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All Quotes by author - William Cowper
" Absence from whom we love is worse than death, and frustrates hope severer than despair. "
" Absence of occupation is not rest; A mind quite vacant is a mind distressed. "
" Absence of proof is not proof of absence. "
" A fool must now and then be right, by chance. "
" An epigram is but a feeble thing - With straw in tail, stuck there by way of sting. "
" A self-made man? Yes, and one who worships his creator. "
" Ceremony leads her bigots forth, prepared to fight for shadows of no worth. While truths, on which eternal things depend, can hardly find a single friend. "
" Existence is a strange bargain. Life owes us little; we owe it everything. The only true happiness comes from squandering ourselves for a purpose. "
" Glory, built on selfish principles, is shame and guilt. "
" God made the country, and man made the town. "
" God moves in a mysterious way, His wonders to perform. He plants his footsteps in the sea, and rides upon the storm. "
" How much a dunce that has been sent to roam, excels a dunce that has been kept at home. "
" It chills my blood to hear the blest Supreme Rudely appealed to on each trifling theme. "
" Knowledge is proud that it knows so much; wisdom is humble that it knows no more. "
" Man may dismiss compassion from his heart, but God never will. "
" Meditation here may think down hours to moments. Here the heart may give a useful lesson to the head and learning wiser grow without his books. "
" Nature is a good name for an effect whose cause is God. "
" No man can be a patriot on an empty stomach. "
" No one was ever scolded out of their sins. "
" No wild enthusiast could rest, till half the world like him was possessed. "
" O, popular applause! what heart of man is proof against thy sweet, seducing charms? "
" O solitude, where are the charms That sages have seen in thy face? Better dwell in the midst of alarms, Than reign in this horrible place. "
" Reasoning at every step he treads, Man yet mistakes his way, Whilst meaner things, whom instinct leads, Are rarely known to stray. "
" Remorse, the fatal egg that pleasure laid. "
" Satan trembles when he sees the weakest saint upon their knees. "
" The darkest day, if you live till tomorrow, will have passed away. "
" The dogs did bark, the children screamed, Up flew the windows all; And every soul bawled out, Well done! As loud as he could bawl. "
" The earth was made so various, that the mind Of desultory man, studious of change, And pleased with novelty, might be indulged. "
" The innocent seldom find an uncomfortable pillow. "
" The parson knows enough who knows a Duke. "
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