The past, the future, dwelling there, like space, inseparable together. — Walt Whitman, from “Kosmos,” Leaves of Grass. Originally published: July 4, 1855. Advertisements
When the best is gone, I know that other things are not of consequence. The heart wants what it wants, or else it does not care. — Emily Dickinson, Letters of Emily Dickinson: Volume I. (Forgotten Books, November 16, 2016) Originally published September 12th 2013.
Oh me! Oh life! of the questions of these recurring, Of the endless trains of the faithless, of cities fill’d with the foolish, Of myself forever reproaching myself, (for who more foolish than I, and who more faithless?) Of eyes that vainly crave the light, of the objects mean, of the struggle ever renew’d, Of… Continue reading Walt Whitman
The heart is forever inexperienced. — Henry David Thoreau, from “A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers, 1849,” Thoreau and the Art of Life: Precepts and Principles, edited by Roderick MacIver (Huron Dance Press, 2006)
Never look back unless you are planning to go that way. — Henry David Thoreau
There is a melody born of melody, Which melts the world into a sea — Ralph Waldo Emerson, from “Fate,” The Conduct of Life (Ticknor & Fields, 1860)
For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness. ― Ralph Waldo Emerson