William Gilmore Simms Quotes

William Gilmore Simms Quotes: We must calculate not on the weather, nor on fortune, but upon God and ourselves. He may fail us in the gratification of our wishes, but never in the encounter with our exigencies.
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William Gilmore Simms Quote: Better that we should err in action than wholly refuse to perform. The storm is so much better than the calm, as it declares the presence of a living principle. Stagnation is something worse than death. It is corruption also.
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Quotes about William Gilmore Simms: I believe that economists put decimal points in their forecasts to show they have a sense of humor.
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Quote about William Gilmore Simms: I know not that there is anything in nature more soothing to the mind than the contemplation of the moon, sailing, like some planetary bark, amidst a sea of bright azure. The subject is certainly hackneyed; the moon has been sung by poet and poetaster. Is there any marvel that it should be so?
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William Gilmore Simms Sayings: Stagnation is something worse than death. It is corruption, also.
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