“If we could read the secret history of our enemies, we should find in each man’s life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm all hostility.”
― Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, The Complete Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was an American poet and educator whose works include “Paul Revere’s Ride”, The Song of Hiawatha, and Evangeline. Wikipedia
Born: February 27, 1807, Portland, Maine, United States
Died: March 24, 1882, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Books: The Song of Hiawatha, Evangeline, Paul Revere’s Ride
Children: Ernest Wadsworth Longfellow, Alice Mary Longfellow
- In character, in manner, in style, in all things, the supreme excellence is simplicity.
- The heights by great men reached and kept were not attained by sudden flight, but they, while their companions slept, were toiling upward in the night.
- Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not; and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad.