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Famous British Literary Quotes

Famous British Literary Quotes

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Including quotes from Shakespeare, Burns, Wordsworth, and much, much more!

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  • God's in his Heaven, All's right with the world.

    Browning

  • Wail! For the world's wrong!

    Shelly

  • For thy sweet love remembered such wealth brings that I then scorn to change my state with kings.

    Shakespeare

  • Heard melodies are sweet, but those unheard are sweeter.

    Keats

  • This above all, to thine own self be true.

    Shakespeare

  • And then my heart with pleasure fills and dances with the daffodils.

    Wordsworth

  • Here's to the kids who are different.

    Wolfe

  • Who dance to a different drum.

    Wolfe

  • I wandered lonely as a cloud.

    Wordsworth

  • This is where the white man and the Indian know nothing.

    Sandburg

  • My heart leaps up when I behold a rainbow in the sky.

    Wordsworth

  • The Child is Father to the Man.

    Wordsworth

  • To fling my arms wide, in some place of the sun.

    Hughes

  • And life for me ain't been no crystal stair.

    Hughes

  • And miles to go before I sleep.

    Frost

  • That the kiss was given to her sister, folded close under deepening snow.

    J. Lowell

  • Why who makes much of a miracle?

    Whitman

  • Everything an Indian does is in a circle.

    Black Elk

  • Good fences make good neighbors.

    Frost

  • O my luve is like a red, red rose.

    Burns

  • Gather ye rosebuds while ye may.

    Herrick

  • Tyger, tyger burning bright in the forests of the night.

    Blake

  • Did He who made the Lamb make thee?

    Blake

  • Two roads diverged in a yellow wood.

    Frost

  • I took the one less traveled by and it has made all the difference.

    Frost

  • But she is in her grave and oh, the difference to me.

    Wordsworth

  • In a pattern called war, Christ, what are patterns for?

    A. Lowell

  • The answer my friend, is blowing in the wind.

    Dylan

  • Oh Captain, my Captain! Our fearful trip is done.

    Whitman

  • Yours is in the Earth and everything that's in it, and-which is more- you'll be a man my son!

    Kipling