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.


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

William Blake

The man who never alters his opinion is like standing water, and breeds reptiles of the mind.     

William Blake

The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.     

William Blake

Christianity is art and not money. Money is its curse.     

William Blake

The crow wished everything was black, the Owl, that everything was white.     

William Blake

The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest.     

William Blake

The generations of men run on in the tide of time, but leave their destined lineaments permanent for ever and ever.     

William Blake

Every tear from every eye Becomes a babe in eternity.     

William Blake

Abstinence sows sand all over The ruddy limbs and flaming hair, But desire gratified Plants fruits of life and beauty there.     

William Blake

If the lion was advised by the fox, he would be cunning.     

William Blake

Eternity is in love with the productions of time.     

William Blake

We become what we behold.     

William Blake

Invention depends altogether upon execution or organization; as that is right or wrong so is the invention perfect or imperfect.     

William Blake

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

William Blake

was angry with my friend: I told my wrath, my wrath did end. I was angry with my foe: I told it not, my wrath did grow.     

William Blake

The wrath of the lion is the wisdom of God.     

William Blake

When a sinister person means to be your enemy, they always start by trying to become your friend.     

William Blake

The weak in courage is strong in cunning.     

William Blake

Without minute neatness of execution, the sublime cannot exist! Grandeur of ideas is founded on precision of ideas.     

William Blake

When a sinister person means to be your enemy, they always start by trying to become your friend.     

William Blake

The nakedness of woman is the work of God.     

William Blake

The child's toys and the old man's reasons are the fruits of two seasons.     

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.     

William Blake

As the caterpillar chooses the fairest leaves to lay her eggs on, so the priest lays his curse on the fairest joys.     

William Blake

The lust of the goat is the bounty of God.     

William Blake

The foundation of empire is art and science. Remove them or degrade them, and the empire is no more. Empire follows art and not vice versa as Englishmen suppose.      

William Blake

Dip him in the river who loves water.     

William Blake

Prudence is a rich, ugly, old maid courted by incapacity.     

William Blake

The busy bee has no time for sorrow.     

William Blake