Habitat of castle gray, Creeping thing in sober way, Visible sage mechanician, Skillfulest arithmetician.
William Ellery Channing (1780 - 1842)
Source: The Spider
Contributed by: Zaady
I laugh, for hope hath happy place with me- If my bark sinks, 'tis to another sea.
Source: A Poet’s Hope
The hills are reared, the seas are scooped in vain If learning's altar vanish from the plain.
Source: Inscription for the Alcott house.
Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict.
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