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SulthanPhD: Winter Roses By John Greenleaf Whittier – Poems Series -

Kogy_3: Don't Quit a poem by John Greenleaf Whittier (THREAD)

jsprenkle1: "For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, 'It might have been'." -- John Greenleaf Whittier

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

rmatrocio: Of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these, ‘It might have been.’ -John Greenleaf Whittier, nineteenth-century quaker poet and abolitionist

DirkPuehl: "Far away in the twilight time Of every people, in every clime, Dragons and griffins and monsters dire, Born of water, and air, and fire, ... Crawl and wriggle and foam with rage, Through dusk tradition and ballad age." (John Greenleaf Whittier)

javcalm: “of all sad words of tongue and pen, the saddest are these: it might have been” — John Greenleaf Whittier

JosephBottum: I spent the day reading about kleroteria and what old excavations in the Agora mean for interpreting Aristotle's Politics & Athenian Constitution. Interesting for a while…until the snowbound snowblindness sets in, and I turn into a character from a John Greenleaf Whittier poem.

Vaishalianand13: That time of the year when we all need motivation- "Stick to the fight when you're hardest hit. It's when things go wrong that you must not quit." John Greenleaf Whittier

TheHelmys: “The joy that you give to others is the joy that comes back to you” ~John Greenleaf Whittier ~

somequotesbot: "Alas for maiden, alas for Judge, For rich repiner and household drudge! God pity them both! and pity us all, Who vainly the dreams of youth recall; For of all sad words of tongue or pen, The saddest are these: "It might have been!" - John Greenleaf Whittier

LiteraryRob: The firmament breaks up. In black eclipse Light after light goes out... John Greenleaf Whittier's poem "A Word for the Hour" as Southern states began to secede from the United States, January 16, 1861 --

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

Mina_Atallah: i'm gonna drop one of the best poems ,written by john greenleaf whittier.

HotWheelsJusty: The so-called "Palatine Lights" are a reference to the eerie lights seen over the waters from Block Island that resemble fire hovering at sea. John Greenleaf Whittier penned a poem entitled "The Palatine" regarding the disaster.

liz_mcfie: For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, 'It might have been'. PS. - 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?

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

AwfulWaffle9: The mighty Charles Sumner and the top of John Greenleaf Whittier's poem for him.

Born2TalkRadio: The word today is Symbols. Nature speaks in Symbols and signs.” John Greenleaf Whittier. “Symbols are the language of something invisible spoken in the visible world.” Gertrud von Le Fort. “Signs and Symbols rule the world, not words nor laws.” Confucius.

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

MelittaCampbell: "It's when things go wrong that you must not quit!" John Greenleaf Whittier

FonvillesUtopia: Don’t Quit by John Greenleaf Whittier is life motivation written in a poem.

slavica_loboda: The best of a book is not the thought which it contains, but the thought which it suggests; just as the charm of music dwells not in the tones but in the echoes of our hearts.John Greenleaf Whittier

AnyMumCan: "It's when things go wrong that you must not quit!" John Greenleaf Whittier

slavica_loboda: "....Then is that lonely island fair;And the pale health-seeker findeth thereThe wine of life in its pleasant air...." John Greenleaf Whittier "The Palatine" (1867)

LivingKindness: "The more you spend in blessing the poor, and lonely, and sad, the more of your heart returns to glad." — John Greenleaf Whittier ^

mjlucas1: The windows of my soul I throw Wide open to the sun. John Greenleaf Whittier

LivingKindness: "The joy that you give to others is the joy that comes back to you." — John Greenleaf Whittier ^

Poem of the day

The Shoe Tying
 by Robert Herrick

Anthea bade me tie her shoe;
I did ; and kissed the instep too:
And would have kissed unto her knee,
Had not her blush rebuked me.




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