James Lowell

1819 - 1891

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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A Quote by James Russell Lowell on logic

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It ["The Ancient Mariner"] is marvellous in its mastery over that delightfully fortuitous inconsequence that is the adamantine logic of dreamland.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

Source: Coleridge.

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A Quote by James Russell Lowell

Zekle crep' up quite unbeknown An' peeked in thru' the winder, An' there sot Huldy all alone, 'Ith no one nigh to hender.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

Source: Second Series. The Courtin'.

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A Quote by James Russell Lowell on thought

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Though old the thought and oft exprest, 'T is his at last who says it best.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

Source: For an Autograph.

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A Quote by James Russell Lowell on age and soul

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All thoughts that mould the age begin Deep down within the primitive soul.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

Source: An Incident in a Railroad Car.

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A Quote by James Russell Lowell on soul

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It may be glorious to write Thoughts that shall glad the two or three High souls, like those far stars that come in sight Once in a century.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

Source: An Incident in a Railroad Car.

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A Quote by James Russell Lowell on direction and men

Truly there is a tide in the affairs of men; but there is no gulf-stream setting forever in one direction.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

Source: New England Two Centuries ago.

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A Quote by James Russell Lowell on action and world

All the beautiful sentiments in the world weigh less than a single lovely action.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

Source: Albert W. Daw Collection

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A Quote by James Russell Lowell on church, fate, modesty, secrets, simplicity, and world

The wisest man could ask no more of fate Than to be simple, modest, manly, true, Safe from the many, honored by the few; Nothing to court in Church, or World, or State, But inwardly in secret to be great.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

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A Quote by James Russell Lowell on sincerity

No man can produce great things who is not thoroughly sincere in dealing with himself.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

Source: Rousseau and the Sentimentalists.

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