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William Wordsworth



    Pictures deface walls more often than they decorate them.

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    In modern business it is not the crook who is to be feared most, it is the honest man who doesn't know what he is doing.

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    Faith is a passionate intuition.

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    Golf is a day spent in a round of strenuous idleness.

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    The child is father of the man.

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    Getting and spending, we lay waste our powers.

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    The best portion of a good man's life is his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love

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    Come forth into the light of things; Let nature be your Teacher.

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    Not Chaos, not the darkest pit of lowest Erebus, nor aught of blinder vacancy, scooped out by help of dreams --can breed such fear and awe as fall upon us often when we look into our Minds, into the Mind of Man.

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    Society became my glittering bride,And airy hopes my children.

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    One great society alone on earth: the noble living and the noble dead

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    Stern winter loves a dirge-like sound.

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    And you must love him, ere to youHe will seem worthy of your love.

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    I traveled among unknown men, In lands beyond the sea: Nor England! Did I know till then What love I bore to thee

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    We live by admiration, hope and love

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    A power is passing from the earth.

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    Dreams, books, are each a world; and books, we know,Are a substantial world, both pure and good:Round these, with tendrils strong as flesh and blood,Our pastime and our happiness will grow.

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    Huge and mighty forms that do not live like living men, moved slowly through the mind by day and were trouble to my dreams.

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    The best portion of a good man's life is in his little nameless, unremembered actsof kindness and of love.

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