Best Quotes by John Greenleaf Whittier (Top 10)

  1. For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, 'It might have been'.
  2. The tints of autumn...a mighty flower garden blossoming under the spell of the enchanter, frost.
  3. No longer forward nor behindI look in hope or fear;But, grateful, take the good I find,The best of now and here.
  4. the joy that you give to others is the joy that comes back to you
  5. 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.
  6. Peace hath higher tests of manhood, than battle ever knew.
  7. I'll lift you and you lift me, and we'll both ascend together.
  8. And sweet and far as from a star, replied a voice which shall not cease, till drowning all the noise of war, it sings the blessed song of peace
  9. Again the blackbirds sings; the streams Wake, laughing, from their winter dreams, And tremble in the April showers The tassels of the maple flowers.
  10. Clothe with life the weak intent, Let me be the thing I meant ...

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