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"To see a world in a grain of sand and heaven in a wildflower, hold infinity in the palm of your hand and eternity in an hour." -William Blake


"The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom." -William Blake


"A truth that's told with bad intent beats all the lies you can invent." -William Blake


"The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others only a green thing that stands in the way. Some see nature all ridiculous and deformity... and some scarce see nature at all. But to the eyes of the man of imagination, nature is imagination itself." -William Blake


"The hours of folly are measured by the clock, but of wisdom no clock can measure." -William Blake


"The man who never alters his opinion is like standing water, and breeds reptiles of the mind." -William Blake "Improvement makes straight roads, but the crooked roads without Improvement, are roads of Genius." -William Blake


"He who desires, but acts not, breeds pestilence." -William Blake

"You never know what is enough unless you know what is more than enough." -William Blake


"Excessive sorrow laughs. Excessive joy weeps." -William Blake


"If the doors of perception were cleansed everything would appear to man as it is, infinite." -William Blake


"I must create a system, or be enslaved by another man's. I will not reason and compare: my business is to create." -William Blake


"To generalize is to be an idiot." -William Blake


"Without contraries is no progression. Attraction and repulsion, reason and energy, love and hate, are necessary to human existence." -William Blake


"Active evil is better than passive good." -William Blake


"Eternity is in love with the productions of time." -William Blake


"I 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


"In the universe, there are things that are known, and things that are unknown, and in between, there are doors." -William Blake

"The eye altering alters all." -William Blake


"The greatest treasures are those invisible to the eye but found by the heart." -William Blake


"He who has suffered you to impose on him knows you." -William Blake


"I myself do nothing. The Holy Spirit accomplishes all through me." -William Blake


"The true method of knowledge is experiment." -William Blake


"The man who never in his mind and thoughts traveled'd to heaven is no artist." -William Blake


"What is now proved was once only imagined." -William Blake


"The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest." -William Blake


"The reason Milton wrote in fetters when he wrote of Angels & God, and at liberty when of Devils & Hell, is because he was a true poet and of the Devil's party without knowing it." -William Blake


"When I tell the truth, it is not for the sake of convincing those who don't know it, but for the sake of defending those that do." -William Blake


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


"No bird soars too high if he soars with his own wings." -William Blake


"The imagination is not a state: it is the human existence itself." -William Blake


"What is a wife and what is a harlot? What is a church and what is a theatre? Are they two and not one? Can they exist separately? Are not religion and politics the same thing?" -William Blake


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


"He who desires but acts not, breeds pestilence." -William Blake "Every harlot was a virgin once." -William Blake


"A man can't dream too high, when he flies with his own wings." -William Blake

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