William C. Bryant Quotes

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Born: November 3, 1794, Cummington, Massachusetts, U.S.
Birth Country: USA
Died: New York City, New York, U.S., June 12, 1878
Occupation: Author

1.
A sculptor wields The chisel, and the stricken marble grows To beauty.
- William C. Bryant

2.
Difficulty, my brethren, is the nurse of greatness - a harsh nurse, who roughly rocks her foster - children into strength and athletic proportion.
- William C. Bryant

3.
Eloquence is the poetry of prose.
- William C. Bryant

4.
Go forth under the open sky, and list To Nature's teachings.
- William C. Bryant

5.
Poetry is that art which selects and arranges the symbols of thought in such a manner as to excite the imagination the most powerfully and delightfully.
- William C. Bryant

6.
The groves were God's first temples.
- William C. Bryant

7.
Weep not that the world changes - did it keep a stable, changeless state, it were cause indeed to weep.
- William C. Bryant

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