Philip James Bailey - Quotes

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Respect is what we owe; love, what we give.

Respect is what we owe; love, what we give.

Simplicity is natures first step, and the last of art.

Simplicity is natures first step, and the last of art.

Art is man's nature; nature is God's art. ---->>>

Man is a military animal, glories in gunpowder, and loves parade.

Man is a military animal, glories in gunpowder, and loves parade.

The sole equality on earth is death.

The sole equality on earth is death.

We live in deeds, not years; in thoughts, not figures on a dial. We should count time by heart throbs. He most lives who thinks most, feels the noblest, acts the best. ---->>>

Kindness is wisdom. ---->>>

Imagination is the air of mind. ---->>>

Prayer is the spirit speaking truth to Truth.

Prayer is the spirit speaking truth to Truth.

Envy's a coal comes hissing hot from Hell. ---->>>

The long days are no happier than the short ones. ---->>>

Let each man think himself an act of God, His mind a thought, his life a breath of God; And let each try, by great thoughts and good deeds, To show the most of Heaven he hath in him. ---->>>

America, thou half-brother of the world; with something good and bad of every land. ---->>>

What men call accident is God's own part. ---->>>

Poets are all who love, who feel great truths, And tell them; and the truth of truths is love. ---->>>

Music tells no truths. ---->>>

There is no surer mark of the absence of the highest moral and intellectual qualities than a cold reception of excellence. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: English
Born: April 22, 1816
Birthplace: Nottingham, England
Die: 09-06, 1902
Occupation: Poet
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Philip James Bailey (22 April 1816 – 6 September 1902) was an English Spasmodic poet, best known as the author of Festus.(wikipedia)