Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

1807 - 1882

A Quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on errors and learning

Sometimes we learn more from a man's errors than from his virtues.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)

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A Quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on caring, day, and music

And the night shall be filled with music, And the cares that infest the day Shall fold their tents like the Arabs, And as silently steal away.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)

Source: The Day is Done.

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A Quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on character, excellence, simplicity, and style

In character, in manner, in style, in all things, the supreme excellence is simplicity.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)

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A Quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on destiny and fame

Fame comes only when deserved, and then is as inevitable as destiny, for it is destiny.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)

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A Quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on fate and heart

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No one is so accursed by fate, No one so utterly desolate, But some heart, though unknown, Responds unto his own.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)

Source: Endymion.

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A Quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on judgment

We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)

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A Quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on destruction, life, love, and soul

There is nothing holier in this life of ours that the first consciousness of love - the first fluttering of its silken wings - the first rising sound and breath of that wind which is soon to sweep through the soul, to purify or destroy.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)

Source: Inferno. Canto v. Line 121.

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A Quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

This is the forest primeval.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)

Source: Evangeline. Part i.

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A Quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on heaven

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What seem to us but sad, funereal tapers May be heaven's distant lamps.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)

Source: Resignation.

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A Quote by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on earth, genius, men, and society

Men of genius are often dull and inert in society; as the blazing meteor, when it descends to earth, is only a stone.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)

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