Thomas Moore Sayings and Quotes

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


Most of us can remember a time when a birthday, especially if it was one's own, brightened the world as if a second sun has risen.     

Thomas Moore

When we allow ourselves to exist truly and fully, we sting the world with our vision and challenge it with our own ways of being.     

Thomas Moore

No, there's nothing half so sweet in life as love's young dream.     

Thomas Moore

A soulmate is someone to whom we feel profoundly connected, as though the communicating and communing that take place between us were not the product of intentional efforts, but rather a divine grace.     

Thomas Moore

Earth has no sorrow that Heaven cannot heal.     

Thomas Moore

You may break, you may shatter the vase, if you will, But the scent of the roses will hang round it still.     

Thomas Moore

A soulmate is someone to whom we feel profoundly connected, as though the communicating and communing that take place between us were not the product of intentional efforts, but rather a divine grace.     

Thomas Moore

The problem in narcissism is not the high ideals and ambitions, it's the difficulty one encounters when trying to give them body.     

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

There is nothing half so sweet in life As love's young dream.     

Thomas Moore

My Birthday! What a difference sound That word had in my youthful ears; And how each time the day comes round, Less and less white its mark appears.     

Thomas Moore

This heart, my own dear mother, bends, with love's true instinct, back to thee!     

Thomas Moore

A boat at midnight sent alone to drift upon the moonless sea, a lute, whose leading chord is gone, a wounded bird, that hath but one imperfect wing to soar upon, are like what I am, without thee.     

Thomas Moore

Like a young eagle, who has lent his plume To fledge the shaft by which he meets his doom, See their own feathers pluck'd, to wing the dart, Which rank corruption destines for their heart!     

Thomas Moore

Desires are central to the soul's unfolding and should not be dismissed before giving them careful attention.     

Thomas Moore

The only thing as challenging as getting tangled in the underbrush of relationship is trying to write about it.     

Thomas Moore

It is in the nature of things to be drawn to the very experiences that will spoil our innocence, transform our lives, and give us necessary complexity and depth.     

Thomas Moore

Gnostic tales tell of the homesickness of the soul, its yearning for its own milieu…     

Thomas Moore

It is only to the happy that tears are a luxury.     

Thomas Moore

Those virgin lilies, all the night Bathing their beauties in the lake, That they may rise more fresh and bright, When their beloved sun's awake.     

Thomas Moore

How sweet the answer Echo makes To music at night, When, roused by lute or horn, she wakes, And far away, o'er lawns and lakes, Goes answering light.     

Thomas Moore

Glory is fleeting, but obscurity is forever.     

Thomas Moore

Every season hath its pleasure; Spring may boast her flowery prime, Yet the vineyard's ruby treasuries brighten Autumn's sob'rer time.     

Thomas Moore

Every season hath its pleasure; Spring may boast her flowery prime, Yet the vineyard's ruby treasuries Brighten Autumn's sob'rer time.      

Thomas Moore

Like a young eagle, who has lent his plume To fledge the shaft by which he meets his doom, See their own feathers pluck'd to wing the dart Which rank corruption destines for their heart.     

Thomas Moore