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None but yourself who are your greatest foe.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Topic: Enemies

In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Topic: Enemies

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

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Topic: Error

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

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Topic: Error

Sometimes we may learn more from a man's error than from his virtues.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Topic: Errors

Day, like a weary pilgrim, had reached the western gate of heaven, and Evening stooped down to unloose the latchets of his sandal shoon.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Topic: Evening

Lives of great men all remind us We can make our lives sublime, And, departing, leave us behind Footprints on the sands of time.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Topic: Example

What else remains for me? Youth, hope and love; To build a new life on a ruined life.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Topic: Expectation

Since yesterday I have been in Alcala. Erelong the time will come, sweet Preciosa, When that dull distance shall no more divide us; And I no more shall scale thy wall by night To steal a kiss from thee, as I do now.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Topic: Expectation

A face that had a story to tell. How different faces are in this particular! Some of them speak not. They are books in which not a line is written, save perhaps a date.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Topic: Faces

These faces in the mirrors Are but the shadows and phantoms of myself.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Topic: Faces

The light upon her face Shines from the windows of another world. Saints only have such faces.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Topic: Faces

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 Topic: Fame

For 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 Topic: Feeling

Feeling is deep and still; and the word that floats on the surface Is as the tossing buoy, that betrays where the anchor is hidden.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Topic: Feeling

Feet that run on willing errands!

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Topic: Feet

And the fireflies, Wah-wah-taysee, Waved their torches to mislead him.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Topic: Fireflies

The greatest firmness is the greatest mercy.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Topic: Firmness

For 'tis sweet to stammer one letter Of the Eternal's language;--on earth it is called Forgiveness!

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Topic: Forgiveness

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

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Topic: Friendship

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