An appeal to the reason of the people has never been known to fail in the long run.
Quote by James Russell Lowell
James Russell Lowell Quotes
Solitude is as needful to the imagination as society is wholesome for the character.
Toward no crimes have men shown themselves so cold- bloodedly cruel as in punishing differences...
He who is firmly seated in authority soon learns to think security, and not progress,...
There is no work of genius which has not been the delight of mankind, no...
Light is the symbol of truth.
Democracy gives every man the right to be his own oppressor.
What is so rare as a day in June? Then, if ever, come perfect days.
Books are the bees which carry the quickening pollen from one to another mind.
Sentiment is intellectualized emotion; emotion precipitated, as it were, in pretty crystals by the fancy
There is nothing so desperately monotonous as the sea, and I no longer wonder at...
Blessed are they that have nothing to say, and who cannot be persuaded to say...
Greatly begin. Though thou have time, but for a line, be that sublime. Not failure,...
An appeal to the reason of the people has never been known to fail in...
If youth be a defect, it is one that we outgrow only too soon
It is the privilege of genius that life never grows common place, as it does...
A great man is made up of qualities that meet or make great occasions.
Children are God's Apostles, sent forth, day by day, to preach of love, and hope,...
Fortune is the rod of the weak, and the staff of the brave.
The greatest homage we can pay to truth, is to use it.
On one issue at least, men and women agree; they both distrust women.