Who's not sat tense before his own heart's curtain.
Quote by James Russell Lowell
James Russell Lowell Quotes
And blessed are the horny hands of toil
Truth forever on the scaffold, wrong forever on the throne.
The eye is the notebook of the poet.
True scholarship consists in knowing not what things exist, but what they mean; it is...
Let us be of good cheer, remembering that the misfortunes hardest to bear are those...
Each day the world is born anew for him who takes it rightly.
Let us be of good cheer, however, remembering that the misfortunes hardest to bear are...
Whatever you may be sure of, be sure of this - that you are dreadfully...
An appeal to the reason of the people has never been known to fail in...
If youth be a defect, it is one that we outgrow only too soon.
Compromise makes a good umbrella, but a poor roof; it is temporary expedient, often wise...
Such power there is in clear-eyed self-restraint.
There are two kinds of weakness, that which breaks and that which bends.
Communism means barbarism
Where one person shapes their life by precept and example, there are a thousand who...
Every person born into this world their work is born with them.
Poetry is something to make us wiser and better, by continually revealing those types of...
It is the privilege of genius that life never grows common place, as it does...
I have always been of the mind that in a democracy manners are the only...
What a sense of security in an old book which time has criticized for us.