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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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

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

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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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  • The nearer the dawn the darker the night.

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

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  • Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again. Wisely improve the present, it is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart.

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

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  • People demand freedom only when they have no power.

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  • Talk not of wasted affection - affection never was wasted.

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  • They who go Feel not the pain of parting; it is they Who stay behind that suffer.

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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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  • If you only knock long enough and loud enough at the gate, you are sure to wake up somebody.

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

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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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  • We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.

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  • The best thing one can do when it's raining is to let it rain.

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  • Whenever nature leaves a hole in a person's mind, she generally plasters it over with a thick coat of self-conceit.

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

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  • The human voice is the organ of the soul.

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  • Into each life some rain must fall.

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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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  • Love gives itself; it is not bought.

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  • The greatest firmness is the greatest mercy.

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  • Youth comes but once in a lifetime.

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  • The counterfeit and counterpart of Nature is reproduced in art.

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  • In this world a man must either be anvil or hammer.

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  • Sometimes we may learn more from a man's errors, than from his virtues.

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