- Name: Henry van Dyke Jr.
- Born: 11/10/1852
- Died: 04/10/1933 (80 years old)
- Occupation: Author, educator, minister, diplomat
Henry Jackson van Dyke Jr. (November 10, 1852 – April 10, 1933) was an American author, educator, and clergyman.
Birth Name: Henry Jackson van Dyke Jr.
School: Princeton University, Princeton Theological Seminary
Alias: Henry Jackson van Dyke Jr.
Birth Place: Germantown, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Death Place: Princeton, New Jersey, U.S.
Henry van Dyke Jr. quotes :
There is a loftier ambition than merely to stand high in the world. It is to stoop down and lift mankind a little higher.Henry van Dyke Jr.
Time is too slow for those who wait, too swift for those who fear, too long for those who grieve, too short for those who rejoice, but for those who love, time is eternity.Henry Van Dyke
Use what talents you possess the woods would be very silent if no birds sang there except those that sang best.Henry Van Dyke
It is with rivers as it is with people: the greatest are not always the most agreeable nor the best to live with.Henry Van Dyke
What you possess in the world will be found at the day of your death to belong to someone else. But what you are will be yours forever.Henry Van Dyke
There are two good rules which ought to be written on every heart - never to believe anything bad about anybody unless you positively know it to be true never to tell even that unless you feel that it is absolutely necessary, and that God is listening.Henry Van Dyke
The first day of spring is one thing, and the first spring day is another. The difference between them is sometimes as great as a month.Henry Van Dyke
Happiness is inward, and not outward and so, it does not depend on what we have, but on what we are.Henry Van Dyke
To desire and strive to be of some service to the world, to aim at doing something which shall really increase the happiness and welfare and virtue of mankind - this is a choice which is possible for all of us and surely it is a good haven to sail for.Henry Van Dyke