Henry Van Dyke Quotes

Henry Van Dyke Quotes: Favorite People, Favorite Places, Favorite Memories of the past ... These are the joys of a lifetime Those are the things that last
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Henry Van Dyke Quote: Of all the things that man has made, no is so full of interest and charm, none possesses so distinct a life and character of its own, as a ship.
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Quotes about Henry Van Dyke: A river is the most human and companionable of all inanimate things. It has a life, a character, a voice of its own; and it is as full of good fellowship as a sugar maple is of sap. It can talk in various tones, loud or low, and of many subjects grave and gay.... For real company and friendship there is nothing, outside of the animal kingdom, that is comparable to a river.
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Quote about Henry Van Dyke: Christ never asks us to give up merely for the sake of giving up, but always in order to win something better.
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Henry Van Dyke Sayings: Every country-or at least every country that is fit for habitation-has its own rivers; and every river has its own quality; and it is the part of wisdom to know and love as many as you can, seeing each in the fairest possible light, and receiving from each the best that it has to give.
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Henry Van Dyke Saying: For ever so our thoughtful hearts repeatOn fields of triumph dirges of defeat;And still we turn on gala-days to treadAmong the rustling memories of the dead.
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Sayings about Henry Van Dyke: Religion? Yes, I know it well; I've heard its prayers and creeds, And seen men put them all to shame with poor, half-hearted deeds. They follow Christ, but far away; they wander and they doubt. I'll serve him in a better way, and live his precepts out.
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Saying about Henry Van Dyke: How fascinating is death, the extinction of life. One moment here and the next gone. The light put out and only the empty bag of the body left.
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Henry Van Dyke Quotes: Memory is a capricious and arbitrary creature. You never can tell what pebble she will pick up from the shore of life to keep among her treasures, or what inconspicuous flower of the field she will preserve as the symbol of
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Henry Van Dyke Quote: Be grateful for the tiny details of your life and make room for unexpected and beautiful blessings.
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Quotes about Henry Van Dyke: The meditative angler is not exempt from sensational periods. There are times when all the uncertainty of his chosen pursuit seems to condense itself into one big chance, and stand out before him like a salmon on the top wave of a rapid. He sees his luck hangs by a single strand of gut, and he cannot tell whether it will hold or break. This is the thrilling moment and he never forgets it.
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Quote about Henry Van Dyke: I heard through the nightThe rush and the clamour;The pulse of the fightLike blows of Thor's hammer;The pattering flightOf the leaves, and the anguishedMoan of the forest vanquished.
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Henry Van Dyke Sayings: So in the heart, When, fading slowly down the past, Fond memories depart, And each that leaves it seems the last; Long after all the rest are flown, Returns a solitary tone,  The after-echo of departed years,  And touches all the soul to tears.
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Henry Van Dyke Saying: Who can explain the secret pathos of Nature's loveliness? It is a touch of melancholy inherited from our mother Eve. It is an unconscious memory of the lost Paradise. It is the sense that even if we should find another Eden, we would not be fit to enjoy it perfectly nor stay in it forever.
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Sayings about Henry Van Dyke: What is Friendship? Something deep That the heart can spend and keep: Wealth that greatens while we give, Praise that heartens us to live.
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Saying about Henry Van Dyke: Man said,
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Henry Van Dyke Quotes: I'm only wishing to go a-fishing;For this the month of May was made.
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Henry Van Dyke Quote: The simple life which blandly ignores all care and conflict, soon becomes flabby and invertebrate, sentimental and gelatinous.
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