"That though the radiance which was once so bright be now forever taken from my sight. Though nothing can bring back the hour of splendor in the grass, glory in the flower. We will grieve not, rather find strength in what remains behind."
"Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. It empties today of its strength."William Wordsworth on Corrie Ten Boom
"What does love look like? It has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. It has eyes to see misery and want. It has the ears to hear the sighs and sorrows of men. That is what love looks like."William Wordsworth on Saint Augustine
"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."William Wordsworth on Khalil Gibran
"When sorrows come, they come not single spies, but in battalions."William Wordsworth on William Shakespeare
"If there was less sympathy in the world, there would be less trouble in the world."William Wordsworth on Oscar Wilde
"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."