Best Quotes from Philip James Bailey

By | March 17, 2018

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

Philip James Bailey

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

Philip James Bailey

Kindness is wisdom.

Philip James Bailey

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

Philip James Bailey

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.

Philip James Bailey

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

Philip James Bailey

The long days are no happier than the short ones.

Philip James Bailey

Prayer is the spirit speaking truth to Truth.

Philip James Bailey

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.

Philip James Bailey

Envy’s a coal comes hissing hot from Hell.

Philip James Bailey

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

Philip James Bailey

What men call accident is God’s own part.

Philip James Bailey

The sole equality on earth is death.

Philip James Bailey

Music tells no truths.

Philip James Bailey

Imagination is the air of mind.

Philip James Bailey

Art is man’s nature; nature is God’s art.

Philip James Bailey

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

Philip James Bailey

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