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.

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
We are not meant to resolve all contradictions but to live with them and rise above them. William Blake