Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809-1883) English poet laureate

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No rock so hard but that a little wave may beat admission, in a thousand years. - Lord Alfred Tennyson
It becomes no man to nurse despair, but, in the teeth of clenched antagonisms, to follow up the worthiest till he die. - Lord Alfred Tennyson
Theirs is not to make reply. - Lord Alfred Tennyson
Till last by Philips farm I flow To join the brimming river, For men may come and men may go, But I go on for ever. - Lord Alfred Tennyson
Rain, rain, and sun! a rainbow in the sky! - Lord Alfred Tennyson
Ring out the old, ring in the new, Ring, happy bells, across the snow: The year is going, let him go; Ring out the false, ring in the true. - Lord Alfred Tennyson
Deception follows on the heels of deception. - Lord Alfred Tennyson
He will hold thee, when his passion shall have spent its novel force, Something better than his dog, a little dearer than his horse. - Lord Alfred Tennyson
Dreams are true while they last, and do we not live in dreams? - Lord Alfred Tennyson
I am a part of all that I have met; yet all experience is an arch where through gleams that un-traveled world whose margin fades for ever and for ever when I move. - Lord Alfred Tennyson