Great Throughts Treasury

A database of quotes

Francis William Bourdillon

British Poet and Translator

"The mind has a thousand eyes, and the heart but one; yet the light of a whole life dies when love is done."

"So, often in the course Of life's few fleeting years, A single pleasure costs The soul a thousand tears."

"The light of a whole life dies when love is gone."

"The night has a thousand eyes, and the day but one; yet the light of the bright world dies with the dying sun."

"The night has a thousand eyes, And the day but one; Yet the light of the bright world dies With the dying sun. The mind has a thousand eyes, And the heart but one: Yet the light of a whole life dies When love is done"