William Blake Quotes

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

Cruelty has a human heart, And jealousy a human face Terror, the human form divine, And secrecy, the human dress.

Since all the riches of this world May be gifts from the Devil and earthly kings, I should suspect that I worshipp’d the Devil If I thank’d my God for worldly things.

Those who restrain desire, do so because theirs is weak enough to be restrained.

He who desires, but acts not, breeds pestilence.

Better murder an infant in its cradle than nurse an unacted desire

He who desires but acts not, breeds pestilence.

The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.

Every night and every morn, Some to misery are born. Every morn and every night, Some are born to sweet delight. Some are born to sweet delight, Some are born to endless night.

My mother groaned! My father wept. Into the dangerous world I leapt: Helpless, naked, piping loud, Like a fiend hid in a cloud.