Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

1807 - 1882

A Quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on nations and world

Into a world unknown,-the corner-stone of a nation!

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)

Source: The Courtship of Miles Standish. iv.

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A Quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on boldness, excess, and mind

Write on your doors the saying wise and old. "Be bold!" and everywhere - "Be bold; Be not too bold!" Yet better the excess Than the defect; better the more than less sustaineth him and the steadiness of his mind beareth him out.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)

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A Quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on intelligence

Intelligence and courtesy not always are combined; Often in a wooden house a golden room we find.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)

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A Quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on darkness and day

The day is done, and the darkness Falls from the wings of Night, As a feather is wafted downward From an eagle in his flight.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)

Source: The Day is Done.

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A Quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on bravery, learning, mystery, and secrets

'Wouldst thou'-so the helmsman answered,- 'Learn the secret of the sea? Only those who brave its dangers Comprehend its mystery!'

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)

Source: The Secret of the Sea

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A Quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on enemies, history, life, secrets, sorrow, and suffering

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 (1807 - 1882)

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A Quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on aim and earth

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If you would hit the mark, you must aim a little above it: Every arrow that flies feels the attraction of earth.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)

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A Quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

A banner with the strange device.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)

Source: Excelsior.

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A Quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on fate, heart, and learning

Let us, then, be up and doing, With a heart for any fate; Still achieving, still pursuing, Learn to labour and to wait.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)

Source: A Psalm of Life.

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A Quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on art and beginning

Great is the art of beginning, but greater is the art of ending.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)

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