William Wordsworth Sayings and Quotes

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

Wisdom is ofttimes nearer when we stoop than when we soar. William Wordsworth
Faith is a passionate intuition. William Wordsworth
Wild is the music of autumnal winds the faded woods. William Wordsworth
The flower that smells the sweetest is shy and lowly. William Wordsworth
His high endeavors are an inward light That makes the path before him always bright. William Wordsworth
The ocean is a mighty harmonist. William Wordsworth
Pictures deface walls more often than they decorate them. William Wordsworth
The wiser mind mourns less for what age takes away than what it leaves behind. William Wordsworth
The best portion of a good man's life: His little, nameless unremembered acts of kindness and love. William Wordsworth
Love, faithful love, recalled thee to my mind--But how could I forget thee? William Wordsworth
Our birth is but a sleep and a forgetting. Not in entire forgetfulness, and not in utter nakedness, but trailing clouds of glory do we come. William Wordsworth
Much converse do I find in thee, Historian of my infancy! Float near me; do not yet depart! Dead times revive in thee: Thou bring'st, gay creature as thou art! A solemn image to my heart. William Wordsworth
The human mind is capable of excitementwithout 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
That best portion of a good man's life; His little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love. 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
Father! - to God himself we cannot give a holier name. William Wordsworth
In modern business it is not the crook who is to be feared most, it is the honest man who doesn't know what he is doing. William Wordsworth
Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart. William Wordsworth
We will grieve not, rather find strength in what remains behind. William Wordsworth
Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings: it takes its origin from emotion recollected in tranquillity. William Wordsworth
This city now doth, like a garment, wear the beauty of the morning; silent bare, ships, towers, domes, theatres and temples lie open unto the fields and to the sky; All bright and glittering in the smokeless air. William Wordsworth
That though the radiance which was once so bright be now forever taken from my sight. Though nothing can bring back the hour of splendor in the grass, glory in the flower. We will grieve not, rather find strength in what remains behind. William Wordsworth
A lake carries you into recesses of feeling otherwise impenetrable. William Wordsworth
The eagle, he was lord above. William Wordsworth
The little unremembered acts of kindness and love are the best parts of a person's life. William Wordsworth
With an eye made quiet by the power of harmony, and the deep power of joy, we see into the life of things. William Wordsworth
Golf is a day spent in a round of strenuous idleness. William Wordsworth
Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings: it takes its origin from emotion recollected in tranquility. William Wordsworth
Great is the glory, for the strife is hard! William Wordsworth
A deep distress has humanised my soul. William Wordsworth