William Wordsworth Quotes
'Come forth into the light of things, let nature be your teacher.'
'Faith is a passionate intuition.'
'Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart.'
'Golf is a day spent in a round of strenuous idleness.'
'In modern business it is not the crook who is to be feared most, it is the honest man who doesn't know what he is doing'
'Nature never did betray the heart that loved her.'
'Pictures deface walls more often than they decorate them.'
'The mind that is wise mourns less for what age takes away; than what it leaves behind.'
'What we need is not the will to believe, but the wish to find out.'
Born in Cockermouth, Cumbria
Died in Ambleside, Cumbria
More about William Wordsworth
internal link Rydal Mount Home from 1813 - 1850
internal link Birthplace
More famous Britons here
This is the first age that's ever paid much attention to the future, which is a little ironic since we may not have one - Arthur C Clarke
On this day:
Edgar the Peaceable Unites English Kingdoms - 0959, World's first railway inaugurated - 1604, First edition of the News of the World - 1843, First British Cable Car Opens - 1894, Kipling publishes Kim - 1901, Lawrence of Arabia Takes Damascus - 1918, 1st McDonalds opens in London - 1974, Toxteth Riots - 1985, Durham Pioneers Congestion Charge - 2002
More dates from British history