One merit of poetry few persons will deny: it says more and in fewer words than prose.
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Stand upright, speak thy thoughts, declare The truth thou hast, that all may share; Be bold, proclaim it everywhere: They only live who dare.
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We must have infinite faith in each other. If we have not, we must never let it leak out that we have not.
Upon awakening, let the words Thank You flow from your lips, for this will remind you to begin your day with gratitude and compassion.
We know there is intention and purpose in the universe, because there is intention and purpose in us.
Many heroes lived before Agamemnon; but all are unknown and unwept, extinguished in everlasting night, because they have no spirited chronicler.
He that reads and grows no wiser seldom suspects his own deficiency, but complains of hard words and obscure sentences, and asks why books are written which cannot be understood.
Beauty is all very well at first sight; but who ever looks at it when it has been in the house three days?
Both optimists and pessimists contribute to society. The optimist invents the airplane, the pessimist the parachute.