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Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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QUOTATIONS ARCHIVE

This Quotations Archive contains words from famous and some not so famous people who have expressed a sense of love, compassion, and respect for all of God's creation: for people, for animals, and for the environment.  They speak of our teaching methods and philosophy.  They speak of a lifestyle of non-violence. They seek to eliminate cruelty and suffering.  They seek to wake us up.   They seek to give us hope.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
(1807 – 1882) American poet

“All things must change to something new.”

“Being all fashioned of the same dust,
Let us be merciful as well as just.”

“Among the noblest in the land –
Though man may count himself the least –
That man I honor and revere,
Who without favor, without fear,
In the great city dares to stand,
The friend of every friendless beast.”