Quotes by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

American poet

Alive from: 1819-1892

Category: Poets (Contemporary)

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    Well has it been said that there is no grief like the grief which does not speak.
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    Whatever poet, orator, or sage may say of it, old age is still old age.
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    When a great man dies, for years the light he leaves behind him, lies on the paths of men.
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    Whenever nature leaves a hole in a person's mind, she generally plasters it over with a thick coat of self-conceit.
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    Would you learn the secret of the sea? Only those who brave its dangers, comprehend its mystery!
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    Write on your doors the saying wise and old. ''Be bold!'' and everywhere - ''Be bold; Be not too bold!'' Yet better the excess Than the defect; better the more than less sustaineth him and the steadiness of his mind beareth him out.
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    Yes, we must ever be friends; and of all who offer you friendship Let me be ever the first, the truest, the nearest and dearest!
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    You know I say just what I think, and nothing more and less. I cannot say one thing and mean another.
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    Youth comes but once in a lifetime.
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    A feeling of sadness and longing that is not akin to pain, and resembles sorrow only as the mist resembles the rain.
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    Not enjoyment and not sorrow, is our destined end or way; but to act that each tomorrow find us farther than today.
    Source: A Psalm of Life
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    Not enjoyment, and not sorrow is our destined way, but to act that each tomorrow may find us further than today.
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