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PHILIP JAMES BAILEY QUOTES

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

PHILIP JAMES BAILEY, Festus

A double error sometimes sets us right.

PHILIP JAMES BAILEY, Festus

We live in deeds, not years; in thoughts, not breaths;
In feelings, not in figures on a dial.

PHILIP JAMES BAILEY, Festus

Music lives within thy lips
Like a nightingale in roses.

PHILIP JAMES BAILEY, Festus

Envy's a coal comes hissing hot from hell.

PHILIP JAMES BAILEY, Festus

Corruption springs from light: 'tis one same power
Creates, preserves, destroys; matter whereon
It works, on e'er self-transmutative form,
Common to now the living, now the dead.

PHILIP JAMES BAILEY, Festus

Great thoughts, like great deeds, need no trumpet.

PHILIP JAMES BAILEY, Festus

Night brings out stars as sorrow shows us truths.

PHILIP JAMES BAILEY, Festus

Ah, nothing comes to us too soon but sorrow.

PHILIP JAMES BAILEY, Festus

What are ye orbs?
The words of God? the Scriptures of the skies?

PHILIP JAMES BAILEY, Festus

Surely the stars are images of love.

PHILIP JAMES BAILEY, Festus

The sun, centre and sire of light,
The keystone of the world-built arch of heaven.

PHILIP JAMES BAILEY, Festus

See the gold sunshine patching,
And streaming and streaking across
The gray-green oaks; and catching,
By its soft brown beard, the moss.

PHILIP JAMES BAILEY, Festus

See the sun!
God's crest upon His azure shield, the Heavens.

PHILIP JAMES BAILEY, Festus

As proud as Lucifer.

PHILIP JAMES BAILEY, Festus

Lips like rosebuds peeping out of snow.

PHILIP JAMES BAILEY, Beauties of Festus


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