We live in deeds, not years; in thoughts, not breaths; In feelings, not in figures on a dial. We should count time by heart-throbs. He most lives Who thinks most, feels the noblest, acts the best. Life 's but a means unto an end; that end Beginning, mean, and end to all things, - God.
Ask not of me, love, what is love? Ask what is good of God above- Ask of the great sun what is light- Ask what is darkness of the night- Ask sin of what may be forgiven- Ask what is happiness of Heaven- Ask what is sweetness of thy kiss- Ask of thyself what beauty is.