James Lowell

1819 - 1891

A Quote by James Russell Lowell on colors, conviction, experience, and faith

The only faith that wears well and holds its color in all weathers, is that which is woven of conviction and set with the sharp mordant of experience.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

Source: My Study Windows. Abraham Lincoln, 1864.

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A Quote by James Russell Lowell on death, good, and men

The soil out of which such men as he are made is good to be born on, good to live on, good to die for and to be buried in.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

Source: Garfield.

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A Quote by James Russell Lowell

The thing we long for, that we are For one transcendent moment.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

Source: Longing.

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A Quote by James Russell Lowell

Gineral C. is a dreffle smart man; He 's ben on all sides thet give places or pelf; But consistency still wuz a part of his plan,- He 's ben true to one party, an' thet is himself.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

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

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A Quote by James Russell Lowell on god, murder, and war

Ez fer war, I call it murder,- There you hev it plain an' flat; I don't want to go no furder Than my Testyment fer that. . . . . . An' you 've gut to git up airly Ef you want to take in God.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

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

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A Quote by James Russell Lowell

Under the yaller pines I house, When sunshine makes 'em all sweet-scented, An' hear among their furry boughs The baskin' west-wind purr contented.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

Source: Second Series. The Courtin'. No. x.

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A Quote by James Russell Lowell on earth and women

Earth's noblest thing,-a woman perfected.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

Source: Irené.

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A Quote by James Russell Lowell on action and world

Every man feels instinctively that all the beautiful sentiments in the world weigh less than a single lovely action.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

Source: Rousseau and the Sentimentalists.

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A Quote by James Russell Lowell on good

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Let us be of good cheer, however, remembering that the misfortunes hardest to bear are those which never come.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

Source: Democracy and Addresses.

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A Quote by James Russell Lowell on good

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Let us be of good cheer, remembering that the misfortunes hardest to bear are those which never happen.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

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