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Thoughts I Met on the Highway

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Published: 1919
Language: English
Wordcount: 6,391 / 26 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 65.1
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 1,068
Added to site: 2006.05.16
mnybks.net#: 13582
Genres: Poetry, Essays
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unproductive regrets in regard to the occurences of the past as it is to cripple our forces through fears and forebodings for the future.

There is no experience in any life which if rightly recognized, rightly turned and thereby wisely used, cannot be made of value; many times things thus turned and used can be made sources of inestimable gain; ofttimes they become veritable blessings in disguise.


'Tis the sweetest thing to remember
If courage be on the wane.
When the cold, dark days are over--
Why, the birds go north again.

Ella Higginson


Nothing is more subtle than thought, nothing more powerful, nothing more irresistible in its operations, when rightly applied and held to with a faith and fidelity that is unswerving,--a faith and fidelity that never knows the neutralizing effects of doubt and fear. If one have aspirations and a sincere desire for a higher and better condition, so far as advantages, facilities, associates, or any surroundings or environmen

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