• 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
  • Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling. Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse.
    ~ Henry Van Dyke
  • Some people are so afraid to die that they never begin to live.
    Some people are so afraid to die that they never begin to live.
    ~ Henry Van Dyke
  • Use what talents you possess; the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except those that sang best.
    ~ 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