About Alfred Lord Tennyson
Name = Alfred Lord Tennyson
Profession = Poet
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Quotes By Alfred Lord Tennyson
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Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, whispering, 'It will be happier.'
'Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
By blood a king, in heart a clown.
Ours not to reason why, ours but to do and die.
No man ever got very high by pulling other people down. The intelligent merchant does not knock his competitors. The sensible worker does not knock those who work with him. Don't knock your friends. Don't knock your enemies. Don't knock you
My strength is as the strength of ten, because my heart is pure.
To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield.
Words, like nature, half reveal and half conceal the soul within.
A sorrow's crown of sorrow is remembering happier times.
Love is the only gold.
Tis not too late to seek a newer world.
He makes no friends who never made a foe.
All experience is an arch wherethrough gleams that untravelled world whose margin fades for ever and for ever when I move.
Self-reverence, self-knowledge, self-control; these three alone lead one to sovereign power.
Theirs is not to make reply: Theirs is not to reason why: Theirs is but to do and die.
The happiness of a man in this life does not consist in the absence but in the mastery of his passions.
Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.
I must lose myself in action, lest I wither in despair.
Dreams are true while they last, and do we not live in dreams?
God's finger touched him, and he slept.
Better not be at all than not be noble.
Sin is too stupid to see beyond itself.
Such a one do I remember, whom to look at was love.
We cannot be kind to each other here for even an hour. We whisper, and hint, and chuckle and grin at our brother's shame; however you take it we men are a little breed.
The Gods themselves cannot recall their gifts.
A day may sink or save a realm.
I am a part of all that I have met.
Shape your heart to front the hour, but dream not that the hours will last.
Ring out the false, ring in the true.
A lie which is half a truth is ever the blackest of lies.
There lives more faith in honest doubt, believe me, than in half the creeds.
What rights are those that dare not resist for them?
Who is wise in love, love most, say least.
I the heir of all the ages, in the foremost files of time.
In the long years liker they must grow; The man be more of woman, she of man.
Guard your roving thoughts with a jealous care, for speech is but the dealer of thoughts, and every fool can plainly read in your words what is the hour of your thoughts.
So many worlds, so much to do, so little done, such things to be.
There's no glory like those who save their country.
A smile abroad is often a scowl at home.
Authority forgets a dying king.
Let the great world spin for ever down the ringing grooves of change.
And out of darkness came the hands that reach thro' nature, moulding men.
The same words conceal and declare the thoughts of men.
O earth, what changes hast thou seen!
Men at most differ as Heaven and Earth, but women, worst and best, as Heaven and Hell.
Believe me, than in half the creeds.