James Thomson - Quotes

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Health is the vital principle of bliss, and exercise, of health.

Health is the vital principle of bliss, and exercise, of health.

Ingratitude is treason to mankind.

Ingratitude is treason to mankind.

Peace is the happy natural state of man; war is corruption and disgrace. ---->>>

But who can paint like Nature? Can imagination boast, amid its gay creation, hues like hers?

But who can paint like Nature? Can imagination boast, amid its gay creation, hues like hers?

More firm and sure the hand of courage strikes, when it obeys the watchful eye of caution. ---->>>

Statues and pictures and verse may be grand, But they are not the Life for which they stand. ---->>>

Rule, Britannia, rule the waves; Britons never will be slaves. ---->>>

I know no subject more elevating, more amazing, more ready to the poetical enthusiasm, the philosophical reflection, and the moral sentiment than the works of nature. Where can we meet such variety, such beauty, such magnificence?

I know no subject more elevating, more amazing, more ready to the poetical enthusiasm, the philosophical reflection, and the moral sentiment than the works of nature. Where can we meet such variety, such beauty, such magnificence?

That which makes people dissatisfied with their condition, is the chimerical idea they form of the happiness of others. ---->>>

The world rolls round forever like a mill; it grinds out death and life and good and ill; it has no purpose, heart or mind or will. ---->>>

I think a bishop who doesn't give offence to anyone is probably not a good bishop. ---->>>

'Tis easier for the generous to forgive, than for offence to ask it. ---->>>

For life is but a dream whose shapes return, some frequently, some seldom, some by night and some by day.

For life is but a dream whose shapes return, some frequently, some seldom, some by night and some by day.

Biography

Nationality: Scottish
Born: September 11, 1700
Birthplace:
Die: August 27, 1748
Occupation: Musician
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