Quotes by Percy Bysshe Shelley

Percy Bysshe Shelley BISH; 4 August 1792 – 8 July 1822) was one of the major English Romantic poets, who is regarded by some as among the finest lyric and philosophical poets in the English language, and one of the most influential. A radical in his poetry as well as in his political and social views, Shelley did not see fame during his lifetime, but recognition of his achievements in poetry grew steadily following his death.

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There is a harmony in autumn, and a luster in its sky, which through the summer is not heard or seen, as if it could not be, as if it had not been!

- Percy Bysshe ShelleyAutumn

Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought.

- Percy Bysshe ShelleyMusic

When my cats aren't happy, I'm not happy. Not because I care about their mood but because I know they're just sitting there thinking up ways to get even.

- Percy Bysshe ShelleyCats

O, wind, if winter comes, can spring be far behind?

- Percy Bysshe Shelley

A poet is a nightingale, who sits in darkness and sings to cheer its own solitude with sweet sounds.

- Percy Bysshe Shelley