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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Quotes

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"Silently one by one, in the infinite meadows of heaven, Blossomed the lovely stars, the forget-me-nots of the angels."

"The nearer the dawn the darker the night."

"The morning pouring everywhere, its golden glory on the air."

"Evil is only good perverted."

"Youth comes but once in a lifetime."

"Ah, how good it feels! The hand of an old friend."

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

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

"Of peace on earth, good-will to men!"

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

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

"Sleep... Oh! how I loathe those little slices of death."

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

"Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad."

"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."

"I have an affection for a great city. I feel safe in the neighborhood of man, and enjoy the sweet security of the streets."

"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."

"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."

"Whoever benefits his enemy with straightforward intention that man's enemies will soon fold their hands in devotion."

"People demand freedom only when they have no power."

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