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Summary

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was a famous Poet from USA, who lived between February 27, 1807 and March 24, 1882.

Biography

He was an American poet who wrote many works that are still famous in the U.S., including The Song of Hiawatha, Paul Revere's Ride and Evangeline. He also wrote the first American translation of Dante Alighieri's The Divine Comedy and was one of the five members of a group known as the "Fireplace poets" ("Fireside Poets"). He was born in Maine and lived most of his life in Cambridge, Massachusetts in the house during the American Revolution was occupied by General George Washington and his staff.

Zodiac etc.

He is born under the zodiac pisces, who is known for Fluctuation, Depth, Imagination, Reactive, Indecisive. Our collection contains 68 quotes who is written / told by Henry, under the main topic Education.

Related authors: Nathaniel Parker Willis, Dante Alighieri, George Washington

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Wadsworth_Longfellow

Famous quotes by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (68)


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"Therefore trust to thy heart, and to what the world calls illusions"
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"The best thing one can do when it's raining is to let it rain"
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"Sit in reverie and watch the changing color of the waves that break upon the idle seashore of the mind"
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"Method is more important than strength, when you wish to control your enemies. By dropping golden beads near a snake, a crow once managed To have a passer-by kill the snake for the beads"
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"There is nothing holier in this life of ours than the first consciousness of love, the first fluttering of its silken wings"
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"The greatest firmness is the greatest mercy"
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"Something attempted, something done, Has earned a nights repose"
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"Joy, temperance, and repose, slam the door on the doctor's nose"
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"Like a French poem is life; being only perfect in structure when with the masculine rhymes mingled the feminine are"
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"The Helicon of too many poets is not a hill crowned with sunshine and visited by the Muses and the Graces, but an old, mouldering house, full of gloom and haunted by ghosts"
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"The counterfeit and counterpart of Nature is reproduced in art"
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"Man is always more than he can know of himself; consequently, his accomplishments, time and again, will come as a surprise to him"
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"We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done"
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"Sometimes we may learn more from a man's errors, than from his virtues"
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"That which the fountain sends forth returns again to the fountain"
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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"
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"It takes less time to do a thing right, than it does to explain why you did it wrong"
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"I have an affection for a great city. I feel safe in the neighborhood of man, and enjoy the sweet security of the streets"
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"However things may seem, no evil thing is success and no good thing is failure"
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"Heights by great men reached and kept were not obtained by sudden flight but, while their companions slept, they were toiling upward in the night"
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"He that respects himself is safe from others. He wears a coat of mail that none can pierce"
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"Give what you have to somebody, it may be better than you think"
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"For his heart was in his work, and the heart giveth grace unto every art"
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"For age is opportunity no less Than youth itself, though in another dress, And as the evening twilight fades away The sky is filled with stars, invisible by day"
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"Fame comes only when deserved, and then is as inevitable as destiny, for it is destiny"
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"Evil is only good perverted"
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"Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad"
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"Each morning sees some task begun, each evening sees it close; Something attempted, something done, has earned a night's repose"
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"Critics are sentinels in the grand army of letters, stationed at the corners of newspapers and reviews, to challenge every new author"
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"Build today, then strong and sure, With a firm and ample base; And ascending and secure. Shall tomorrow find its place"
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"As to the pure mind all things are pure, so to the poetic mind all things are poetical"
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"Ambition is so powerful a passion in the human breast, that however high we reach we are never satisfied"
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"All things must change to something new, to something strange"
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"All things come round to him who will but wait"
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"A torn jacket is soon mended; but hard words bruise the heart of a child"
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"A thought often makes us hotter than a fire"
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"A single conversation across the table with a wise man is better than ten years mere study of books"
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"Youth comes but once in a lifetime"
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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"
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"The talent of success is nothing more than doing what you can do well, and doing well whatever you do without thought of fame. If it comes at all it will come because it is deserved, not because it is sought after"
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"The strength of criticism lies in the weakness of the thing criticized"
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"The sky is filled with stars, invisible by day"
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"The rapture of pursuing is the prize the vanquished gain"
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"The nearer the dawn the darker the night"
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"The mind of the scholar, if he would leave it large and liberal, should come in contact with other minds"
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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"
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"The human voice is the organ of the soul"
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"Simplicity in character, in manners, in style; in all things the supreme excellence is simplicity"
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"Ships that pass in the night, and speak each other in passing, only a signal shown, and a distant voice in the darkness; So on the ocean of life, we pass and speak one another, only a look and a voice, then darkness again and a silence"
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"Resolve and thou art free"
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"Perseverance is a great element of success. If you only knock long enough and loud enough at the gate, you are sure to wake up somebody"
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"People demand freedom only when they have no power"
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"Not in the shouts and plaudits of the throng, but in ourselves, are triumph and defeat"
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"Not in the clamor of the crowded street, not in the shouts and plaudits of the throng, but in ourselves, are triumph and defeat"
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"Music is the universal language of mankind"
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"Most people would succeed in small things if they were not troubled with great ambitions"
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"Morality without religion is only a kind of dead reckoning - an endeavor to find our place on a cloudy sea by measuring the distance we have run, but without any observation of the heavenly bodies"
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"It is foolish to pretend that one is fully recovered from a disappointed passion. Such wounds always leave a scar"
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"It is difficult to know at what moment love begins; it is less difficult to know that it has begun"
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"It is a beautiful trait in the lover's character, that they think no evil of the object loved"
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"Into each life some rain must fall"
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"Intelligence and courtesy not always are combined; Often in a wooden house a golden room we find"
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"In this world a man must either be anvil or hammer"
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"In character, in manner, in style, in all things, the supreme excellence is simplicity"
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"If you would hit the mark, you must aim a little above it"
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"If you only knock long enough and loud enough at the gate, you are sure to wake up somebody"
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"If we could read the secret history of our enemies we should find in each man's life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm all hostility"
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"The love of learning, the sequestered nooks, And all the sweet serenity of books"


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