Quotes by Edwin Markham

Edwin Markham was an American poet. From 1923 to 1931 he was Poet Laureate of Oregon.

The best Quotes and Sayings

We have committed the Golden Rule to memory; let us now commit it to life.

- Edwin Markham

To throw oneself to the side of the oppressed is the only dignified thing to do in life.

- Edwin Markham

Bowed by the weight of centuries he leans upon his hoe and gazes on the ground, the emptiness of ages in his face, and on his back the burden of the world.

- Edwin Markham

There is a destiny which makes us brothers; none goes his way alone. All that we send into the lives of others comes back into our own.

- Edwin Markham

It is better to rust out than wear out.

- Edwin Markham