Best Quotes by William Ernest Henley (Top 8)

  1. It matters not how strait the gate, How charged with punishments the scroll; I am the master of my fate: I am the captain of my soul.
  2. I am the master of my fate; I am the captain of my soul.
  3. beyond this place of wrath and tears looms but the horror of the shade
  4. O, it's die we must, but it's live we can, And the marvel of earth and sun Is all for the joy of woman and man And the longing that makes them one." (Between the Dusk of a Summer Night, 13-16)
  5. Men may scoff, and men may pray, But they pay Every pleasure with a pain.
  6. Under the bludgeonings of chance My head is bloody, but unbowed.
  7. Here is the ghost Of a summer that lived for us, Ere is a promise Of summer to be.
  8. Night with her train of stars And her great gift of sleep.