Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Quotes


111 Henry Wadsworth Longfellow quotes:



"I venerate old age; and I love not the man who can look without emotion upon the sunset of life, when the dusk of evening begins to gather over the watery eye, and the shadows of twilight grow broader and deeper upon the understanding."
"For age is opportunity no less than youth itself, though in another dress, and as the evening twilight fades away, the sky is filled with stars, invisible by day."
"The nearer the dawn the darker the night."
"Into each life some rain must fall, some days must be dark and dreary."
"Build today, then strong and sure, With a firm and ample base; And ascending and secure. Shall tomorrow find its place."
Author: Longfellow Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"Each morning sees some task begun, each evening sees it close; Something attempted, something done, has earned a night's repose."
Author: Longfellow Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"Talk not of wasted affection; affection never was wasted."
"Man is always more than he can know of himself; consequently, his accomplishments, time and again, will come as a surprise to him."
"The best thing one can do when it's raining is to let it rain."
Author: Longfellow Quotes Category: Nature Quotes
"The counterfeit and counterpart of Nature is reproduced in art."
Author: Longfellow Quotes Category: Nature Quotes
"The love of learning, the sequestered nooks, And all the sweet serenity of books."
"It is difficult to know at what moment love begins; it is less difficult to know that it has begun."
"To be seventy years old is like climbing the Alps. You reach a snow-crowned summit, and see behind you the deep valley stretching miles and miles away, and before you other summits higher and whiter, which you may have strength to climb, or may not. Then you sit down and meditate and wonder which it will be."
"Build me straight, O worthy Master! / Staunch and strong, a goodly vessel, / That shall laugh at all disaster, / And with wave and whirlwind wrestle!"
"As I gaze upon the sea! All the old romantic legends, all my dreams, come back to me."
Author: Longfellow Quotes Category: Dreams Quotes
"One half the world must sweat and groan that the other half may dream."
Author: Longfellow Quotes Category: Dreams Quotes
"Thy fate is the common fate of all; Into each life some rain must fall."
Author: Longfellow Quotes Category: Fate Quotes Difficulty Quotes
"Not in the clamor of the crowded street, not in the shouts and plaudits of the throng, but in ourselves, are triumph and defeat."
Author: Longfellow Quotes Category: Failure Quotes
"Evil is only good perverted."
Author: Longfellow Quotes Category: Evil Quotes
"However things may seem, no evil thing is success and no good thing is failure."
Author: Longfellow Quotes Category: Failure Quotes



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