Letitia Elizabeth Landon - Quotes

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I think hearts are very much like glasses. If they do not break with the first ring, they usually last a considerable time.

I think hearts are very much like glasses. If they do not break with the first ring, they usually last a considerable time.

Delicious tears! The heart's own dew.

Delicious tears! The heart's own dew.

Everything that looks to the future elevates human nature; for life is never so low or so little as when occupied with the present. ---->>>

How disappointment tracks the steps of hope.

How disappointment tracks the steps of hope.

Society is like a large piece of frozen water; and skating well is the great art of social life.

Society is like a large piece of frozen water; and skating well is the great art of social life.

All sweeping assertions are erroneous. ---->>>

Enthusiasm is the divine particle in our composition: with it we are great, generous, and true; without it, we are little, false, and mean. ---->>>

Whatever people in general do not understand, they are always prepared to dislike; the incomprehensible is always the obnoxious. ---->>>

A brier rose whose buds yield fragrant harvest for the honey bee.

A brier rose whose buds yield fragrant harvest for the honey bee.

An apt quotation is like a lamp which flings its light over the whole sentence. ---->>>

Ah, tell me not that memory sheds gladness o'er the past, what is recalled by faded flowers, save that they did not last? ---->>>

Few, save the poor, feel for the poor. ---->>>

We need to suffer, that we may learn to pity. ---->>>

No thoroughly occupied man was ever yet very miserable. ---->>>

There is a large stock on hand; but somehow or other, nobody's experience ever suits us but our own. ---->>>

Were it not better to forget than to remember and regret? ---->>>

We might have been - these are but common words, and yet they make the sum of life's bewailing. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: English
Born: August 14, 1802
Birthplace: Chelsea, London
Die: October 15, 1838
Occupation: Poet
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Letitia Elizabeth Landon (14 August 1802 – 15 October 1838), English poet and novelist, better known by her initials L.E.L.(wikipedia)