Trouble is the next best thing to enjoyment. There is no fate in the world so horrible as to have no share in either its joys or sorrows.
The dawn is not distant, nor is the night starless; love is eternal.
For age is opportunity no less Than youth itself, though in another dress, And as the evening twilight fades away The sky is filled with stars, invisible by day.
For age is opportunity no less than youth itself, though in another dress, and as the evening twilight fades away, the sky is filled with stars, invisible by day.
Sorrow and silence are strong, and patient endurance is godlike.
The holiest of holidays are those Kept by ourselves in silence and apart; The secret anniversaries of the heart.
The holiest of all holidays are those kept by ourselves in silence and apart; the secret anniversaries of the heart.
Be noble in every thought And in every deed!
Sculpture is more than painting. It is greater To raise the dead to life than to create Phantoms that seem to live.
Perseverance is a great element of success. If you knock long enough and loud enough at the gate, you are sure to wake up somebody.
The grave is but a covered bridge Leading from light to light, through a brief darkness!
Look not mournfully into the past. It comes not back again. Wisely improve the present. It is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future, without fear, and with a manly heart.
The life of a man consists not in seeing visions and in dreaming dreams, but in active charity and in willing service
Talk not of wasted affection; affection never was wasted.
God's illumined promise. ††††††