There is nothing so desperately monotonous as the sea, and I no longer wonder at the cruelty of pirates.
Quote by James Russell Lowell
James Russell Lowell Quotes
Mishaps are like knives, that either serve us or cut us, as we grasp them...
Sentiment is intellectualized emotion; emotion precipitated, as it were, in pretty crystals by the fancy
Children are God's Apostles, sent forth, day by day, to preach of love, and hope,...
It is by presence of mind in untried emergencies that the native metal of a...
The heart forgets its sorrow and ache.
Fortune is the rod of the weak, and the staff of the brave.
There is no good in arguing with the inevitable The only argument available with an...
A poet must need be before his own age, to be even with posterity.
Though old the thought and oft expressed, 'Tis his at last who says it best
Let us be of good cheer, remembering that the misfortunes hardest to bear are those...
Creativity is not the finding of a thing, but the making something out of it...
Every person born into this world their work is born with them.
Such power there is in clear-eyed self-restraint.
The greatest homage we can pay to truth, is to use it.
It is not the insurrections of ignorance that are dangerous, but the revolts of the...
Not failure, but low aim, is crime.
Solitude is as needful to the imagination as society is wholesome for the character.
Good heavens, of what uncostly material is our earthly happiness composed... if we only knew...
They say there's a heaven for those who will wait. Some say it's better, but...
When I investigate and when I discover that the forces of the heavens and the...