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
The life of a man consists not in seeing visions and in dreaming dreams, but...
Not in the clamor of the crowded street, not in the shouts and plaudits of...
Simplicity in character, in manners, in style; in all things the supreme excellence is simplicity.
The dawn is not distant, nor is the night starless; love is eternal.
Something attempted, something done, Has earned a nights repose.
The greatest firmness is the greatest mercy
You would attain to the divine perfection, And yet not turn your back upon the...
However things may seem, no evil thing is success and no good thing is failure.
Music is the universal language of mankind
Lives of great men all remind us, we can make our lives sublime, and, departing,...
The love of learning, the sequestered nooks, And all the sweet serenity of books.
It is difficult to know at what moment love begins; it is less difficult to...
Being all fashioned of the self-same dust, let us be merciful as well as just
Art is long, and Time is fleeting
The strength of criticism lies in the weakness of the thing criticized.
There is no grief like the grief that does not speak.
Be still, sad heart, and cease repining; Behind the clouds the sun is shining; Thy...
For age is opportunity no less than youth itself, though in another dress, and as...
It is hard to go beyond your public. If they are satisfied with cheap performance,...
[My] deep religiosity... found an abrupt ending at the age of twelve, through the reading...
Middle age is youth without levity, and age without decay.