Letitia Elizabeth Landon Quotes

Letitia Elizabeth Landon Quotes: From religion ... they will learn the only true lesson of equality - the conviction that our destinies are not in our own hands; they will see that no situation in life is without its share of suffering; - and this perpetual reference to a higher power ought equally to teach the rich humility, and the poor devotion.
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Letitia Elizabeth Landon Quote: We love music for the buried hopes, the garnered memories, the tender feelings it can summon at a touch.
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Quotes about Letitia Elizabeth Landon: Every other species of talent carries with it its eternity; we enjoy the work of the poet, the painter, the sculptor, only as thousands will do after us; but the actor - his memory is with his generation, and that passes away.
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Quote about Letitia Elizabeth Landon: there can be neither politically nor morally a good which is not universal ... we cannot reform for a time or for a class, but for all and for the whole, and our very interests will draw us together in one wide bond of sympathy.
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Letitia Elizabeth Landon Sayings: The truth is, we like to talk over our disasters, because they are ours; and others like to listen, because they are not theirs.
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Letitia Elizabeth Landon Saying: words alike make the destiny of empires and of individuals. Ambition, love, hate, interest, vanity, have words for their engines, and need none more powerful. Language is a fifth element - the one by which all the others are swayed.
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Sayings about Letitia Elizabeth Landon: to enjoy yourself is the easy method to give enjoyment to others ...
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Saying about Letitia Elizabeth Landon: Memory has many conveniences, and, among others, that of foreseeing things as they have afterwards happened.
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Letitia Elizabeth Landon Quotes: The wind has a language, I would I could learn!Sometimes 'tis soothing, and sometimes 'tis stern,Sometimes it comes like a low sweet song,And all things grow calm, as the sound floats along,And the forest is lull'd by the dreamy strain,And slumber sinks down on the wandering main,And its crystal arms are folded in rest,And the tall ship sleeps on its heaving breast.
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Letitia Elizabeth Landon Quote: Ah, tell me not that memory sheds gladness o'er the past, what is recalled by faded flowers, save that they did not last?
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Quotes about Letitia Elizabeth Landon: In sad truth, half our forebodings of our neighbors are but our own wishes, which we are ashamed to utter in any other form.
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Quote about Letitia Elizabeth Landon: How beautiful, buoyant, and glad is morning! The first sunshine on the leaves: the first wind, laden with the first breath of the flowers
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Letitia Elizabeth Landon Sayings: Perhaps, from an innate desire of justification, sorrow always exaggerates itself. Memory is quite one of Job's friends; and the past is ever ready to throw its added darkness on the present.
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Letitia Elizabeth Landon Saying: There is no denying that there are 'royal roads' through existence for the upper classes; for them, at least, the highways are macadamized, swept, and watered.
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Sayings about Letitia Elizabeth Landon: Oh, only those whose souls have felt this one idolatry can tell how precious is the slightest thing affection gives and hallows.
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Saying about Letitia Elizabeth Landon: the fact is, that life is too short to be occupied by aught but the present - hope and remembrance are equally a waste of time.
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Letitia Elizabeth Landon Quotes: Music is the language of some other state, born of memory. For what can wake the soul's strong instinct of some other world like music?
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Letitia Elizabeth Landon Quote: Sneering springs out of the wish to deny; and wretched must that state of mind be that wishes to take refuge in doubt.
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