Morality without religion is only a kind of dead reckoning - an endeavor to find our place on a cloudy sea by measuring the distance we have run, but without any observation of the heavenly bodies.
Quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Quotes
That which the fountain sends forth returns again to the fountain.
The life of a man consists not in seeing visions and in dreaming dreams, but...
Talk not of wasted affection - affection never was wasted.
Sometimes we may learn more from a man's errors, than from his virtues.
Something attempted, something done, Has earned a nights repose.
Sit in reverie and watch the changing color of the waves that break upon the...
If you would hit the mark, you must aim a little above it; every arrow...
There is no grief like the grief that does not speak.
For age is opportunity no less than youth itself, though in another dress, and as...
The rapture of pursuing is the prize the vanquished gain.
Most people would succeed in small things if they were not troubled with great ambitions.
Whoever benefits his enemy with straightforward intention that man's enemies will soon fold their hands...
A torn jacket is soon mended; but hard words bruise the heart of a child.
The strength of criticism lies in the weakness of the thing criticized.
Music is the universal language of mankind
In character, in manner, in style, in all things, the supreme excellence is simplicity.
Joy, temperance, and repose, slam the door on the doctor's nose.
I have an affection for a great city. I feel safe in the neighborhood of...
Ambition is so powerful a passion in the human breast, that however high we reach...
They who go Feel not the pain of parting; it is they Who stay behind...