My Birthday! What a difference sound That word had in my youthful ears; And how each time the day comes round, Less and less white its mark appears.
Wisdom and deep intelligence require an honest appreciation of mystery.
Finding the right work is like discovering your own soul in the world.
Came but for friendship, and took away love.
While mantling on the maiden's cheek Young roses kindled into thought.
Romantic love is an illusion. Most of us discover this truth at the end of a love affair or else when the sweet emotions of love lead us into marriage and then turn down their flames.
A friendship that like love is warm; A love like friendship, stead.
The heart that has truly loved never forgets But as truly loves on to the close.
Family life is full of major and minor crises -- the ups and downs of health, success and failure in career, marriage, and divorce -- and all kinds of characters. It is tied to places and events and histories. With all of these felt details, life etches itself into memory and personality. It's difficult to imagine anything more nourishing to the soul.
No, there's nothing half so sweet in life as love's young dream.
Humility, that low, sweet root, from which all heavenly virtues shoot.
True change takes place in the imagination.
Those who plot the destruction of others often perish in the attempt.
Country radio went through a time where they were trying to pigeonhole everybody, and trying to make the gap really narrow, and I think that they've opened that up a little bit.
It is only to the happy that tears are a luxury.
This is the right time, and this is the right thing.