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17 Famous Quotes by Hannah More
2/2/1745 - 9/7/1833
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A crown! what is it? It is to bear the miseries of a people! To bear the miseries of a people! And sink beneath a load of splendid care!

Royalty Quotes, by Hannah More , Source: Daniel (pt. VI)

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Forgiveness is the economy of the heart... forgiveness saves the expense of anger, the cost of hatred, the waste of spirits.

Christianity Quotes, by Hannah More

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Small habits, well pursued betimes, May reach the dignity of crimes.

Proverbs Quotes, by Hannah More , Source: Florio (pt. I)

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Since trifles make the sum of human things, And half our misery from our foibles springs; Since life's best joys consist in peace and ease, And though but few can serve, yet all may please; On, let th' ungentle spirit learn from hence, A small unkindness is a great offence.

Unkindness Quotes, by Hannah More , Source: Sensibility

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He liked those literary cooks Who skim the cream of others' books; And ruin half an author's graces By plucking bon-mots from their places.

Plagiarism Quotes, by Hannah More , Source: Florio, the Bas Blue

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No adulation; 'tis the death of virtue; Who flatters, is of all mankind the lowest Save he who courts the flattery.

Flattery Quotes, by Hannah More , Source: Daniel

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Fell luxury! more perilous to youth Than storms or quicksands, poverty of chains.

Luxury Quotes, by Hannah More , Source: Belshazzar

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Luxury and dissipation, soft and gentle as their approaches are, and silently as they throw their silken chains about the heart, enslave it more than the most active and turbulent vices.

Luxury Quotes, by Hannah More , Source: Essays--Dissipation

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Give us the luxuries of life, and we will dispense with its necessities.

Luxury Quotes, by Hannah More , Source: Essays--Dissipation

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Small habits, well pursued betimes, May reach the dignity of crimes.

Habit Quotes, by Hannah More , Source: Florio (pt. I)

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Sow an action, reap a habit.

Habit Quotes, by Hannah More , Source: Florio (pt. I)

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In men this blunder still you find, All think their little set mankind.

Conceit Quotes, by Hannah More , Source: Florio (pt. I)

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O jealousy, Thou ugliest fiend of hell! thy deadly venom Preys on my vitals, turns the healthful hue Of my flesh check to haggard sallowness, And drinks my spirit up!

Jealousy Quotes, by Hannah More , Source: David and Goliath (pt. V)

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Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal.

Obstacles Quotes, by Hannah More

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Going to the opera, like getting drunk, is a sin that carries its own punishment with it.

Opera Quotes, by Hannah More

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Going to the opera, like getting drunk, is a sin that carries its own punishment with it.

Sin Quotes, by Hannah More

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There is one single fact which we may oppose to all the wit and argument of infidelity, namely, that no man ever repented of being a Christian on his death bed.

Christianity Quotes, by Hannah More

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