Thomas Gray

Poetry is thoughts that breathe, and words that burn.

Thomas Gray

Most Shared Quotes

Beverly Sills A primary function of art and thought is to liberate the individual from the tyranny of his culture in the environmental sense and to permit him to stand beyond it in an autonomy of perception and judgment.
William Blake Active Evil is better than Passive Good.
Charles Wilson Character... is a habit, the daily choice of right over wrong it is a moral quality which grows to maturity in peace and is not suddenly developed on the outbreak of war.
Doug Larson A weed is a plant that has mastered every survival skill except for learning how to grow in rows.
Kim Deal Bob summed it up best when he was on his knees at the end of the night saying, 'Don't trust in Guided By Voices.' You were there was the show awful or something? I know it was sloppy, but they're not really that tight anyway, but was it embarrassing, was it sad?
Samuel Butler Those who have never had a father can at any rate never know the sweets of losing one. To most men the death of his father is a new lease of life.
will.i.am If you have a vaccine or an antidote that people can benefit from, you're not going to want to keep it to yourself. You're going to want to spread that wisdom or whatever to as many people as you can, so everybody can benefit from it.
Natalie Portman You know, I get much more Jewish in Israel because I like the way that religion is done there.
Billy Campbell Oh, I'm nerdy about science fiction and fantasy and graphic novels and reading, and I'm nerdy about board games. My favorite board game is a board game I'm working on right now. It's a game of Napoleonic era naval warfare, and it's going to be fun.
Larry Hagman 'Dallas' hit a chord back in the late Seventies and Eighties because it was the age of greed: here you have this unapologetic character who is mean and nasty and ruthless and does it all with an evil grin. I think people related to JR back then because we all have someone we know exactly like him. E...
James Lafferty My New Year's resolution is to stick to a good workout plan that will keep me healthy and happy.
Mason Cooley Cats are inquisitive, but hate to admit it.
Timothy Murphy Illegal immigration is crisis for our country. It is an open door for drugs, criminals, and potential terrorists to enter our country. It is straining our economy, adding costs to our judicial, healthcare, and education systems.
George Santayana Religion in its humility restores man to his only dignity, the courage to live by grace.
Jeff Vandermeer I do believe very much in the idea of unexpected or 'convulsive' beauty - beauty in the service of liberty.
Jello Biafra You can spend the money on new housing for poor people and the homeless, or you can spend it on a football stadium or a golf course.
Maurice Sendak I adored Mickey Mouse when I was a child. He was the emblem of happiness and funniness.
Deepak Chopra I went to medical school because I wanted to ask the big questions. Do we have a soul? Does God exist? What happens after death?
Rudyard Kipling When you're wounded and left on Afghanistan's plains, and the women come out to cut up what remains, jest roll to your rifle and blow out your brains and go to your gawd like a soldier.
Judith Viorst Love is much nicer to be in than an automobile accident, a tight girdle, a higher tax bracket or a holding pattern over Philadelphia.

Thomas Gray

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