Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

1807 - 1882

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 language, mankind, and music

Music is the universal language of mankind.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)

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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 on doctors and joy

Joy, temperance, and repose, Slam the door on the doctor's nose.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)

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A Quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on death, life, pollution, and temptation

Safe from temptation, safe from sin's pollution, She lives whom we call dead.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)

Source: Resignation.

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