William Blake Quotes
The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others only a green thing that stands in the way. Some see nature all ridicule and deformity ... and some scarce see nature at all. But to the eyes of the man of imagination, nature is imagination itself.
William Blake (1757-1827), British poet, painter, engraver. letter, Aug. 23, 1799. The Letters of William Blake, ed. Geoffrey Keynes (1956).
The Divine Vision still was seen, Still was the human form divine Weeping in weak & mortal clay; O Jesus, still the form was thine!
William Blake (1757-1827), British poet, painter, mystic. From Jerusalem. Fields from Islington to Marybone (Plate 27, l. 57-60). . . The Complete Poems [William Blake]. Alicia Ostriker, ed. (1977) Penguin Books.