"Sad Patience, too near neighbour to despair."
"When you are joyous, look deep into your heart and you shall find it is only that which has given you sorrow that is giving you joy. 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."Matthew Arnold on Khalil Gibran
"Every man has his secret sorrows which the world knows not and often times we call a man cold when he is only sad."Matthew Arnold on Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
"I seldom think about my limitations, and they never make me sad. Perhaps there is just a touch of yearning at times but it is vague, like a breeze among flowers."Matthew Arnold on Helen Keller
"If my world were to cave in tomorrow, I would look back on all the pleasures, excitements and worthwhilenesses I have been lucky enough to have had. Not the sadness, not my miscarriages or my father leaving home, but the joy of everything else. It will have been enough."Matthew Arnold on Audrey Hepburn
"Sadness is but a wall between two gardens."Matthew Arnold on Khalil Gibran
"The freethinking of one age is the common sense of the next."
"Poetry a criticism of life under the conditions fixed for such a criticism by the laws of poetic truth and poetic beauty."
"To have the sense of creative activity is the great happiness and the great proof of being alive."
"Use your gifts faithfully, and they shall be enlarged practice what you know, and you shall attain to higher knowledge."
"Truth sits upon the lips of dying men."