HEDGE, Frederick Henry Quotes
(1805-1890), American Unitarian divine
Every man is his own ancestor, and every man is his own heir. He devises his own future, and he inherits his own past.
Dreaming is an act of pure imagination, attesting in all men a creative power, which, if it were available in waking, would make every man a Dante or a Shakespeare.
What we need most, is not so much to realize the ideal as to idealize the real.
Sympathy with nature is a part of the good man's religion.