World Of Quotes

Quotes, Sayings, and Proverbs
 Philip James Bailey Quotes
76 Famous Quotes by Philip James Bailey
4/22/1816 - 9/6/1902
Professions:  
Information:  
About Philip James Bailey

England! my country, great and free! Heart of the world, I leap to thee!

England Quotes, by Philip James Bailey , Source: Festus (sc. The Surface, l. 376)

5 out of 5 stars
2 votes

The heart is its own Fate.

Fate Quotes, by Philip James Bailey , Source: Festus (sc. Wood and Water, Sunset)

5 out of 5 stars
1 votes

The course of Nature seems a course of Death, And nothingness the whole substantial thing.

Nature Quotes, by Philip James Bailey , Source: Festus (sc. Water and Wood)

5 out of 5 stars
1 votes

Hell is more bearable than nothingness.

Hell Quotes, by Philip James Bailey , Source: Festus (sc. Heaven)

5 out of 5 stars
1 votes

Faith is a higher faculty than reason.

Faith Quotes, by Philip James Bailey , Source: Festus--Proem (l. 84)

5 out of 5 stars
1 votes

Night brings out stars as sorrow shows us truths.

Sorrow Quotes, by Philip James Bailey , Source: Festus (sc. Water and Wood--Midnight)

5 out of 5 stars
1 votes

When night hath set her silver lamp high, Then is the time for study.

Study Quotes, by Philip James Bailey , Source: Festus (sc. A Village Feast)

5 out of 5 stars
1 votes

The worst men often give the best advice.

Advice / experience / wisdom Quotes, by Philip James Bailey

5 out of 5 stars
1 votes

I cannot love as I have loved, And yet I know not why; It is the one great woe of life To feel all feeling die.

Love Quotes, by Philip James Bailey , Source: Festus (sc. A Party and Entertainment)

4 out of 5 stars
3 votes

The fate of love is that it always seems too little or too much.

Love Quotes, by Philip James Bailey , Source: Festus (sc. Garden and Bower by the Sea)

4 out of 5 stars
3 votes

The beautiful are never desolate; But some one alway loves them--God or man. If man abandons, God himself takes them.

Beauty Quotes, by Philip James Bailey , Source: Festus (sc. Water and Wood Midnight)

4 out of 5 stars
9 votes

Dewdrops, Nature's tears, which she Sheds in her own breast for the fair which die. The sun insists on gladness; but at night, When he is gone, poor Nature loves to weep.

Dew Quotes, by Philip James Bailey , Source: Festus (sc. Water and Wood--Midnight)

4 out of 5 stars
2 votes

Art is man's nature: Nature is God's art.

Nature Quotes, by Philip James Bailey

4 out of 5 stars
1 votes

Death is the universal salt of states; Blood is the base of all things--law and war.

Death Quotes, by Philip James Bailey , Source: Festus (sc. A Country Town)

3 out of 5 stars
1 votes

Wan night, the shadow goer, came stepping in.

Night Quotes, by Philip James Bailey , Source: Festus (sc. Water and Wood--Midnight)

3 out of 5 stars
1 votes

The sweetest joy, the wildest woe is love.

Love Quotes, by Philip James Bailey , Source: Festus (sc. Alcove and Garden)

3 out of 5 stars
6 votes

Nature means Necessity.

Nature Quotes, by Philip James Bailey , Source: Festus--Dedication

3 out of 5 stars
1 votes

For as nightingales do upon glow-worms feed, So poets live upon the living light.

Nightingales Quotes, by Philip James Bailey , Source: Festus (sc. Home)

3 out of 5 stars
2 votes

The death-bed of a day, how beautiful!

Sunset Quotes, by Philip James Bailey , Source: Festus (sc. A Library and Balcony)

3 out of 5 stars
5 votes

The worst men often give the best advice. Our deeds are sometimes better than our thoughts.

Advice Quotes, by Philip James Bailey , Source: Festus (sc. A Village Feast, Evening)

3 out of 5 stars
2 votes

Evil and good are God's right hand and left.

Evil Quotes, by Philip James Bailey , Source: Prelude to Festus

2 out of 5 stars
1 votes

Imagination is the air of mind.

Imagination Quotes, by Philip James Bailey , Source: Festus (sc. Another and a Better World)

2 out of 5 stars
2 votes

For ivy climbs the crumbling hall To decorate decay.

Ivy Quotes, by Philip James Bailey , Source: Festus (sc. A Large Party and Entertainment)

2 out of 5 stars
2 votes

There are whole veins of diamonds in thine eyes, Might furnish crowns for all the Queens of earth.

Eyes Quotes, by Philip James Bailey , Source: Festus (sc. A Drawing Room)

1 out of 5 stars
2 votes

Leave the poor Some time for self-improvement. Let them not Be forced to grind the bones out of their arms For bread, but have some space to think and feel Like moral and immortal creatures.

Poverty Quotes, by Philip James Bailey , Source: Festus (sc. A Country Town)

1 out of 5 stars
1 votes