English Writer Quotes

885 English Writer quotes:

"Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind."
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"A woman's guess is much more accurate than a man's certainty."
"We have forty million reasons for failure, but not a single excuse."
"Borrow trouble for yourself, if that's your nature, but don't lend it to your neighbours."
"If you can force your heart and nerve and sinew to serve your turn long after they are gone, and so hold on when there is nothing in you except the will which says to them: 'Hold on!'"
"Small miseries, like small debts, hit us in so many places, and meet us at so many turns and corners, that what they want in weight, they make up in number, and render it less hazardous to stand the fire of one cannon ball, than a volley composed of such a shower of bullets."
"A woman is only a woman, but a good cigar is a smoke."
"Heaven grant us patience with a man in love."
"A man's mind is wont to tell him more than seven watchmen sitting in a tower."
"If I were hanged on the highest hill, Mother o' mine, O mother o' mine! I know whose love would follow me still Mother o' mine, O mother o' mine!"
"The heart of a man to the heart of a maid - Light of my tents, be fleet - Morning awaits at the end of the world, And the world is all at our feet."
"If I were dammed of body and soul, I know whose prayers would make me whole, mother o' mine o mother o' mine."
"For the sin they do by two and two they must pay for one by one."
"It's clever, but is it Art?"
"He travels the fastest who travels alone."
"Modern travelling is not travelling at all; it is merely being sent to a place, and very little different from becoming a parcel."
"Fine art is that in which the hand, the head, and the heart of man go together."
"Nearly all the powerful people of this age are unbelievers, the best of them in doubt and misery, the most in plodding hesitation, doing as well as they can, what practical work lies at hand."
"Sentimentalism is the working off on yourself of feelings you haven't really got."
"The great mass of humanity should never learn to read or write."

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