A myriad of men are born; they labor and sweat and struggle; ...they squabble and scold and fight; they scramble for little mean advantages over each other; age creeps upon them; infirmities follow; ...those they love are taken from them, and the joy of life is turned to aching grief. It comes at last--the only unpoisoned gift earth ever had for them--and they vanish from a world where they were of no consequence, ...a world which will lament them a day and forget them forever.
Predominant opinions are generally the opinions of the generation that is vanishing.
Americans... are forever searching for love in forms it never takes, in places it can never be. It must have something to do with the vanished frontier.
Treasure the love you receive above all. It will survive long after your good health has vanished.
I can't forgive my friends for dying; I don't find these vanishing acts of theirs at all amusing.
Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.
Man is so made that when anything fires his soul, impossibilities vanish
If we could see ourselves as others see us, we would vanish on the spot.
Knowledge has to be improved, challenged, and increased constantly, or it vanishes.
Expose yourself to your deepest fear; after that, fear has no power, and the fear of freedom shrinks and vanishes. You are free.
Last Update: April, 2020