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Philip James Bailey

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We should count time by heart-throbs. He most lives, Who thinks most, feels noblest, acts the best.

— Philip James Bailey

#nobility #life

We live in deeds not years In thoughts not breaths In feelings not figures on a dial. We should count time by heart throbs. He most lives who thinks most, feels noblest, acts the best.

— Philip James Bailey

#memories #philosophy #life

Imagination is the air of mind.

— Philip James Bailey

#imagination #mind

Prayer is the spirit speaking truth to Truth.

— Philip James Bailey

#prayer #speaking #spirit #truth

The long days are no happier than the short ones.

— Philip James Bailey

#happier #long #ones #short #than

Let each man think himself an act of God, His mind a thought, his life a breath of God; And let each try, by great thoughts and good deeds, To show the most of Heaven he hath in him.

— Philip James Bailey

#breath #deeds #each #god #good

The sole equality on earth is death.

— Philip James Bailey

#earth #equality #sole

Art is man's nature; nature is God's art.

— Philip James Bailey

#god #man #nature

Man is a military animal, glories in gunpowder, and loves parade.

— Philip James Bailey

#animal #glories #gunpowder #loves #man

Respect is what we owe; love, what we give.

— Philip James Bailey

#give #love #owe

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Along with its qualities it has many faults in execution: a certain incoherency in the manner in which it is worked out prevents it from being easily readable by any but the most sympathetic student. Festus first publiPhilip James Baileyd anonymously in 1839 underwent many changes and incorporations but it remains a singular example of a piece of work virtually completed in youth and never supplanted or reinforced by later achievements of its author. " It contains fine lines and dignified thought and is most notable for its original topic vivid imagery and moral altitude as well as for the author's remarkable precocity.

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