A man never sees all that his mother has been to him until it's too late to let her know that he sees it.
Quote by William Dean Howells
William Dean Howells Quotes
Inequality is as dear to the American heart as liberty itself.
There will presently be no room in the world for things; it will be filled...
The book which you read from a sense of duty, or because for any reason...
Primitive societies without religion have never been found.
How is it the great pieces of good luck fall to us?
He who sleeps in continual noise is wakened by silence.
If we like a man's dream, we call him a reformer; if we don't like...
The mortality of all inanimate things is terrible to me, but that of books most...
The conqueror is regarded with awe; the wise man commands our respect; but it is...
Tomorrow I shall be sixty-nine, but I do not seem to care. I did not...
Wisdom and goodness are twin-born, one heart must hold both sisters, never seen apart.
An acre of performance is worth a whole world of promise.
In Europe life is histrionic and dramatized, and in America, except when it is trying...
Is it worth while to observe that there are no Venetian blinds in Venice?
You'll find as you grow older that you weren't born such a great while ago...
He who sleeps in continual noise is wakened by silence
The secret of the man who is universally interesting is that he is universally interested.
It is the still, small voice that the soul heeds, not the deafening blasts of...
We are creatures of the moment; we live from one little space to another, and...
Some people can stay longer in an hour than others can in a week.