Quotes by William C. Bryant

William C. Bryant

American poet, editor

Alive from: 1794-1878

Category: Media | Poets (Contemporary)

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    All that tread, the globe are but a handful to the tribes, that slumber in its bosom.
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    Difficulty, my brethren, is the nurse of greatness - a harsh nurse, who roughly rocks her foster-children into strength and athletic proportion.
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    Pain dies quickly, and lets her weary prisoners go; the fiercest agonies have shortest reign.
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    Remorse is virtue's root; its fair increase are fruits of innocence and blessedness.
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    The melancholy days are come, the saddest of the year, Of wailing winds, and naked woods and meadows brown and sear.
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    Truth gets well if she is run over by a locomotive, while error dies of lockjaw if she scratches her finger.
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    Weep not that the world changes - did it keep a stable, changeless state, it were cause indeed to weep.
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