The sea complains upon a thousand shores.
How deeply seated in the human heart is the liking for gardens and gardening.
To live is so startling it leaves little time for anything else.
Finite to fail, but infinite to venture.
And we owe science to the combined energies of individual men of genius, rather than to any tendency to progress inherent in civilization.
Where thou art, that is home.
My heart is like a singing bird.
Sisters are brittle things. God was penurious with me, which makes me shrewd with Him. One is a dainty sum! One bird, one cage, one flight; one song in those far woods, as yet suspected by faith only!
If I can stop one heart from breaking, I shall not live in vain.
If you do your fair day’s work, you are certain to get your fair day’s wage – in praise or pudding, whichever happens to suit your taste.