English Author Quotes


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"Sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast."
"It's a poor sort of memory that only works backwards."
"While the laughter of joy is in full harmony with our deeper life, the laughter of amusement should be kept apart from it. The danger is too great of thus learning to look at solemn things in a spirit of mockery, and to seek in them opportunities for exercising wit."
Author: Carroll Quotes Category: English Author Quotes Harmony Quotes
"There comes a pause, for human strength will not endure to dance without cessation; and everyone must reach the point at length of absolute prostration."
"Sentence first, verdict afterwards."
"Take care of the sense and the sounds will take care of themselves."
"Twinkle, twinkle little bat How I wonder what you're at! Up above the world you fly, Like a tea-tray in the sky."
"'Begin at the beginning,' the King said, very gravely, 'and go on till you come to the end: then stop.'"
"The heart that has truly loved never forgets But as truly loves on to the close."
"No good fish goes anywhere without a porpoise."
"I have proved by actual trial that a letter, that takes an hour to write, takes only about 3 minutes to read!"
"Oh, 'tis love, 'tis love that makes the world go round."
"That's the reason they're called lessons, because they lesson from day to day."
"There are three hundred and sixty-four days when you might get un-birthday presents, and only one for birthday presents, you know."
"Affliction comes to us, not to make us sad but sober; not to make us sorry but wise."
Author: Beecher Quotes Category: English Author Quotes Affliction Quotes
"I doubt whether any girl would be satisfied with her lover's mind if she knew the whole of it."
"Action is the normal completion of the act of will which begins as prayer. That action is not always external, but it is always some kind of effective energy."
"What I say is that, if a fellow really likes potatoes, he must be a pretty decent sort of fellow."
"Punctuality is the virtue of the bored."
Author: Waugh Quotes Category: English Author Quotes Punctuality Quotes
"Tiggers don't like honey."


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