Love Quotes and Sayings

William Wordsworth Love Quotes and Sayings

William Wordsworth Love Quotes and Sayings

1. The best portion of a good man’s life is his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love.

2. She gave me eyes, she gave me ears; and humble cares, and delicate fears; a heart, the fountain of sweet tears; and love and thought and joy.

3. There is a comfort in the strength of love; ‘T will make a thing endurable, which else would over-set the brain, or break the heart . . . .

4. Come grow old with me. The best is yet to be.

5. Love betters what is best.


Excerpt from Wikipedia: William Wordsworth (7 April 1770 – 23 April 1850) was a major English Romantic poet who, with Samuel Taylor Coleridge, helped to launch the Romantic Age in English literature with the 1798 joint publication Lyrical Ballads.

Sayings by William Wordsworth

1. We have within ourselves enough to fill the present day with joy, and overspread the future years with hope.

2. But an old age serene and bright, and lovely as a Lapland night, shall lead thee to thy grave.

3. Come forth into the light of things, let nature be your teacher.

4. Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart.

5. Life is divided into three terms – that which was, which is, and which will be. Let us learn from the past to profit by the present, and from the present to live better in the future.

6. Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings: it takes its origin from emotion recollected in tranquility.

7. Look for the stars, you’ll say that there are none; look up a second time, and, one by one, you mark them twinkling out with silvery light, and wonder how they could elude the sight!

8. My heart leaps up when I behold a rainbow in the sky.

9. To begin, begin.

10. What we need is not the will to believe, but the wish to find out.

11. The mind that is wise mourns less for what age takes away; than what it leaves behind.

12. Thought and theory must precede all salutary action; yet action is nobler in itself than either thought or theory.

13. Rest and be thankful.

14. Your mind is the garden, your thoughts are the seeds, the harvest can either be flowers or weeds.