Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

1807 - 1882

A Quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on heart, joy, learning, love, passion, and sorrow

Something the heart must have to cherish, Must love and joy and sorrow learn; Something with passion clasp, or perish And in itself to ashes burn.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)

Source: Motto, Hyperion. Book ii.

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A Quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on fear, heaven, and water

"Do not fear! Heaven is as near," He said, "by water as by land!"

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)

Source: Sir Humphrey Gilbert, 1849

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A Quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on conceit, mind, and nature

Whenever nature leaves a hole in a person's mind, she generally plasters it over with a thick coat of self-conceit.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)

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A Quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on heart, home, and rest

Stay, stay at home, my heart, and rest; Home-keeping hearts are happiest.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)

Source: Song: Stay, Away at Home

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A Quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on life

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The lamps are lit, the fires burn bright. The house is full of life and light.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)

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A Quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on fate, fear, future, hope, and humanity

Sail on, O Ship of State! Sail on, O Union, strong and great! Humanity with all its fears, With all the hopes of future years, Is hanging breathless on thy fate!

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)

Source: The Building of the Ship.

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A Quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on hospitality

Hospitality sitting with Gladness.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)

Source: Translation from Frithiof's Saga.

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A Quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on god, injustice, and justice

Man is unjust, but God is just; and finally justice triumphs.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)

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A Quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on earth and language

Spake full well, in language quaint and olden, One who dwelleth by the castled Rhine, When he called the flowers, so blue and golden, Stars, that in earth's firmament do shine.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)

Source: Flowers.

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A Quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on departure, life, men, and time

A Psalm of Life. Lives of great men all remind us We can make our lives sublime, And departing, leave behind us Footprints on the sands of time.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)

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