Alfred Lord Tennyson - Quotes

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'Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.

'Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.

My strength is as the strength of ten, because my heart is pure.

My strength is as the strength of ten, because my heart is pure.

To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield. ---->>>

No man ever got very high by pulling other people down. The intelligent merchant does not knock his competitors. The sensible worker does not work those who work with him. Don't knock your friends. Don't knock your enemies. Don't knock yourself. ---->>>

Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.

Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.

A sorrow's crown of sorrow is remembering happier times.

A sorrow's crown of sorrow is remembering happier times.

So many worlds, so much to do, so little done, such things to be. ---->>>

Who is wise in love, love most, say least. ---->>>

The happiness of a man in this life does not consist in the absence but in the mastery of his passions.

The happiness of a man in this life does not consist in the absence but in the mastery of his passions.

By blood a king, in heart a clown. ---->>>

Guard your roving thoughts with a jealous care, for speech is but the dialer of thoughts, and every fool can plainly read in your words what is the hour of your thoughts. ---->>>

Self-reverence, self-knowledge, self-control; these three alone lead one to sovereign power.

Self-reverence, self-knowledge, self-control; these three alone lead one to sovereign power.

A smile abroad is often a scowl at home.

A smile abroad is often a scowl at home.

Ours not to reason why, ours but to do and die. ---->>>

Love is the only gold. ---->>>

I must lose myself in action, lest I wither in despair. ---->>>

I am a part of all that I have met. ---->>>

Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, whispering, 'It will be happier.'

Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, whispering, 'It will be happier.'

Let the great world spin for ever down the ringing grooves of change.

Let the great world spin for ever down the ringing grooves of change.

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. ---->>>

Dreams are true while they last, and do we not live in dreams?

Dreams are true while they last, and do we not live in dreams?

Theirs is not to make reply: Theirs is not to reason why: Theirs is but to do and die. ---->>>

A day may sink or save a realm. ---->>>

Words, like nature, half reveal and half conceal the soul within.

Words, like nature, half reveal and half conceal the soul within.

A lie which is half a truth is ever the blackest of lies.

A lie which is half a truth is ever the blackest of lies.

Ring out the false, ring in the true.

Ring out the false, ring in the true.

All experience is an arch wherethrough gleams that untravelled world whose margin fades for ever and for ever when I move.

All experience is an arch wherethrough gleams that untravelled world whose margin fades for ever and for ever when I move.

There lives more faith in honest doubt, believe me, than in half the creeds.

There lives more faith in honest doubt, believe me, than in half the creeds.

Men at most differ as Heaven and Earth, but women, worst and best, as Heaven and Hell. ---->>>

And out of darkness came the hands that reach thro' nature, moulding men. ---->>>

Better not be at all than not be noble. ---->>>

Sin is too stupid to see beyond itself. ---->>>

He makes no friends who never made a foe. ---->>>

Shape your heart to front the hour, but dream not that the hours will last. ---->>>

God's finger touched him, and he slept. ---->>>

Tis not too late to seek a newer world. ---->>>

Such a one do I remember, whom to look at was love. ---->>>

What rights are those that dare not resist for them? ---->>>

The Gods themselves cannot recall their gifts. ---->>>

The same words conceal and declare the thoughts of men. ---->>>

O earth, what changes hast thou seen! ---->>>

In the long years liker they must grow; The man be more of woman, she of man. ---->>>

I the heir of all the ages, in the foremost files of time. ---->>>

Believe me, than in half the creeds. ---->>>

There's no glory like those who save their country. ---->>>

Authority forgets a dying king. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: English
Born: August 6, 1809
Birthplace:
Die: October 6, 1892
Occupation: Poet
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Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson, FRS (6 August 1809 – 6 October 1892) was Poet Laureate of Great Britain and Ireland during much of Queen Victoria's reign and remains one of the most popular British poets. Tennyson excelled at penning short lyrics, such as "Break, Break, Break", "The Charge of the Light Brigade", "Tears, Idle Tears", and "Crossing the Bar" (wikipedia)