Quotation by Alfred Tennyson

Though much is taken, much abides; and though
We are not now that strength which in old days
Moved earth and heaven, that which we are, we are—
One equal temper of heroic hearts,
Made weak by time and fate, but strong in will
To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield.
Alfred Tennyson (1809–1892), British poet. Ulysses (l. 52–57). . .

Tennyson; a Selected Edition. Christopher Ricks, ed. (1989) University of California Press.
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