The Only Faith That Wears Well And Holds Its Color In All Weathers, Is That Which Is Woven Of Conviction And Set With The Sharp Mordant Of Experience.
The only faith that wears well and holds its color in all weathers,
is that which is woven of conviction and set with the sharp mordant
-- James Russell Lowell (1819-1891)
-- My Study Windows, Abraham Lincoln, 1864
It is by presence of mind in untried emergencies that the native metal of a man is tested.
-- James Russell Lowell (1819-1891) -- My Study Windows, Abraham Lincoln, 1864...
Whatever you may be sure of, be sure of this: that you are dreadfully like other people.
-- James Russell Lowell, "My Study Window...
Not only around our infancy Doth heaven with all its splendors lie
Daily, with souls that cringe and plot, We Sinais climb and know it not....
She doeth little kindnesses Which most leave undone, or despise.
-- James Russell Lowell (1819-1891) -- My Love, iv...
I will study and get ready, and perhaps my chance will come. -- Abraham Lincol
Both of them [Breckenridge and Douglas, Lincoln's opponents] mean that Labor has no rights which Capital is bound to respect, -- that there is no higher law than human interest and cupidity.
-- James Russell Lowell (1819-1891)...
Abraham Lincoln always said you can't fool all the people all of the time.
But Abraham Lincoln was fooling when he said that. -- Mark Russell...
One thorn of experience is worth a whole wilderness of warning.
-- James Russell Lowell (1819-1891) -- Shakespeare Once More...