Russell Lowell

Famous quotes by russell lowell:

    Joy comes, grief goes, we know not how;
    Everything is happy now,
    Everything is upward striving;
    —James Russell Lowell (1819–1891)

    Then, with eyes that saw not, I kissed her;
    And she, kissing back, could not know
    That my kiss was given to her sister,
    Folded close under deepening snow.
    —James Russell Lowell (1819–1891)

    No man is born into the world, whose work
    Is not born with him; there is always work,
    And tools to work withal, for those who will:
    And bless├Ęd are the horny hands of toil!
    —James Russell Lowell (1819–1891)

    Let us be of good cheer, however, remembering that the misfortunes hardest to bear are those which never come.
    —James Russell Lowell (1819–1891)

    They talk about their Pilgrim blood,
    Their birthright high and holy!
    A mountain-stream that ends in mud
    Methinks is melancholy.
    —James Russell Lowell (1819–1891)