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237 Famous Quotes by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
2/27/1807 - 3/24/1984
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My Book and Heart Shall never part.

Parting Quotes, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow , Source: Three Friends of Mine (pt. IV)

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None but yourself who are your greatest foe.

Enemies Quotes, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow , Source: Michael Angelo (pt. II, 3)

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A solid man of Boston; A comfortable man with dividends, And the first salmon and the first green peas.

Boston Quotes, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow , Source: New England Tragedies--John Endicott (act IV)

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To the red rising moon, and loud and deep The nightingale is singing from the steep.

Nightingales Quotes, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow , Source: Keats

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The sparrows chirped as if they still were proud Their race in Holy Writ should mentioned be. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow,

Sparrows Quotes, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow , Source: Tales of a Wayside Inn--The Poet's Tale--The Birds of Killingworth (st. 2)

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'Twas Easter-Sunday. The full-blossomed trees Filled all the air with fragrance and with joy.

Easter Quotes, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow , Source: Spanish Student (act I, sc. 3)

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Hospitality sitting with gladness.

Hospitality Quotes, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow , Source: Translation from Frithiof's Saga

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The day is cold, and dark, and dreary; It rains, and the wind in never weary; The vine still clings to the mouldering wall, But at every gust the dead leaves fall, And the day is dark and dreary.

Rain Quotes, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow , Source: The Rainy Day

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After a day of cloud and wind and rain Sometimes the setting sun breaks out again, And touching all the darksome woods with light, Smiles on the fields until they laugh and sing, Then like a ruby from the horizon's ring, Drops down into the night.

Sunset Quotes, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow , Source: Hanging of the Crane (pt. VII)

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Sculpture is more divine, and more like Nature, That fashions all her works in high relief, And that is Sculpture. This vast ball, the Earth, Was moulded out of clay, and baked in fire; Men, women, and all animals that breathe Are statues, and not paintings.

Sculpture Quotes, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow , Source: Michael Angelo (pt. III, 5)

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Every dew-drop and rain-drop had a whole heaven within it.

Dew Quotes, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow , Source: Hyperion (bk. III, ch. VII)

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Every human heart is human.

Humanity Quotes, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow , Source: Hiawatha (introduction, l. 91)

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Lives of great men all remind us we can make our lives sublime. And, departing, leave behind us footprints on the sands of time.

Fame Quotes, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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The life of a man consists not in seeing visions and in dreaming dreams, but in active charity and in willing service

Charity Quotes, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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There are moments in life, when the heart is so full of emotion That if by chance it be shaken, or into its depths like a pebble Drops some careless word, it overflows, and its secret, Spilt on the ground like water, can never be gathered together

Emotion Quotes, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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The greatest firmness is the greatest mercy

Firmness Quotes, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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Kind hearts are the gardens, Kind thoughts are the roots, Kind words are the flowers, Kind deeds are the fruits, Take care of your garden And keep out the weeds, Fill it with sunshine Kind words and kind deeds

Kindness Quotes, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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Nor deem the irrevocable Past, As wholly wasted, wholly vain, If, rising on its wrecks, at last To something nobler we attain.

Growth Quotes, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow , Source: Ladder of St. Augustine

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Our pleasures and our discontents, Are rounds by which we may ascend.

Growth Quotes, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow , Source: Ladder of St. Augustine (st. 2)

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Seize the loud, vociferous fells, and Clashing, clanging to the pavement Hurl them from their windy tower!

Bells Quotes, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow , Source: Christus--The Golden Legend (prologue)

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Our hearts, our hopes, are all with thee, Our hearts, our hopes, our prayers, our tears, Our faith triumphant o'er our fears, Are all with thee,--are all with thee!

Love of country Quotes, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow , Source: The Building of the Ship

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In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.

Enemies Quotes, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow , Source: Michael Angelo (pt. II, 3)

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The shades of night were falling fast, As through an Alpine village passed A youth, who bore, 'mid snow and ice A banner with the strange device, Excelsior!

Ambition Quotes, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow , Source: Excelsior

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The music of the brook silenced all conversation.

Brooks Quotes, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow , Source: Kavanagh (ch. XXI)

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The Rhine! the Rhine! a blessing on the Rhine!

Rhine river Quotes, by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow , Source: Hyperion (bk. I, ch. II)

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