Philip James Bailey Quotes

Most popular Philip James Bailey Quotes

Imagination is the air of mind.
— Philip James Bailey Festus


The worst men often give the best advice.
— Philip James Bailey Festus


Art is man's nature; nature is God's art.
— Philip James Bailey
Evil and good are God's right hand and left.

good and evil

Great thoughts, like great deeds, need
No trumpet.


America, thou half brother of the world;
With something good and bad of every land.
— Philip James Bailey Festus


Poets are all who love, who feel great truths, and tell them; and the truth of truths is love.
— Philip James Bailey
Man is a military animal, 
Glories in gunpowder, and loves parade;
Prefers them to all things.

mankind man the animal

Worthy books
Are not companions—they are solitudes:
We lose ourselves in them and all our cares.


There are whole veins of diamonds in thine eyes,
Might furnish crowns for all the Queens of earth.
— Philip James Bailey Festus