William Shenstone Quotes

Thy verses are eternal, O my friend, For he who reads them, reads them to no end.

Every good poet includes a critic, but the reverse will not hold.

Poetry and consumption are the most flattering of diseases.

The lines of poetry, the period of prose, and even the texts of Scripture most frequently recollected and quoted, are those which are felt to be preeminently musical.

The proper means of increasing the love we bear to our native country is to reside some time in a foreign one.

Offensive objects, at a proper distance, acquire even a degree of beauty.