Arthur Hugh Clough

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‘Tis better to have fought and lost, Than not to have fought at all. Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising
Say not the struggle naught availeth, The labour and the wounds are vain, The enemy faints not, nor faileth, And as things have been, things remain ... For while the tired waves, vainly breaking, Seem here no painful inch to gain, Far back, through creeks and inlets making, Comes silent, flooding in, the main. And no by eastern windows only, When daylight comes, comes in the light, In front, the sun climbs slow, how slowly, But, westward, look, the land is bright. Miscellaneous
The world is very odd we see. We do not comprehend it; But in one fact we can all agree, God won’t and we can’t mend it. Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising
Thou shalt not covet; but tradition approves all forms of competition. Miscellaneous
A world where nothing is had for nothing.
And almost every one, when age, Disease, or sorrows strike him, Inclines to think there is a God, Or something very like him. Religion & God
Grace is given of god, but knowledge is bought in the market. Education, Learning, Knowledge & Training ;Religion & God
If hopes were dupes, fears may be liars.
The highest political buzz word is not liberty, equality, fraternity or solidarity; it is service. Equality & Equal Opportunity
Well, I know, after all, it is only juxtaposition, Juxtaposition, in short; and what is juxtaposition?
Whither depart the souls of the brave that die in the battle, Die in the lost, lost fight, for the cause that perishes with them?