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.
- » Every man feels instinctively that all the beautiful sentiments in the world weigh less than a single lovely action.
- » Incredulity robs us of many pleasures, and gives us nothing in return.
- » Reputation is only a candle, of wavering and uncertain flame,
- » What men prize most is a privilege, even if it be that of chief mourner at a funeral.
- » Blessed are they who have nothing to say and who cannot be persuaded to say it.
- » The surest plan to make a man is, think him so.