Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
(1807-1882) American Poet
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Fame comes only when deserved, and then is as inevitable as destiny, for it is destiny.
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.
For after all, the best thing one can do when it's raining is to let it rain.
Give what you have. To someone it may be better than you dare to think.
I shot an arrow in the air, It fell to earth, I knew not where.
If we could read the secret history of our enemies, we should find in each man's life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm any hostility.
In this world a man must be either anvil or hammer.