The best rose - bush, after all, is not that which has the fewest thorns, but that which bears the finest roses.
Henry van Dyke (1852 - 1933)
Contributed by: Zaady
How fascinating is death, the extinction of life. One moment here and the next gone. The light put out and only the empty bag of the body left.
Faith is an adventure; it is the courage of the soul to face the unknown. But that courage springs from the hope and confidence of the soul that its adventure will succeed.
Let me but find it in my heart to say, When vagrant wishes beckon me astray, "This is my work; my blessing, not my doom; Of all who live, I am the one by whom This work can best be done in the right way."
I shall grow old but never lose life's zest, Because the road's last turn will be the best.
There is a loftier ambition than merely to stand high in the world. It is to stoop down and lift mankind a little higher.
Source: Albert W. Daw Collection
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