – William Wordsworth

A mind forever voyaging through strange seas of thought, alone.– William Wordsworth

She seemed a thing that could not feel the touch of earthly years.– William Wordsworth

Lake District Quotes

The thought of our past years in me doth breed perpetual benedictions. – William Wordsworth

In that sweet mood when pleasant thoughts bring sad thoughts to the mind.– William Wordsworth

The little unremembered acts of kindness and love are the best parts of a person’s life. – William Wordsworth

To me the meanest flower that blows can give Thoughts that do often lie too deep for tears. – William Wordsworth

Enough of science and art, Close up these barren leaves; Come forth, and bring with you a heart that watches and receives.– William Wordsworth

For I have learned to look on nature, not as in the hour of thoughtless youth, but hearing oftentimes the still, sad music of humanity. – William Wordsworth

How the Meadow flower its bloom unfolds Because the lovely little flower is free Down to its root, and in that freedom bold. – William Wordsworth

The world is too much with us late and soon,Getting and spending, we lay waste our powersLittle we see in Nature that is oursWe have given our hearts away, a sordid boon– William Wordsworth

This city now doth, like a garment, wear the beauty of the morning; silent bare, ships, towers, domes, theaters and temples lie open unto the fields and to the sky; all bright and glittering in the smokeless air.– William Wordsworth

When from our better selves we have too long been parted by the hurrying world, and droop. Sick of its business, of its pleasures tired, how gracious, how benign in solitude. – William Wordsworth

Wisdom and spirit of the Universe Thou soul is the eternity of thought That giv’st to forms and images a breath And everlasting motion Not in vain By day or star-light thus from by first dawn Of childhood didst thou intertwine for me The passions that build up our human soul, Not with the mean and vulgar works of man, But with high objects, with enduring things, With life and nature, purifying thus The elements of feeling and of thought, And sanctifying, by such discipline Both pain and fear, until we recognize A grandeur in the beatings of the heart.– William Wordsworth

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