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Poetry is something to make us wiser and better by continually revealing those types of beauty and truth which God has set in all men's souls.
The time is ripe and rotten-ripe for change then let it come.
In general those who nothing have to say Contrive to spend the longest time in doing it.
They are slaves who fear to speak For the fallen and the weak They are slaves who dare not be In the right with two or three.
All the beautiful sentiments in the world weigh less than a single lovely action.
In life's small things be resolute and great To keep thy muscle trained Know'st thou when Fate Thy measure takes or when she'll say to thee "I find thee worthy do this deed for me?"
Let us be of good cheer remembering that misfortunes hardest to bear are those which never come.
Ez for war I call it murder - There you hev it plain and flat I don't want to go no furder Than my Testyment for that.
Truth forever on the scaffold wrong forever on the throne.
Every man feels instinctively that all the beautiful sentiments in the world weigh less than a single lovely action.
The only faith that wears well and holds its color in all weathers is that which is woven of conviction and set with the sharp mordant of experience.
Pride and weakness are Siamese twins.
Whom the heart of man shuts out Sometimes the heart of God takes in.
In creating the only hard thing's to begin A grass-blade's no easier to make than an oak.
Good heavens of what uncostly material is our earthly happiness composed ... if we only knew it. What incomes have we not had from a flower and how unfailing are the dividends of the seasons.
The misfortunes hardest to bear are those which never happen.
Nature they say doth dote And cannot make a man Save on some worn-out plan Repeating us by rote.
And what is so rare as a day in June? Then if ever come perfect days Then Heaven tries earth if it be in tune And over it softly her warm ear lays.
There is no good arguing with the inevitable. The only argument available with an east wind is to put on your overcoat.
Light is the symbol of truth.
Truth forever on the scaffold, wrong forever on the throne.
Compromise makes a good umbrella but a poor roof it is a temporary expedient often wise in party politics almost sure to be unwise in statesmanship.
Not failure, but low aim, is crime.
One day with life and heart is more than time enough to find a world.
No man can produce great things who is not thoroughly sincere in dealing with himself
Fate loves the fearless.
Faith is that which is woven of conviction and set with the sharp mordant of experience.
Take a winter as you find him and he turns out to be a thoroughly honest fellow with no nonsense in him: and tolerating none in you which is a great comfort in the long run.
Granting our wish is one of Fate's saddest jokes.
As life runs on, the road grows strange With faces new, and near the end The milestones into headstones change, ’Neath every one a friend.
May is a pious fraud of the almanac A ghastly parody of real Spring Shaped out of snow and breathed with eastern wind.
Solitude is as needful to the imagination as society is wholesome for the character.
Freedom is the only law which genius knows.
Poetry is something to make us wiser and better, by continually revealing those types of beauty and truth, which God has set in all men's souls.
Earth's noblest thing a Woman perfected.
Nature fits all her children with something to do, he who would write and can't write, can surely review.
Books are the bees which carry the quickening pollen from one to another mind.
In creating the only hard thing's to begin
The nurse of full-grown souls is solitude.
Not failure but low aim is crime.
Each day the world is born anew for him who takes it rightly.
Blessed are they who have nothing to say and who cannot be persuaded to say it.
The only faith that wears well and holds its color in all weather is that which is woven of conviction.
The devil loves nothing better than the intolerance of reformers.
Nature fits all her children with something to do He who would write and can't write can surely review.
Ah men do not know how much strength is in poise that he goes the farthest who goes far enough.
To educate the intelligence is to expand the horizon of its wants and desires.
Whatever you may be sure of be sure of this - that you are dreadfully like other people.
Greatly begin. Though thou have time, but for a line, be that sublime. Not failure, but low aim is crime.
Death is delightful. Death is dawn, The waking from a weary night Of fevers unto truth and light.