Edgar Lee Masters Quotes

Top 28 wise famous quotes and sayings by Edgar Lee Masters

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Edgar Lee Masters quotes: He stripped off the armor of institutional friendships To dedictate his soul To the terrible deities of Truth and Beauty. He stripped off the armor of institutional friendships To dedictate his soul To the terrible deities of Truth and Beauty.
Edgar Lee Masters quotes: There is something about DeathLike love itself! There is something about Death
Like love itself!
Edgar Lee Masters quotes: The much-sought prize of eternal youthIs just arrested growth. The much-sought prize of eternal youth
Is just arrested growth.
Edgar Lee Masters quotes: The tongue may be an unruly member But silence poisons the soul. The tongue may be an unruly member
But silence poisons the soul.
Edgar Lee Masters quotes: Remember the acorn;It does not devour other acorns. Remember the acorn;
It does not devour other acorns.
Edgar Lee Masters quotes: Seeds in a dry pod, tick, tick, tick, Tick, tick, tick, what little iambics, While Homer and Whitman roared in the pines. Seeds in a dry pod, tick, tick, tick, Tick, tick, tick, what little iambics, While Homer and Whitman roared in the pines.
Edgar Lee Masters quotes: The weal of the race, and the cause of humanity, here and now, are enough To give life meaning and death as well. The weal of the race, and the cause of humanity, here and now, are enough To give life meaning and death as well.
Edgar Lee Masters quotes: To this generation I would say:Memorize some bit of verse of truth or beauty. To this generation I would say:
Memorize some bit of verse of truth or beauty.
Edgar Lee Masters quotes: The dust's for crawling, heaven's for flying, Wherefore, O Soul, whose wings are grown, Soar upward to the sun! The dust's for crawling, heaven's for flying, Wherefore, O Soul, whose wings are grown, Soar upward to the sun!
Edgar Lee Masters quotes: This is life's sorrow:That one can be happy only where two are;And that our hearts are drawn to starsWhich want us not. This is life's sorrow:
That one can be happy only where two are;
And that our hearts are drawn to stars
Which want us not.
Edgar Lee Masters quotes: The snows and the roses of yesterday are vanished;And what is love but a rose that fades? The snows and the roses of yesterday are vanished;
And what is love but a rose that fades?
Edgar Lee Masters quotes: Back of every soldier is a woman. Back of every soldier is a woman.
Edgar Lee Masters quotes: And then I knew I was one of Life's fools,Whom only death would treat as the equalOf other men And then I knew I was one of Life's fools,
Whom only death would treat as the equal
Of other men
Edgar Lee Masters quotes: Why, a moral truth is a hollow tooth Which must be propped with gold. Why, a moral truth is a hollow tooth Which must be propped with gold.
Edgar Lee Masters quotes: There is the silence of age, too full of wisdom for the tongue to utter it in words intelligible to those who have not lived the great range of life. There is the silence of age, too full of wisdom for the tongue to utter it in words intelligible to those who have not lived the great range of life.
Edgar Lee Masters quotes: Such phantom blossoms palely shiningOver the lifeless boughs of Time. Such phantom blossoms palely shining
Over the lifeless boughs of Time.
Edgar Lee Masters quotes: There is no marriage in Heaven, but there is love. There is no marriage in Heaven, but there is love.
Edgar Lee Masters quotes: Beware of the man who rises to power from one suspender. Beware of the man who rises to power from one suspender.
Edgar Lee Masters quotes: Work for your own soul's sake. Work for your own soul's sake.
Edgar Lee Masters quotes: Those who first oppose a good work, seize it and make it their own, when the cornerstone is laid and memorial tablets are erected. Those who first oppose a good work, seize it and make it their own, when the cornerstone is laid and memorial tablets are erected.
Edgar Lee Masters quotes: To love is to find your own soul Through the soul of the beloved one. To love is to find your own soul Through the soul of the beloved one.
Edgar Lee Masters quotes: In time you shall see Fate approach youIn the shape of your own image in the mirror. In time you shall see Fate approach you
In the shape of your own image in the mirror.
Edgar Lee Masters quotes: How shall the soul of a man be larger than the life he has lived? How shall the soul of a man be larger than the life he has lived?