Edwin Hubbel Chapin
No more important duty can be urged upon those who are entering the great theater of life than simple loyalty to their best convictions.
Through every rift of discovery some seeming anomaly drops out of the darkness, and falls, as a golden link, into the great chain of order.
Whatever touches the nerves of motive, whatever shifts man's moral position, is mightier than steam, or calorie, or lightening.
Poetry is the utterance of deep and heartfelt truth. The true poet is very near the oracle.