Lew Wallace Quotes


10 Lew Wallace quotes:



"One is never more on trial than in the moment of excessive good fortune."
"Beauty is altogether in the eye of the beholder."
"When people are lonely they stoop to any companionship."
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"The monuments of the nations are all protests against nothingness after death; so are statues and inscriptions; so is history."
"I know what I should love to do--to build a study; to write, and to think of nothing else. I want to bury myself in a den of books. I want to saturate myself with the elements of which they are made, and breathe their atmosphere until I am of it. Not a bookworm, being which is to give off no utterances; but a man in the world of writing--one with a pen that shall stop men to listen to it, whether they wish to or not."
"[Wallace shook hands with the Rebel brass.] I was then invited to breakfast, which consisted of corn bread and coffee, the best the gallant officer had in his kitchen, ... We sat at the table about an hour and a half."
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"The monuments of the nations are all protests against nothingness after death; so are statues and inscriptions; so is history"
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"As a rule, there is no surer way to the dislike of men than to behave well where they have behaved badly."
"Beauty is altogether in the eye of the beholder"
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"As a rule, there is no surer way to the dislike of men than to behave well where they have behaved badly"
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