"There are two good rules which ought to be written on every heart - never to believe anything bad about anybody unless you positively know it to be true never to tell even that unless you feel that it is absolutely necessary, and that God is listening."
"Sir, my concern is not whether God is on our side my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right."Henry Van Dyke on Abraham Lincoln
"We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls."Henry Van Dyke on Mother Teresa
"When the solution is simple, God is answering."Henry Van Dyke on Albert Einstein
"While I know myself as a creation of God, I am also obligated to realize and remember that everyone else and everything else are also God's creation."Henry Van Dyke on Maya Angelou
"Never trust anyone completely but God. Love people, but put your full trust only in God."Henry Van Dyke on Lawrence Welk
"Use what talents you possess the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best."
"Love is the best thing in the world, and the thing that lives the longest."
"It is with rivers as it is with people: the greatest are not always the most agreeable nor the best to live with."
"Culture is the habit of being pleased with the best and knowing why."
"Genius is talent set on fire by courage."