James Russell Lowell Quotes


15 James Russell Lowell quotes:



"Mishaps are like knives, that either serve us or cut us, as we grasp them by the blade or by the handle."
Author: Lowell Quotes Category: Adversity Quotes
"Democracy gives every man the right to be his own oppressor."
Author: Lowell Quotes Category: Government Quotes
"The only faith that wears well and holds its color in all weathers is that which is woven of conviction and set with the sharp mordant of experience."
Author: Lowell Quotes Category: Faith Quotes
"Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change."
Author: Lowell Quotes Category: Anger Quotes
"As life runs on, the road grows strange with faces new -- and near the end. The milestones into headstones change, Neath every one a friend."
"A sneer is the weapon of the weak."
"A wise skepticism is the first attribute of a good critic."
"There is no good in arguing with the inevitable. The only argument available with an east wind is to put on your overcoat."
Author: Lowell Quotes Category: Argument Quotes
"Democracy give every man the right to be his own oppressor."
Author: Lowell Quotes Category: Democracy Quotes
"It is the rooted instinct in men to admire what is better and more beautiful than themselves."
Author: Lowell Quotes Category: Instinct Quotes
"It is not the insurrections of ignorance that are dangerous, but the revolts of the intelligence."
"Fortune is the rod of the weak, and the staff of the brave."
Author: Lowell Quotes Category: Fortune Quotes
"The foolish and the dead never change their opinions."
Author: Lowell Quotes Category: Opinions Quotes
"Solitude is as needed to the imagination as society is wholesome to the character."
Author: Lowell Quotes Category: Solitude Quotes
"Blessed are they who have nothing to say and who cannot be persuaded to say it."
Author: Lowell Quotes Category: Words Quotes



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