A great man is made up of qualities that meet or make great occasions.
Quote by James Russell Lowell
James Russell Lowell Quotes
A weed is no more than a flower in disguise, Which is seen through at...
Communism means barbarism
Truth forever on the scaffold, wrong forever on the throne.
Good luck is the willing handmaid of a upright and energetic character, and conscientious observance...
There is nothing so desperately monotonous as the sea, and I no longer wonder at...
I have always been of the mind that in a democracy manners are the only...
Solitude is as needful to the imagination as society is wholesome for the character.
If youth be a defect, it is one that we outgrow only too soon.
It is not the insurrections of ignorance that are dangerous, but the revolts of the...
As life runs on, the road grows strange with faces new - and near the...
A poet must need be before his own age, to be even with posterity.
Fortune is the rod of the weak, and the staff of the brave
Blessed are they that have nothing to say, and who cannot be persuaded to say...
In creating, the only hard thing is to begin: a grass blade's no easier to...
The mind can weave itself warmly in the cocoon of its own thoughts, and dwell...
Compromise makes a good umbrella, but a poor roof; it is temporary expedient, often wise...
To educate the intelligence is to expand the horizon of its wants and desires.
Endurance is the crowning quality, And patience all the passion of great hearts
Excellence is not a singular act, but a habit. You are what you repeatedly do.
The men who learn endurance, are they who call the whole world, brother.
One minute of patience, ten years of peace
Men of quality are not threatened by women of equality