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“Poetry is a dangerous gift ...”
“... he certainly seemed ... to have more in him of heaven than earth; as if indeed he were only lent, not given.”
“Oh, that in religion, as in everything else, man would judge his brother man by his own heart; and as dear, as precious as his peculiar creed may be to him, believe so it is with the faith of his brother!”
“Truth is the vital breath of Beauty; Beauty the outward form of Truth ...”
“... the Real [is] the sole foundation of the Ideal ...”
“Sympathy is the charm of human life ...”
“For prayer is the language of the heart ...”
Grace Aguilar, English novelist, Jewish scholar
(1816 - 1847)