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William Blake

English poet and artist; b. 1757; d. 1827  ·  5 aphorisms  ·  no comments

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Comment#  ·   Fair (506 ratings)  ·  submitted 1997

A truth that's told with bad intent
Beats all the lies you can invent

William Blake, in Vice and Virtue

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He who desires, but acts not, breeds pestilence.

William Blake, in Work and Recreation

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He whose face gives no light shall never become a star.

William Blake, in Vice and Virtue

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It is easier to forgive an enemy than to forgive a friend.

William Blake, in Love and Hate

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To generalize is to be an idiot.

William Blake, in Science and Religion

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