Quotes by William Cowper

William Cowper was an English poet and hymnodist. One of the most popular poets of his time, Cowper changed the direction of 18th century nature poetry by writing of everyday life and scenes of the English countryside.

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Absence from whom we love is worse than death, and frustrates hope severer than despair.

Love, Missing SomeoneWilliam Cowper
 
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No man can be a patriot on an empty stomach.

Patriotism & National PrideWilliam Cowper
 
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Glory, built on selfish principles, is shame and guilt.

William Cowper
 
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They whom truth and wisdom lead, can gather honey from a weed.

William Cowper
 
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God moves in a mysterious way, His wonders to perform. He plants his footsteps in the sea, and rides upon the storm.

William Cowper
 
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