Men of genius are often dull and inert in society; as the blazing meteor, when it descends to earth, is only a stone.
Quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Quotes
Intelligence and courtesy not always are combined; Often in a wooden house a golden room...
However things may seem, no evil thing is success and no good thing is failure.
Most people would succeed in small things if they were not troubled with great ambitions.
Talk not of wasted affection; affection never was wasted.
He that respects himself is safe from others. He wears a coat of mail that...
Lives of great men all remind us, we can make our lives sublime, and, departing,...
All things must change To something new, to something strange.
Sorrow and silence are strong, and patient endurance is godlike.
Silently one by one, in the infinite meadows of heaven, Blossomed the lovely stars, the...
Each morning sees some task begun, each evening sees it close; Something attempted, something done,...
Give what you have to somebody, it may be better than you think.
A torn jacket is soon mended; but hard words bruise the heart of a child.
The sky is filled with stars, invisible by day.
Age is opportunity no less than youth itself.
It is foolish to pretend that one is fully recovered from a disappointed passion. Such...
The rapture of pursuing is the prize the vanquished gain.
Fame comes only when deserved, and then is as inevitable as destiny, for it is...
He had mittens, Minjekahwun, Magic mittens made of deer-skin; When upon his hands he wore...
The universe is full of magical things, patiently waiting for our wits to grow sharper.
This world, after all our science and sciences, is still a miracle; wonderful, inscrutable, magical...