Thomas Moore Quotes

- Notable Thomas Moore Quotes Index -

Born: May 28, 1779, Dublin, Ireland
Birth Country: Ireland
Died: Sloperton Cottage, Bromham, Wiltshire, England, February 25, 1852
Occupation: Author

A friendship that like love is warm A love like friendship, steady.
- Thomas Moore

And the heart that is soonest awake to the flowers is always the first to be touch'd by the thorns.
- Thomas Moore

Bastard Freedom waves Her fustian flag in mockery over slaves.
- Thomas Moore

Came but for friendship, and took away love.
- Thomas Moore

Education is not the piling on of learning, information, data, facts, skills, or abilities - that's training or instruction - but is rather making visible what is hidden as a seed.
- Thomas Moore

Plants that wake when others sleep. Timid jasmine buds that keep their fragrance to themselves all day, but when the sunlight dies away let the delicious secret out to every breeze that roams about.
- Thomas Moore

Romantic love is an illusion. Most of us discover this truth at the end of a love affair or else when the sweet emotions of love lead us into marriage and then turn down their flames.
- Thomas Moore

Study until twenty-five, investigation until forty, profession until sixty, at which age I would have him retired on a double allowance.
- Thomas Moore

True change takes place in the imagination.
- Thomas Moore

Wisdom and deep intelligence require an honest appreciation of mystery.
- Thomas Moore

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