Quoteland.com Home Topics Resources Groups
Education FAQs Site Info Contact Us About the Authors
QUOTATIONS by AUTHOR
Bookmark and Share
BooksBooks by and about Washington Irving
Engrave a QuoteClick this icon to engrave the quote on mugs, bookmarks, t-shirts and much more

Rows: 1 - 25 of 33

1 2 | Next 25 >>

Page: 1 of 2

Actors, Acting
Engrave this Quote In civilized life, where the happiness and indeed almost the existence of man, depends on the opinion of his fellow men. He is constantly acting a studied part.
Engrave this quote in Our Store! | Rate this Quote! | Tell a Friend

-Washington Irving
Adversity
Engrave this Quote Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above them.
Engrave this quote in Our Store! | Rate this Quote! | Tell a Friend

-Washington Irving
Age
Engrave this Quote Whenever a man's friends begin to compliment him about looking young, he may be sure that they think he is growing old.
Engrave this quote in Our Store! | Rate this Quote! | Tell a Friend

-Washington Irving
Alcohol/Alcoholism
Engrave this Quote They who drink beer will think beer.
Engrave this quote in Our Store! | Rate this Quote! | Tell a Friend

-Washington Irving
Anger
Engrave this Quote Temper never mellows with age, and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use.
Engrave this quote in Our Store! | Rate this Quote! | Tell a Friend

-Washington Irving
Engrave this Quote A tart temper never mellows with age, and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use.
Engrave this quote in Our Store! | Rate this Quote! | Tell a Friend

-Washington Irving
Attitude
Engrave this Quote An inexhaustible good nature is one of the most precious gifts of heaven, spreading itself like oil over the troubled sea of thought, and keeping the mind smooth and equable in the roughest weather.
Engrave this quote in Our Store! | Rate this Quote! | Tell a Friend

-Washington Irving
Authors & Writing
Engrave this Quote I am always at a loss at how much to believe of my own stories.
Engrave this quote in Our Store! | Rate this Quote! | Tell a Friend

-Washington Irving
Change
Engrave this Quote There is a certain relief in change, even though it be from bad to worse; as I have found in traveling in a stagecoach, that it is often a comfort to shift one's position and be bruised in a new place.
Engrave this quote in Our Store! | Rate this Quote! | Tell a Friend

-Washington Irving, Tales of a Traveler
Communication
Engrave this Quote The tongue is the only instrument that gets sharper with use.
Engrave this quote in Our Store! | Rate this Quote! | Tell a Friend

-Washington Irving
Crying
Engrave this Quote There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are messengers of overwhelming griefand unspeakable love.
Engrave this quote in Our Store! | Rate this Quote! | Tell a Friend

-Washington Irving
Engrave this Quote There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are the messengers of overwhelming grief, of deep contrition, and of unspeakable love.
Engrave this quote in Our Store! | Rate this Quote! | Tell a Friend

-Washington Irving
Diets and Dieting
Engrave this Quote Who ever hears of fat men heading a riot, or herding together in turbulent mobs? No -- no, your lean, hungry men who are continually worrying society, and setting the whole community by the ears.
Engrave this quote in Our Store! | Rate this Quote! | Tell a Friend

-Washington Irving
Dignity
Engrave this Quote There is a healthful hardiness about real dignity that never dreads contact and communion with others however humble.
Engrave this quote in Our Store! | Rate this Quote! | Tell a Friend

-Washington Irving
Envy / Jealousy
Engrave this Quote There is never jealousy where there is not strong regard.
Engrave this quote in Our Store! | Rate this Quote! | Tell a Friend

-Washington Irving
Genius
Engrave this Quote Rising genius always shoots out its rays from among the clouds, but these will gradually roll away and disappear as it ascends to its steady luster.
Engrave this quote in Our Store! | Rate this Quote! | Tell a Friend

-Washington Irving
Grief, Grieving
Engrave this Quote The sorrow for the dead is the only sorrow from which we refuse to be divorced. Every other wound we seek to heal -- every other affliction to forget: but this wound we consider it a duty to keep open -- this affliction we cherish and brood over in solitude.
Engrave this quote in Our Store! | Rate this Quote! | Tell a Friend

-Washington Irving
Heroes/Heroism
Engrave this Quote The idol of today pushes the hero of yesterday out of our recollection; and will, in turn, be supplanted by his successor of tomorrow.
Engrave this quote in Our Store! | Rate this Quote! | Tell a Friend

-Washington Irving
Kindness
Engrave this Quote A kind heart is a fountain of gladness, making everything in its vicinity freshen into smiles.
Engrave this quote in Our Store! | Rate this Quote! | Tell a Friend

-Washington Irving
Law
Engrave this Quote Young lawyers attend the courts, not because they have business there, but because they have no business.
Engrave this quote in Our Store! | Rate this Quote! | Tell a Friend

-Washington Irving
Libraries
Engrave this Quote The great British Library -- one of these sequestered pools of obsolete literature to which modern authors repair, and draw buckets full of classic lore, or pure English, undefiled wherewith to swell their own scanty rills of thought.
Engrave this quote in Our Store! | Rate this Quote! | Tell a Friend

-Washington Irving, The Sketch-Book, The Art of Book-Making, 1819-20
Love
Engrave this Quote A woman's life is a history of the affections.
Engrave this quote in Our Store! | Rate this Quote! | Tell a Friend

-Washington Irving
Engrave this Quote Love is never lost. If not reciprocated, it will flow back and soften and purify the heart.
Engrave this quote in Our Store! | Rate this Quote! | Tell a Friend

-Washington Irving
Marriage
Engrave this Quote Marriage is the torment of one, the felicity of two, the strife and enmity of three.
Engrave this quote in Our Store! | Rate this Quote! | Tell a Friend

-Washington Irving
Engrave this Quote Those men are most apt to be obsequious and conciliating abroad, who are under the discipline of shrews at home.
Engrave this quote in Our Store! | Rate this Quote! | Tell a Friend

-Washington Irving

Rows: 1 - 25 of 33

1 2 | Next 25 >>

Page: 1 of 2

 


Copyright © 1997-2001 Quoteland.com, Inc., all rights reserved unless otherwise noted.  

 
Quoteland would like to thank Quotations Book for its extensive contribution to our database
Follow Quoteland on twitter: