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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

1807-1882. U.S. poet.

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Simplicity in character, in manners, in style; in all things the supreme excellence is simplicity.

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You know I say just what I think, and nothing more and less. I cannot say one thing and mean another.

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A feeling of sadness and longing that is not akin to pain, and resembles sorrow only as the mist resembles the rain.

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We have not wings we cannot soar; but, we have feet to scale and climb, by slow degrees, by more and more, the cloudy summits of our time.

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

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Give what you have to somebody, it may be better than you think.

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If you would hit the mark, you must aim a little above it; Every arrow that flies feels the attraction of earth.

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Youth comes but once in a lifetime.

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In ourselves are triumph and defeat.

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How beautiful is youth! how bright it gleams with its illusions, aspirations, dreams! Book of Beginnings, Story without End, Each maid a heroine, and each man a friend!

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