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Brief about James Russell Lowell: By info that we know James Russell Lowell was born at 1970-01-01. And also James Russell Lowell is American Poet.

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

Tags: Character, Imagination, Society

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

Tags: Forever, Truth, Wrong

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

Tags: Days, Perfect, Rare

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

Tags: Character, Impossible, Whole

Folks never understand the folks they hate.

Tags: Folks, Hate, Understand

Poetry is something to make us wiser and better, by continually revealing those types of beauty and truth, which God has set in all men's souls.

Tags: Beauty, God, Men

It is by presence of mind in untried emergencies that the native metal of man is tested.

Tags: Metal, Mind, Presence

Once to every person and nation come the moment to decide. In the conflict of truth with falsehood, for the good or evil side.

Tags: Evil, Good, Truth

Compromise makes a good umbrella, but a poor roof; it is temporary expedient, often wise in party politics, almost sure to be unwise in statesmanship.

Tags: Good, Politics, Wise

A great man is made up of qualities that meet or make great occasions.

Tags: Great, Meet, Qualities

In the ocean of baseness, the deeper we get, the easier the sinking.

Tags: Deeper, Ocean, Sinking

There is no good in arguing with the inevitable. The only argument available with an east wind is to put on your overcoat.

Tags: Good, Put, Wind

Death is delightful. Death is dawn, The waking from a weary night Of fevers unto truth and light.

Tags: Death, Night, Truth

Democracy is the form of government that gives every man the right to be his own oppressor.

Tags: Democracy, Government, Oppressor

He who is firmly seated in authority soon learns to think security, and not progress, the highest lesson in statecraft.

Tags: Progress, Security, Soon

I have always been of the mind that in a democracy manners are the only effective weapons against the bowie-knife.

Tags: Against, Democracy, Mind

In creating, the only hard thing is to begin: a grass blade's no easier to make than an oak.

Tags: Begin, Creating, Hard

Mishaps are like knives, that either serve us or cut us, as we grasp them by the blade or the handle.

Tags: Cut, Either, Serve

The greatest homage we can pay to truth, is to use it.

Tags: Greatest, Pay, Truth

The mind can weave itself warmly in the cocoon of its own thoughts, and dwell a hermit anywhere.

Tags: Anywhere, Mind, Thoughts
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