"That best portion of a man's life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and love."
"Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out."William Wordsworth on John Wooden
"Experience hath shewn, that even under the best forms of government those entrusted with power have, in time, and by slow operations, perverted it into tyranny."William Wordsworth on Thomas Jefferson
"In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing, the next best thing is the wrong thing, and the worst thing you can do is nothing."William Wordsworth on Theodore Roosevelt
"To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight and never stop fighting."William Wordsworth on e. e. cummings
"In the practice of tolerance, one's enemy is the best teacher."William Wordsworth on Dalai Lama
"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."
"The best portion of a good man's life is his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love."