Could you conceive humorous moral stories and then reduce them to a sentence or two? James Russell Lowell did it admirably.

6 Quotes From James Russell Lowell

  • Democracy is the form of government that gives every man the right to be his own oppressor.

  • Mishaps are like knives, that either serve us or cut us, as we grasp them by the blade or by the handle.

  • One thorn of experience is worth a whole wilderness of warning.

  • The foolish and the dead alone never change their opinions.

  • The greatest homage we can pay to truth, is to use it.

  • There is no good in arguing with the inevitable. The only argument available with an east wind is to put on your overcoat.

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