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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. "
The Williams Quarterly - Page 287
1857
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The Intellectual repository for the New Church. (July/Sept. 1817 ...

New Church gen. confer - 1852
...deeds, not yean ; in thoughts, not breaths ; In feelings) not in figures on a dial. We should coant time by heart-throbs. He most lives Who thinks most, feels the noblest, acts the best. Natural mutations are emblems both of the external or corporeal life, and of the inner or spiritual...
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The General Baptist repository, and Missionary observer [afterw.] The ...

1877
...an elder, have ye never read that "We should count time by heart-throbs, Not by figures on a dial. He most lives Who thinks most, feels the noblest, Acts the best." a 0g FOR THE YOUNG FOLKS. LET me tell you, my young friends, some of the things I would do if I were...
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New Englander and Yale Review, Volume 16

Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight - 1858
...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." Ko doubt the Deity acted not arbitrarily in allotting to the early patriarchs two, three, six or nine...
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A New Spirit of the Age, Volume 2

Richard Henry Horne - 1844
...little chance under ten or twelve,) we ought perhaps to introduce him at once in an extract : — " We live in deeds, not years ; in thoughts, not breaths...Who thinks most ; feels the noblest ; acts the best. And he whose heart beats quickest lives the longest : Lives in one hour more than in years do some...
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A New Spirit of the Age, Volume 2

Richard H. Horne - 1844 - 365 pages
...twelve), we ought perhaps to introduce him at once in an extract : — " We live in deeds, not yeais ; in thoughts, not breaths ; In feelings, not in figures...Who thinks most ; feels the noblest ; acts the best. And he who•e heart beat-* quickest lives Hie longest : I/ives in one hour more than in yenrs do some...
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A New Spirit of the Age, Volume 2

Richard H. Horne - 1844 - 8 pages
...extract : — " We live in deeds, not years ; in thoughts, not breaths ; In feelings, not in figures ou a dial. We should count time by heart-throbs. He most...Who thinks most ; feels the noblest : acts the best. And he whose heart beats quickest lives the longest : Lives in one hour more than in years do some...
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The American Whig Review, Volume 2

1845
...loved him ! She was the sheath wherein his soul had rest, As hath a sword from war. THE END OF LIFE. WE live in deeds, not years ; in thoughts, not breaths...Who thinks most ; feels the noblest ; acts the best. And he whose heart beats quickest lives the longest : Lives in one hour more than in years do some...
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The Poets and Poetry of England, in the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1845 - 504 pages
...touch and thrill us through the body ; And we are fools, and there 's an end of us. THE END OF LIFE. WE live in deeds, not years ; in thoughts, not breaths...Who thinks most ; feels the noblest ; acts the best. And he whose heart beats quickest lives the longest: Lives in one hour more than in years do some i...
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Festus: A Poem

Philip James Bailey - 1845 - 416 pages
...longer seem Than if each year might number a thousand days, — Spent as is this by nations of mankind. We live in deeds, not years ; in thoughts, not breaths...thinks most — . feels the noblest — acts the best. Life's but a means unto an end — that end, Beginning, mean and end to all things — God. The dead...
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The Methodist new connexion magazine and evangelical repository, Volume 73

...socket." But the length of a life is not to be measured merely by the number of its days and years— " We live in deeds, not years ; in thoughts, not breaths...Who thinks most, feels the noblest, acts the best." Reckoned in this way, she lived a long life. And herein is a great source of comfort. Many, in years...
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