Favorite Quotes (continued)

"Forgetfulness leads to exile, while remembrance is the secret of redemption."
        —Baal Shem Tov

"Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise."
        —King Solomon

"A writer is a reader moved to emulation."
        —Saul Bellow

"For of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these: 'It might have been!'"
        —John Greenleaf Whittier

"There are sermons in stones, and books in running brooks."
        —(paraphrase of) William Shakespeare

"Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life."
       —Berthold Auerbach

"One can never consent to creep when one feels an impulse to soar."
        —Helen Keller

"The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes."
        —Marcel Proust

"Life is mostly froth and bubble, two things stand like stone. Kindness in another's trouble, courage in your own."          
        —A. L. Gordon

"A little madness in the spring is wholesome even for the king."
       —Emily Dickinson