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Henry Van Dyke

Henry Van Dyke was an American author, educator, and clergyman.
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Self is the only prison that can bind the soul.

Henry Van Dyke

Be glad of life because it gives you the chance to love and to work and to play and to look up at the stars.

Henry Van Dyke

There is only one way to get ready for immortality, and that is to love this life and live it as bravely and faithfully and cheerfully as we can.

Henry Van Dyke

Be glad of life because it gives you the chance to love, to work, to play, and to look up at the stars.

Henry Van Dyke

Time is too slow for those who wait, too swift for those who fear, too long for those who grieve, too short for those who rejoice, but for those who love, time is eternity.

Henry Van Dyke

Genius is talent set on fire by courage.

Henry Van Dyke

Are you willing to believe that love is the strongest thing in the world - stronger than hate, stronger than evil, stronger than death - and that the blessed life which began in Bethlehem nineteen hundred years ago is the image and brightness of the Eternal Love? Then you can keep Christmas.

Henry Van Dyke

Time is: Too slow for those who wait, too swift for those who fear.

Henry van Dyke

Use what talents you possess; the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best.

Henry Van Dyke

Some people are so afraid to die that they never begin to live.

Henry Van Dyke

Some succeed because they are destined to, but most succeed because they are determined to.

Henry Van Dyke

Be glad of life because it gives you the chance to love, and to work, and to play, and to look up at the stars and sun.

Henry Van Dyke

Half of the secular unrest and dismal, profane sadness of modern society comes from the vain ideas that every man is bound to be a critic for life.

Henry Van Dyke

Be glad of life because it gives you the chance to love, and to work, and to play and to look up at the stars.

Henry Van Dyke

The first day of spring is one thing, and the first spring day is another. The difference between them is sometimes as great as a month.

Henry Van Dyke

A peace that depends on fear is nothing but a suppressed war.

Henry Van Dyke

There is no personal charm so great as the charm of a cheerful temperament.

Henry Van Dyke

Culture is the habit of being pleased with the best and knowing why.

Henry Van Dyke

What we do belongs to what we are; and what we are is what becomes of us.

Henry Van Dyke

Some people are so afraid do die that they never begin to live.

Henry Van Dyke

To desire and strive to be of some service to the world, to aim at doing something which shall really increase the happiness and welfare and virtue of mankind - this is a choice which is possible for all of us; and surely it is a good haven to sail for.

Henry Van Dyke

Happiness is inward, and not outward; and so, it does not depend on what we have, but on what we are.

Henry Van Dyke

In the progress of personality, first comes a declaration of independence, then a recognition of interdependence.

Henry Van Dyke

Many a treasure besides Ali Baba's is unlocked with a verbal key.

Henry Van Dyke

Look around for a place to sow a few seeds.

Henry Van Dyke
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