Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
It takes less time to do things right than to explain why you did it wrong.
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Learn to labour and to wait.
Silently one by one, in the infinite meadows of heaven, Blossomed the lovely stars, the forget-me-nots of the angels.
Look not mournfully into the past. It comes not back again. Wisely improve the present. It is thine. Go forth to meet the shadowy future, without fear.
Great is the art of beginning, but greater is the art of ending.
Know how sublime a thing is to suffer and be strong.
If I am not worth the wooing, I am surely not worth the winning.
Talk not of wasted affection affection never was wasted.
A torn jacket is soon mended but hard words bruise the heart of a child.
Let us, then be up and doing, With a heart for any fate; Still achieving, still pursuing, Learn to labour and to wait.
Talk not of wasted affection; affection never was wasted.
It's something we, guys, have all done. Made tapes for girls, trying to impress them, to meet them on a shared plane of aesthetics. Read them someone else's poetry because they do poetry better than you could do it, because you're too awkward to do it.
One has only as much morality as one has philosophy and poetry.
Every possession and every happiness is but lent by chance for an uncertain time, and may therefore be demanded back the next hour.
I have three kids who like Harry Potter so I was sort of aware of it. You can't really move from it: it's on buses, in stores, it's everywhere. One of my kids has read the books the other two are too small but they like the movies.
In olden times sacrifices were made at the altar - a practice which is still continued.
Never be a food snob. Learn from everyone you meet - the fish guy at your market, the lady at the local diner, farmers, cheese makers. Ask questions, try everything and eat up!
There is an urgent need for a radical revision of our current concepts of the nature of consciousness and its relationship to matter and the brain.
The first method for estimating the intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him.
There can be no failure to a man who has not lost his courage, his character, his self respect, or his self-confidence. He is still a King.
In a gentle way, you can shake the world.