Washington Irving Quotes
US essayist, historian, & novelist (1783 - 1859)
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A woman's life is a history of the affections.
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There is a certain relief in change, even though it be from bad to worse! As I have often found in travelling in a stagecoach, that it is often a comfort to shift one's position, and be bruised in a new place.
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A kind heart is a fountain of gladness, making everything in its vicinity freshen into smil
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Marriage is the torment of one, the felicity of two, the strife and enmity of three.
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A father may turn his back on his child, brothers and sisters may become inveterate enemies, husbands may desert their wives, wives their husbands. But a mother's love endures through all.
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A woman's whole life is a history of the affections.
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There is a healthful hardiness about real dignity that never dreads contact and communion with others, however humble.
A kind heart is a fountain of gladness, making everything in its vicinity freshen into smiles.
A tart temper never mellows with age, and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use.
Great minds have purposes, others have wishes. Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above them.
A tart temper never mellows with age; and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use.