William Blake (1757-1827) English poet, mystic, painter

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For Mercy has a human heart, Pity, a human face, And Love, the human form divine, And Peace, the human dress. - William Blake

The busy bee has no time for sorrow. - William Blake

The man who never alters his opinions is like standing water, and breeds reptiles of the mind. - William Blake

To see a world in a Grain of Sand, And a Heaven in a Wild Flower, Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand, And eternity in an hour. - William Blake

You never know what is enough until you know what is more than enough. (Proverbs of Hell) - William Blake

Praises reap not! Joys laugh not! Sorrows weep not! - William Blake

The eagle never lost so much time, as when he submitted to learn of the crow. - William Blake

Improvement makes strait roads, but the crooked roads without Improvement, are roads of genius. - William Blake

Shame is pride's cloak. - 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

As I was walking among the fires of Hell, delighted with the enjoyments of Genius; which to Angels look like torment and insanity. I collected some of their Proverbs. - William Blake