Best Quotes from 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

And soon, too soon, we part with pain, To sail o’er silent seas again.

Thomas Moore

From plants that wake when others sleep, from timid jasmine buds that keep their odour to themselves all day, but when the sunlight dies away let the delicious secret out to every breeze that roams about.

Thomas Moore

What though youth gave love and roses, Age still leaves us friends and wine.

Thomas Moore

Though an angel should write, still ’tis devils must print.

Thomas Moore

All that’s bright must fade, The brightest still the fleetest; All that’s sweet was made But to be lost when sweetest.

Thomas Moore

A friendship that like love is warm; A love like friendship, steady.

Thomas Moore

Fond memory brings the light of other days around me.

Thomas Moore

Like ships that have gone down at sea, when heaven was all tranquillity.

Thomas Moore

Here bring your wounded hearts, here tell your anguish; Earth has no sorrow that Heaven cannot heal.

Thomas Moore

Came but for friendship, and took away love.

Thomas Moore

This wretched brain gave way, and I became a wreck at random driven, without one glimpse of reason or heaven.

Thomas Moore

Ask a woman’s advice, and whatever she advises, Do the very reverse and you’re sure to be wise.

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

My only books were woman’s looks, and folly’s all they’ve taught me.

Thomas Moore

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

Thomas Moore

Bastard Freedom waves Her fustian flag in mockery over slaves.

Thomas Moore

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

Thomas Moore

While mantling on the maiden’s cheek Young roses kindled into thought.

Thomas Moore

Oh! blame not the bard.

Thomas Moore

Humility, that low, sweet root, from which all heavenly virtues shoot.

Thomas Moore

The heart that has truly loved never forgets, But as truly loves on to the close.

Thomas Moore

The light, that lies In woman’s eyes, Has been my heart’s undoing.

Thomas Moore

Disguise our bondage as we will, ‘Tis woman, woman, rules us still.

Thomas Moore

A pretty wife is something for the fastidious vanity of a roue to retire upon.

Thomas Moore