Quotes and Quotations

Memorable Quotes and quotations from William Cowper

William Cowper English poet & translator (1731 - 1800)


William Cowper -
- The only true happiness comes from squandering ourselves for a purpose.

William Cowper -
- Words learned by rote a parrot may rehearse; but talking is not always to converse, not more distinct from harmony divine, the constant creaking of a country sign.

William Cowper -
- Glory built on selfish principles is shame and guilt.