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76 Famous Quotes by Philip James Bailey
4/22/1816 - 9/6/1902
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Burn to be great, Pay not thy praise to lofty things alone. The plains are everlasting as the hills, The bard cannot have two pursuits; aught else Comes on the mind with the like shock as though Two worlds had gone to war, and met in air.

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

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Hell is the wrath of God--His hate of sin.

Hell Quotes, by Philip James Bailey , Source: Festus (sc. Hell, l. 194)

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Both man and womankind belie their nature When they are not kind.

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

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Kindness is wisdom. There is none in life But needs it and may learn.

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

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He hath no power that hath not power to use.

Power Quotes, by Philip James Bailey , Source: Festus (sc. A Visit)

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Lowliness is the base of every virtue, And he who goes the lowest builds the safest.

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

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Joys Are bubble-like--what makes them bursts them too. - Philip James Bailey, Festus

Joy Quotes, by Philip James Bailey , Source: Festus (sc. A Library and Balcony--A Summer Night, l. 62)

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And these are joys, like beauty, but skin deep.

Joy Quotes, by Philip James Bailey , Source: Festus (sc. A Village Feast, l. 26)

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I have a heart with room for every joy.

Heart Quotes, by Philip James Bailey , Source: Festus (sc. A Mountain)

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My favoured temple is in an humble heart.

Heart Quotes, by Philip James Bailey , Source: Festus (sc. Colonnade and Lawn)

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The long days are no happier than the short ones.

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

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As proud as Lucifer.

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

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See the sun! God's crest upon His azure shield, the Heavens.

Sun Quotes, by Philip James Bailey , Source: Festus (sc. A Mountain)

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The sun, centre and sire of light, The keystone of the world-built arch of heaven.

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

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See the gold sunshine patching, And streaming and streaking across The gray-green oaks; and catching, By its soft brown beard, the moss.

Sun Quotes, by Philip James Bailey , Source: Festus (sc. The Surface, l. 409)

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Corruption springs from light: 'tis one same power Creates, preserves, destroys; matter whereon It works, on e'er self-transmutative form, Common to now the living, now the dead.

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

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Who never doubted, never half believed. Where doubt there truth is--'tis her shadow.

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

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The dew, 'Tis of the tears which stars weep, sweet with joy.

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

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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)

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The first and worst of all frauds is to cheat one's self.

Fraud Quotes, by Philip James Bailey , Source: Festus (sc. Anywhere)

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Ah, nothing comes to us too soon but sorrow.

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

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For ivy climbs the crumbling hall To decorate decay.

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

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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)

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Who never doubted, never half believed. Where doubt is, there truth is -- it is her shadow.

Doubt Quotes, by Philip James Bailey

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The worst men often give the best advice.

Advice / experience / wisdom Quotes, by Philip James Bailey

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