John Whittier Quotes


21 John Whittier quotes:



"It is no use trying to sum people up. One must follow hints, not exactly what is said, nor yet entirely what is done."
Author: Whittier Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"You don't always win your battles, but it's good to know you fought."
Author: Whittier Quotes Category: Action Quotes Battles Quotes
"Nothing before, nothing behind; the steps of faith fall on the seeming void and find the rock beneath"
Author: Whittier Quotes Category: Faith Quotes
"When faith is lost, when honor dies, the man is dead."
Author: Whittier Quotes Category: Faith Quotes
"All the windows of my heart I open to the day."
"Tradition wears a snowy beard, romance is always young."
"God's colors all are fast."
Author: Whittier Quotes Category: American Poet Quotes Colors Quotes
"Unknown to her the rigid rule, the dull restraint, the chiding frown, the weary torture of the school, the taming of wild nature down."
"I'll lift you and you lift me, and we'll both ascend together."
"Give fools their gold, and knaves their power; let fortune's bubbles rise and fall; who sows a field, or trains a flower, or plants a tree, is more than all."
Author: Whittier Quotes Category: Gold Quotes Farmers Quotes
"The best of a book is not the thought which it contains, but the thought which it suggests; just as the charm of music dwells not in the tones but in the echoes of our hearts."
"They tell me, Lucy, thou art dead, that all of thee we loved and cherished has with thy summer roses perished; and left, as its young beauty fled, an ashen memory in its stead."
Author: Whittier Quotes Category: Death Quotes Bereavement Quotes
"For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, 'It might have been'."
"The smile of God is victory."
"Beauty seen is never lost, God's colors all are fast."
Author: Whittier Quotes Category: Beauty Quotes
"Before me, even as behind, God is, and all is well."
"Somehow, not only for Christmas"
Author: Whittier Quotes Category: Christmas Quotes
"One brave deed makes no hero."
"An ashen memory in its stead."
Author: Whittier Quotes Category: Memory Quotes
"Clothe with life the weak intent, let me be the thing I meant"
Author: Whittier Quotes Category: Life Quotes



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