John Masefield Quotes

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John Masefield Quotes

God dropped a spark down into everyone, And if we find and fan it to a blaze, Itll spring up and glow, like
like the sun, And light the wandering out of stony ways.
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The days that make us happy make us wise.

— John Masefield

The distant soul can shake the distant friend's soul and make the longing felt, over untold miles.

— John Masefield

Only the road and the dawn, the sun, the wind, and the rain,
And the watch fire under stars, and sleep, and the road again.

— John Masefield

Beauty you lifted up my sleeping eye And filled my heart with longing with a look.

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But Time and Tide and Buttered Eggs wait for no man.

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I must go down to the sea again, for the call of the running tide, is a wild call and a clear call, that cannot be denied!

— John Masefield

It's a warm wind, the west wind, full of birds' cries.

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The luck will alter and the star will rise.

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Success is the brand on the brow of the man who aimed too low.

— John Masefield

It may be that we cease; we cannot tell.
Even if we cease, life is a miracle.

— John Masefield

God warms his hands at man's heart when he prays.

— John Masefield

All the great things of life are swiftly done, Creation, death, and love the double gate. However much we dawdle in the sun We have to hurry at the touch of Fate.

— John Masefield

When the last sea is sailed and last shallow charted,
When the last field is reaped and the last harvest stored,
When the last fire is out and the last guest departed
Grant the last prayer that I pray, Be good to me, O Lord.

— John Masefield

On the long dusty ribbon of the long city street,
The pageant of life is passing me on multitudinous feet,
With a word here of the hills, and a song there of the sea
And-the great movement changes-the pageant passes me.

— John Masefield

Oh some are fond of Spanish wine, and some are fond of French.

— John Masefield

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