Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Quotes

Talk not of wasted affection; affection never was wasted

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Trouble is the next best thing to enjoyment; there is no fate in the world so horrible as to have no share in either its joys or sorrows

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The love of learning, the sequestered nooks, And all the sweet serenity of books.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

He spake well who said that graves are the footprints of angels.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

All was silent as before - All silent save the dripping rain

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

All things are symbols: the external shows of Nature have their image in the mindÍ

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Thy fate is the common fate of all; Into each life some rain must fall.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Each morning sees some task begun, each evening sees it close; Something attempted, something done, has earned a night's repose.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Of peace on earth, good-will to men!

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Would you learn the secret of the sea? Only those who brave its dangers, comprehend its mystery!

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Safe from temptation, safe from sin's pollution, She lives whom we call dead.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

A feeling of sadness and longing that is not akin to pain, and resembles sorrow only as the mist resembles the rain.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The strength of criticism lies only in the weakness of the thing criticized

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Man-like it is to fall into sin; fiendlike it is to dwell therein.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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