Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

1807 - 1882

A Quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on sorrow

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Who ne'er his bread in sorrow ate, Who ne'er the mournful midnight hours Weeping upon his bed has sate, He knows you not, ye Heavenly Powers.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)

Source: Motto, Hyperion. Book i. 15

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A Quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on fear, suffering, and world

Oh, fear not in a world like this, And thou shalt know ere long,- Know how sublime a thing it is To suffer and be strong.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)

Source: The Light of Stars.

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A Quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on affliction, death, humanity, lies, misery, patience, and suffering

O suffering, sad humanity! O ye afflicted ones, who lie Steeped to the lips in misery, Longing, yet afraid to die, Patient, though sorely tried!

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)

Source: The Goblet of Life.

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A Quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on nature and tears

No tears Dim the sweet look that Nature wears.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)

Source: Sunrise on the Hills.

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A Quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on angels

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Blossomed the lovely stars, the forget-me-nots of the angels.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)

Source: Part i. 3.

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A Quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on prayer

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The prayer of Ajax was for light.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)

Source: The Goblet of Life.

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A Quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on darkness and life

Into each life some rain must fall, Some days must be dark and dreary.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)

Source: The Rainy Day.

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A Quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Standing with reluctant feet Where the brook and river meet, Womanhood and childhood fleet!

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)

Source: Maidenhood.

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A Quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on time

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It takes less time to do a thing right than it does to explain why you did it wrong.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)

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A Quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on colors, idleness, mind, and reverie

Sit in reverie and watch the changing color of the waves that break upon the idle seashore of the mind.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)

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