Truth, after all, wears a different face to everybody, and it would be too tedious to wait till all were agreed.
More Quotes by James Russell Lowell
- » Solitude is as needful to the imagination as society is wholesome for the character.
- » I have always been of the mind that in a democracy manners are the only effective weapons against the bowie-knife.
- » Reputation is only a candle, of wavering and uncertain flame,
- » True scholarship consists in knowing not what things exist, but what they mean; it is not memory but judgment.
- » One thorn of experience is worth a whole wilderness of warning.
- » Children are God’s Apostles, sent forth, day by day, to preach of love, and hope, and peace.
- » Books are the bees which carry the quickening pollen from one to another mind.