Harriet Hosmer

Harriet Hosmer

We do not claim that punning is legitimate wit. Wit consists in combination of ideas, punning in combination of words only. We wonder at the one, but we laugh at the drollery of the other - as the world goes a pun is regarded as an imponderable commodity, all know the rank it holds in the order of pure intellect.More Harriet Hosmer quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Words are cold and formal things.More Harriet Hosmer quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Even if so inclined, an artist has no business to marry. For a man, it may be well enough, but for a woman, on whom matrimonial duties and cares weigh more heavily, it is a moral wrong, for she must either neglect her family, or her profession.More Harriet Hosmer quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
[On leaving the U.S. for Italy:] I ought to be accomplishing thrice as much as now, and feel that I am soul-bound and thought-bound in this land of dollars and cents.More Harriet Hosmer quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A pun, like champagne, loses its sparkle when too long drawn out. Its flash is its savor.More Harriet Hosmer quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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