25 John Greenleaf Whittier Quotes

  • "We search the world for truth; we cull The good, the pure, the beautiful, From all old flower fields of the soul; And, weary seekers of the best, We come back laden from our quest, To find that all the sages said Is in the Book our mothers read."

    - John Greenleaf Whittier
    Topics: Scripture, Truth, Beauty


  • "The steps of faith fall on the seeming void, but find the rock beneath."

    - John Greenleaf Whittier
    Topics: Faith


  • "Every chain that spirits wear crumbles in the breadth of prayer."

    - John Greenleaf Whittier
    Topics: Prayer


  • "As a small businessperson, you have no greater leverage than the truth."

    - John Greenleaf Whittier
    Topics: Truth, Business


  • "When faith is lost, when honor dies, the man is dead."

    - John Greenleaf Whittier
    Topics: Faith


  • "Beauty seen is never lost, God's colors all are fast."

    - John Greenleaf Whittier
    Topics: God, Beauty


  • "One brave deed makes no hero."

    - John Greenleaf Whittier
    Topics: Character


  • "The simple heart that freely asks in love, obtains."

    - John Greenleaf Whittier
    Topics: Prayer, The Heart, Love


  • "Through the dark and stormy night Faith beholds a feeble light Up the blackness streaking; Knowing God's own time is best, In a patient hope I rest For the full day-breaking!"

    - John Greenleaf Whittier
    Topics: Patience, Rest


  • "The smile of God is victory."

    - John Greenleaf Whittier
    Topics: God, Victory


  • "Before me, even as behind, God is, and all is well."

    - John Greenleaf Whittier
    Topics: God


  • "I'll lift you and you lift me, and we'll both ascend together."

    - John Greenleaf Whittier
    Topics: Encouragement


  • "Peace hath higher tests of manhood, than battle ever knew."

    - John Greenleaf Whittier
    Topics: Peace


  • "From the death of the old the new proceeds, and the life of truth from the death of creeds."

    - John Greenleaf Whittier
    Topics: Truth


  • "God's providence is not blind, but full of eyes."

    - John Greenleaf Whittier
    Topics: God, Providence



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