My Favorite Quotes
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 Percy Bysshe Shelley - “Most wretched men Are cradled into poetry by wrong They learn in suffering what they teach in song.”
 Percy Bysshe Shelley - “Kings are like stars,they rise and set, they have The worship of the world, but no repose.”
 Percy Bysshe Shelley - “I wield the flail of the lashing hail, And whiten the green plains under And then again I dissolve it in rain, And laugh as I pass in thunder.”
 Percy Bysshe Shelley - “I could lie down like a tired child, And weep away the life of care Which I have borne, and yet must bear.”
 Percy Bysshe Shelley - “His fine wit Makes such a wound, the knife is lost in it.”
 Percy Bysshe Shelley - “Heaven's ebon vault Studded with stars unutterably bright, Through which the moon's unclouded grandeur rolls, Seems like a canopy which love has spread To curtain her sleeping world.”
 Percy Bysshe Shelley - “Fear not for the future, weep not for the past.”
 Percy Bysshe Shelley - “And Spring arose on the garden fair, Like the Spirit of Love felt everywhere And each flower and herb on Earth's dark breast Rose from the dreams of its wintry rest.”
 Percy Bysshe Shelley - “And his own thoughts, along that rugged way Pursued, like raging hounds, their father and their prey.”
 Percy Bysshe Shelley - “All love is sweet, Given or returned. Common as light is love, And its familiar voice wearies not ever. ...... They who inspire it most are fortunate, As I am now but those who feel it most Are happier still.”
 Percy Bysshe Shelley - “A sensitive plant in a garden grew, And the young winds fed it with silver dew, And it opened its fan-like leaves to the light, And closed them beneath the kisses of night.”
 Percy Bysshe Shelley - “A pard-like spirit, beautiful and swift.”
 Percy Bysshe Shelley - “A lovely lady, garmented in light From her own beauty.”
 Percy Bysshe Shelley - “Work without hope draws nectar in a sieve, And hope without an object can not live.”
 Percy Bysshe Shelley - “What alive, and so bold, O earth”
 Percy Bysshe Shelley - “The awful shadow of some unseen Power Floats, tho' unseen, amongst us.”
 Percy Bysshe Shelley - “Oh lift me as a wave, a leaf, a cloud I fall upon the thorns of life I bleed”
 Percy Bysshe Shelley - “All of us, who are worth anything, spend our manhood in unlearning the follies, or expiating the mistakes of our youth.”
 Percy Bysshe Shelley - “One word is too often profaned For me to profane it, One feeling too falsely disdained For thee to disdain it.”
 Percy Bysshe Shelley - “Power, like a desolating pestilence, pollutes whatever it touches.”
 Percy Bysshe Shelley - “Poets are the unacknowledged legislatures of the world.”
 Percy Bysshe Shelley - “Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thoughts.”
 Percy Bysshe Shelley - “Music, when soft voices die, Vibrates in the memory Odors, when sweet violets sicken, Live within the sense they quicken. Rose leaves, when the rose is dead, Are heaped for the beloved's bed And so thy thoughts, when thou art gone, Love itself shall slumber on.”
 Percy Bysshe Shelley - “Have you not heard When a man marries, dies, or turns Hindoo, His best friends hear no more of him”
 Percy Bysshe Shelley - “Familiar acts are beautiful through love.”

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