William Gilmore Simms Quotes


6 William Gilmore Simms quotes:



"Genius is the very eye of intellect and the wing of thought; it is always in advance of its time, and is the pioneer for the generation which it precedes."
"Most men remember obligations, but are not often likely to be grateful; the proud are made sour by the remembrance and the vain silent."
"No errors of opinion can possibly be dangerous in a country where opinion is left free to grapple with them."
"Not in sorrow freely is never to open the bosom to the sweets of the sunshine."
"Tact is one of the first mental virtues, the absence of which is often fatal to the best of talents; it supplies the place of many talents."
"The proverb answers where the sermon fails, as a well-charged pistol will do more execution than a whole barrel of gunpowder idly exploded in the air."
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