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Ella Wheeler Wilcox

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The dark today leads into light tomorrow; There is no endless joy, ...and yet no endless sorrow.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Love much. Earth has enough of bitter in it.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

All love that has not friendship for its base, is like a mansion built upon sand.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

No question is ever settled until it is settled right.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

You may choose your words like a connoisseur, And polish it up with art, But the word that sways, and stirs, and stays, Is the word that comes from the heart.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

The splendid discontent of God With chaos made the world. And from the discontent of man The worlds best progress springs.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

All love that has not friendship for its base, is like a mansion built upon the sand.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

One ship drives east and other drives west by the same winds that blow. It's the set of the sails and not the gales that determines the way they go.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

With care, and skill, and cunning art, She parried Time's malicious dart, And kept the years at bay, Till passion entered in her heart and aged her in a day!

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

So many Gods, so many creeds So many ways that wind and wind, While just the art of being kind is all this sad world needs.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

The spark divine dwells in thee: let it grow.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

The truest greatness lies in being kind, the truest wisdom in a happy mind.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

When we tire of well-worn ways, we seek for new. This restless craving in the souls of men spurs them to climb, and to seek the mountain view.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

The man who radiates good cheer, who makes life happier wherever he meets it, is always a man of vision and faith.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

There is no chance, no destiny, no fate, that can circumvent or hinder or control the firm resolve of a determined soul.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

It has ever been since time began, and ever will be, till time lose breath, that love is a mood - no more - to man, and love to a woman is life or death.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

'Tis easy enough to be pleasant, When life flows along like a song; But the man worth while is the one who will smile when everything goes dead wrong.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Come, cuddle your head on my shoulder, dear, your head like the golden-rod, and we will go sailing away from here to the beautiful land of Nod.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

A pat on the back is only a few vertebrae removed from a kick in the pants, but is miles ahead in results.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

A weed is but an unloved flower.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

'Tis the set of the sail that decides the goal, and not the storm of life.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Let there be many windows to your soul, that all the glory of the world may beautify it.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

With every deed you are sowing a seed, though the harvest you may not see.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Always continue the climb. It is possible for you to do whatever you choose, if you first get to know who you are and are willing to work with a power that is greater than ourselves to do it.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Give us that grand word "woman" once again, and let's have done with "lady"; one's a term full of fine force, strong, beautiful, and firm, fit for the noblest use of tongue or pen; and one's a word for lackeys.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox
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