Something the heart must have to cherish, Must love and joy and sorrow learn; Something with passion clasp, or perish And in itself to ashes burn.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807 - 1882)
Source: Motto, Hyperion. Book ii.
Contributed by: Zaady
"Do not fear! Heaven is as near," He said, "by water as by land!"
Source: Sir Humphrey Gilbert, 1849
Whenever nature leaves a hole in a person's mind, she generally plasters it over with a thick coat of self-conceit.
Stay, stay at home, my heart, and rest; Home-keeping hearts are happiest.
Source: Song: Stay, Away at Home
The lamps are lit, the fires burn bright. The house is full of life and light.
Sail on, O Ship of State! Sail on, O Union, strong and great! Humanity with all its fears, With all the hopes of future years, Is hanging breathless on thy fate!
Source: The Building of the Ship.
Hospitality sitting with Gladness.
Source: Translation from Frithiof's Saga.
Man is unjust, but God is just; and finally justice triumphs.
Spake full well, in language quaint and olden, One who dwelleth by the castled Rhine, When he called the flowers, so blue and golden, Stars, that in earth's firmament do shine.
A Psalm of Life. Lives of great men all remind us We can make our lives sublime, And departing, leave behind us Footprints on the sands of time.
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