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Top 44 wise famous quotes and sayings by John Masefield

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John Masefield quotes: In this life he laughs longest who laughs last. In this life he laughs longest who laughs last.
John Masefield quotes: Poetry is a mixture of common sense, which not all have, with an uncommon sense, which very few have. Poetry is a mixture of common sense, which not all have, with an uncommon sense, which very few have.
John Masefield quotes: Heaven to me's a fair blue stretch of sky, Earth's jest a dusty road. Heaven to me's a fair blue stretch of sky, Earth's jest a dusty road.
John Masefield quotes: When Life knocks at the door no one can wait,When Death makes his arrest we have to go. When Life knocks at the door no one can wait,
When Death makes his arrest we have to go.
John Masefield quotes: The days that make us happy make us wise. The days that make us happy make us wise.
John Masefield quotes: Only the road and the dawn, the sun, the wind, and the rain,And the watch fire under stars, and sleep, and the road again. Only the road and the dawn, the sun, the wind, and the rain,
And the watch fire under stars, and sleep, and the road again.
John Masefield quotes: The corn that makes the holy bread By which the soul of man is fed, The holy bread, the food unpriced, Thy everlasting mercy, Christ. The corn that makes the holy bread By which the soul of man is fed, The holy bread, the food unpriced, Thy everlasting mercy, Christ.
John Masefield quotes: Life, a beauty chased by tragic laughter. Life, a beauty chased by tragic laughter.
John Masefield quotes: The three foundations of judgement: Bold Design, Constant Practice, and Frequent Mistakes. The three foundations of judgement: Bold Design, Constant Practice, and Frequent Mistakes.
John Masefield quotes: Christmas ought to be brought up to date," Maria said. "It ought to have gangsters, and aeroplanes and a lot of automatic pistols. Christmas ought to be brought up to date," Maria said. "It ought to have gangsters, and aeroplanes and a lot of automatic pistols.
John Masefield quotes: People who leave their own time out of their work cannot be surprised if their time fails to find them interesting. People who leave their own time out of their work cannot be surprised if their time fails to find them interesting.
John Masefield quotes: Coming in solemn beauty like slow old tunes of Spain. Coming in solemn beauty like slow old tunes of Spain.
John Masefield quotes: And may we find when ended is the page, Death but a tavern on our pilgrimage. And may we find when ended is the page, Death but a tavern on our pilgrimage.
John Masefield quotes: Most roads lead men homewards, My road leads me forth Most roads lead men homewards, My road leads me forth
John Masefield quotes: His face was filled with broken commandments. His face was filled with broken commandments.
John Masefield quotes: Death opens unknown doors. It is most grand to die. Death opens unknown doors. It is most grand to die.
John Masefield quotes: My road leads me seawards To the white dipping sails. My road leads me seawards To the white dipping sails.
John Masefield quotes: Off Cape Horn there are but two kinds of weather, neither one of them a pleasant kind. Off Cape Horn there are but two kinds of weather, neither one of them a pleasant kind.
John Masefield quotes: Oh some are fond of Spanish wine, and some are fond of French. Oh some are fond of Spanish wine, and some are fond of French.
John Masefield quotes: But he has gone, A nation's memory and veneration, Among the radiant, ever venturing on, Somewhere, with morning, as such spirits will. But he has gone, A nation's memory and veneration, Among the radiant, ever venturing on, Somewhere, with morning, as such spirits will.
John Masefield quotes: It's a warm wind, the west wind, full of birds' cries. It's a warm wind, the west wind, full of birds' cries.
John Masefield quotes: Success is the brand on the brow of the man who aimed too low. Success is the brand on the brow of the man who aimed too low.
John Masefield quotes: O lovely lily clean, O lily springing green, O lily bursting white, Dear lily of delight, Spring in my heart agen That I may flower to men. O lovely lily clean, O lily springing green, O lily bursting white, Dear lily of delight, Spring in my heart agen That I may flower to men.
John Masefield quotes: The distant soul can shake the distant friend's soul and make the longing felt, over untold miles. The distant soul can shake the distant friend's soul and make the longing felt, over untold miles.
John Masefield quotes: It may be that we cease; we cannot tell.Even if we cease, life is a miracle. It may be that we cease; we cannot tell.
Even if we cease, life is a miracle.
John Masefield quotes: Commonplace people dislike tragedy because they dare not suffer and cannot exult. Commonplace people dislike tragedy because they dare not suffer and cannot exult.