James Lowell

1819 - 1891

A Quote by James Russell Lowell on conscience

In vain we call old notions fudge, And bend our conscience to our dealing; The Ten Commandments will not budge, And stealing will continue stealing.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

Source: Motto of the American Copyright League (written Nov. 20, 1885).

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A Quote by James Russell Lowell on glory

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Ez to my princerples, I glory In hevin' nothin' o' the sort.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

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

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A Quote by James Russell Lowell on democracy, liberty, and religion

Puritanism, believing itself quick with the seed of religious liberty, laid, without knowing it, the egg of democracy.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

Source: New England Two Centuries ago.

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A Quote by James Russell Lowell on agreement and truth

Truth, after all, wears a different face to everybody, and it would be too tedious to wait till all were agreed.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

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A Quote by James Russell Lowell on children and nature

Nature fits all her children with something to do.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

Source: A Fable for Critics.

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A Quote by James Russell Lowell on evil, good, and nature

From lower to the higher next, Not to the top, is Nature's text; And embryo Good, to reach full stature, Absorbs the Evil in its nature.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

Source: Festina Lente. Moral.

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A Quote by James Russell Lowell on death, lies, men, nobility, and sleep

Be noble, and the nobleness that lies in other men, sleeping but never dead, will rise in majesty to meet thine own.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

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A Quote by James Russell Lowell on death, lies, men, nobility, and sleep

Be noble! and the nobleness that lies In other men, sleeping but never dead, Will rise in majesty to meet thine own.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

Source: Sonnet iv.

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A Quote by James Russell Lowell on persuasion

Blessed are they who have nothing to say and who cannot be persuaded to say it.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

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A Quote by James Russell Lowell on day, heart, life, time, and world

One day with life and heart Is more than time enough to find a world.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

Source: Columbus.

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