Sarah Jewett Quotes

10 Sarah Jewett quotes:

"The thing that teases the mind over and over for years, and at last gets itself put down rightly on paper - whether little or great, it belongs to Literature."
Author: Jewett Quotes Category: Mind Quotes
"The road was new to me, as roads always are, going back."
"Some set more by such things as come from a distance, but I rec'lect mother always used to maintain that folks was meant to be doctored with the stuff that grew right about 'em"
Author: Jewett Quotes Category: Mother Quotes
"When I was as you are now, towering in the confidence of twenty-one, little did I suspect that I should be at forty-nine, what I now am."
"Tact is, after all, a kind of mind reading."
Author: Jewett Quotes Category: Mind Quotes
"Yes'm, old friends is always best, 'less you can catch a new one that's fit to make an old one out of."
"What has made this nation great? Not its heroes but its households."
Author: Jewett Quotes Category: American Author Quotes Hero Quotes
"It is the people who can do nothing who find nothing to do, and the secret to happiness in this world is not only to be useful, but to be forever elevating one's uses."
"God would not give us the same talent if what were right for men were wrong for women."
"It does seem so pleasant to talk with an old acquaintance who knows what you know. I see so many new folks nowadays who seem to have neither past nor future. Conversation has got to have some root in the past, or else you have got to explain every remark you make, and it wears a person out."

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