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Use what talent you possess the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best.
Time is Too slow for those who wait, Too swift for those who fear, Too long for those who grieve, Too short for those who rejoice, But for those who love Time is not.
Use what talents you possess; the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best.
Who can explain the secret pathos of Nature's loveliness? It is a touch of melancholy inherited from our mother Eve. It is an unconscious memory of the lost Paradise. It is the sense that even if we should find another Eden, we would not be fit to enjoy it perfectly nor stay in it forever.
Be glad of life because it gives you the chance to love, and to work, and to play and to look up at the stars.
Be glad of life because it gives you the chance to love, and to work, and to play, and to look up at the stars and sun.
Be glad of life because it gives you the chance to love, to work, to play, and to look up at the stars.
Four things a man must learn to doIf he would make his record true:To think without confusion clearly;To love his fellow-men sincerely;To act from honest motives purely;To trust in God and Heaven securely.
Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling. Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse.
Half of the secular unrest and dismal, profane sadness of modern society comes from the vain ideas that every man is bound to be a critic for life.
I thank God for the honesty and virility of Jesus religion which makes us face the facts and calls us to take a man's part in the real battle of life.
The first day of spring is one thing, and the first spring day is another. The difference between them is sometimes as great as a month. - from Fisherman's Luck
Use what talents you possess: the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best.
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