Creating people's geographies
Signature – William Blake: One who is very much delighted with being in good company.
When I tell the truth, it is not for the sake of convincing those who do not know it, but for the sake of defending those that do.
— William Blake
A truth that’s told with bad intent, Beats all the lies you can invent.
From Auguries of Innocence:
To see a world in a grain of sand,
And a heaven in a wild flower,
Hold infinity in the palm of your hand,
And eternity in an hour.
I must create a system or be enslaved by another mans; I will not reason and compare: my business is to create.
If a thing loves, it is infinite.
Opposition is true friendship.
What is it men in women do require? The lineaments of Gratified Desire. / What is it women do in men require? The lineaments of Gratified Desire.
Poetry fettered, fetters the human race. Nations are destroyed or flourish in proportion as their poetry, painting, and music are destroyed or flourish.
The glory of Christianity is to conquer by forgiveness.
The soul of sweet delight, can never be defiled.
What is now proved was once only imagined.
Without contraries is no progression. Attraction and repulsion, reason and energy, love and hate, are necessary to human existence.
If the doors of perception were cleansed everything would appear to man as it is: Infinite.
Do what you will, this world’s a fiction and is made up of contradiction.
Excessive sorrow laughs. Excessive joy weeps.
He who would do good to another must do it in Minute Particulars: general Good is the plea of the scoundrel, hypocrite, and flatterer, for Art and Science cannot exist but in minutely organized Particulars.
I am in you and you in me, mutual in divine love.