The prayer of Ajax was for light.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)
Source: The Goblet of Life.
Contributed by: Zaady
Into each life some rain must fall, Some days must be dark and dreary.
Source: The Rainy Day.
Standing with reluctant feet Where the brook and river meet, Womanhood and childhood fleet!
It takes less time to do a thing right than it does to explain why you did it wrong.
Sit in reverie and watch the changing color of the waves that break upon the idle seashore of the mind.
This is the place. Stand still, my steed,- Let me review the scene, And summon from the shadowy past The forms that once have been.
Source: A Gleam of Sunshine.
The leaves of memory seemed to make A mournful rustling in the dark.
Source: The Fire of Drift-wood.
The mind of the scholar, if he would leave it large and liberal, should come in contact with other minds.
In this world a man must be either anvil or hammer.
Life is real! life is earnest! And the grave is not its goal; Dust thou art, to dust returnest, Was not spoken of the soul.
Source: A Psalm of Life.
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