James Lowell

1819 - 1891

A Quote by James Russell Lowell on grief and joy

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Joy comes, grief goes, we know not how.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

Source: The Vision of Sir Launfal. Prelude to Part First.

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A Quote by James Russell Lowell on music, painting, poetry, silence, thought, time, and wishes

Whoever can endure unmixed delight, whoever can tolerate music and painting and poetry all in one, whoever wishes to be rid of thought and to let the busy anvils of the brain be silent for a time, let him read in the "Faery Queen."

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

Source: Spenser.

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A Quote by James Russell Lowell on fear, slavery, and weakness

They are slaves who fear to speak For the fallen and the weak. . . . . . . They are slaves who dare not be In the right with two or three.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

Source: Stanzas on Freedom.

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A Quote by James Russell Lowell on children and compromise

They enslave their children's children who make compromise with sin.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

Source: Albert W. Daw Collection

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A Quote by James Russell Lowell on christ, kindness, thought, and war

We kind o' thought Christ went agin war an' pillage.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

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

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A Quote by James Russell Lowell on god

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Behind the dim unknown, Standeth God within the shadow, keeping watch above his own.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

Source: The Present Crisis

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A Quote by James Russell Lowell

A great man is made up of qualities that meet or make great occasions.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

Source: Garfield.

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A Quote by James Russell Lowell on books

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If I were asked what book is better than a cheap book, I should answer that there is one book better than a cheap book,-and that is a book honestly come by.

James Lowell (1819 - 1891)

Source: Before the U. S. Senate Committee on Patents, Jan. 29, 1886.

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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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