Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

1807 - 1882

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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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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A Quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on world

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In this world a man must be either anvil or hammer.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)

Source: Hyperion

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A Quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on art, goals, life, and soul

Life is real! life is earnest! And the grave is not its goal; Dust thou art, to dust returnest, Was not spoken of the soul.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)

Source: A Psalm of Life.

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