Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

1807 - 1882

A Quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on heaven

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Every dewdrop and raindrop had a whole heaven within it.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)

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A Quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on divinity and perfection

You would attain to the divine perfection. . . .

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)

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A Quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The hooded clouds, like friars, Tell their beads in drops of rain.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)

Source: Midnight Mass.

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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 god and patience

Though the mills of God grind slowly, yet they grind exceeding small; Though with patience he stands waiting, with exactness grinds he all.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)

Source: Retribution. From the Sinngedichte of Friedrich von Logau

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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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