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
Most people would succeed in small things if they were not troubled with great ambitions.
Resolve and thou art free.
Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again. Wisely improve the present,...
The love of learning, the sequestered nooks, And all the sweet serenity of books.
For age is opportunity no less than youth itself, though in another dress, and as...
Ah, how good it feels! The hand of an old friend.
Love gives itself; it is not bought.
Man is always more than he can know of himself; consequently, his accomplishments, time and...
The strength of criticism lies in the weakness of the thing criticized.
Sometimes we may learn more from a man's errors, than from his virtues.
I feel a kind of reverence for the first books of young authors. There is...
Love gives itself; it is not bought
If you only knock long enough and loud enough at the gate, you are sure...
Method is more important than strength, when you wish to control your enemies. By dropping...
The counterfeit and counterpart of Nature is reproduced in art.
He that respects himself is safe from others. He wears a coat of mail that...
Ships that pass in the night, and speak each other in passing, only a signal...
Simplicity in character, in manners, in style; in all things the supreme excellence is simplicity.
Evil is only good perverted.
Give what you have to somebody, it may be better than you think.