Agnes Repplier - Quotes

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It is not easy to find happiness in ourselves, and it is not possible to find it elsewhere.

It is not easy to find happiness in ourselves, and it is not possible to find it elsewhere.

Humor brings insight and tolerance. Irony brings a deeper and less friendly understanding.

Humor brings insight and tolerance. Irony brings a deeper and less friendly understanding.

It is impossible for a lover of cats to banish these alert, gentle, and discriminating friends, who give us just enough of their regard and complaisance to make us hunger for more.

It is impossible for a lover of cats to banish these alert, gentle, and discriminating friends, who give us just enough of their regard and complaisance to make us hunger for more.

We cannot really love anyone with with whom we never laugh.

We cannot really love anyone with with whom we never laugh.

The thinkers of the world should by rights be guardians of the world's mirth. ---->>>

There is always a secret irritation about a laugh into which we cannot join. ---->>>

It is not what we learn in conversation that enriches us. It is the elation that comes of swift contact with tingling currents of thought. ---->>>

A kitten is chiefly remarkable for rushing about like mad at nothing whatever, and generally stopping before it gets there.

A kitten is chiefly remarkable for rushing about like mad at nothing whatever, and generally stopping before it gets there.

Democracy forever teases us with the contrast between its ideals and its realities, between its heroic possibilities and its sorry achievements. ---->>>

It has been well said that tea is suggestive of a thousand wants, from which spring the decencies and luxuries of civilization. ---->>>

It is as impossible to withhold education from the receptive mind, as it is impossible to force it upon the unreasoning. ---->>>

The diseases of the present have little in common with the diseases of the past save that we die of them. ---->>>

There are few nudities so objectionable as the naked truth. ---->>>

People who cannot recognize a palpable absurdity are very much in the way of civilization. ---->>>

The tourist may complain of other tourists, but he would be lost without them. ---->>>

Humor distorts nothing, and only false gods are laughed off their earthly pedestals.

Humor distorts nothing, and only false gods are laughed off their earthly pedestals.

Laughter springs from the lawless part of our nature. ---->>>

Conversation between Adam and Eve must have been difficult at times because they had nobody to talk about. ---->>>

It is in his pleasure that a man really lives; it is from his leisure that he constructs the true fabric of self. ---->>>

The clear-sighted do not rule the world, but they sustain and console it. ---->>>

Edged tools are dangerous things to handle, and not infrequently do much hurt. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: April 1, 1855
Birthplace:
Die: 11-15, 1950
Occupation: Writer
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Agnes Repplier (April 1, 1858 – December 15, 1950) was an American essayist.(wikipedia)