How is it the great pieces of good luck fall to us?
Quote by William Dean Howells
William Dean Howells Quotes
It is the still, small voice that the soul heeds, not the deafening blasts of...
If we like a man's dream, we call him a reformer; if we don't like...
I know, indeed, of nothing more subtle satisfying and cheering than a knowledge of the...
He who sleeps in continual noise is wakened by silence
Is it worth while to observe that there are no Venetian blinds in Venice?
There will presently be no room in the world for things; it will be filled...
A man never sees all that his mother has been to him until it's too...
The action is best that secures the greatest happiness for the greatest number.
The conqueror is regarded with awe; the wise man commands our respect; but it is...
An acre of performance is worth a whole world of promise.
Some people can stay longer in an hour than others can in a week.
He who sleeps in continual noise is wakened by silence.
What the American public wants in the theater is a tragedy with a happy ending.
Tomorrow I shall be sixty-nine, but I do not seem to care. I did not...
In Europe life is histrionic and dramatized, and in America, except when it is trying...
The secret of the man who is universally interesting is that he is universally interested.
Inequality is as dear to the American heart as liberty itself.
Wisdom and goodness are twin-born, one heart must hold both sisters, never seen apart.
You'll find as you grow older that you weren't born such a great while ago...
Primitive societies without religion have never been found.