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
- » Who’s not sat tense before his own heart’s curtain.
- » Truth forever on the scaffold, wrong forever on the throne.
- » True scholarship consists in knowing not what things exist, but what they mean; it is not memory but judgment.
- » A poet must need be before his own age, to be even with posterity.
- » Every man feels instinctively that all the beautiful sentiments in the world weigh less than a single lovely action.
- » Compromise makes a good umbrella, but a poor roof;
- » The milestones into headstones change, Neath every one a friend.