Glorious indeed is the world of God around us, but more glorious the world of God within us.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)
Contributed by: leeanntaylor
Believe me, every man has his secret sorrows, which the world knows not, and often times we call a man sad, when only he is sad.
Contributed by: harvardmindx
Filled was the air with a dreamy and magical light; and the landscape Lay as if new-created in all the freshness of childhood.
Source: Evangeline: A Tale of Acadie
Contributed by: ingebrita
And the night shall be filled with music,And the cares, that infest the day,Shall fold their tents, like the Arabs,And as silently steal away.
Source: The Day Is Done
Sit in reverie, and watch the changing color of the waves that break upon the idle seashore of the mind.
Contributed by: mar
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.
Contributed by: angelan
"That tree is very old, but I never saw prettier blossoms on it than it now bears. That tree grows new wood each year. Like that apple tree, I try to grow a new little wood each year."
Contributed by: oceancitygirl
"We judge ourselves by what we feel capable of doing,
while others judge us by what we have already done."
Contributed by: Shelley
Let us, then, be up and doing, With a heart for any fate; Still achieving, still pursuing, Learn to labor and to wait.
Contributed by: HeyOK
Contributed by: Zaady
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