“We too dull our understandings with trifles, fill the heavenly spaces with phantoms, waste the heavenly time with hurry. To those who possess their souls in patience come the heavenly visions.”
Excerpt From: MacDonald, George. “Unspoken Sermons: Series I., II., and III.” MobileReference, 2010-06-01 09:24:33.168000-04:00. iBooks.
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“Crying is all right in its way while it lasts. But you have to stop sooner or later, and then you still have to decide what to do.”
—CS Lewis, The Silver Chair.
Perhaps one has to be very old before one learns to be amused rather than shocked.
– Pearl S. Buck
I do not need the globe to play to me, for I can sing.
– George MacDonald, Phantatstes
Joy is a subtle elf; I think one’s happiest when he forgets himself.
– Cyril Tourneur
There is only one really startling thing to be done with the ideal, and that is to do it.
– GK Chesterton