Notable Quotes of Henry van Dyke

Henry Jackson van Dyke (November 10, 1852 – April 10, 1933) was an American author, poet, educator, and clergyman.

Below are some of his quotes taking from his works. Enjoy!

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

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

Some people are so afraid to die that they never begin to live. ~Henry Van Dyke

There is a loftier ambition than merely to stand high in the world. It is to stoop down and lift mankind a little higher. ~Henry Van Dyke

A peace that depends on fear is nothing but a suppressed war. ~Henry Van Dyke

There is only one way to get ready for immortality, and that is to love this life and live it as bravely and faithfully and cheerfully as we can. ~Henry Van Dyke

Gratitude is a twofold love / love coming to visit us, and love running out to greet a welcome guest. ~Henry Van Dyke

Look around for a place to sow a few seeds. ~Henry Van Dyke

A friend is what the heart needs all the time. ~Henry Van Dyke

What you possess in the world will be found at the day of your death to belong to someone else. But what you are will be yours forever. ~Henry Van Dyke

Genius is talent set on fire by courage. ~Henry Van Dyke

There is no personal charm so great as the charm of a cheerful temperament. ~Henry Van Dyke

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

Happiness is inward, and not outward; and so, it does not depend on what we have, but on what we are. ~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

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