George William Curtis - Quotes

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It is not the ship so much as the skillful sailing that assures the prosperous voyage. ---->>>

The new year begins in a snow-storm of white vows.

The new year begins in a snow-storm of white vows.

Romance like a ghost escapes touching; it is always where you are not, not where you are. The interview or conversation was prose at the time, but it is poetry in the memory.

Romance like a ghost escapes touching; it is always where you are not, not where you are. The interview or conversation was prose at the time, but it is poetry in the memory.

Happiness lies first of all in health.

Happiness lies first of all in health.

A man's country is not a certain area of land, of mountains, rivers, and woods, but it is a principle and patriotism is loyalty to that principle.

A man's country is not a certain area of land, of mountains, rivers, and woods, but it is a principle and patriotism is loyalty to that principle.

The test of civilization is its estimate of women.

The test of civilization is its estimate of women.

The big mistake that men make is that when they turn thirteen or fourteen and all of a sudden they've reached puberty, they believe that they like women. Actually, you're just horny. It doesn't mean you like women any more at twenty-one than you did at ten.

The big mistake that men make is that when they turn thirteen or fourteen and all of a sudden they've reached puberty, they believe that they like women. Actually, you're just horny. It doesn't mean you like women any more at twenty-one than you did at ten.

Anger is an expensive luxury in which only men of certain income can indulge.

Anger is an expensive luxury in which only men of certain income can indulge.

Nature makes woman to be won and men to win.

Nature makes woman to be won and men to win.

Books are the ever burning lamps of accumulated wisdom. ---->>>

While we read history we make history. ---->>>

Imagination is as good as many voyages - and how much cheaper! ---->>>

Our common liberty is consecrated by a common sorrow. ---->>>

Every great crisis of human history is a pass of Thermopylae, and there is always a Leonidas and his three hundred to die in it, if they can not conquer. ---->>>

It is not observed in history that families improve with time. ---->>>

Reputation is favorable notoriety as distinguished from fame, which is permanent approval of great deeds and noble thoughts by the best intelligence of mankind. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: February 24, 1824
Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.
Die: August 31, 1892
Occupation: Author
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George William Curtis (February 24, 1824 – August 31, 1892) was an American writer and public speaker, born in Providence, Rhode Island, of New Englander ancestry. A Republican, he spoke in favor of African American equality and civil rights.(wikipedia)