Search Quotes
Search more than 36,000 Quotes by over 6,000 Authors.
Home Page
Quotes by Author
Quotes by Topic
Popular Quotes
Popular Authors
Submit a Quote
Paul Laurence Dunbar Quotes
Brief author info: Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872-1906) American poet. Son of former slaves; best known for lyrical poetry; worked as elevator operator until his genius was recognized (his poetry was submitted sub rosa to a literary meeting); promising career was cut short by depression and alcoholism; most famous works were Lyrics of a Lowly Life and The Sport of Gods.
Showing: 1 - 6 Paul Laurence Dunbar Quotes of 6
A crust and a corner that love makes precious, With a smile to warm and the tears to refresh us; And joy seems sweeter when cares come after, And a moan is the finest of foils for laughter; And that is life.
A minute to smile and an hour to weep in, A pint of joy to a peck of trouble, And never a laugh but the moans come double; And that is life!
Money is a great dignifier.
I know why the caged bird sings, ah me, It is not a carol of joy or glee, But a prayer that he sends from his heart's deep core, But a plea ...
I know why the caged bird sings!
The Master in infinite mercy Offers the boon of Death.
Browse Page(s):
Search quotes
Great Quote
Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Love Quote
A friend is someone who knows all about you and still loves you.
Friend Quote
A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.
Motivational Quote
Don't cry because it's over, smile because it happened.
Change Quote
If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. Don't complain.
All quotations on this website are the property and copyright of their respective authors. All quotations are provided for educational and informational purposes only.
Copyright © 2011 LifeQuotesLib.com. All Rights Reserved.