Henry Van Dyke
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Henry Van Dyke
What we do belongs to what we are; and what we are is what becomes of us.
Many a treasure besides Ali Baba’s is unlocked with a verbal key.
Culture is the habit of being pleased with the best and knowing why.
It is with rivers as it is with people: the greatest are not always the most agreeable nor the best to live with.
A peace that depends on fear is nothing but a suppressed war.
A friend is what the heart needs all the time.
Love is the best thing in the world, and the thing that lives the longest.
Happiness is inward, and not outward; and so, it does not depend on what we have, but on what we are.
There is a loftier ambition than merely to stand high in the world. It is to stoop down and lift mankind a little higher.
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…
Look around for a place to sow a few seeds.
There are two good rules which ought to be written on every heart – never to believe anything bad about anybody unless you positively know…
There is only one way to get ready for immortality, and that is to love this life and live it as bravely and faithfully and…
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…
What you possess in the world will be found at the day of your death to belong to someone else. But what you are will…
Be glad of life because it gives you the chance to love, to work, to play, and to look up at the stars.
There is no personal charm so great as the charm of a cheerful temperament.
Some people are so afraid do die that they never begin to live.
Genius is talent set on fire by courage.
To desire and strive to be of some service to the world, to aim at doing something which shall really increase the happiness and welfare…
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