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A collection of quotes by William Cullen Bryant on poetry, writing, romance, love, autumn, fall, death, mourning, beauty, nature, justice, rights and unions.

9 Motivational Quotes By William Cullen Bryant That Will Reinstate Your Faith In Love

Quick Facts

Famous As: Romantic Poet

Born On: November 3, 1794

Died On: June 12, 1878

Born In: Cummington, Massachusetts

Died At Age: 83

William Cullen Bryant was a legendary 19th century American poet, journalist and editor. He fascinated the masses with his writing skills at an early age of 14 when he published his first best-selling poem titled ‘The Embargo’. After completing law he landed up at a job as an attorney. His work as an attorney rekindled his passion for poetry and wrote the poem ‘To a Waterfowl’. This was followed by the most notable work of his career ‘Thanatopsis’ which delighted the editors of a renowned daily, and it was published as a complete verse. This made him popular and helped him get a job as an Assistant Editor for a daily newspaper. He soon shifted to ‘New York Evening Post’ where he eventually became the editor-in-chief. He worked there for the next 30 years during which he expressed his political ideas through it. He also fought for the rights of the workmen which helped him gain a reputation as an activist. He was acknowledged as ‘America’s leading poet’ after the collection of his poems was published. Go through the quotes and thoughts by the great poet which will definitely enlighten you about life. Presenting a collection of quotations and sayings by William Cullen Bryant on love, romance and life.

Truth crushed to earth shall rise again.

William Cullen Bryant

Autumn...the year's last, loveliest smile." [Indian Summer]

William Cullen Bryant

And we wept that one so lovely should have a life so brief;

William Cullen Bryant

And the yellow sunflower by the brook, in autumn beauty stood.

William Cullen Bryant

Weep not that the world changes -did it keep a stable changeless state, 'twere cause indeed to weep.

William Cullen Bryant

All at once A fresher wind sweeps by, and breaks my dream, And I am in the wilderness alone.

William Cullen Bryant

All that tread, The globe are but a handful to the tribes, That slumber in its bosom.

William Cullen Bryant

The sounds I had heard seemed worthy to mingle with this bright and perfumed atmosphere, and to thrill the beautiful scenery around me.

William Cullen Bryant

The groves were God's first temple

William Cullen Bryant