John Townsend Trowbridge Quotes

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John Townsend Trowbridge Quotes

Of nothing comes nothing: springs rise not above Their source in the far-hidden heart of the mountains: Whence then have descended the Wisdom and Love That in man leap to light in intelligent fountains?
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With years a richer life begins, the spirit mellow: ripe age gives tones to violins, wine, and good fellows.

— John Townsend Trowbridge

On turf and curb and bower-roof
The snow-storm spreads its ivory woof;
It paves with pearl the garden-walk;
And lovingly around the tatter'd stalk
And snivering stem its magic weaves
A mantle fair as lily-leaves.

— John Townsend Trowbridge

Not in rewards, but in the strength to strive, the blessing lies.

— John Townsend Trowbridge

A flower more sacred than far-seen success Perfumes my solitary path; I find Sweet compensation in my humbleness, And reap the harvest of a quiet mind.

— John Townsend Trowbridge

The tears of the young who go their way, last a day; But the grief is long of the old who stay.

— John Townsend Trowbridge

Our days, our deeds, all we achieve or are, Lay folded in our infancy; the things Of good or ill we choose while yet unborn.

— John Townsend Trowbridge

The birds can fly, An' why can't I?

— John Townsend Trowbridge

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