Heights by great men reached and kept were not obtained by sudden flight but, while their companions slept, they were toiling upward in the night.
Quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Quotes
If you only knock long enough and loud enough at the gate, you are sure...
Trust no future, however pleasant! Let the dead past bury its dead! Act, act in...
Music is the universal language of mankind.
A feeling of sadness and longing, That is not akin to pain, And resembles sorrow...
Talk not of wasted affection; affection never was wasted.
Give what you have to somebody, it may be better than you think.
The mind of the scholar, if he would leave it large and liberal, should come...
Resolve and thou art free.
Thy fate is the common fate of all; Into each life some rain must fall.
A single conversation across the table with a wise man is better than ten years...
However things may seem, no evil thing is success and no good thing is failure.
Next to being a great poet, is the power of understanding one
There is no grief like the grief that does not speak.
Then followed that beautiful season... Summer.... Filled was the air with a dreamy and magical...
Ah, how good it feels! The hand of an old friend.
If we could read the secret history of our enemies, we should find in each...
A thought often makes us hotter than a fire.
Thought takes man out of servitude, into freedom.
Art is the child of Nature; yes, her darling child, in whom we trace the...
Evil is only good perverted.