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" We live in deeds, not years ; in thoughts, not breaths ; In feelings, not in figures on a dial. We should count time by heart-throbs. He most lives Who thinks most — feels the noblest — acts the best... "
Annual Report of the Secretary of the State Board of Agriculture of the ... - Page 644
by Michigan. State Board of Agriculture - 1899
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The World's Laconics: Or, The Best Thoughts of the Best Authors

Tryon Edwards - Quotations, English - 1853 - 432 pages
...thoughts, not breaths — In feelings, not in figures on the dial ; We should count time by heart-throbs. He most lives Who thinks most, feels the noblest, acts the best. Bailey. Nor love thy life, nor hate ; but what thou livest, Live well ; how long or short permit to...
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Odd Fellows' Literary Casket, Volumes 1-2

American literature - 1854
...thought!, not breaths; In feeling, not in figures on a dial. We should count time by heart-throhi. He most lives Who thinks most; feels the noblest; acts the best." CONTENTMENT. — " I never complained of my condition," says the Persian poet Saadi, "but once, when...
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Voices of the Night

John Cumming - Eschatology - 1854 - 277 pages
...thoughts, not breaths ; In feelings, not in figures on a dial. We should count time by heart-throbs. He most lives Who thinks most, feels the noblest, acts the best." " Be ye transformed." — ROM. xii. 2. I HATE now to show the converse of what I have endeavored to...
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The General Baptist repository, and Missionary observer [afterw.] The ...

1854
...thoughts, not breaths; In feelings, not in figures on a dial. We should count time by heart-throbs : he most lives Who thinks most, feels the noblest, acts the best." They should be told that he only is the highest style of man, whose beliefs and rules of action are...
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The Intellectual repository for the New Church. (July/Sept. 1817 ...

New Church gen. confer - 1854
...thoughts, not breaths ; In feelings, not in figures on a dial. We should count time by heart-throbs. He most lives Who thinks most, feels the noblest, acts the best. To measure life by years is, to the true liver, to measure it rather by ages. If we do not feel its...
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The End: Or, The Proximate Signs of the Close of this Dispensation

John Cumming - Bible - 1855 - 356 pages
...thoughts, not breaths; In feelings, not in figures on a dial: We should count time by heart-throbs; he most lives Who thinks most, feels the noblest, acts the best." These lines more fully express the temper of national life than any words I can employ. Every man thus...
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Alice Gray, Or, The Ministrations of a Child

Alice Gray (fict. name.) - Children - 1855 - 195 pages
...thoughts, not breaths — In feelings, not in figures on a dial. We should count time by heart-throbs : he most lives Who thinks most, feels the noblest, acts the best." BAILEY. DAY after day passed on, and Alice watched the arrival of the post with an G anxiety of expectation,...
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Transactions of the Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of the ..., Volumes 86-87

Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of the State of Maryland - Medicine - 1884
...thoughts, not breaths ; In feelings, not in figures on a dial. We should count time by heart-throbs, He most lives who thinks most, Feels the noblest, acts the best." And if this sentiment be accepted his life was surely long. (Dr. John Morris). At a special meeting...
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Lives of the Illustrious: (the Biographical Magazine)., Volume 7

Biography - 1855
...thoughts, not breaths ; In feelings, not on figures on a dial. We should count time by heart-throbs. He most lives Who thinks most— feels the noblest— acts the best."— feuiu. T:-;* о .TV LONDONl PAETEIDGE, OAKEY, & Co., 34, PATEBNOSTEE EO'W. 1855. i • THE NEW Y0RK...
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Sermons by Charles Manson Taggart: With a Memoir by John H. Heywood

Charles Manson Taggart - Sermons, American - 1856 - 413 pages
...and the brotherhood of man. " We live in deeds, not years ; in thoughts, not breaths ; In feelings, not in figures on a dial. He most lives, Who thinks most, feels the noblest, acts the best." Thus early ended the life *f this beloved brother, a life of rare intensity, and one which has left...
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