James Russell Lowell quotes

 quotes - All the beautiful sentiments in the world weigh less than a single lovely action. Share

“All the beautiful sentiments in the world weigh less than a single lovely action.”

— James Russell Lowell

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“One thorn of experience is worth a whole wilderness of warning.”

— James Russell Lowell

 quotes - Creativity is not the finding of a thing, but the making something out of it after it is found. Share

“Creativity is not the finding of a thing, but the making something out of it after it is found.”

— James Russell Lowell

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“Fate loves the fearless.”

— James Russell Lowell

“Thank God every morning when you get up that you have something to do that day, which must be done, whether you like it or not.”

— James Russell Lowell

“Light is the symbol of truth.”

— James Russell Lowell

“Usually when people are sad, they don't do anything. They just cry over their condition. But when they get angry, they bring about a change.”

— James Russell Lowell

“A weed is no more than a flower in disguise, Which is seen through at once, if love give a man eyes.”

— James Russell Lowell

“Democracy gives every man the right to be his own oppressor.”

— James Russell Lowell

“Blessed are they who have nothing to say and who cannot be persuaded to say it.”

— James Russell Lowell

“Children are God's Apostles, sent forth, day by day, to preach of love, and hope, and peace.”

— James Russell Lowell

“Joy comes, grief goes, we know not how.”

— James Russell Lowell

“Books are the bees which carry the quickening pollen from one to another mind.”

— James Russell Lowell

“The foolish and the dead alone never change their opinions.”

— James Russell Lowell

“Toward no crimes have men shown themselves so cold- bloodedly cruel as in punishing differences of belief.”

— James Russell Lowell

“Endurance is the crowning quality, And patience all the passion of great hearts.”

— James Russell Lowell

“Every man feels instinctively that all the beautiful sentiments in the world weigh less than a single lovely action.”

— James Russell Lowell

“Let us be of good cheer, however, remembering that the misfortunes hardest to bear are those which never come.”

— James Russell Lowell

“Not failure, but low aim, is crime.”

— James Russell Lowell

“Good luck is the willing handmaid of a upright and energetic character, and conscientious observance of duty.”

— James Russell Lowell

“On one issue at least, men and women agree; they both distrust women.”

— James Russell Lowell

“The heart forgets its sorrow and ache.”

— James Russell Lowell

“Every person born into this world their work is born with them.”

— James Russell Lowell

“Freedom is the only law which genius knows.”

— James Russell Lowell

“As life runs on, the road grows strange with faces new - and near the end. The milestones into headstones change, Neath every one a friend.”

— James Russell Lowell

“Folks never understand the folks they hate.”

— James Russell Lowell

“Solitude is as needful to the imagination as society is wholesome for the character.”

— James Russell Lowell

“Truth forever on the scaffold, wrong forever on the throne.”

— James Russell Lowell

“And what is so rare as a day in June? Then, if ever, come perfect days.”

— James Russell Lowell

“Sincerity is impossible, unless it pervade the whole being, and the pretence of it saps the very foundation of character.”

— James Russell Lowell