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Lord Alfred Tennyson Quotes

(1809-1892), British Poet

So much to do, so little done, such things to be.

Category: Achievement

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

Category: Action

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

Category: Action

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

Category: Ambition

Cast your cares on God; that anchor holds.

Category: Anxiety

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

Category: Change

What rights are those that dare not resist for them?

Category: Conflict

That man's the true Conservative who lops the moldered branch away.

Category: Conservatives

The jingling of the guinea helps the hurt that Honor feels.

Category: Corruption

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.

Category: Critics And Criticism

A louse in the locks of literature.

Category: Critics And Criticism

God's finger touched him and he slept.

Category: Death And Dying

Authority forgets a dying king.

Category: Death And Dying

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

Category: Doubt

Men may rise on stepping-stones of their dead selves to higher things.

Category: Experience