John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.
John Henry Newman. (18011890)
Lead, kindly Light, amid the encircling gloom, Lead thou me on! The night is dark, and I am far from home Lead thou me on! Keep thou my feet; I do not ask to see The distant scene,one step enough for me.
The Pillar of the Cloud. 2
And with the morn those angel faces smile Which I have loved long since and lost awhile.
The Pillar of the Cloud. 3
Growth is the only evidence of life.
Dr. Scott, cited by Cardinal Newman. 4
It is thy very energy of thought Which keeps thee from thy God.
Dream of Gerontius. 5
Where good and ill together blent, Wage an undying strife.
A Martyr Convert. 6
There is in stillness oft a magic power To calm the breast when struggling passions lower, Touched by its influence, in the soul arise Diviner feelings, kindred with the skies.
Time hath a taming hand.
A great memory does not make a philosopher, any more than a dictionary can be called a grammar.
Knowledge in Relation to Culture.