James Lowell Quotes


47 James Lowell quotes:



"Every man feels instinctively that all the beautiful sentiments in the world weigh less than a single lovely action"
Author: Lowell Quotes Category: Action Quotes
"Endurance is the crowning quality, And patience all the passion of great hearts"
Author: Lowell Quotes Category: Endurance Quotes
"Where one person shapes their life by precept and example, there are a thousand who have shaped it by impulse and circumstances."
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"Not failure, but low aim, is crime."
"I have always been of the mind that in a democracy manners are the only effective weapons against the bowie-knife."
Author: Lowell Quotes Category: Democracy Quotes Manners Quotes
"It is curious how tyrannical the habit of reasoning is"
Author: Lowell Quotes Category: Habit Quotes
"Who's not sat tense before his own heart's curtain."
Author: Lowell Quotes Category: Anxiety Quotes
"A man is old when he can pass an apple orchard and not remember the stomach ache."
Author: Lowell Quotes Category: Birthday Quotes
"The question of common sense is ''what is it good for?'' A question which would abolish the rose and be answered triumphantly by the cabbage."
"To educate the intelligence is to expand the horizon of its wants and desires."
"This goin' ware glory waits ye haint one agreeable feetur"
Author: Lowell Quotes Category: Glory Quotes
"Freedom is the only law which genius knows."
Author: Lowell Quotes Category: Freedom Quotes
"Those who know the truth are not equal to those who love it Confucius All truth is safe and nothing else is safe, but he who keeps back truth, or withholds it from men, from motives of expediency, is either a coward or a criminal."
"It is by presence of mind in untried emergencies that the native metal of a man is tested"
Author: Lowell Quotes Category: Man Quotes
"The surest plan to make a man is, think him so."
Author: Lowell Quotes Category: Praise Quotes
"Is my mother my friend? I would have to say, first of all she is my Mother, with a capital 'M'; she's something sacred to me. I love her dearly...yes, she is also a good friend, someone I can talk openly with if I want to"
Author: Lowell Quotes Category: Mother Quotes
"Poetry is something to make us wiser and better, by continually revealing those types of beauty and truth, which God has set in all men's souls"
Author: Lowell Quotes Category: Beauty Quotes
"Books are the bees which carry the quickening pollen from one to another mind."
"Once to every person and nation come the moment to decide. In the conflict of truth with falsehood, for the good or evil side."
Author: Lowell Quotes Category: Decisions Quotes
"Sorrow is the great idealizer."



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