Isabel Paterson Quotes

Isabel Paterson Quotes: Most of the harm in the world is done by good people, and not by accident, lapse, or omission. It is the result of their deliberate actions, long persevered in, which they hold to be motivated by high ideals toward virtuous ends.
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Isabel Paterson Quote: The humanitarian wishes to be a prime mover in the lives of others. He cannot admit either the divine or the natural order, by which men have the power to help themselves. The humanitarian puts himself in the place of God.
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Quotes about Isabel Paterson: One genius is about all a house will hold.
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Quote about Isabel Paterson: Not uncommonly one hears some romantic young woman say, 'Oh, I would give anything to be a writer.' But she would not; and 'anything' is not enough. One must give everything.
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Isabel Paterson Sayings: If there were just one gift you could choose, but nothing barred, what would it be? We wish you then your own wish; you name it. Ours is liberty, now and forever.
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Isabel Paterson Saying: The biggest pests are the people who use altruism as an alibi. What they passionately wish is to make themselves important.
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Sayings about Isabel Paterson: The humanitarian in theory is the terrorist in action.
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