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John Greenleaf Whittier Quotes

All the windows of my heart I open to the day.

As a small businessperson, you have no greater leverage than the truth.

Beauty seen is never lost, God's colors all are fast.

Before me, even as behind, God is, and all is well.

For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, 'It might have been'.

From the death of the old the new proceeds, and the life of truth from the death of creeds.

Give fools their gold, and knaves their power; let fortune's bubbles rise and fall; who sows a field, or trains a flower, or plants a tree, is more than all.

God's colors all are fast.

I'll lift you and you lift me, and we'll both ascend together.

It is no use trying to sum people up. One must follow hints, not exactly what is said, nor yet entirely what is done.

One brave deed makes no hero.

Peace hath higher tests of manhood, than battle ever knew.

The best of a book is not the thought which it contains, but the thought which it suggests; just as the charm of music dwells not in the tones but in the echoes of our hearts.

The smile of God is victory.

Tradition wears a snowy beard, romance is always young.

When faith is lost, when honor dies, the man is dead.

You don't always win your battles, but it's good to know you fought.