Mary Gardiner Brainard Quote

That which we look on with unselfish love
And true humility is surely ours,
Even as a lake looks at the stars above
And makes within itself a heaven of stars.


Ownership, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).

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That which we look on with unselfish love And true humility is surely ours, Even as a lake looks at the stars above And makes within itself a heaven...

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That which we look on with unselfish love And true humility is surely ours, Even as a lake looks at the stars above And makes within itself a heaven...

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That which we look on with unselfish love And true humility is surely ours, Even as a lake looks at the stars above And makes within itself a heaven...

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That which we look on with unselfish love And true humility is surely ours, Even as a lake looks at the stars above And makes within itself a heaven...