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Nathaniel Hawthorne Quotes


53 Nathaniel Hawthorne quotes:



"Life is made up of marble and mud."
"All brave men love; for he only is brave who has affections to fight for, whether in the daily battle of life, or in physical contests."
"The only sensible ends of literature are, first, the pleasurable toil of writing; second, the gratification of one's family and friends; and lastly, the solid cash."
"Time flies over us, but leaves it shadow behind."
"No man for any considerable period can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which may be the true."
"Nobody, I think, ought to read poetry, or look at pictures or statues, who cannot find a great deal more in them than the poet or artist has actually expressed. Their highest merit is suggestiveness."
"Happiness is a butterfly, which when pursued, is always just beyond your grasp, but which, if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you."
"Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them."
"Man's own youth is the world's youth; at least he feels as if it were, and imagines that the earth's granite substance is something not yet hardened, and which he can mould into whatever shape he likes."
Author: Hawthorne Quotes Category: Youth Quotes
"Mankind are earthen jugs with spirits in them."
"Generosity is the flower of justice."
"Labor is the curse of the world, and nobody can meddle with it without becoming proportionately brutified."
Author: Hawthorne Quotes Category: Labor Quotes
"No man, for any considerable period, can wear one face to himself and another to the multitude, without finally getting bewildered as to which one is true."
Author: Hawthorne Quotes Category: Man Quotes
"Let men tremble to win the hand of woman, unless they win along with it the utmost passion of her heart! Else it may be their miserable fortune, when some mightier touch than their own may have awakened all her sensibilities, to be reproached even for the calm content, the marble image of happiness, which they will have imposed upon her as the warm reality."
"My heart was a habitation large enough for many guests, but lonely and chill, and without a household fire. I longed to kindle one! It seemed not so wild a dream . . ."
Author: Hawthorne Quotes Category: Fire Quotes
"She had not known the weight until she felt the freedom!"
Author: Hawthorne Quotes Category: Freedom Quotes
"A pure hand needs no glove to cover it."
"It contributes greatly towards a man's moral and intellectual health, to be brought into habits of companionship with individuals unlike himself, who care little for his pursuits, and whose sphere and abilities he must go out of himself to appreciate."
"Nobody has any conscience about adding to the improbabilities of a marvelous tale."
"A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats."



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