Ella Wheeler Wilcox was an American author and poet. Her best-known work was Poems of Passion, and her autobiography, The Worlds and I was published in 1918 shortly before her death.
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“We ought to make the moments notesOf happy glad Thanksgiving;The hours and days, a silent praiseOf music we are living.”
Ella Wheeler Wilcox
“We find what we look for in this world.”
“The two kinds of people on earth that I meanAre the people who lift and the people who lean.”
“Lean on thyself until thy strength is tried;Then ask God's help; it will not be denied.”
“Some souls there are that needs must tasteOf wrong, ere choosing right;We should not call those years a wasteWhich led us to the light.”
“The life that neither grief nor burden knowsIs dwarfed in sympathy before its close.The life that grows majestic with the yearsMust taste the bitter tonic found in tears.”
“...the smile that is worth the praises of earth Is the smile that shines through tears.”
“Change is the watchword of progression. When we tire of well-worn ways, we seek for new. This restless craving in the souls of men spurs them to climb, and to seek the mountain view.”
“Let there be many windows to your soul, that all the glory of the world may beautify it.”
“When the great universe was wroughtTo might and majesty from naught,The all creative force was -THOUGHT.”
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