Jean Ingelow Quotes

Top 33 wise famous quotes and sayings by Jean Ingelow

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Jean Ingelow quotes: I don't want to die. But I want to be dead. I don't want to die. But I want to be dead.
Jean Ingelow quotes: A healthful hunger for a great idea is the beauty and blessedness of life. A healthful hunger for a great idea is the beauty and blessedness of life.
Jean Ingelow quotes: Children bring their own love with them when they come. Children bring their own love with them when they come.
Jean Ingelow quotes: A birthday:-and now a day that roseWith much of hope, with meaning rife-A thoughtful day from dawn to close:The middle day of human life. A birthday:-and now a day that rose
With much of hope, with meaning rife-
A thoughtful day from dawn to close:
The middle day of human life.
Jean Ingelow quotes: The red Sahara in an angry glow, / With amber fogs, across its hollows trailed / Long strings of camels, gloomy-eyed and slow ... The red Sahara in an angry glow, / With amber fogs, across its hollows trailed / Long strings of camels, gloomy-eyed and slow ...
Jean Ingelow quotes: And bitter waxed the fray; Brother with brother spake no word When they met in the way. And bitter waxed the fray; Brother with brother spake no word When they met in the way.
Jean Ingelow quotes: Work is its own best earthly meed,Else have we none more than the sea-born throngWho wrought those marvellous isles that bloom afar. Work is its own best earthly meed,
Else have we none more than the sea-born throng
Who wrought those marvellous isles that bloom afar.
Jean Ingelow quotes: And old affront will stir the heart Through years of rankling pain. And old affront will stir the heart Through years of rankling pain.
Jean Ingelow quotes: I am glad to think I am not bound to make the world go right, but only to discover and to do, with cheerful heart, the work that God appoints. I am glad to think I am not bound to make the world go right, but only to discover and to do, with cheerful heart, the work that God appoints.
Jean Ingelow quotes: How short our happy days appear!How long the sorrowful! How short our happy days appear!
How long the sorrowful!
Jean Ingelow quotes: It is a comely fashion to be glad; Joy is the grace we say to God. It is a comely fashion to be glad; Joy is the grace we say to God.
Jean Ingelow quotes: And the guelder roseIn a great stillness dropped, and ever dropped,Her wealth about her feet. And the guelder rose
In a great stillness dropped, and ever dropped,
Her wealth about her feet.
Jean Ingelow quotes: I am athirst for God, the living God. I am athirst for God, the living God.
Jean Ingelow quotes: It is not reason which makes faith hard, but life. It is not reason which makes faith hard, but life.
Jean Ingelow quotes: Reign, and keep life in this our deep desireOur only greatness is that we aspire. Reign, and keep life in this our deep desireOur only greatness is that we aspire.
Jean Ingelow quotes: Youth! youth! how buoyant are thy hopes! they turn, like marigolds, toward the sunny side. Youth! youth! how buoyant are thy hopes! they turn, like marigolds, toward the sunny side.
Jean Ingelow quotes: O fateful flower beside the rill- The Daffodil, the daffodil! O fateful flower beside the rill- The Daffodil, the daffodil!
Jean Ingelow quotes: Quoth the Ocean, Dawn! O fairest, clearest, Touch me with thy golden fingers bland; For I have no smile till thou appearest For the lovely land. Quoth the Ocean, Dawn! O fairest, clearest, Touch me with thy golden fingers bland; For I have no smile till thou appearest For the lovely land.
Jean Ingelow quotes: When sparrows build and the leaves break forth, My old sorrow wakes and cries. When sparrows build and the leaves break forth, My old sorrow wakes and cries.
Jean Ingelow quotes: You moon, have you done something wrong in heaven / That God has hidden your face? You moon, have you done something wrong in heaven / That God has hidden your face?
Jean Ingelow quotes: Against her ankles as she trod The lucky buttercups did nod. Against her ankles as she trod The lucky buttercups did nod.
Jean Ingelow quotes: How gently rock yon poplars high Against the reach of primrose sky With heaven's pale candles stored. How gently rock yon poplars high Against the reach of primrose sky With heaven's pale candles stored.
Jean Ingelow quotes: I have lived to thank God that all my prayers have not been answered. I have lived to thank God that all my prayers have not been answered.
Jean Ingelow quotes: From henceforth thou shalt learn that there is loveTo long for, pureness to desire, a mountOf consecration it were good to scale. From henceforth thou shalt learn that there is love
To long for, pureness to desire, a mount
Of consecration it were good to scale.