English Writer Quotes


905 English Writer quotes:



"Skill is the unified force of experience, intellect and passion in their operation."
"When men are easy in their circumstances, they are naturally enemies to innovations."
"Sunday clears away the rust of the whole week."
"Talking with a friend is nothing else but thinking aloud."
"Men may change their climate, but they cannot change their nature. A man that goes out a fool cannot ride or sail himself into common sense."
"Sunshine is delicious, rain is refreshing, wind braces us up, snow is exhilarating; there is really no such thing as bad weather, only different kinds of good weather."
"For the female of the species is more deadly than the male."
"The unjustifiable severity of a parent is loaded with this aggravation, that those whom he injures are always in his sight."
"Punishment is the last and the least effective instrument in the hands of the legislator for the prevention of crime."
"One should take good care not to grow too wise for so great a pleasure of life as laughter."
"It is written on the arched sky; it looks out from every star. It is the poetry of Nature; it is that which uplifts the spirit within us."
"Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for."
"But better die than live mechanically a life that is a repetition of repetitions."
"Never look backwards or you'll fall down the stairs."
"The purest and most thoughtful minds are those which love color the most."
"There is nothing that makes its way more directly into the soul than beauty."
"A book worth reading is worth buying."
"Let every dawn be to you as the beginning of life, and every setting sun be to you as its close."
"Not only is there but one way of doing things rightly, but there is only one way of seeing them, and that is, seeing the whole of them."
"He who would pass his declining years with honor and comfort, should, when young, consider that he may one day become old, and remember when he is old, that he has once been young."


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