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Henry+Wadsworth Longfellow Quotes

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The nearer the dawn the darker the night.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
#Adversity

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
I stay a little longer, as one stays, to cover up the embers that still burn.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
#Death

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
As I gaze upon the sea! All the old romantic legends, all my dreams, come back to me.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
#Dreams

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The holiest of all holidays are those kept by ourselves in silence and apart; the secret anniversaries of the heart.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
#Heart

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
We have not wings we cannot soar; but, we have feet to scale and climb, by slow degrees, by more and more, the cloudy summits of our time.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
#Progress

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
All are architects of fate, working in these walls of time.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
#Fate

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Ah, to build, to build! That is the noblest art of all the arts. Painting and sculpture are but images, are merely shadows cast by outward things on stone or canvas, having in themselves no separate existence. Architecture, existing in itself, and not in seeming a something it is not, surpasses them as substance shadow.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
#Architecture #Art

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The lowest ebb is the turn of the tide.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
#Difficulty

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The love of learning, the sequestered nooks, And all the sweet serenity of books.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
#Love #Books And Reading

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
A feeling of sadness and longing that is not akin to pain, and resembles sorrow only as the mist resembles the rain.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
#Nostalgia

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Every heart has its secret sorrows which the world knows not, and oftentimes we call a man cold, when he is only sad
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
#Heart

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
If we could read the secret history of our enemies, we should find in each man's life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm all hostility
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
#Enemies

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Men of genius are often dull and inert in society; as the blazing meteor, when it descends to earth, is only a stone.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
#Socializing And Socialism #Earth

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
A single conversation across the table with a wise man is better than ten years mere study of books.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
#Books And Reading

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Look upon the errors of others in sorrow, not in anger
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
#Anger

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
You know I say just what I think, and nothing more and less. I cannot say one thing and mean another.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
#Sincerity

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Thy fate is the common fate of all; Into each life some rain must fall.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
#Difficulty #Fate

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
There are no birds in last year's nest
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
#Birds

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
For his heart was in his work, and the heart Giveth grace unto every Art.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
#Work #Art

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
It is difficult to know at what moment love begins; it is less difficult to know that it has begun.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
#Cute Love #Sweet Love #Love #Desire

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Sit in reverie, and watch the changing color of the waves that break upon the idle seashore of the mind
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
#Mind

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Like a French poem is life; being only perfect in structure when with the masculine rhymes mingled the feminine are.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
#Life