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Alfred Lord Tennyson – 19 Quotes

 

19 well known Quotes by Alfred Lord Tennyson

 

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

– Alfred Lord Tennyson


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

– Alfred Lord Tennyson


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

– Alfred Lord Tennyson


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

– Alfred Lord Tennyson


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

– Alfred Lord Tennyson


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

– Alfred Lord Tennyson


God’s finger touched him, and he slept.

– Alfred Lord Tennyson


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

– Alfred Lord Tennyson


A smile abroad is often a scowl at home.

– Alfred Lord Tennyson


Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.

– Alfred Lord Tennyson


Love is the only gold.

– Alfred Lord Tennyson


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

– Alfred Lord Tennyson


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

– Alfred Lord Tennyson


And out of darkness came the hands that reach thro’ nature, moulding men.

– Alfred Lord Tennyson


My strength has the strength of ten because my heart is pure.

– Alfred Lord Tennyson


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

– Alfred Lord Tennyson


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

– Alfred Lord Tennyson


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

– Alfred Lord Tennyson


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.

– Alfred Lord Tennyson