Sarah Orne Jewett - Quotes

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Yes'm, old friends is always best, 'less you can catch a new one that's fit to make an old one out of. ---->>>

It is the people who can do nothing who find nothing to do, and the secret to happiness in this world is not only to be useful, but to be forever elevating one's uses. ---->>>

Tact is after all a kind of mind reading. ---->>>

The road was new to me, as roads always are, going back. ---->>>

The thing that teases the mind over and over for years, and at last gets itself put down rightly on paper - whether little or great, it belongs to Literature. ---->>>

God would not give us the same talent if what were right for men were wrong for women. ---->>>

What has made this nation great? Not its heroes but its households. ---->>>

When I was as you are now, towering in the confidence of twenty-one, little did I suspect that I should be at forty-nine, what I now am.

When I was as you are now, towering in the confidence of twenty-one, little did I suspect that I should be at forty-nine, what I now am.

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: September 3, 1849
Birthplace:
Die: 06-24, 1909
Occupation: Author
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Sarah Orne Jewett (September 3, 1849 – June 24, 1909) was an American novelist, short story writer and poet, best known for her local color works set along or near the southern seacoast of Maine. Jewett is recognized as an important practitioner of American literary regionalism.(wikipedia)