Mishaps are like knives, that either serve us or cut us, as we grasp them by the blade or the handle.
Quote by James Russell Lowell
James Russell Lowell Quotes
Freedom is the only law which genius knows.
A great man is made up of qualities that meet or make great occasions.
Democracy is the form of government that gives every man the right to be his...
There is no good in arguing with the inevitable The only argument available with an...
Joy comes, grief goes, we know not how.
The heart forgets its sorrow and ache.
Such power there is in clear-eyed self-restraint.
It is not the insurrections of ignorance that are dangerous, but the revolts of the...
Greatly begin. Though thou have time, but for a line, be that sublime. Not failure,...
No man can produce great things who is not thoroughly sincere in dealing with himself
There is no good in arguing with the inevitable. The only argument available with an...
Not failure, but low aim, is crime.
Children are God's Apostles, sent forth, day by day, to preach of love, and hope,...
Sentiment is intellectualized emotion; emotion precipitated, as it were, in pretty crystals by the fancy
Heaven is neither here nor there to me. Everywhere and nowhere. Just not in between,...
Though old the thought and oft expressed, 'Tis his at last who says it best
Begin somewhere; you cannot build a reputation on what you intend to do.
Ninety percent of the politicians give the other ten percent a bad reputation.
The solar system has no anxiety about its reputation
Once you lose your reputation, you don't mind it.