The foolish and the dead alone never change their opinions.
Quote by James Russell Lowell
Poetry is something to make us wiser and better, by continually revealing those types of...
To educate the intelligence is to expand the horizon of its wants and desires.
Every person born into this world their work is born with them.
Where one person shapes their life by precept and example, there are a thousand who...
Talent is that which is in a man's power; genius is that in whose power...
Begin somewhere; you cannot build a reputation on what you intend to do.
No man can produce great things who is not thoroughly sincere in dealing with himself
What is so rare as a day in June? Then, if ever, come perfect days.
Reputation is only a candle, of wavering and uncertain flame, and easily blown out, but...
If youth be a defect, it is one that we outgrow only too soon.
Good luck is the willing handmaid of a upright and energetic character, and conscientious observance...
Not failure, but low aim, is crime.
And blessed are the horny hands of toil
As life runs on, the road grows strange with faces new - and near the...
What a sense of security in an old book which time has criticized for us.
There is no good in arguing with the inevitable. The only argument available with an...
There are two kinds of weakness, that which breaks and that which bends.
A poet must need be before his own age, to be even with posterity.
Whoever, in middle age, attempts to realize the wishes and hopes of his early youth,...
Simplicity is a pleasant thing in children, or at any age, but it is not...
What could be more beautiful than a dear old lady growing wise with age? Every...