"Life is divided into three terms - that which was, which is, and which will be. Let us learn from the past to profit by the present, and from the present, to live better in the future."
"The empires of the future are the empires of the mind."William Wordsworth on Winston Churchill
"Every saint has a past and every sinner has a future."William Wordsworth on Oscar Wilde
"Again, you can't connect the dots looking forward you can only connect them looking backwards. So you have to trust that the dots will somehow connect in your future. You have to trust in something - your gut, destiny, life, karma, whatever. This approach has never let me down, and it has made all the difference in my life."William Wordsworth on Steve Jobs
"I never think of the future - it comes soon enough."William Wordsworth on Albert Einstein
"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves."William Wordsworth on William Shakespeare
"The mind that is wise mourns less for what age takes away than what it leaves behind."
"But an old age serene and bright, and lovely as a Lapland night, shall lead thee to thy grave."
"Pictures deface walls more often than they decorate them."
"The human mind is capable of excitement without the application of gross and violent stimulants and he must have a very faint perception of its beauty and dignity who does not know this."
"That best portion of a man's life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and love."