Ella Wheeler Wilcox Quotes
Brief author info: Ella Wheeler Wilcox (1850-1919) American poet and novelist.
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We flatter those we scarcely know, We please the fleeting guest, And deal full many a thoughtless blow To those who love us best.
Love lights more fires than hate extinguishes.
Talk happiness. The world is sad enough Without your woe. No path is wholly rough.
Laugh and the world laughs with you Weep and you weep alone, For the sad old earth must borrow its mirth, But has trouble enough of its own.
So many gods, so many creeds, So many paths that wind and wind, While just the art of being kind Is all the sad world needs.
Laugh, and the world laughs with you; Weep, and you weep alone; For the sad old earth must borrow its mirth, But has trouble enough of its own.
It is easy enough to be pleasant When life flows along like a song, But the man worth while is the man who can smile When everything goes dead wrong.
'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.
But with every deed you are sowing a seed, Though the harvest you may not see.
The splendid discontent of God with Chaos, made the world; and from the discontent of man the world's best progress springs.
The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.
Perform every act in life as if it were your last.
When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.
Once you can accept the universe as matter expanding into nothing that is something, wearing stripes with plaid comes easy.
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.