William Morris quotes

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I pondered all these things, and how men fight and lose the battle, and the thing that they fought for comes about in spite of the ...
So long as the system of competition in the production and exchange of the means of life goes on, the degradation of the arts will ...
The reward of labour is life. Is that not enough?
The wind's on the wold
And the night is a-cold,
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Pray but one prayer for me 'twixt thy closed lips,
Think but one thought of me up in the stars.
So I say, if you cannot learn to love real art; at least learn to hate sham art and reject it. It is not because the wretched thin ...
If you want a golden rule that will fit everything, this is it: Have nothing in your houses that you do not know to be useful or b ...
Dreamer of dreams, born out of my due time,
Why should I strive to set the crooked straight?
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Of Heaven of Hell I have no power to sing,
I cannot ease the burden of your fears,
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Nor for my words shall ye forget your tears,
Or hope again for aught that I can say,
The idle singer of an empty day.
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