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
Art is long, and Time is fleeting, And our hearts, though stout and brave, Still,...
Yes, we must ever be friends; and of all who offer you friendship let me...
I shot an arrow into the air, It fell to earth, I knew not where;...
You would attain to the divine perfection, And yet not turn your back upon the...
Ah, how good it feels! The hand of an old friend.
The first pressure of sorrow crushes out from our hearts the best wine; afterwards the...
Something attempted, something done, Has earned a nights repose.
A feeling of sadness and longing, That is not akin to pain, And resembles sorrow...
If we could read the secret history of our enemies, we should find in each...
Into each life some rain must fall.
Give what you have to somebody, it may be better than you think.
The strength of criticism lies only in the weakness of the thing criticized
A torn jacket is soon mended; but hard words bruise the heart of a child.
Sit in reverie and watch the changing color of the waves that break upon the...
The best thing one can do when it's raining is to let it rain.
If you would hit the mark, you must aim a little above it.
A single conversation across the table with a wise man is better than ten years...
When she had passed, it seemed like the ceasing of exquisite music.
Joy, temperance, and repose, slam the door on the doctor's nose.
The dawn is not distant, nor is the night starless; love is eternal.