William Blake Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old william blake quotes, william blake sayings, and william blake proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Can I see another's woe, And not be in sorrow too? Can I see another's grief, And not seek for kind relief?     

William Blake

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

William Blake

The difference between a bad artist and a good one is: the bad artist seems to copy a great deal; the good one really does.     

William Blake

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

William Blake

Where cheating is, there's mischief there.     

William Blake

Cruelty has a human heart, And Jealousy a human face; Terror the human form divine, And Secrecy the human dress.     

William Blake

The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest.     

William Blake

A truth that's told with bad intent, Beats all the lies you can invent.     

William Blake

Death is terrible, tho' borne on angels' wings!     

William Blake

To see a world in a grain of sand, and a heaven in a wild flower, Hold infinity in the palm of your hand, And eternity in an hour.     

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

Both read the Bible day and night, but thou read black where I read white.     

William Blake

Great things are done when men and mountains meet; This is not done by jostling in the street.     

William Blake

Great things are done when men and mountains meet; This is not done by jostling in the street.     

William Blake

He who kisses joy as it flies by will live in eternity's sunrise.     

William Blake

The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.     

William Blake

And throughout all eternity, I forgive you and you forgive me.     

William Blake

The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others only a green thing that stands in the way.     

William Blake

To generalize is to be an idiot.     

William Blake

To generalize is to be an idiot. To particularize is the alone distinction of merit. General knowledge are those knowledge that idiots possess.     

William Blake

Pity would be no more, if we did not make somebody poor. And Mercy no more could be. If all were as happy as we.     

William Blake

The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.     

William Blake

If the doors of perception were cleansed everything would appear to man as it is, infinite.     

William Blake

The eagle never lost so much time, as when he submitted to learn of the crow.     

William Blake

The fox condemns the trap, not himself.     

William Blake

Then cherish pity, lest you drive and angel from your door.     

William Blake

He who desires but acts not, breeds pestilence.     

William Blake

All futurity seems teeming with endless destruction never to be repelled; Desperate remorse swallows the present in a quenchless rage.     

William Blake

The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.     

William Blake

Where mercy, love, and pity dwell, there God is dwelling too.     

William Blake