Joaquin Miller Quotes

Is it worthwhile that we jostle a brother, Bearing his load on the rough road of life? Is it worthwhile that we jeer at each other, In blackness of heart – that we war to the knife? God pity us all in our pitiful strife.

The biggest dog has been a pup.

Behind him (Columbus) lay the gray Azores, Behind the Gates of Hercules; Before him not the ghost of shores, Before him only shoreless seas. The good mate said: “Now we must pray, For lo! the very stars are gone. Brave Admiral, speak, what shall I say?” – “Why, say, ‘Sail on! sail on! and on! […]

That man who lives for self alone – lives for the meanest mortal known.