Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

1807 - 1882

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

She floats upon the river of his thoughts.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)

Source: The Spanish Student. Act ii. Sc. 3.

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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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A Quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on past

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This is the place. Stand still, my steed,- Let me review the scene, And summon from the shadowy past The forms that once have been.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)

Source: A Gleam of Sunshine.

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A Quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on darkness and memory

The leaves of memory seemed to make A mournful rustling in the dark.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)

Source: The Fire of Drift-wood.

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A Quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on liberals and mind

The mind of the scholar, if he would leave it large and liberal, should come in contact with other minds.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)

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A Quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on language, mankind, music, and poetry

Music is the universal language of mankind. . . . poetry their universal pastime and delight.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)

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