Quotation Explorer - 'Henry Van Dyke'

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 critic for life. - Henry Van Dyke
Time is: Too slow for those who wait, too swift for those who fear. - Henry van Dyke
Be glad of life because it gives you the chance to love, and to work, and to play and to look up at the stars. - Henry Van Dyke
Time is too slow for those who wait, too swift for those who fear, too long for those who grieve, too short for those who rejoice, but for those who love, time is eternity. - Henry Van Dyke
He that planteth a tree is a servant of God, he provideth a kindness for many generations, and faces that he hath not seen shall bless him. - Henry Van Dyke
Use what talents you possess: the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best. - Henry Van Dyke
Some succeed because they are destined to, but most succeed because they are determined to. - Henry Van Dyke
Be glad of life because it gives you the chance to love, and to work, and to play, and to look up at the stars and sun. - Henry Van Dyke
The Sun-Dial at Wells CollegeThe shadow by my finger castDivides the future from the past:Before it, sleeps the unborn hourIn darkness, and beyond thy power:Behind its unreturning line,The vanished hour, no longer thine:One hour alone is in thy hands,--The NOW on which the shadow stands. - Henry Van Dyke
Be glad of life because it gives you the chance to love and to work and to play and to look up at the stars. - Henry Van Dyke
Self is the only prison that can bind the soul. - Henry Van Dyke
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