"Look not mournfully into the past, it comes not back again. Wisely improve the present, it is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future without fear and with a manly heart."
"A nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is a nation that is afraid of its people."Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on John F. Kennedy
"Pick the day. Enjoy it - to the hilt. The day as it comes. People as they come... The past, I think, has helped me appreciate the present - and I don't want to spoil any of it by fretting about the future."Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on Audrey Hepburn
"I love the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress, and grow brave by reflection. 'Tis the business of little minds to shrink, but he whose heart is firm, and whose conscience approves his conduct, will pursue his principles unto death."Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on Thomas Paine
"We fear violence less than our own feelings. Personal, private, solitary pain is more terrifying than what anyone else can inflict."Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on Jim Morrison
"What is needed, rather than running away or controlling or suppressing or any other resistance, is understanding fear that means, watch it, learn about it, come directly into contact with it. We are to learn about fear, not how to escape from it."Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on Jiddu Krishnamurti
"For age is opportunity no less Than youth itself, though in another dress, And as the evening twilight fades away The sky is filled with stars, invisible by day."
"The counterfeit and counterpart of Nature is reproduced in art."
"For his heart was in his work, and the heart giveth grace unto every art."
"Resolve and thou art free."
"The best thing one can do when it's raining is to let it rain."