Poet John Greenleaf Whittier

John Greenleaf Whittier

John Greenleaf Whittier Quotes

Inspirational quotes by John Greenleaf Whittier

No longer forward nor behindI look in hope or fearBut, grateful, take the good I findThe best of now and here.
For of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these, "It might have been!"
In any man who dies there dies with him, his first snow and kiss and fight... Not people die but worlds die in them.
Of all sad words of tongue and pen the saddest are these, what might have been.
The saddest thing of word or pen, To know the things that might have been.

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Is The Moon Tired?
 by Christina Rossetti

Is the moon tired? she looks so pale
Within her misty veil:
She scales the sky from east to west,
And takes no rest.

Before the coming of the night
The moon shows papery white;
Before the dawning of the day
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