George William Curtis Quotes

I walked beside the evening sea
And dreamed a dream that could not be;
The waves that plunged along the shore
Said only: "Dreamer, dream no more!"
George William Curtis
Happiness lies, first of all, in health.
George William Curtis
Books are the ever burning lamps of accumulated wisdom.
George William Curtis
It is not the ship so much as the skillful sailing that assures the prosperous voyage.
George William Curtis
Our common liberty is consecrated by a common sorrow.
George William Curtis
A man's country is not a certain area of land, of mountains, rivers, and woods, but it is a principle and patriotism is loyalty to that principle.
George William Curtis
Age is a matter of feeling, not of years.
George William Curtis
The fragrance always stays in the hand that gives the rose.
George William Curtis
While we read history we make history.
George William Curtis
Imagination is as good as many voyages - and how much cheaper!
George William Curtis
Nature makes woman to be won and men to win.
George William Curtis
Anger is an expensive luxury in which only men of certain income can indulge.
George William Curtis
Every great crisis of human history is a pass of Thermopylae, and there is always a Leonidas and his three hundred to die in it, if they can not conquer.
George William Curtis
The test of civilization is its estimate of women.
George William Curtis


George William Curtis Biography

Born: February 24, 1824
Died: August 31, 1892

George William Curtis was an American writer and public speaker. He is best known through his various works and for writing for Harper's Weekly.


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