William Cullen Bryant Quotes


28 William Cullen Bryant quotes:



"Childhood, with all its mirth,Youth, Manhood, Age that draws us to the ground,And last, Man's Life on earth,Glide to thy dim dominions, and are bound."
"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."
"But I behold a fearful sign,To which the white men's eyes are blind;Their race may vanish hence, like mine,And leave no trace behind,Save ruins o'er the region spread,And the white stones above the dead."
Author: Bryant Quotes Category: Eyes Quotes
"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
"Ah! never shall the land forgetHow 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
"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
"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
"Weep not that the world changes - did it keep a stable, changeless state, it were cause indeed to weep."
"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."
"A world of blossoms for the bee, Flowers for the sick girl's silent room, For the glad infant sprigs of bloom, We plant with the apple tree."
"The groves were God's first temples."
"All that tread, the globe are but a handful to the tribes, that slumber in its bosom."
"A stable, changeless state, 'twere cause indeed to weep."
"Eloquence is the poetry of prose."
"To him who in the love of Nature holds Communion with her visible forms, she speaks A various language."
"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
"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
"Thou blossom bright with autumn dew, And colored with the heaven's own blue. . . ."
Author: Bryant Quotes Category: Heaven Quotes
"To him who in the love of Nature holdsCommunion with her visible forms, she speaksA various language."
Author: Bryant Quotes Category: Language Quotes



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