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John Greenleaf Whittier Quote: “Of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these, ‘It might have been.’”

Of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these, ‘It might have been.’

— John Greenleaf Whittier



John Greenleaf Whittier Quote: “Rest if you must, but never quit.”

Rest if you must, but never quit.

— John Greenleaf Whittier


John Greenleaf Whittier Quote: “Thee lift me, and I lift thee, and together we ascend.”

Thee lift me, and I lift thee, and together we ascend.

— John Greenleaf Whittier


John Greenleaf Whittier Quote: “Drop Thy still dews of quietness, Till all our strivings cease; Take from our souls the strain and stress, And let our ordered lives confess The beauty of Thy peace.”

Drop Thy still dews of quietness, Till all our strivings cease; Take from our souls the strain and stress, And let our ordered lives confess The beauty of Thy peace.

— John Greenleaf Whittier


John Greenleaf Whittier Quote: “A little smile, a word of cheer, A bit of love from someone near, A little gift from one held dear, Best wishes for the coming year. These make a merry christmas!”

A little smile, a word of cheer, A bit of love from someone near, A little gift from one held dear, Best wishes for the coming year. These make a merry christmas!

— John Greenleaf Whittier


John Greenleaf Whittier Quote: “Through the dark and stormy night Faith beholds a feeble light Up the blackness streaking; Knowing God’s own time is best, In a patient hope I rest For the full day-breaking!”

Through the dark and stormy night Faith beholds a feeble light Up the blackness streaking; Knowing God’s own time is best, In a patient hope I rest For the full day-breaking!

— John Greenleaf Whittier


John Greenleaf Whittier Quote: “God’s providence is not blind, but full of eyes.”

God’s providence is not blind, but full of eyes.

— John Greenleaf Whittier


John Greenleaf Whittier Quote: “Before me, even as behind, God is, and all is well.”

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

— John Greenleaf Whittier


John Greenleaf Whittier Quote: “Dear Lord and Father of mankind, Forgive our foolish ways! Re-clothe us in our rightful mind, In purer lives thy service find, In deeper reverence praise.”

Dear Lord and Father of mankind, Forgive our foolish ways! Re-clothe us in our rightful mind, In purer lives thy service find, In deeper reverence praise.

— John Greenleaf Whittier


John Greenleaf Whittier Quote: “No longer forward or behind I look in hope or fear, But grateful, take the good I find, The best of now and here.”

No longer forward or behind I look in hope or fear, But grateful, take the good I find, The best of now and here.

— John Greenleaf Whittier



John Greenleaf Whittier Quote: “Yet, in the maddening maze of things, And tossed by storm and flood, To one fixed trust my spirit clings; I know that God is good!”

Yet, in the maddening maze of things, And tossed by storm and flood, To one fixed trust my spirit clings; I know that God is good!

— John Greenleaf Whittier


John Greenleaf Whittier Quote: “I’ll lift you and you lift me, and we’ll both ascend together.”

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

— John Greenleaf Whittier


John Greenleaf Whittier Quote: “Beauty seen is never lost, God’s colors all are fast.”

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

— John Greenleaf Whittier


John Greenleaf Whittier Quote: “Green calm below, blue quietness above.”

Green calm below, blue quietness above.

— John Greenleaf Whittier


John Greenleaf Whittier Quote: “Nothing before, nothing behind; The steps of faith Fall on the seeming void, and find The Rock beneath.”

Nothing before, nothing behind; The steps of faith Fall on the seeming void, and find The Rock beneath.

— John Greenleaf Whittier


John Greenleaf Whittier Quote: “If thou of fortune be bereft, and in thy store there be but left two loaves, sell one, and with the dole, buy hyacinths to feed thy soul.”

If thou of fortune be bereft, and in thy store there be but left two loaves, sell one, and with the dole, buy hyacinths to feed thy soul.

— John Greenleaf Whittier


John Greenleaf Whittier Quote: “Up from the meadows rich with corn, Clear in the cool September morn.”

Up from the meadows rich with corn, Clear in the cool September morn.

— John Greenleaf Whittier


John Greenleaf Whittier Quote: “What moistens the lip and what brightens the eye? What calls back the past like the rich pumpkin pie?”

What moistens the lip and what brightens the eye? What calls back the past like the rich pumpkin pie?

— John Greenleaf Whittier


John Greenleaf Whittier Quote: “Autumn, in his leafless bowers, is waiting for the winter’s snow.”

Autumn, in his leafless bowers, is waiting for the winter’s snow.

— John Greenleaf Whittier


John Greenleaf Whittier Quote: “The windows of my soul I throw Wide open to the sun.”

The windows of my soul I throw Wide open to the sun.

— John Greenleaf Whittier



John Greenleaf Whittier Quote: “Flowers spring to blossom where she walks The careful ways of duty; Our hard, stiff lines of life with her Are flowing curves of beauty.”

Flowers spring to blossom where she walks The careful ways of duty; Our hard, stiff lines of life with her Are flowing curves of beauty.

— John Greenleaf Whittier


John Greenleaf Whittier Quote: “The sun that brief December day Rose cheerless over hills of gray, And, darkly circled, gave at noon A sadder light than waning moon.”

The sun that brief December day Rose cheerless over hills of gray, And, darkly circled, gave at noon A sadder light than waning moon.

— John Greenleaf Whittier


John Greenleaf Whittier Quote: “Nature speaks in symbols and in signs.”

Nature speaks in symbols and in signs.

— John Greenleaf Whittier


John Greenleaf Whittier Quote: “One brave deed makes no hero.”

One brave deed makes no hero.

— John Greenleaf Whittier


John Greenleaf Whittier Quote: “We meet today To thank Thee for the era done, And Thee for the opening one.”

We meet today To thank Thee for the era done, And Thee for the opening one.

— John Greenleaf Whittier


John Greenleaf Whittier Quote: “Behind the cloud the starlight lurks, Through showers the sunbeams fall; For God, who loveth all his works, Has left his Hope with all.”

Behind the cloud the starlight lurks, Through showers the sunbeams fall; For God, who loveth all his works, Has left his Hope with all.

— John Greenleaf Whittier


John Greenleaf Whittier Quote: “At what point does a man turn into a monster? I don’t believe that it’s when he does horrible things, but when he accepts that he’s able to do them, and that he does them well.”

At what point does a man turn into a monster? I don’t believe that it’s when he does horrible things, but when he accepts that he’s able to do them, and that he does them well.

— John Greenleaf Whittier


John Greenleaf Whittier Quote: “No cloud above, no earth below, A universe of sky and snow.”

No cloud above, no earth below, A universe of sky and snow.

— John Greenleaf Whittier


John Greenleaf Whittier Quote: “Peace hath higher tests of manhood, than battle ever knew.”

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

— John Greenleaf Whittier


John Greenleaf Whittier Quote: “God’s ways seem dark, but, soon or late, They touch the shining hills of day; The evil cannot brook delay, The good can well afford to wait, Give ermined knaves their hour of crime; Yet have the future grand and great, The safe appeal of Truth to Time!”

God’s ways seem dark, but, soon or late, They touch the shining hills of day; The evil cannot brook delay, The good can well afford to wait, Give ermined knaves their hour of crime; Yet have the future grand and great, The safe appeal of Truth to Time!

— John Greenleaf Whittier


John Greenleaf Whittier Quote: “The garden rose may richly bloom In cultured soil and genial air, To cloud the light of Fashion’s room Or droop in Beauty’s midnight hair, In lonelier grace, to sun and dew The sweetbrier on the hillside shows Its single leaf and fainter hue, Untrained and wildly free, yet still a sister rose!”

The garden rose may richly bloom In cultured soil and genial air, To cloud the light of Fashion’s room Or droop in Beauty’s midnight hair, In lonelier grace, to sun and dew The sweetbrier on the hillside shows Its single leaf and fainter hue, Untrained and wildly free, yet still a sister rose!

— John Greenleaf Whittier


John Greenleaf Whittier Quote: “Blow, bugles of battle, the marches of peace; East, west, north, and south let the long quarrel cease; Sing the song of great joy that the angels began, Sing the glory to God and of good-will to man!”

Blow, bugles of battle, the marches of peace; East, west, north, and south let the long quarrel cease; Sing the song of great joy that the angels began, Sing the glory to God and of good-will to man!

— John Greenleaf Whittier


John Greenleaf Whittier Quote: “God fills the gaps of human need, Each crisis brings its word and deed.”

God fills the gaps of human need, Each crisis brings its word and deed.

— John Greenleaf Whittier


John Greenleaf Whittier Quote: “Heap high the farmer’s wintry hoard! Heap high the golden corn! No richer gift has Autumn poured From out her lavish horn!”

Heap high the farmer’s wintry hoard! Heap high the golden corn! No richer gift has Autumn poured From out her lavish horn!

— John Greenleaf Whittier


John Greenleaf Whittier Quote: “Tradition wears a snowy beard, romance is always young.”

Tradition wears a snowy beard, romance is always young.

— John Greenleaf Whittier


John Greenleaf Whittier Quote: “And step by step, since time began, I see the steady gain of man.”

And step by step, since time began, I see the steady gain of man.

— John Greenleaf Whittier


John Greenleaf Whittier Quote: “The Fates are just: they give us but our own; Nemesis ripens what our hands have sown.”

The Fates are just: they give us but our own; Nemesis ripens what our hands have sown.

— John Greenleaf Whittier


John Greenleaf Whittier Quote: “Nature eschews regular lines; she does not shape her lines by a common model. Not one of Eve’s numerous progeny in all respects resembles her who first culled the flowers of Eden. To the infinite variety and picturesque inequality of nature we owe the great charm of her uncloying beauty.”

Nature eschews regular lines; she does not shape her lines by a common model. Not one of Eve’s numerous progeny in all respects resembles her who first culled the flowers of Eden. To the infinite variety and picturesque inequality of nature we owe the great charm of her uncloying beauty.

— John Greenleaf Whittier


John Greenleaf Whittier Quote: “The great eventful Present hides the Past; but through the din Of its loud life hints and echoes from the life behind steal in.”

The great eventful Present hides the Past; but through the din Of its loud life hints and echoes from the life behind steal in.

— John Greenleaf Whittier


John Greenleaf Whittier Quote: “Beneath the winter’s snow lie germs of summer flowers.”

Beneath the winter’s snow lie germs of summer flowers.

— John Greenleaf Whittier


John Greenleaf Whittier Quote: “Clothe with life the weak intent, Let me be the thing I meant...”

Clothe with life the weak intent, Let me be the thing I meant...

— John Greenleaf Whittier


John Greenleaf Whittier Quote: “Through this broad street, restless ever, ebbs and flows a human tide, wave on wave a living river; wealth and fashion side by side; Toiler, idler, slave and master, in the same quick current glide.”

Through this broad street, restless ever, ebbs and flows a human tide, wave on wave a living river; wealth and fashion side by side; Toiler, idler, slave and master, in the same quick current glide.

— John Greenleaf Whittier


John Greenleaf Whittier Quote: “Despair is infidelity and death.”

Despair is infidelity and death.

— John Greenleaf Whittier


John Greenleaf Whittier Quote: “His daily prayer, far better understood in acts than in words, was simply doing good.”

His daily prayer, far better understood in acts than in words, was simply doing good.

— John Greenleaf Whittier


John Greenleaf Whittier Quote: “There is religion in everything around us, – a calm and holy religion in the unbreathing things of Nature, which man would do well to imitate.”

There is religion in everything around us, – a calm and holy religion in the unbreathing things of Nature, which man would do well to imitate.

— John Greenleaf Whittier


John Greenleaf Whittier Quote: “Children have neither past nor future – they rejoice in the present.”

Children have neither past nor future – they rejoice in the present.

— John Greenleaf Whittier


John Greenleaf Whittier Quote: “As a small businessperson, you have no greater leverage than the truth.”

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

— John Greenleaf Whittier


John Greenleaf Whittier Quote: “God gives quietness at last.”

God gives quietness at last.

— John Greenleaf Whittier


John Greenleaf Whittier Quote: “The saddest thing of word or pen, To know the things that might have been.”

The saddest thing of word or pen, To know the things that might have been.

— John Greenleaf Whittier


John Greenleaf Whittier Quote: “Better heresy of doctrine than heresy of heart.”

Better heresy of doctrine than heresy of heart.

— John Greenleaf Whittier

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