Hannah More Quotes
Brief author info: Hannah More (1745-1833) English writer and philanthropist.
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In men this blunder still you find,- All think their little set mankind.
Trifles make the sum of human things, And half our misery from our foibles springs.
Outward attacks and troubles rather fix than unsettle the Christian, as tempests from without only serve to root the oak faster.
How goodness heightens beauty!
Imagination frames events unknown, In wild, fantastic shapes of hideous ruin, And what it fears creates.
Activity may lead to evil; but inactivity cannot be led to good.
Did not God Sometimes withhold in mercy what we ask, We should be ruined at our own request.
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
Friends show their love in times of trouble, not in happiness.
To understand is hard. Once one understands, action is easy.
You cannot wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.
You only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough.
- Mae West