« AnteriorContinuar »
56. To tell a falsehood is like the cut of a saber; for though the wound may heal, the scar of it will remain.-Sadi.
57. For right is right, since God is God,
And right the day must win;
To falter would be sin.-Faber.
58. Were I, O God, in churchless lands remaining,
Far from all voice of teachers and divines, My soul would find, in flowers of thy ordaining,
Priests, sermons, shrines.—Horace Smith.
59. Be kind to thy mother, for when thou wast young
Who loved thee so fondly as she ? [tongue, She caught the first accents that fell from thy
And joined in thy innocent glee. —Anon.
60. Have Love! Not love alone for one;
But man as man, thy brother call;
Thy charities on all.—Schiller.
61. He who does one fault at first,
And lies to hide it makes it two.- Watts.
62. Your voiceless lips, O flowers ! are living
preachers, Each cup a pulpit, and each leaf a book, Supplying to my fancy numerous teachers
From loveliest nook.-Horace Smith.
63. O'er the darkest night of sorrow,
From the deadliest field of strife,
Springs a truer, nobler life.-J. Fagan.
64. Traverse the desert, and then ye can tell
What treasures exist in the cold, deep well;
How dreary would the meadow be
In the pleasant summer light,
66. Duty points, with outstretched fingers,
Every soul to action high;
Onward ! onward is the cry.-J. Fagan.
67. Ours is the seed-time; God alone
Beholds the end of what is sown;
68. Have Hope! Though clouds environ round,
And gladness hides her face in scorn,
No night but hath its morn.-Schiller.
69. Howe'er it be, it seems to me
'Tis only noble to be good;
70. 'Tis sweet to think, when struggling
The goal of life to win,
The better years begin.— Curry.
71. Wisdom, with our stature, grant us,
Goodness for each growing year, —
-Mrs. Sigourney. 72. Look upon the bright side of your condition; then your discontents will disperse. Pore not upon your losses, but recount your mercies. — Watson.
73. Be kind to thy father, and let on his brow
No traces of sorrow be seen; O well may'st thou cherish and comfort him now,
For loving and kind hath he been.—Anon.
Dare to do right! dare to be true!
75. Small service is true service while it lasts;
Of friends, however humble, spurn not one; The daisy, by the shadow that it casts, Protects the lingering dew-drop from the sun.
76. There's not a leaf within the bower,
There's not a bird upon the tree,
-Mrs. Opie. 77. The world has a spirit of beauty,
Which looks upon all for the best,
To Providence leaves all the rest:
Which lights us through life to its close,
-Geo. P. Morris
78. We see but dimly through the mists and vapors
Amid these earthly damps,
May be Heaven's distant lamps. —Longfellow.
79. How doth the sweet and quiet eye
Look through its fringes to the sky,
80. 'Tis greatly wise to talk with our past hours, And ask them what report they bore to heaven.