Best Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Quotes & Sayings

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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Quotes

Read Best Henry Wadsworth Longfellow quotes & sayings about life and music.We collect and share top quotes of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow with you! He was an American poet and educator whose works include “Paul Revere’s Ride”, The Song of Hiawatha, and Evangeline.

1. In character, in manner, in style, in all things, the supreme excellence is simplicity.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

2. Into each life some rain must fall.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

3. A single conversation across the table with a wise man is better than ten years mere study of books.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

4. A thought often makes us hotter than a fire.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

5. The strength of criticism lies in the weakness of the thing criticized.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

6. The sky is filled with stars, invisible by day.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

7. Youth comes but once in a lifetime.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

8. The nearer the dawn the darker the night.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

9. A torn jacket is soon mended; but hard words bruise the heart of a child.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

10. All things must change to something new, to something strange.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

11. Something attempted, something done, Has earned a nights repose.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

12. It takes less time to do a thing right, than it does to explain why you did it wrong.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

13. There is no grief like the grief that does not speak.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

14. If you would hit the mark, you must aim a little above it.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

15. Most people would succeed in small things if they were not troubled with great ambitions.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

16. That which the fountain sends forth returns again to the fountain.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

17. Love gives itself; it is not bought.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

18. The greatest firmness is the greatest mercy.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

19. Thought takes man out of servitude, into freedom.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

20. Therefore trust to thy heart, and to what the world calls illusions.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

21. When she had passed, it seemed like the ceasing of exquisite music.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

22. However things may seem, no evil thing is success and no good thing is failure.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

23. Fame comes only when deserved, and then is as inevitable as destiny, for it is destiny.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

24. The rapture of pursuing is the prize the vanquished gain.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

25. Evil is only good perverted.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

26. For his heart was in his work, and the heart giveth grace unto every art.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

27. It is a beautiful trait in the lover’s character, that they think no evil of the object loved.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow