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Sarah Knowles Bolton

  • Forget the past and live the present hour; / ... / Be glad to-day, tomorrow may bring tears; / Be brave to-day, the darkest night will pass, / And gold rays will usher in the dawn; / Who conquers now shall rule the coming years.

    • Sarah Knowles Bolton,
    • "Now," The Inevitable and Other Poems ()
  • What is the moonlight to me? / An infinite rest; / The subtle and sweet melody / Of song unexpressed.

    • Sarah Knowles Bolton,
    • "The Moonlight," The Inevitable and Other Poems ()
  • No deed of love or goodness ever dies, / But in the lives of others multiplies.

    • Sarah Knowles Bolton,
    • "The Unfinished Stocking," The Inevitable and Other Poems ()
  • He who looks far for blessings / Will overlook his own.

    • Sarah Knowles Bolton,
    • "Blessings Near at Hand," The Inevitable and Other Poems ()
  • Do you remember / That sweet September / When sky was golden and sea was blue, / We two together / In love's own weather / Walking at sunset the woodland through. / ... / Ah! shall we ever / Walk again in the dear old way?

    • Sarah Knowles Bolton,
    • "A Sunset Walk," The Inevitable and Other Poems ()
  • Life may not reach its noon, or setting sun; / No one can do the work you leave undone, / For no one ever fills another's place.

    • Sarah Knowles Bolton,
    • "Do Your Work Early," The Inevitable and Other Poems ()
  • I like the man who faces what he must, / With steps triumphant and a heart of cheer; / Who fights the daily battle without fear.

    • Sarah Knowles Bolton,
    • title poem, The Inevitable and Other Poems ()
  • The victory of success is half won when one gains the habit of work.

    • Sarah Knowles Bolton,
    • in The Fra: Journal of Affirmation ()
  • The perfume of natures does not usually come forth without bruising.

Sarah Knowles Bolton, U.S. writer

(1841 - 1916)