Quotes by James Russell Lowell

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There is no good in arguing with the inevitable. The only argument available with an east wind is to put on your overcoat.
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It is not the insurrections of ignorance that are dangerous, but the revolts of the intelligence.
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That best academy, a mother's knee.
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What a sense of security in an old book which time has criticized for us!
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There is no bore we dread being left alone with so much as our own minds.
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Good heavens, of what uncostly material is our earthly happiness composed if we only knew it. What incomes have we not had from a flower, and how unfailing are the dividends of the seasons.
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All God's angels come to us disguised.
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There is nothing so desperately monotonous as the sea, and I no longer wonder at the cruelty of pirates.
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Whatever you may be sure of, be sure of this: That you are dreadfully like other people.
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