Top 50 Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Quotes

In this post, you will find great Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Quotes. You can learn and implement many lessons from these quotes.

The nearer the dawn the darker the night.

The nearer the dawn the darker the night.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Talk not of wasted affection – affection never was wasted.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Therefore trust to thy heart, and to what the world calls illusions.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
For his heart was in his work, and the heart giveth grace unto every art.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The Helicon of too many poets is not a hill crowned with sunshine and visited by the Muses and the Graces, but an old, mouldering house, full of gloom and haunted by ghosts.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Men of genius are often dull and inert in society; as the blazing meteor, when it descends to earth, is only a stone.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
In this world a man must either be anvil or hammer.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Joy, temperance, and repose, slam the door on the doctor‘s nose.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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
All things come round to him who will but wait.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
There is nothing holier in this life of ours than the first consciousness of love, the first fluttering of its silken wings.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
As to the pure mind all things are pure, so to the poetic mind all things are poetical.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Most people would succeed in small things if they were not troubled with great ambitions.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Intelligence and courtesy not always are combined; Often in a wooden house a golden room we find.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The greatest firmness is the greatest mercy.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The mind of the scholar, if he would leave it large and liberal, should come in contact with other minds.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The best thing one can do when it’s raining is to let it rain.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Ambition is so powerful a passion in the human breast, that however high we reach we are never satisfied.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Something attempted, something done, Has earned a nights repose.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
It is difficult to know at what moment love begins; it is less difficult to know that it has begun.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
It is foolish to pretend that one is fully recovered from a disappointed passion. Such wounds always leave a scar.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
There are moments in life, when the heart is so full of emotion That if by chance it be shaken, or into its depths like a pebble Drops some careless word, it overflows, and its secret, Spilt on the ground like water, can never be gathered together.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Love keeps the cold out better than a cloak.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Fame comes only when deserved, and then is as inevitable as destiny, for it is destiny.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
A torn jacket is soon mended; but hard words bruise the heart of a child.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The love of learning, the sequestered nooks, And all the sweet serenity of books.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The strength of criticism lies in the weakness of the t

The strength of criticism lies in the weakness of the thing criticized.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The dawn is not distant, nor is the night starless; love is eternal.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Evil is only good perverted.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The human voice is the organ of the soul.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Man is always more than he can know of himself; consequently, his accomplishments, time and again, will come as a surprise to him.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
In character, in manner, in style, in all things, the supreme excellence is simplicity.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
I have an affection for a great city. I feel safe in the neighborhood of man, and enjoy the sweet security of the streets.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
When she had passed, it seemed like the ceasing of exquisite music.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Like a French poem is life; being only perfect in structure when with the masculine rhymes mingled the feminine are.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Youth comes but once in a lifetime.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
People demand freedom only when they have no power.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
However things may seem, no evil thing is success and no good thing is failure.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Critics are sentinels in the grand army of letters, stationed at the corners of newspapers and reviews, to challenge every new author.
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
Music is the universal language of mankind.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
If you would hit the mark, you must aim a little above it.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Whenever nature leaves a hole in a person‘s mind, she generally plasters it over with a thick coat of self-conceit.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Simplicity in character, in manners, in style; in all things the supreme excellence is simplicity.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
The sky is filled with stars, invisible by day.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow