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The Kingdom of Heaven is not a place, but a state of mind.
Without the emotion of the beautiful, the sublime, the mysterious, there is no art, no religion, no literature.
Fear, love, and hunger were the agents that developed the wits of the lower animals, as they were, of course, the prime factors in developing the intelligence of man.
Do not despise your own place and hour. Every place is under the stars, every place is the center of the world.
I go to books and to nature as the bee goes to a flower, for a nectar that I can make into my own honey.
Nature teaches more than she preaches. There are no sermons in stones. It is easier to get a spark out of a stone than a moral.
I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think, all the walks I want to take, all the books I want to read, and all the friends I want to see.
Few persons realize how much of their happiness such as it is is dependent upon their work.
I go to nature to be soothed and healed, and to have my senses put in order.
Wisdom cannot come by railroad or automobile or aeroplane, or be hurried up by telegraph or telephone.
How beautiful the leaves grow old. How full of light and color are their last days.
I have discovered the secret of happiness - it is work, either with the hands or the head. The moment I have something to do, the draughts are open and my chimney draws, and I am happy.
The smallest deed is better than the greatest intention.
I was born with a chronic anxiety about the weather.
The secret of happiness is something to do.
Serene I fold my hands and wait.
In October, a maple tree before your window lights up your room like a great lamp. Even on cloudy days, its presence helps to dispel the gloom.
He who marvels at the beauty of the world in summer will find equal cause for wonder and admiration in winter.
The spirit of man can endure only so much and when it is broken only a miracle can mend it.
If you think you can do it, you can.
A somebody was once a nobody who wanted to and did.
A sap run is the sweet goodbye of winter. It is the fruit of the equal marriage of the sun and frost.
A man can fail many times, but he isn't a failure until he begins to blame somebody else.
The lure of the distant and the difficult is deceptive. The great opportunity is where you are.
The kingdom of heaven in not a place but a state of mind.
I seldom go into a natural history museum without feeling as if I were attending a funeral.
How beautifully the leaves grow old. How full of light and colour are their last days.
England is like the margin of a spring-run: near its source, always green, always cool, always moist, comparatively free from frost in winter and from drought in summer.
I still find each day too short for all the thoughts I want to think all the walks I want to take all the books I want to read and all the friends I want to see.
You can fail many times, but you're not a failure until you begin to blame somebody else.
The secret of happiness is something to do
One resolution I have made, and try always to keep, is this: ‘To rise above little things’.
To learn something new, take the path that you took yesterday.
Travel and society polish one, but a rolling stone gathers no moss, and a little moss is a good thing on a man.
To treat your facts with imagination is one thing, to imagine your facts is another.
A man can get discouraged many times but he is not a failure until he begins to blame somebody else and stops trying.