William Cowper Sayings and Quotes

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

Tea- the cups that cheer but not inebriate. William Cowper
Absence from whom we love is worse than death, and frustrates hope severer than despair. William Cowper
Grief is itself a medicine. William Cowper
Spring hangs her infant blossoms on the trees, Rock'd in the cradle of the western breeze. William Cowper
Glory, built on selfish principles, is shame and guilt. William Cowper
Meditation here may think down hours to moments. Here the heart may give a useful lesson to the head and learning wiser grow without his books. William Cowper
How much a dunce that has been sent to roam, excels a dunce that has been kept at home. William Cowper
Gardening imparts an organic perspective on the passage of time. William Cowper
Absence from whom we love is worse than death, and frustrates hope severer than despair. William Cowper
The Cross! There, and there only though the deist rave, and the atheist, if Earth bears so base a slave; There and there only, is the power to save. William Cowper
Absence from whom we love is worse than death, and frustrates hope severer than despair. William Cowper
The bird that flutters least is longest on the wing. William Cowper
God made the country, and man made the town. William Cowper
Scenes must be beautiful which daily view'd. Please daily, and whose novelty survives .Long knowledge and the scrutiny of years. William Cowper
Nor rural sights alone, but rural sounds, exhilirate the spirit, and restore the tone of languid nature. William Cowper
No one was ever scolded out of their sins. William Cowper
No man can be a patriot on an empty stomach. William Cowper
The innocent seldom find an uncomfortable pillow. William Cowper
Beware of desperate steps; the darkest day, lived till tomorrow, will have passed away. William Cowper
Glory, built on selfish principles, is shame and guilt. William Cowper
There is a bird who by his coat, And by the hoarseness of his note, Might be supposed a crow. William Cowper
And the tear that is wiped with a little address, May be follow'd perhaps by a smile. William Cowper
Absence of proof is not proof of absence. William Cowper
Absence from whom we love is worse than death. William Cowper
Pleasure is labour too, and tires as much. William Cowper
The innocent seldom find an uncomfortable pillow. William Cowper
Ceremony leads her bigots forth, prepared to fight for shadows of no worth. While truths, on which eternal things depend, can hardly find a single. William Cowper
A fretful temper will divide the closest knot that may be tied, by ceaseless sharp corrosion; a temper passionate and fierce may suddenly your joys disperse at one immense explosion. William Cowper
It is a general rule of Judgment, that a mischief should rather be admitted than an inconvenience. William Cowper
Remorse, the fatal egg that pleasure laid. William Cowper