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Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: A wise man travels to discover himself. A wise man travels to discover himself. James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: All thoughtful men are solitary and original in All thoughtful men are solitary and original in themselves. James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: Though old the thought and oft exprest, Tis Though old the thought and oft exprest, Tis his at last who says it best. James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: They have rights who dare maintain them. They have rights who dare maintain them. James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: The surest plan to make a ManIs, think The surest plan to make a Man
Is, think him so.
James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: One learns more metaphysics from a single temptation One learns more metaphysics from a single temptation than from all the philosophers. James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: Where one person shapes their life by precept Where one person shapes their life by precept and example, there are a thousand who have shaped it by impulse and circumstances. James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: New occasions teach new duties, time makes ancient New occasions teach new duties, time makes ancient good uncouth; They must upward still and onward, who would keep abreast of truth. James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: Freedom needs all her poets; it is theyWho Freedom needs all her poets; it is they
Who give her aspirations wings,
And to the wiser law of music sway
Her wild imaginings.
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Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: Virtue treads paths that end not in the Virtue treads paths that end not in the grave. James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: Silence is sorrow's best food. Silence is sorrow's best food. James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: Truth, after all, wears a different face to Truth, after all, wears a different face to everybody, and it would be too tedious to wait till all were agreed. James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: O reputation! dearer far than life. O reputation! dearer far than life. James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: Long, sparkling aisles of steel-stemmed trees Bending to Long, sparkling aisles of steel-stemmed trees Bending to counterfeit a breeze ... — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: It may be glorious to write Thoughts that It may be glorious to write Thoughts that shall glad the two or three High souls, like those far stars that come in sight Once in a century. — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: Violet! sweet violet! Thine eyes are full of Violet! sweet violet! Thine eyes are full of tears; Are they wet Even yet With the thought of other years? — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: Fools, when their roof-tree falls, think it doomsday. Fools, when their roof-tree falls, think it doomsday. — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: Who speaks the truth stabs falsehood to the Who speaks the truth stabs falsehood to the heart. — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: That best academy, a mother's knee. That best academy, a mother's knee. — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: To be young is surely the best, if To be young is surely the best, if the most precarious, gift of life. — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: The opening of the first grammar school was The opening of the first grammar school was the opening of the first trench against monopoly in Church and State. — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: Fate loves best such syllables as are sweet Fate loves best such syllables as are sweet and sonorous on the tongue. — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: Such power there is in clear-eyed self-restraint. Such power there is in clear-eyed self-restraint. — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: No price is set on the lavish summer;June No price is set on the lavish summer;
June may be had by the poorest comer. — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: He mastered whatever was not worth the knowing. He mastered whatever was not worth the knowing. — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: Democracy gives every man the right to be Democracy gives every man the right to be his own oppressor. — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: Two meanings have our lightest fantasies,- One of Two meanings have our lightest fantasies,- One of the flesh, and of the spirit one. — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: The English Puritans pulled down church and state The English Puritans pulled down church and state to rebuild Zion on the ruins, and all the while it was not Zion, but America, they were building. — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: In vain we call old notions fudge, And In vain we call old notions fudge, And bend our conscience to our dealing; The Ten Commandments will not budge, And stealing will continue stealing. — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: Our American republic will endure only as long Our American republic will endure only as long as the ideas of the men who founded it continue dominant. — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: That pernicious sentiment, "Our country, right or wrong." That pernicious sentiment, "Our country, right or wrong." — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: Aspiration sees only one side of every question; Aspiration sees only one side of every question; possession many. — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: God is not dumb, that he should speak God is not dumb, that he should speak no more;
If thou hast wanderings in the wilderness
And find'st not Sinai, 'tis thy soul is poor. — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: They talk about their Pilgrim blood, their birthright They talk about their Pilgrim blood, their birthright high and holy! a mountain-stream that ends in mud thinks is melancholy. — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: For there's nothing we read of in torture's For there's nothing we read of in torture's inventions, Like a well-meaning dunce, with the best of intentions. — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: Not suffering, but faint heart, is worst of Not suffering, but faint heart, is worst of woes. — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: Each day the world is born anew for Each day the world is born anew for him who takes it rightly. — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: On Lincoln: A profound common sense is the On Lincoln: A profound common sense is the best genius for statesmanship. — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: O visionary world, condition strange, Where naught abiding O visionary world, condition strange, Where naught abiding is but only change. — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: May is a pious fraud of the almanac May is a pious fraud of the almanac A ghastly parody of real Spring Shaped out of snow and breathed with eastern wind. — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: Tis as easy to be heroes as to Tis as easy to be heroes as to sit the idle slaves. — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: There are two kinds of weakness, that which There are two kinds of weakness, that which breaks and that which bends. — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: The thing we long for, that we are The thing we long for, that we are For one transcendent moment. — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: Once to every person and nation come the Once to every person and nation come the moment to decide. In the conflict of truth with falsehood, for the good or evil side. — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: A word once vulgarized can never be rehabilitated. A word once vulgarized can never be rehabilitated. — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: Humbleness is always grace; always dignity Humbleness is always grace; always dignity — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: The green grass floweth like a streamInto the The green grass floweth like a stream
Into the oceans's blue. — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: May is a pious fraud of the almanac. May is a pious fraud of the almanac. — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: Love lives on, and hath a power to Love lives on, and hath a power to bless when they who loved are hidden in the grave. — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: Compromise makes a good umbrella, but a poor Compromise makes a good umbrella, but a poor roof; it is temporary expedient, often wise in party politics, almost sure to be unwise in statesmanship. — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: The material of thought re-acts upon the thought The material of thought re-acts upon the thought itself. — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: Not only around our infancy Doth heaven with Not only around our infancy Doth heaven with all its splendors lie; Daily, with souls that cringe and plot, We Sinais climb and know it not. — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: Life seems a jest of Fate's contriving. Life seems a jest of Fate's contriving. — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: When I was a beggarly boy, And lived When I was a beggarly boy, And lived in a cellar damp, I had not a friend nor a toy, But I had Aladdin's lamp ... — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: History is clarified experience. History is clarified experience. — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: That cause is strong which has, not a That cause is strong which has, not a multitude, but one strong man behind it. — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: All that hath been majesticalIn life or death, All that hath been majestical
In life or death, since time began,
Is native in the simple heart of all,
The angel heat of man. — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: A wise skepticism is the first attribute of A wise skepticism is the first attribute of a good critic. — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: God is the only being who has time God is the only being who has time enough; but a prudent man, who knows how to seize occasion, can commonly make a shift to find as much as he needs. — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: Time is, after all, the greatest of poets; Time is, after all, the greatest of poets; and the sons of Memory stand a better chance of being the heirs of Fame. — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: Endurance is the crowning quality, And patience all Endurance is the crowning quality, And patience all the passion of great hearts. — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: If God made poets for anything, it was If God made poets for anything, it was to keep alive the traditions of the pure, the holy, and the beautiful. — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: An angel stood and met my gaze, Through An angel stood and met my gaze, Through the low doorway of my tent; The tent is struck, the vision stays; I only know she came and went. — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: Comparative criticism teaches us that moral and aesthetic Comparative criticism teaches us that moral and aesthetic defects are more nearly related than is commonly supposed. — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: There is surely room for yet another schoolmaster There is surely room for yet another schoolmaster when a score of seers advertise themselves in Boston newspapers. — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: Freedom is the only law which genius knows. Freedom is the only law which genius knows. — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: An appeal to the reason of the people An appeal to the reason of the people has never been known to fail in the long run. — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: Not but wut abstract war is horrid, I Not but wut abstract war is horrid, I sign to thet with all my heart, But civilysation doos git forrid Sometimes, upon a powder-cart. — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: Things always seem fairer when we look back Things always seem fairer when we look back at them, and it is out of that inaccessible tower of the past that Longing leans and beckons. — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: A friendship counting nearly forty years is the A friendship counting nearly forty years is the finest kind of shade-tree I know. — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: To have greatly dreamed precludes low ends. To have greatly dreamed precludes low ends. — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: Old gold has a civilizing virtue which new Old gold has a civilizing virtue which new gold must grow old to be capable of secreting. — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: The Don Quixote of one generation may live The Don Quixote of one generation may live to hear himself called the savior of society by the next. — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: In the ocean of baseness, the deeper we In the ocean of baseness, the deeper we get, the easier the sinking. — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: Children are God's Apostles, sent forth, day by Children are God's Apostles, sent forth, day by day, to preach of love, and hope, and peace. — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: Many make the household but only one the Many make the household but only one the home. — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: It is the vain endeavor to make ourselves It is the vain endeavor to make ourselves what we are not that has strewn history with so many broken purposes and lives left in the rough. — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: Truly there is a tide in the affairs Truly there is a tide in the affairs of men; but there is no gulf-stream setting forever in one direction. — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: The gift without the giver is rare. The gift without the giver is rare. — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: Tiny Salmoneus of the air His mimic bolts Tiny Salmoneus of the air His mimic bolts the firefly threw. — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: We kind o' thought Christ went agin war We kind o' thought Christ went agin war an' pillage. — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: He gives only the worthless gold who gives He gives only the worthless gold who gives from a sense of duty. — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: Keats longed for fame, but longed above all Keats longed for fame, but longed above all to deserve it. — James Russell Lowell
Lowell James Russell Quotes By James Russell Lowell: Life is the jailer, death the angel sent Life is the jailer, death the angel sent to draw the unwilling bolts and set us free. — James Russell Lowell