Jim's Favorite Famous Quote, Quip, Axiom, and Maxim Repository
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Henry Longfellow
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
BornFebruary 27, 1807
Portland, Maine
DiedMarch 24, 1882
Cambridge, Massachusetts
American poet. Best known for "Paul Revere's Ride" (1863) and "The Wreck of the Hesperus" (1841).

The repository contains five quotes from Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

Doctors and HealthWords of Wisdom

Joy, temperance, and repose slam the door on the doctorís nose.

Love

Talk not of wasted affection; affection never was wasted.

People

Every man has his secret sorrows, which the world knows not; and oftentimes we call a man cold when he is only sad.

Intelligence

Men of genius are often dull and inert in society, as a blazing meteor when it descends to earth, is only a stone.

ReputationSelf

We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing, while others judge us by what we have already done.