One thorn of experience is worth a whole wilderness of warning.
Quote by James Russell Lowell
James Russell Lowell Quotes
Truth, after all, wears a different face to everybody, and it would be too tedious...
In creating, the only hard thing is to begin: a grass blade's no easier to...
Heaven is neither here nor there to me. Everywhere and nowhere. Just not in between,...
Fate loves the fearless.
If youth be a defect, it is one that we outgrow only too soon
There are two kinds of weakness, that which breaks and that which bends.
Good heavens, of what uncostly material is our earthly happiness composed... if we only knew...
Sentiment is intellectualized emotion; emotion precipitated, as it were, in pretty crystals by the fancy
Not failure, but low aim, is crime.
And blessed are the horny hands of toil
Death is delightful. Death is dawn, The waking from a weary night Of fevers unto...
Such power there is in clear-eyed self-restraint.
Joy comes, grief goes, we know not how.
Whatever you may be sure of, be sure of this - that you are dreadfully...
Communism means barbarism
A weed is no more than a flower in disguise, Which is seen through at...
Incredulity robs us of many pleasures, and gives us nothing in return.
In the ocean of baseness, the deeper we get, the easier the sinking.
The heart forgets its sorrow and ache.
I have always been of the mind that in a democracy manners are the only...