Fame, power, and gold, are loved for their own sakes - are worshipped with a blind, habitual idolatry.- P.B Shelley

Fame, power, and gold, are loved for their own sakes – are worshipped with a blind, habitual idolatry.- P.B Shelley

The howl of self-interest is loud ... but the heart is black which throbs solely to its note.- P.B Shelley

The howl of self-interest is loud … but the heart is black which throbs solely to its note.- P.B Shelley

I pant, I sink, I tremble, I expire!- P.B Shelley

I pant, I sink, I tremble, I expire!- P.B Shelley

Man is of soul and body, formed for deeds Of high resolve; on fancy's boldest wing.- P.B Shelley

Man is of soul and body, formed for deeds Of high resolve; on fancy’s boldest wing.- P.B Shelley

The babe is at peace within the womb, the corpse is at rest within the tomb. We begin in what we end.- P.B Shelley

The babe is at peace within the womb, the corpse is at rest within the tomb. We begin in what we end.- P.B Shelley

I cannot endure the horror, the evil, which comes to self in solitude.- P.B Shelley

I cannot endure the horror, the evil, which comes to self in solitude.- P.B Shelley

Thy words are like a cloud of winged snakes.- P.B Shelley

Thy words are like a cloud of winged snakes.- P.B Shelley

In proportion as a man is selfish, so far has he receded from the motive which constitutes virtue.- P.B Shelley

In proportion as a man is selfish, so far has he receded from the motive which constitutes virtue.- P.B Shelley

O! I burn with impatience for the moment of the dissolution of intolerance; it has injured me.- P.B Shelley

O! I burn with impatience for the moment of the dissolution of intolerance; it has injured me.- P.B Shelley

Thou shoreless flood, which in thy ebb and flow claspest the limits of mortality.- P.B Shelley

Thou shoreless flood, which in thy ebb and flow claspest the limits of mortality.- P.B Shelley

We know not what we do When we speak words.- P.B Shelley

We know not what we do When we speak words.- P.B Shelley

Oh that simplicity and innocence its own unvalued work so seldom knows!- P.B Shelley

Oh that simplicity and innocence its own unvalued work so seldom knows!- P.B Shelley