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John Greenleaf Whittier

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chikuwa100q_bot: 19. For all sad words of tongue and pen/ the saddest are those 'It might have been.' [John Greenleaf Whittier]

MelittaCampbell: I love this poem by John Greenleaf Whittier, it sums up what it takes to succeed in business and life. "It's when things go wrong that you must not quit." Do you agree?

CLFrysig: 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

LiteraryRob: Not for thyself, but for the slave Thy words of thunder shook the world... On the death of reformer and publisher William Lloyd Garrison, May 28, 1879, and a memorial poem by his friend John Greenleaf Whittier --

fxmimxhxr804: Beauty seen is never lost, God's colors all are fast.-John Greenleaf Whittier SinigangRamen NiFUMIYA

JohnMcG11663430: "Life is strange with its twists and turns As everyone of us sometimes learns And many a failure comes about When he might have won had he stuck it out" From the poem, "Don't Quit" By John Greenleaf Whittier

evieyannakidis: And you never can tell just how close you are, It may be near when it seems so far; So stick to the fight when you're hardest hit- It's when things seem worst that you must not quit. -John Greenleaf Whittier

larryseaman: ATSBK clip Poet John Greenleaf Whittier Birthplace

chikuwa100q_bot: 99. You don't always win/ your battles, but it's good to know you fought. [John Greenleaf Whittier]

jmatlockmix: Don't Quit by John Greenleaf Whittier - Your Daily Poem

QuotesFamous3: [truth] As a small businessperson, you have no greater leverage than the truth. - John Greenleaf Whittier

bEiNgInDiE_: Of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these, 'It might have been.' -John Greenleaf Whittier, Maud Muller

BerniciaKrystal: 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 YAMYAM FIRST VLOG

haiyayfc: "Peace hath higher tests of manhood than battle ever knew." - John Greenleaf Whittier

ancapquotes: "Peace hath higher tests of manhood than battle ever knew." - John Greenleaf Whittier

MrkgnaoReads: Maud Muller (1866) by John Greenleaf Whittier [with Melshi]

anglicanreader: 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. Breathe through the heats of our desire. O still, small voice of calm. John Greenleaf Whittier (1807-92)

jinjiniiiie: No longer forward nor behind I look in hope or fear; But, grateful, take the good I find, The best of now and here. -John Greenleaf Whittier

chikuwa100q_bot: 99. You don't always win/ your battles, but it's good to know you fought. [John Greenleaf Whittier]

CSLCHSnMore: The previous poem was by John Greenleaf Whittier. Whittier, CA was named after him.

andrew_hnatow: 1892 ed of collected poetry of John Greenleaf Whittier, fireside poet, Quaker, abolitionist.

NW_PTTC: "So stick to the fight when you're hardest hit— It's when things seem worst that you must not quit." From Don't Quit, a poem by John Greenleaf Whittier. To read this short poem follow the link.

harperprod: “No longer forward nor behind I look in hope or fear; but, grateful, take the good I find, the best of now and here… And so the shadows fall apart, and so the west winds play; and all the windows of my heart I open to the day.” - John Greenleaf Whittier -

TrueQuotation: I would never have become music director of the Chicago Symphony, which would have been an extremely sad loss. — John Greenleaf Whittier

jarmgirl: 1891 Antique Victorian Poetry Book, Whittier Poems Houghton Mifflin Co Publishers, The Poetical Works John Greenleaf Whittier Illustrated

JGrammondPhoto: "The windows of my soul I throw wide open to the sun." ~ John Greenleaf Whittier. What choices are you making for the better this week? Image: © Jay Grammond

sylviam1234: The airs of heaven blow o’er me; A glory shines before me Of what mankind shall be,— Pure, generous, brave, and free. John Greenleaf Whittier

rebeca6169: Henry James praised Hawthorne, saying, "The fine thing in Hawthorne is that he cared for the deeper psychology, and that, in his way, he tried to become familiar with it." Poet John Greenleaf Whittier wrote that he admired the "weird and subtle beauty" in Hawthorne's tales.

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

atsalumni: The smile of God is victory.-John Greenleaf Whittier

atsalumni: 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

OJulie777: "Of all sad words of mouth or pen, the saddest are these, “It might have been." —John Greenleaf Whittier

Richard57307834: Check out Jewels from Whittier Illustrated 1907 John Greenleaf Whittier

Armandpineda: "Of all the sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these: 'It might have been.'" - John Greenleaf Whittier

mariankirstie: 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

rahulroaringrc: "Of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these, 'It might have been." John Greenleaf Whittier

atsalumni: God's providence is not blind, but full of eyes.-John Greenleaf Whittier

kimmiintx: A Time to Think The smile of God is victory.–John Greenleaf Whittier A Time to Act Claim the victory God is sure to give you. A Time to Pray Show me Your solution, Father, and help me act accordingly.

atsalumni: Before me, even as behind, God is, and all is well.-John Greenleaf Whittier

SEHS_Spirit: “Edsman Standard Time”: GRIT “When things go wrong as they sometimes will / When the road you're trudging seems all up hill... When care is pressing you down a bit, Rest if you must, but don't you quit...” —John Greenleaf Whittier

JoeyCutless: For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, It might have been. -John Greenleaf Whittier

angelsonearth: A Time to Think The smile of God is victory.–John Greenleaf Whittier A Time to Act Claim the victory God is sure to give you. A Time to Pray Show me Your solution, Father, and help me act accordingly.

pseudiom: Is major Jazz rock figure and Steely Dan co-founder Donald Fagen actually mid-1800's American-Quaker poet John Greenleaf Whittier? The jury is still out...

kiing90s: Of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these, 'It might have been. -John Greenleaf Whittier, Maud Muller - Pamphlet

projectouchline: 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. Breathe through the heats of our desire. O still, small voice of calm. John Greenleaf Whittier (1807-92)

chikuwa100q_bot: 99. You don't always win/ your battles, but it's good to know you fought. [John Greenleaf Whittier]

ChrisHatt11: "For all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these, 'It might have been.'" - John Greenleaf Whittier

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

kiing90s: Of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these, 'It might have been. -John Greenleaf Whittier, Maud Muller - Pamphlet

chikuwa100q_bot: 99. You don't always win/ your battles, but it's good to know you fought. [John Greenleaf Whittier]

voxpeace: "Peace hath higher tests of manhood, than battle ever knew." — John Greenleaf Whittier

DGquoter: "Peace hath higher tests of manhood, than battle ever knew." — John Greenleaf Whittier

BadmintonBenef1: 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. Breathe through the heats of our desire. O still, small voice of calm. John Greenleaf Whittier (1807-92)

kiing90s: Of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these, 'It might have been. -John Greenleaf Whittier, Maud Muller - Pamphlet

HopewellKat: For all sad words of tongue and pen, the saddest are these, “It might have been.” – John Greenleaf Whittier

ludlowstation: "A picture memory brings to me; I look across the years and see Myself beside my Mother's knee..." ~ John Greenleaf Whittier Happy Mother's Day to all of our wonderful Bulldog Moms, past, present and future! Thank you for entrusting us with your precious sons!

CathyOsten: Don't Quit by John Greenleaf Whittier - Your Daily Poem

LiteraryRob: Unveiling all the triumphs won By art or toil beneath the sun... The opening of the United States centennial celebration in Philadelphia began with a poem/hymn by John Greenleaf Whittier, May 10, 1876 --

somequotesbot: "Life is ever lord of DeathAnd Love can never lose its own." - John Greenleaf Whittier

reygarbernal: Tribute to Mother by John Greenleaf Whittier:

ableraces: “For all the sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these, it might have been”. John Greenleaf Whittier. This comes to mind, so yes, if only!

Rgallaty: 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

kiing90s: Of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these, 'It might have been. -John Greenleaf Whittier, Maud Muller - Pamphlet

Gary_Loper: As a small businessperson, you have no greater leverage than the truth ~ John Greenleaf Whittier

justineshady: "Of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these, 'It might have been." - John Greenleaf Whittier

IllunisN: "Of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these, 'It might have been." --John Greenleaf Whittier Are we who we were, who we might yet be, or who we are now? When Now is not home, where shall we go?

MarinaStavrou9: For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, 'It might have been'. John Greenleaf Whittier

kiing90s: Of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these, 'It might have been. -John Greenleaf Whittier, Maud Muller - Pamphlet

si_npg: John Greenleaf Whittier, Joseph Edward Baker, 1877

chikuwa100q_bot: 19. For all sad words of tongue and pen/ the saddest are those 'It might have been.' [John Greenleaf Whittier]

chikuwa100q_bot: 99. You don't always win/ your battles, but it's good to know you fought. [John Greenleaf Whittier]

jewelsfrazier68: Don’t Quit. ~John Greenleaf Whittier

_Inspire2Aspire: Of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these, 'It might have been. ― John Greenleaf Whittier

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Ms_Synth: "Of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these, 'It might have been'." -John Greenleaf Whittier

chikuwa100q_bot: 19. For all sad words of tongue and pen/ the saddest are those 'It might have been.' [John Greenleaf Whittier]

ukbose9: "Success is failure turned inside out; The silver tint on the clouds of doubt." Don't quit by John Greenleaf Whittier.

TheBarlowRC: "The Barlow Misses You" featuring The Barlow news edit and poem by John Greenleaf Whittier (1807-1892)

chikuwa100q_bot: 19. For all sad words of tongue and pen/ the saddest are those 'It might have been.' [John Greenleaf Whittier]

kiing90s: Of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these, 'It might have been. -John Greenleaf Whittier, Maud Muller - Pamphlet

Matlok42: Success is failure turned inside out. - John Greenleaf Whittier

goudsward: Murder Among Friends: Mysteries Inspired by the Life and Works of John Greenleaf Whittier edited by David Goudsward

goudsward: Snowbound with Zombies: Tales of the Supernatural Inspired by the Life and Works of John Greenleaf Whittier Edited by David Goudsward

goudsward: Wittier Than Thou: Tales of Whimsy and Mirth inspired by the life and works of John Greenleaf Whittier edited by David Goudsward

p_barbeau: Don't Quit by John Greenleaf Whittier When things go wrong as they sometimes will, When the road you're trudging seems all up hill, When the funds are low and the debts are high And you want to smile, but you have to sigh, When care is pressing you down a bit, Rest if you m…

nerdyOme: For of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these: “It might have been!" ~ John Greenleaf Whittier, Maud Muller (1807-1892)

goku622498: "For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, 'It might have been'." - John Greenleaf Whittier

OfAPlace: A poem by my relative (he had no children; we’re both descendents of one of the original settlers of Haverhill, Mass.). DON’T QUIT by John Greenleaf Whittier

blick_blick: Don't Quit by John Greenleaf Whittier - Your Daily Poem

POETSorg: 'T was on a May-day of the far old year Seventeen hundred eighty, that there fell Over the bloom and sweet life of the Spring Over the fresh earth and the heaven of noon, A horror of great darkness —John Greenleaf Whittier

antiquebooksden: THE POETICAL WORKS OF JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER by JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER

PatrickHawe: Old love letters / Phil Blake.  from Light and Shade: Phil Blake's Sketch Book, Xmas 1902. [Howth Head, silhouettes of Molly and Leopold?]. ~ Quotation from John Greenleaf Whittier's poem, Maud Muller.

yamaguchiM: Don't Quit by John Greenleaf Whittier (1807-1892)

bay_art: 18+ Best John Greenleaf Whittier Poems You Need To Read Now

MikesJokesEtc: For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, It might have been. -John Greenleaf Whittier

repckelly: Barbara Frietchie by John Greenleaf Whittier

chikuwa100q_bot: 99. You don't always win/ your battles, but it's good to know you fought. [John Greenleaf Whittier]

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

pdenglert: "Through this 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

SimerjeetSingh: "So stick to the fight when you're hardest hit— It's when things go wrong that you must not quit." Edgar A Guest | John Greenleaf Whittier



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