"The only cure for grief is action."
"That though the radiance which was once so bright be now forever taken from my sight. Though nothing can bring back the hour of splendor in the grass, glory in the flower. We will grieve not, rather find strength in what remains behind."George Henry Lewes on William Wordsworth
"Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. It empties today of its strength."George Henry Lewes on Corrie Ten Boom
"What does love look like? It has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. It has eyes to see misery and want. It has the ears to hear the sighs and sorrows of men. That is what love looks like."George Henry Lewes on Saint Augustine
"When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight."George Henry Lewes on Khalil Gibran
"When sorrows come, they come not single spies, but in battalions."George Henry Lewes on William Shakespeare
"Endeavour to be faithful, and if there is any beauty in your thought, your style will be beautiful if there is any real emotion to express, the expression will be moving."
"Many a genius has been slow of growth. Oaks that flourish for a thousand years do not spring up into beauty like a reed."
"Philosophy and Art both render the invisible visible by imagination."
"Imagination is not the exclusive appanage of artists, but belongs in varying degrees to all men."
"Books minister to our knowledge, to our guidance, and to our delight, by their truth, their uprightness, and their art."