Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Alfred, Lord Tennyson
Alfred Tennyson
Alfred, Lord Tennyson.
BornAugust 5, 1809
Somersby, Lincolnshire, England
DiedOctober 6, 1892
Blackdown, Surrey, England
British poet. Best known for "Maud" (1855), "The Charge of the Light Brigade" (1855), and "Idylls of the King" (1859).

The repository contains five quotes from Alfred, Lord Tennyson.


íTis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.


Theirs not to make reply, theirs not to reason why, theirs but to do and die.

"Charge of the Light Brigade" (1864)


A lie which is half truth is the blackest of lies.


Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.

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Authority forgets a dying king.