James Lowell

1819 - 1891

A Quote by James Russell Lowell on endurance, passion, patience, and quality

Endurance is the crowning quality, And patience all the passion of great hearts.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

Source: Columbus.

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A Quote by James Russell Lowell on experience, wilderness, and worth

One thorn of experience is worth a whole wilderness of warning.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

Source: Shakespeare Once More.

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A Quote by James Russell Lowell on elderly and men

Here was a type of the true elder race, And one of Plutarch's men talked with us face to face.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

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A Quote by James Russell Lowell on meaning and spirit

Two meanings have our lightest fantasies,- One of the flesh, and of the spirit one.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

Source: Sonnet xxxiv. (Ed. 1844.)

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A Quote by James Russell Lowell on bravery, fortune, and weakness

Fortune is the rod of the weak, and the staff of the brave

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

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A Quote by James Russell Lowell on neighbors

Who gives himself with his alms feeds three,- Himself, his hungering neighbor, and me.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

Source: Part Second. viii.

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A Quote by James Russell Lowell on gifts, neighbors, and sharing

Not what we give, but what we share,- For the gift without the giver is bare; Who gives himself with his alms feeds three,- Himself, his hungering neighbor, and Me.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

Source: Vision of Sir Launfal

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A Quote by James Russell Lowell on glory

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This goin' ware glory waits ye haint one agreeable feetur.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

Source: The Biglow Papers. First Series. No. ii.

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A Quote by James Russell Lowell on belief and interest

I don't believe in princerple, But oh I du in interest.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

Source: The Biglow Papers. First Series. No. vi.

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A Quote by James Russell Lowell

A weed is no more than a flower in disguise.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

Source: The Growth of a Legend, 1847

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