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Quote Left Who so loves believes the impossible. Quote Right
Quote Left How do I love thee? Let me count the ways. I love thee to the depth and breadth and height My soul can reach, when feeling out of sight For the ends of Being and ideal Grace. I love thee to the level of every day's Most quiet need; by sun and candle-light. I love thee freely, as men strive for Right; I love thee purely, as they turn from Praise. I love thee with the passion put to use In my old griefs, and with my childhood's faith I love thee with a love I seemed to lose With my lost saints,--I love thee with the breath. Smiles, tears, of all my life!--and, if God choose, I shall but love thee better after death. Quote Right
Quote Left Best be yourself, imperial, plain and true Quote Right
Quote Left Grow old along with me The best is yet to be, The last of life, for which the first was made Our times are in his hand who saith, A whole I planned, Youth shows but half trust God See all, nor be afraid Quote Right
Quote Left The devil's most devilish when respectable. Quote Right
Quote Left Whoso loves, believes the impossible. Quote Right
Quote Left Girls blush, sometimes, because they are alive, half wishing they were dead to save the shame. The sudden blush devours them, neck and brow; They have drawn too near the fire of life, like gnats, and flare up bodily, wings and all. What then? Who's sorry for a gnat or girl? Quote Right
Quote Left I think it frets the saints in heaven to see How many desolate creatures on the earth Have learnt the simple dues of fellowship And social comfort, in a hospital. Quote Right
Quote Left God answers sharp and sudden on some prayers and thrust the thing we have prayed for in our face, like a gauntlet with a gift in it. Quote Right
Quote Left The Greeks said grandly in their tragic phrase, Let no one be called happy till his death; to which I would add, Let no one, till his death be called unhappy. Quote Right
Quote Left A woman's always younger than a man of equal years. Quote Right
Quote Left Eve is a twofold mystery. Quote Right
Quote Left Since when was genius found respectable? Quote Right
Quote Left I tell you, hopeless grief is passionless. Quote Right
Quote Left If you desire faith, then you have faith enough. Quote Right
Quote Left Stung by the splendor of a sudden thought. Quote Right
Quote Left I trust in nature for the stable laws of beauty and utility. Spring shall plant and autumn garner to the end of time. Quote Right
Quote Left It is not merely the likeness which is precious... but the association and the sense of nearness involved in the thing... the fact of the very shadow of the person lying there fixed forever! It is the very sanctification of portraits I think -- and it is not at all monstrous in me to say that I would rather have such a memorial of one I dearly loved, than the noblest Artist's work ever produced. Quote Right
Quote Left Autumn wins you best by this its mute appeal to sympathy for its decay. Quote Right
Quote Left For note, when evening shuts, / A certain moment cuts / The deed off, calls the glory from the grey. Quote Right
Quote Left Think, In mounting higher, The angels would press on us, and aspire To drop some golden orb of perfect song Into our deep, dear silence. Quote Right
Quote Left Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp - or what's a heaven for Quote Right
Quote Left No man can be called friendless when he has God and the companionship of good books. Quote Right
Quote Left He said true things, but called them by wrong names. Quote Right
Quote Left What is art, But life upon the larger scale, the higher,... Quote Right
Quote Left If two lives join, there is oft a scar, / They are one and one, with a shadowy third; / One near one is too far. Quote Right
Quote Left Ignorance is not innocence but sin. Quote Right
Quote Left O lyric Love, half angel and half bird. And all a wonder and a wild desire. Quote Right
Quote Left What is art but life upon the larger scale, the higher. When, graduating up in a spiral line of still expanding and ascending gyres, it pushes toward the intense significance of all things, hungry for the infinite? Quote Right
Quote Left God is seen God In the star, in the stone, in the flesh, in the soul and the clod Quote Right