William Cowper Quotes About Dreams

Quotes about: Dreams
  • Th' embroid'ry of poetic dreams.

    William Cowper (1837). “Poems; to which is prefixed a memoir of the author by J. M'Diarmid”, p.156
  • Riches have wings, and grandeur is a dream.

    William Cowper (1826). “Poems. With an introductory essay by J. Montgomery”, p.264
  • All flesh is grass. and all its glory fades
    Like the fair flower dishevell'd in the wind;
    Riches have wings, and grandeur is a dream;
    The man we celebrate must find a tomb,
    And we that worship him, ignoble graves.

    William Cowper (1856). “The task, Table talk, and other poems: With critical observations of various authors on his genius and character, and notes, critical and illustrative”, p.186

William Cowper

  • Born: November 26, 1731
  • Died: April 25, 1800
  • Occupation: Poet
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