People demand freedom only when they have no power.
Quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Quotes
Being all fashioned of the self-same dust, let us be merciful as well as just
The strength of criticism lies in the weakness of the thing criticized.
All things must change to something new, to something strange.
Be still, sad heart, and cease repining; Behind the clouds the sun is shining; Thy...
Most people would succeed in small things if they were not troubled with great ambitions.
Ships that pass in the night, and speak each other in passing, only a signal...
When she had passed, it seemed like the ceasing of exquisite music.
And the night shall be filled with music, and the cares that infest the day...
The life of a man consists not in seeing visions and in dreaming dreams, but...
We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by...
Man is always more than he can know of himself; consequently, his accomplishments, time and...
Into each life some rain must fall.
Ambition is so powerful a passion in the human breast, that however high we reach...
I venerate old age; and I love not the man who can look without emotion...
Age is opportunity no less than youth itself.
If you would hit the mark, you must aim a little above it; every arrow...
Therefore trust to thy heart, and to what the world calls illusions.
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.
Give what you have to somebody, it may be better than you think.