William Cullen Bryant Quotes


28 William Cullen Bryant quotes:



"The praise of those who sleep in earth, The pleasant memory of their worth, The hope to meet when life is past, Shall heal the tortured mind at last."
"Ah! never shall the land forget How gushed the life-blood of her brave -- Gushed, warm with hope and courage yet, Upon the soil they fought to save."
Author: Bryant Quotes Category: Courage Quotes Soil Quotes
"And wrath has left its scar -- that fire of hellHas left its frightful scar upon my soul."
Author: Bryant Quotes Category: Fire Quotes
"Deep in the brightness of the skiesThe thronging years in glory rise.And, as they fleet,Drop strength and riches at thy feet."
Author: Bryant Quotes Category: Glory Quotes
"Is this a time to be cloudy and sad,When our mother Nature laughs around;When even the deep blue heavens look glad,And gladness breathes from the blossoming ground?"
Author: Bryant Quotes Category: Mother Quotes
"All that tread, the globe are but a handful to the tribes, that slumber in its bosom."
"Yet will that beauteous image makeThe dreary sea less drearAnd thy remembered smile will wakeThe hope that tramples fear"
Author: Bryant Quotes Category: Courage Quotes
"And then I think of one who in her youthful beauty died,The fair meek blossom that grew up and faded by my side. . . ."
Author: Bryant Quotes Category: Beauty Quotes
"The words of fire that from his penWere flung upon the fervid page,Still move, still shake the hearts of men,Amid a cold and coward age."
Author: Bryant Quotes Category: Fire Quotes
"Thou blossom bright with autumn dew, And colored with the heaven's own blue. . . ."
Author: Bryant Quotes Category: Heaven Quotes
"Autumn, the year's last, loveliest smile."
Author: Bryant Quotes Category: Smiles Quotes
"Tender pauses speakThe overflow of gladness,When words are all too weak."
Author: Bryant Quotes Category: Words Quotes
"Poetry is that art which selects and arranges the symbols of thought in such a manner as to excite the imagination the most powerfully and delightfully."
"The groves were God's first temples."
"Eloquence is the poetry of prose."
"To him who in the love of Nature holdsCommunion with her visible forms, she speaksA various language."
Author: Bryant Quotes Category: Language Quotes
"There is a power whose careTeaches thy way along that pathless coast, --"
Author: Bryant Quotes Category: Power Quotes
"Pain dies quickly, and lets her weary prisoners go; the fiercest agonies have shortest reign"
Author: Bryant Quotes Category: Pain Quotes
"How shall I know thee in the sphere which keepsThe disembodied spirits of the dead,When all of thee that time could wither sleepsAnd perishes among the dust we tread?"
Author: Bryant Quotes Category: Poetry Quotes
"Weep not that the world changes - did it keep a stable, changeless state, it were cause indeed to weep."



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