In creating, the only hard thing is to begin: a grass blade's no easier to make than an oak.
Quote by James Russell Lowell
James Russell Lowell Quotes
What is so rare as a day in June? Then, if ever, come perfect days.
Freedom is the only law which genius knows.
Books are the bees which carry the quickening pollen from one to another mind.
The heart forgets its sorrow and ache.
A weed is no more than a flower in disguise, Which is seen through at...
Begin somewhere; you cannot build a reputation on what you intend to do.
What a sense of security in an old book which time has criticized for us.
It was in making education not only common to all, but in some sense compulsory...
Let us be of good cheer, remembering that the misfortunes hardest to bear are those...
Certainly it is no shame to a man that he should be as nice about...
And blessed are the horny hands of toil
Solitude is as needful to the imagination as society is wholesome for the character.
Nature fits all her children with something to do, he who would write and can't...
An appeal to the reason of the people has never been known to fail in...
Mishaps are like knives, that either serve us or cut us, as we grasp them...
Such power there is in clear-eyed self-restraint.
One thorn of experience is worth a whole wilderness of warning.
Fate loves the fearless.
Sincerity is impossible, unless it pervade the whole being, and the pretence of it saps...
Death is delightful. Death is dawn, The waking from a weary night Of fevers unto...