There is no work of genius which has not been the delight of mankind, no word of genius to which the human heart and soul have not sooner or later responded
Quote by James Russell Lowell
Blessed are they that have nothing to say, and who cannot be persuaded to say...
One thorn of experience is worth a whole wilderness of warning.
And what is so rare as a day in June? Then, if ever, come perfect...
No price is set on the lavish summer; June may be had by the poorest...
Endurance is the crowning quality, And patience all the passion of great hearts
To educate the intelligence is to expand the horizon of its wants and desires.
Not failure, but low aim, is crime.
True scholarship consists in knowing not what things exist, but what they mean; it is...
It is by presence of mind in untried emergencies that the native metal of man...
Joy comes, grief goes, we know not how.
There is nothing so desperately monotonous as the sea, and I no longer wonder at...
An appeal to the reason of the people has never been known to fail in...
The heart forgets its sorrow and ache.
Joy comes, grief goes, we know not how
Each day the world is born anew for him who takes it rightly.
Though old the thought and oft expressed, 'Tis his at last who says it best
If youth be a defect, it is one that we outgrow only too soon.
Truth forever on the scaffold, wrong forever on the throne.
Fate loves the fearless.
Incredulity robs us of many pleasures, and gives us nothing in return.