"Morality without religion is only a kind of dead reckoning - an endeavor to find our place on a cloudy sea by measuring the distance we have run, but without any observation of the heavenly bodies."
"This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple the philosophy is kindness."Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on Dalai Lama
"I like your Christ, I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ."Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on Mahatma Gandhi
"I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else."Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on C. S. Lewis
"Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither."Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on C. S. Lewis
"I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn't, than live my life as if there isn't and die to find out there is."Henry Wadsworth Longfellow on Albert Camus
"For age is opportunity no less Than youth itself, though in another dress, And as the evening twilight fades away The sky is filled with stars, invisible by day."
"The counterfeit and counterpart of Nature is reproduced in art."
"For his heart was in his work, and the heart giveth grace unto every art."
"Resolve and thou art free."
"The best thing one can do when it's raining is to let it rain."