Amy Lowell Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old Amy Lowell quotes, Amy Lowell sayings, and Amy Lowell proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Art is the desire of a man to express himself, to record the reactions of his personality to the world he lives in. Amy Lowell
Youth condemns; maturity condones. Amy Lowell
When I go away from you The world beats dead Like a slackened drum.... Amy Lowell
Let us be of cheer, remembering that the misfortunes hardest to bear are those which never come. Amy Lowell
When you came, you were like red wine and honey, and the taste of you burnt my mouth with its sweetness. Amy Lowell
When I go away from you the world beats dead like a slackened drum. Amy Lowell
You are ice and fire the touch of you burns my hands like snow. Amy Lowell
Rapture's self is three parts sorrow. Amy Lowell
May is a green as no other, / May is much sun through small leaves, / May is soft earth, / And apple-blossoms, / And windows open to a South wind. Amy Lowell
Sea Shell, Sea Shell, / Sing me a song, O Please! / A song of ships, and sailor men, / And parrots, and tropical trees, / Of islands lost in the Spanish Main / Which no man ever may find again, / Of fishes and corals under the waves, / And seahorses stabled in great green caves. / Sea Shell, Sea Shell, / Sing of the things you know so well. Amy Lowell
Climbing, climbing, higher and higher / The branches blow and I see a spire / The gleam of a turret, the glint of a dome / All sparkling and bright, like white sea foam. Amy Lowell
High up in the apple tree climbing I go, / With the sky above me, the earth below. / Each branch is the step of a wonderful stair / Which leads to the town I see shining up there. Amy Lowell
Today to the end of the marvelous stair, / Where those glittering pinacles flash in the air! / Climbing, climbing, higher I go, / With the sky close above me, the earth far below. Amy Lowell
When you came, you were like red wine and honey, and the taste of you burnt my mouth with its sweetness. Amy Lowell
You are ice and fire. The touch of you burns my hands like snow. Amy Lowell
Laughing, dancing, sunny wind, / Whistling, howling, rainy wind, / North, South, East and West, / Each is the wind I like the best. Amy Lowell
And the softness of my body will be guarded from embrace. / By each button , hook, and lace. Amy Lowell
Tommy's leaden soldiers we, / Glittering with efficiency. / Not a button's out of place, / Tons and tons of golden lace / Wind about our officers. Amy Lowell
How beautiful are the corn rows, / Stretching to the morning sun, / Stretching to the evening sun. / Very beautiful, the long rows of corn. Amy Lowell
How beautiful is the white corn, / I husk it, / I grind it. / Very beautiful, my white corn. Amy Lowell
How beautiful is the red corn, / I gather it and make fine meal, / I am glad doing this. / Very beautiful, my red corn. Amy Lowell
How beautiful is the black corn, / I give it to my father, / To my mother, / I give it to my child. / Very beautiful, the black corn. Amy Lowell
How beautiful is the mottled corn, / Like the sky with little clouds, / I eat it looking at the sky. / Very beautiful, my mottled corn. Amy Lowell
Today to the end of the marvelous stair, / Where those glittering pinnacles flash in the air! / Climbing, climbing, higher I go, / With the sky close above me, the earth far below. Amy Lowell