In our nature, however, there is a provision, alike marvelous and merciful, that the sufferer should never know the intensity of what he endures by its present torture, but chiefly by the pang that rankles after it.
Quote by Nathaniel Hawthorne
Nathaniel Hawthorne Quotes
A hero cannot be a hero unless in a heroic world.
It is a curious subject of observation and inquiry, whether hatred and love be not...
Mankind are earthen jugs with spirits in them.
Easy reading is damned hard writing.
What we call real estate - the solid ground to build a house on -...
No man, for any considerable period, can wear one face to himself and another to...
Time flies over us, but leaves it shadow behind
You can get assent to almost any proposition so long as you are not going...
A stale article, if you dip it in a good, warm, sunny smile, will go...
Moonlight is sculpture.
The founders of a new colony, whatever Utopia of human virtue and happiness they might...
Accuracy is the twin brother of honesty; inaccuracy, of dishonesty.
Selfishness is one of the qualities apt to inspire love.
Nobody has any conscience about adding to the improbabilities of a marvelous tale.
Every individual has a place to fill in the world and is important in some...
Life is made up of marble and mud.
Mountains are earth's undecaying monuments.
We must not always talk in the market-place of what happens to us in the...
All brave men love; for he only is brave who has affections to fight for,...
A woman's chastity consists, like an onion, of a series of coats.