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A collection of quotes and sayings by Alfred Noyes on poems, romance, adventure, cloudy, associates, distance, hills, life, flower, dancing, heart, clouds, and dreams.

16 Alfred Noyes Quotes For The Bright-Eyed And Bushy-Tailed

Famous As: Poet

Born On: September 16, 1880

Died On: June 28, 1958

Born In: Wolverhampton

Died At Age: 77

Alfred Noyes was a prolific English playwright, poet, and short-story writer. He is recognized for his ballads, ‘The Barrel-Organ’ and ‘The Highwayman.’ Hostile critics portrayed him as a jingoist and militarist, however, he was more of a pacifist who loathed war and lectured against it. ‘The Victory Ball’ was his most sought-after anti-war poem. Some of his other noteworthy works include, ‘The Loom of the Years,’ ‘Tales of the Mermaids,’ ‘Shadows on the Down,’ ‘A Letter to Lucian,’ ‘Rada,’ ‘Walking Shadow,’ ‘The Devil Takes a Holiday,’ and ‘The Last Man,’ besides several others. We bring to you a corpus of inspiring sayings and quotes by Alfred Noyes which have been gathered from his poetry, thoughts, writings, letters, novels, books, essays, dramas, works, and life. Take a look at the enlightening thoughts and quotes by Alfred Noyes that are sure to encourage you.
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I'll come to thee by moonlight, though hell should bar the way.

Alfred Noyes

Oh, grown-ups cannot understand, And grown-ups never will, How short the way to fairyland Across the purple hill.

Alfred Noyes

The story of scientific discovery has its own epic unity-a unity of purpose and endeavour-the single torch passing from hand to hand through the centuries; and the great moments of science when, after long labour, the pioneers saw their accumulated facts falling into a significant order-sometimes in the form of a law that revolutionised the whole world of thought-have an intense human interest, and belong essentially to the creative imagination of poetry.

Alfred Noyes

Only in souls the Christ is brought to birth, And there He lives and dies.

Alfred Noyes

At a certain stage in his evolution, man himself had been able to lay hold upon a higher order of things, which raised him above the level of the beasts that perish, and enabled him to see, at least in the distance, the shining towers of the City of God.

Alfred Noyes

Oh, grown-ups cannot understand, And grown-ups never will, How short the way to fairyland Across the purple hill.

Alfred Noyes

There’s a magic in the distance, where the sea-line meets the sky.

Alfred Noyes

The universe is neither centered on earth nor the sun. It is centered on God.

Alfred Noyes

Happy, happy, happy for all that God hath done, Glad of all the little leaves dancing in the sun.

Alfred Noyes

...love lies hidden in every rose...

Alfred Noyes

Your dreamers may dream it The shadow of a dream, Your sages may deem it A bubble on the stream; Yet our kingdom draweth nigher With each dawn and every day, Through the earthquake and the fire Love will find out the way.

Alfred Noyes

Enough of dreams! No longer mock The burdened hearts of men! Not on the cloud, but on the rock Build thou thy faith again; O range no more the realms of air, Stoop to the glen-bound streams; Thy hope was all too like despair: Enough, enough of dreams.

Alfred Noyes

Love is in the greenwood, dawn is in the skies, And Marian is waiting with a glory in her eyes.

Alfred Noyes

Of the sayings of Christ in the Synoptic Gospels that can be compared to those in the fourth Gospel, there are one or two which I venture to think can only have been recorded on the authority of St. John.

Alfred Noyes

The wind was a torrent of darkness among the gusty trees, The moon was a ghostly galleon tossed upon cloudy seas, The road was a ribbon of moonlight, over the purple moor, And the highwayman came riding-- Riding--riding-- The highwayman came riding, up to the old inn-door.

Alfred Noyes

I'll come to thee by moonlight, though hell should bar the way.

Alfred Noyes