The best Quotes by Alfred Tennyson

The best Quotes by Alfred Tennyson

Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson (6 August 1809 – 6 October 1892) was an English poet. He was the Poet Laureate during much of Queen Victoria's reign. In 1829, Tennyson was awarded the Chancellor's Gold Medal at Cambridge for one of his first pieces, "Timbuktu".

I am a part of all that I have met.
If I had a flower for every time I thought of you... I could walk through my garden forever.
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'Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.
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Ours not to reason why, ours but to do and die.
And out of darkness came the hands that reach thro' nature, moulding men.
Guard your roving thoughts with a jealous care, for speech is but the dealer of thoughts, and every fool can plainly read in your words what is the hour of your thoughts.
No man ever got very high by pulling other people down. The intelligent merchant does not knock his competitors. The sensible worker does not knock those who work with him. Don't knock your friends. Don't knock your enemies. Don't knock yourself.
For I dipped into the future,
far as human eye could see,
saw the vision of the world,
and all the wonder that would be.

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I was happy before I met him. But I'm alive now, and those are not the same thing.
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It seemed the more I knew about people the more I knew about the strange magic hidden in their hearts.
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Let us always meet each other with smile, for the smile is the beginning of love.
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Isn't it true that it's not people who meet, but rather the shadows cast by their imaginations?
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If I had to do it again, I'd do it all the same. Because otherwise, we would never have met.
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Dress your best when you go to bed because you don't know who you'll see in your dreams.
Alcohol is just a lubricant for all the individual encounters that a bar offers.
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It's like you're homesick for a place that doesn't even exist.
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I know I'm not worthy of you. But I just can't help loving you. It's like wanting to touch a star - you know you'll never reach it, but you just gotta keep trying.
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Sometimes we need to be apart to understand just how much we truly love each other.
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Too often, the thing you want most is the one thing you can't have. Desire leaves us heartbroken, it wears us out. Desire can wreck your life. And as tough as wanting something can be, the people who suffer the most are those who don't know what they want.
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If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work, and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea.
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Profound desire, true desire is the desire to be close to someone.
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Weeping willow with your tears running down, why do you always weep and frown? Is it because he left you one day? is it because he could not stay? On your branches he would swing, do you long for the happiness that day would bring? He found shelter in your shade. You thought his laughter would never fade. Weeping willow, stop your tears. There is something to calm you fears. You think death has ripped you forever apart. But I know he'll always be in your heart.
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To understand the heart and mind of a person, look not at what he has already achieved, but at what he aspires to.
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The flower that blooms in adversity is the most rare and beautiful of all.
Emperor of China in Mulan
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What if you slept ? And what if in your sleep you dreamed? And what if in your dream you went to heaven and there plucked a strange and beautiful flower? And what if when you awoke you had that flower in your hand? Ah, what then?
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For women are as Roses, whose fairr flowre,
Being once displaid, doth fall that verie howre.
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Love is like a beautiful flower which I may not touch, but whose fragrance makes the garden a place of delight just the same.
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By plucking her petals, you do not gather the beauty of the flower.
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When a flower doesn't bloom, you fix the evironment in which it grows, not the flower.
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A flower cannot blossom without sunshine, and man cannot live without love.
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I'd rather have roses on my table than diamonds on my neck.
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It takes much more courage to be in love than it does for war.
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You say you love rain, but you use an umbrella to walk under it. You say you love sun, but you seek shade when it is shining. You say you love wind, but when it comes, you close your window. So that's why I'm scared when you say you love me.
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The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.
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Finding someone you love and who loves you back is a wonderful, wonderful feeling. But finding a true soul mate is an even better feeling. A soul mate is someone who understands you like no other, loves you like no other, will be there for you forever, no matter what. They say that nothing lasts forever, but I am a firm believer in the fact that for some, love lives on even after we're gone.
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If you love two people at the same time, choose the second one, because if you really loved the first one you wouldn't have fallen for the second.
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"How do you spell 'love'?" - "You don't spell it... you feel it."
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I hate the way you talk to me, and the way you cut your hair.
I hate the way you drive my car. I hate it when you stare.
I hate your big dumb combat boots, and the way you read my mind.
I hate you so much it makes me sick; it even makes me rhyme.
I hate it, I hate the way you're always right. I hate it when you lie.
I hate it when you make me laugh, even worse when you make me cry.
I hate it when you're not around, and the fact that you didn't call.
But mostly I hate the way I don't hate you.
Not even close,
not even a little bit,
not even at all!
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Laugh as much as you breathe and love as long as you live.
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The future is easy because it doesn't exist; but the past is painful because it lives forever.
The future is coming so fast, we can't possibly predict it; we can only learn to respond quickly.
Marty, the future isn't written. It can be changed... you know that. Anyone can make their future whatever they want it to be.
You can't change what happened. But you can still change what will happen.
Prediction is very difficult, especially if it's about the future.
The future ain’t what it used to be.
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The past is a source of knowledge, and the future is a source of hope. Love of the past implies faith in the future.
The best way of predicting the future is shaping it.
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Perfection is impossible. In the 1,526 singles matches I played in my career, I won almost 80% of those matches. But what percentage of points did I win? 54%! In other words, even top ranked tennis players win barely more than half the points they play. When you lose every second point on average, you learn not to dwell on every shot.
Roger Federer - Juni 2024
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