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Born: 1970-01-01
Profession: Author
Nation: American
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When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.

Tags: Give, Place, Time

The bitterest tears shed over graves are for words left unsaid and deeds left undone.

Tags: Deeds, Left, Words

Never give up, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn.

Tags: Give, Place, Time

The past, the present and the future are really one: they are today.

Tags: Future, Past, Today

So much has been said and sung of beautiful young girls, why doesn't somebody wake up to the beauty of old women.

Tags: Beautiful, Beauty, Women

All places where women are excluded tend downward to barbarism; but the moment she is introduced, there come in with her courtesy, cleanliness, sobriety, and order.

Tags: Her, Moment, Women

Friendships are discovered rather than made.

Tags: Discovered, Rather

Most mothers are instinctive philosophers.

Tags: Mothers

Any mind that is capable of real sorrow is capable of good.

Tags: Good, Mind, Sympathy

Whipping and abuse are like laudanum: you have to double the dose as the sensibilities decline.

Tags: Abuse, Decline, Double

Everyone confesses that exertion which brings out all the powers of body and mind is the best thing for us; but most people do all they can to get rid of it, and as a general rule nobody does much more than circumstances drive them to do.

Tags: Best, Everyone, Mind

One would like to be grand and heroic, if one could; but if not, why try at all? One wants to be very something, very great, very heroic; or if not that, then at least very stylish and very fashionable. It is this everlasting mediocrity that bores me.

Tags: Great, Try, Why

To be really great in little things, to be truly noble and heroic in the insipid details of everyday life, is a virtue so rare as to be worthy of canonization.

Tags: Everyday, Great, Life

Human nature is above all things lazy.

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I did not write it. God wrote it. I merely did his dictation.

Tags: God, Merely, Write

A woman's health is her capital.

Tags: Health, Her, Woman

In all ranks of life the human heart yearns for the beautiful; and the beautiful things that God makes are his gift to all alike.

Tags: Beautiful, God, Life

It's a matter of taking the side of the weak against the strong, something the best people have always done.

Tags: Best, Done, Strong

No one is so thoroughly superstitious as the godless man.

Tags: Godless, Thoroughly

The obstinacy of cleverness and reason is nothing to the obstinacy of folly and inanity.

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Where painting is weakest, namely, in the expression of the highest moral and spiritual ideas, there music is sublimely strong.

Tags: Music, Spiritual, Strong

I would not attack the faith of a heathen without being sure I had a better one to put in its place.

Tags: Faith, Place, Put

Perhaps it is impossible for a person who does no good to do no harm.

Tags: Good, Impossible, Perhaps
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To do common things perfectly is far better worth our endeavor than to do uncommon things respectably.

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A man builds a house in England with the expectation of living in it and leaving it to his children; we shed our houses in America as easily as a snail does his shell.

Tags: America, Children, Leaving