Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

1807 - 1882

A Quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

He has singed the beard of the king of Spain.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)

Source: The Dutch Picture.

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A Quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on death and sleep

Sleep . . . Oh! how I loathe those little slices of death . . . .

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)

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A Quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on happiness, misery, sorrow, and time

There is no greater sorrow Than to be mindful of the happy time In misery.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)

Source: Inferno. Canto v. Line 121.

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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 past

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Look not mournfully into the past. It comes not back again.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)

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A Quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on fear, future, heart, improvement, past, and present

Look not mournfully into the Past. It comes not back again. Wisely improve the Present. It is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy Future, Without fear, and with a manly heart.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)

Source: Hyperion [1839], bk. IV, ch. 8

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A Quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

All things come round to him who will but wait.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)

Source: Tales of a Wayside Inn. The Student's Tale. (1862.)

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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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