Washington Irving

Washington Irving

American writer
History fades into fable; fact becomes clouded with doubt and controversy; the inscription molders from the tablet: the statue falls from the pedestal. Columns, arches, pyramids, what are they but heaps of sand; and their epitaphs, but characters written in the dust?More Washington Irving quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Those men are most apt to be obsequious and conciliating abroad, who are under the discipline of shrews at home.More Washington Irving quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]
The slanders of the pen pierce to the heart; they rankle longest in the noblest spirits; they dwell ever present in the mind and render it morbidly sensitive to the most trifling collision.More Washington Irving quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Young lawyers attend the courts, not because they have business there, but because they have no business anywhere else.More Washington Irving quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Little minds are tamed and subdued by misfortune; but great minds rise above them.More Washington Irving quotes [01/01/2000 12:01:00]

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