Poetry is something to make us wiser and better, by continually revealing those types of beauty and truth, which God has set in all men's souls.
Quote by James Russell Lowell
James Russell Lowell Quotes
Toward no crimes have men shown themselves so cold- bloodedly cruel as in punishing differences...
Though old the thought and oft expressed, 'Tis his at last who says it best
Truth forever on the scaffold, wrong forever on the throne.
As life runs on, the road grows strange with faces new - and near the...
Freedom is the only law which genius knows.
If I were asked what book is better than a cheap book, I should answer...
A great man is made up of qualities that meet or make great occasions.
Let us be of good cheer, however, remembering that the misfortunes hardest to bear are...
He who is firmly seated in authority soon learns to think security, and not progress,...
Incredulity robs us of many pleasures, and gives us nothing in return.
Not failure, but low aim, is crime.
Endurance is the crowning quality, And patience all the passion of great hearts
The heart forgets its sorrow and ache.
Democracy is the form of government that gives every man the right to be his...
Good luck is the willing handmaid of a upright and energetic character, and conscientious observance...
In creating, the only hard thing is to begin: a grass blade's no easier to...
The surest plan to make a man is, think him so.
Joy comes, grief goes, we know not how.
Light is the symbol of truth.
There is nothing so desperately monotonous as the sea, and I no longer wonder at...