Alfred Lord Tennyson Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old alfred lord tennyson quotes, alfred lord tennyson sayings, and alfred lord tennyson proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.     

Alfred Lord Tennyson

For I dipped into the future, far as human eye could see, Saw the vision of the world, and all the wonder that would be     

Alfred Lord Tennyson

In the Spring a livelier iris changes on the burnish'd dove; In the Spring a young man's fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love.     

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Once he drew, with one long kiss my whole soul through my lips.     

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.     

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.     

Alfred Lord Tennyson

A lie which is a half truth is ever the blackest of lies.     

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Tis better to have loved and lost, Than never to have loved at all.     

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.     

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.     

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Gone - flitted away, Taken the stars from the night and the sun From the day! Gone, and a cloud in my heart.     

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Sweet is true love that is given in vain, and sweet is death that takes away pain.     

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Ring out the old, ring in the new, Ring, happy bells, across the snow: The year is going, let him go; Ring out the false, ring in the true     

Alfred Lord Tennyson

If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.     

Alfred Lord Tennyson

If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever     

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, Whispering 'it will be happier.     

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Pray for my soul. More things are wrought by prayer Than this world dreams of: Wherefore, let they voice, Rise like a fountain for me night and day.     

Alfred Lord Tennyson

In the spring a young man's fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love.     

Alfred Lord Tennyson

There's no glory like those who save their country.     

Alfred Lord Tennyson

To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield.     

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Manners are not idle, but the fruit of loyal and of noble mind.     

Alfred Lord Tennyson

The woods decay, the woods decay and fall…     

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Ring out the false, ring in the true.     

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Old age hath yet his honour and his toil.     

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Authority forgets a dying king.     

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Jewels five-words-long, That on the stretch'd forefinger of all Time Sparkle forever.     

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Battering the gates of heaven with the storms of prayer.     

Alfred Lord Tennyson

Thoroughly to believe in one's own self, so one's self were thorough, were to do great things.     

Alfred Lord Tennyson

A sorrow's crown of sorrow is remembering happier times.     

Alfred Lord Tennyson

And out of darkness came the hands that reach through nature, moulding men.     

Alfred Lord Tennyson