10 Total Quotes

Thomas Aldrich Quotes

The ocean moans over dead men's bones.
Thomas Aldrich
#American Poet

What is lovely never dies, put passes into other loveliness.
Thomas Aldrich
#American Poet

True art selects and paraphrases, but seldom gives a verbatim translation
Thomas Aldrich
#Art

My mind lets go a thousand things, Like dates of wars and deaths of kings, And yet recalls the very hour 'Twas noon by yonder village tower, And on the last blue noon in May The wind came briskly up this way, Crisping the brook beside the road; Then,
Thomas Aldrich
#Death

A man is known by the company his mind keeps.
Thomas Aldrich
#American Poet

I like to have a thing suggested rather than told in full. When every detail is given, the mind rests satisfied, and the imagination loses the desire to use its own wings.
Thomas Aldrich
#American Poet

Civilization is the lamb's skin in which barbarism masquerades.
Thomas Aldrich
#American Poet

The man who suspects his own tediousness is yet to be born.
Thomas Aldrich
#American Poet

There must be such a thing as a child with average ability, but you can't find a parent who will admit that it is his child.
Thomas Aldrich
#American Poet

To keep the heart unwrinkled, to be hopeful, kindly, cheerful, reverent - that is to triumph over old age
Thomas Aldrich
#Heart