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John Greenleaf Whittier quotes (17)

All the windows of my heart I open to the day.
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As a small businessperson, you have no greater leverage than the truth.
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Beauty seen is never lost, God's colors all are fast.
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Before me, even as behind, God is, and all is well.
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For all sad words of tongue and pen, The saddest are these, 'It might have been'.
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From the death of the old the new proceeds, and the life of truth from the death of creeds.
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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.
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God's colors all are fast.
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I'll lift you and you lift me, and we'll both ascend together.
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It is no use trying to sum people up. One must follow hints, not exactly what is said, nor yet entirely what is done.
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One brave deed makes no hero.
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Peace hath higher tests of manhood, than battle ever knew.
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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.
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The smile of God is victory.
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Tradition wears a snowy beard, romance is always young.
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When faith is lost, when honor dies, the man is dead.
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You don't always win your battles, but it's good to know you fought.
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