henry van dyke Quotes

Look around for a place to sow a few seeds.

- Henry Van Dyke

There is no personal charm so great as the charm of a cheerful temperament.

- Henry Van Dyke

A friend is what the heart needs all the time.

- Henry Van Dyke

To desire and strive to be of some service to the world, to aim at doing something which shall really increase the happiness and welfare and virtue of mankind - this is a choice which is possible for all of us; and surely it is a good haven to sail for.

- Henry Van Dyke

Use what talents you possess the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best.

- Henry Van Dyke

Culture is the habit of being pleased with the best and knowing why.

- Henry Van Dyke

In the progress of personality, first comes a declaration of independence, then a recognition of interdependence.

- 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

Use what talents you possess the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best.

- Henry Van Dyke

Genius is talent set on fire by courage.

- Henry Van Dyke

You focus on telling stories,
we do everything else.