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.
Contributed by: Zaady
Let us be of good cheer, however, remembering that the misfortunes hardest to bear are those which never come.
Source: Democracy and Addresses.
Let us be of good cheer, remembering that the misfortunes hardest to bear are those which never happen.
It ["The Ancient Mariner"] is marvellous in its mastery over that delightfully fortuitous inconsequence that is the adamantine logic of dreamland.
Zekle crep' up quite unbeknown An' peeked in thru' the winder, An' there sot Huldy all alone, 'Ith no one nigh to hender.
Source: Second Series. The Courtin'.
Though old the thought and oft exprest, 'T is his at last who says it best.
Source: For an Autograph.
All thoughts that mould the age begin Deep down within the primitive soul.
Source: An Incident in a Railroad Car.
Such power there is in clear-eyed self-restraint.
Sentiment is intellectualized emotion,-emotion precipitated, as it were, in pretty crystals by the fancy.
All the beautiful sentiments in the world weigh less than a single lovely action.
Source: Albert W. Daw Collection
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