Write on your doors the saying wise and old. "Be bold!" and everywhere - "Be bold; Be not too bold!" Yet better the excess Than the defect; better the more than less sustaineth him and the steadiness of his mind beareth him out.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)
Contributed by: Zaady
Intelligence and courtesy not always are combined; Often in a wooden house a golden room we find.
The day is done, and the darkness Falls from the wings of Night, As a feather is wafted downward From an eagle in his flight.
Source: The Day is Done.
And as she looked around, she saw how Death the consoler, Laying his hand upon many a heart, had healed it forever.
Source: Part ii. 5.
If we could read the secret history of our enemies we should find in each man's life sorrow and suffering enough to disarm all hostility.
If you would hit the mark, you must aim a little above it: Every arrow that flies feels the attraction of earth.
A banner with the strange device.
Let us, then, be up and doing, With a heart for any fate; Still achieving, still pursuing, Learn to labour and to wait.
Source: A Psalm of Life.
Great is the art of beginning, but greater is the art of ending.
The love of learning, the sequestered nooks, And all the sweet serenity of books.
Source: Morituri Salutamus
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