I feel a kind of reverence for the first books of young authors. There is so much aspiration in them, so much audacious hope and trembling fear, so much of the heart's history, that all errors and shortcomings are for…
Quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Men of genius are often dull and inert in society; as the blazing meteor, when...
Not in the clamor of the crowded street, not in the shouts and plaudits of...
Youth comes but once in a lifetime.
A thought often makes us hotter than a fire.
In character, in manner, in style, in all things, the supreme excellence is simplicity.
Talk not of wasted affection - affection never was wasted.
Age is opportunity no less than youth itself.
The greatest firmness is the greatest mercy
The sky is filled with stars, invisible by day.
The greatest firmness is the greatest mercy.
Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we...
Art is long, and Time is fleeting
Being all fashioned of the self-same dust, let us be merciful as well as just
Sleep... Oh! how I loathe those little slices of death....
He spake well who said that graves are the footprints of angels.
If we could read the secret history of our enemies, we should find in each...
The Helicon of too many poets is not a hill crowned with sunshine and visited...
That which the fountain sends forth returns again to the fountain.
Something attempted, something done, Has earned a nights repose.
Morality without religion is only a kind of dead reckoning - an endeavor to find...