Easy Poems to Memorize Page 6

An Aged Face
Poet: Joseph Campbell

As a white candle
In a holy place
So is the beauty
Of an aged face.

I Have Today
Poet: Pearl Yeadon McGinnis

I have no Yesterdays,
Time took them away;
Tomorrow may not be -
But I have Today.

House or Home
Poet: Victor Hugo

A house is built of logs and stone,
Of tiles and posts and piers;
A home is built of loving deeds
That stand a thousand years.

Cloud Lining
Poet: Ellen Thorneycroft Fowler

The inner half of every cloud
Is bright and shining;
I therefore turn my clouds about,
And always wear them inside out
To show the lining.

Pass Through
Poet: Unknown

I expect to pass through this world but once.
Any good therefore what I can do or any
kindness that I can show to any fellow
creature, let me do it now.
Let me not defer nor neglect it, for I shall not
pass this way again.

Five Things
Poet: Unknown

If you your lips would keep from slips,
Five things observe with care:
Of whom you speak, to whom you speak,
And how and when and where.

Short Quotes

Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.
Mother Teresa

Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence - is the key to unlocking our potential.
Winston Churchill

You can't possibly hear the last movement of Beethoven's Seventh and go slow.
Oscar Levant

Smile at a stranger. See what happens. Patti LuPone

When onstage, I always try to take my audience through as many emotions as I possibly can. I want them to go from laughter to tears, be shocked and surprised and walk out the door with a renewed sense of themselves - and maybe a smile.
Reba McEntire

Retirement may be an ending, a closing, but it is also a new beginning. It like a book, turning the page and starting a new chapter.

Responsibility is about taking action and being in control of our own situations.
Charles M. Marcus, Success is Not a Spectator Sport

The price of greatness is responsibility. Winston Churchill

If once you forfeit the confidence of your fellow-citizens, you can never regain their respect and esteem.
Abraham Lincoln

Having someone wonder where you are when you don't come home at night is a very old human need.
Margaret Mead

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