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Charles Dudley Warner quotes: It is fortunate that each generation does not comprehend its own ignorance. We are thus enabled to call our ancestors barbarous. It is fortunate that each generation does not comprehend its own ignorance. We are thus enabled to call our ancestors barbarous.
Charles Dudley Warner quotes: Politics makes strange bedfellows. Politics makes strange bedfellows.
Charles Dudley Warner quotes: I know that unremitting attention to business is the price of success, but I don't know what success is. I know that unremitting attention to business is the price of success, but I don't know what success is.
Charles Dudley Warner quotes: A garden is an awful responsibility. You never know what you may be aiding to grow in it. A garden is an awful responsibility. You never know what you may be aiding to grow in it.
Charles Dudley Warner quotes: Goodness comes out of people who bask in the sun, as it does out of a sweet apple roasted before the fire. Goodness comes out of people who bask in the sun, as it does out of a sweet apple roasted before the fire.
Charles Dudley Warner quotes: There is no moment of delight in any pilgrimage like the beginning of it. There is no moment of delight in any pilgrimage like the beginning of it.
Charles Dudley Warner quotes: Nature is, in fact, a suggester of uneasiness, a promoter of pilgrimages and of excursions of the fancy which never come to any satisfactory haven. Nature is, in fact, a suggester of uneasiness, a promoter of pilgrimages and of excursions of the fancy which never come to any satisfactory haven.
Charles Dudley Warner quotes: Woman is perpetual revolution, and is that element in the world which continually destroys and recreates. Woman is perpetual revolution, and is that element in the world which continually destroys and recreates.
Charles Dudley Warner quotes: Nature is entirely indifferent to any reform. She perpetuates a fault as persistently as a virtue. Nature is entirely indifferent to any reform. She perpetuates a fault as persistently as a virtue.
Charles Dudley Warner quotes: Regrets are idle; yet history is one long regret. Everything might have turned out so differently. Regrets are idle; yet history is one long regret. Everything might have turned out so differently.
Charles Dudley Warner quotes: Plots are no more exhausted than men are. Every man is a new creation, and combinations are simply endless. Plots are no more exhausted than men are. Every man is a new creation, and combinations are simply endless.
Charles Dudley Warner quotes: The excellence of a gift lies in its appropriateness rather than in itsvalue. The excellence of a gift lies in its appropriateness rather than in its
value.
Charles Dudley Warner quotes: Lettuce is like conversation; it must be fresh and crisp, so sparkling that you scarcely notice the bitter in it. Lettuce is like conversation; it must be fresh and crisp, so sparkling that you scarcely notice the bitter in it.
Charles Dudley Warner quotes: Blessed be agriculture! if one does not have too much of it. Blessed be agriculture! if one does not have too much of it.
Charles Dudley Warner quotes: A great artist can paint a great picture on a small canvas. A great artist can paint a great picture on a small canvas.
Charles Dudley Warner quotes: Simplicity is making the journey of this life with just baggage enough. Simplicity is making the journey of this life with just baggage enough.
Charles Dudley Warner quotes: Mud-pies gratify one of our first and best instincts. So long as we are dirty, we are pure. Mud-pies gratify one of our first and best instincts. So long as we are dirty, we are pure.
Charles Dudley Warner quotes: Memory has the singular characteristic of recalling in a friend absent, as in a journey long past, only that which is agreeable. Memory has the singular characteristic of recalling in a friend absent, as in a journey long past, only that which is agreeable.
Charles Dudley Warner quotes: I do not know the names of all the weeds and plants, I have to do as Adam did in his garden ... name things as I find them. I do not know the names of all the weeds and plants, I have to do as Adam did in his garden ... name things as I find them.
Charles Dudley Warner quotes: Snobbery, being an aspiring failing, is sometimes the prophecy of better things. Snobbery, being an aspiring failing, is sometimes the prophecy of better things.
Charles Dudley Warner quotes: One of the best things in the world to be is a boy; it requires no experience, but needs some practice to be a good one. One of the best things in the world to be is a boy; it requires no experience, but needs some practice to be a good one.
Charles Dudley Warner quotes: The tenure of a literary reputation is the most uncertain and fluctuating of all. The tenure of a literary reputation is the most uncertain and fluctuating of all.
Charles Dudley Warner quotes: The stranger who receives the rare gift of human kindness holds its value in his heart forever. The stranger who receives the rare gift of human kindness holds its value in his heart forever.
Charles Dudley Warner quotes: The man who has planted a garden feels that he has done something for the good of the world. The man who has planted a garden feels that he has done something for the good of the world.
Charles Dudley Warner quotes: What a man needs in gardening is a cast-iron back, with a hinge in it. What a man needs in gardening is a cast-iron back, with a hinge in it.
Charles Dudley Warner quotes: There was never a nation great until it came to the knowledge that it had nowhere in the world to go for help. There was never a nation great until it came to the knowledge that it had nowhere in the world to go for help.
Charles Dudley Warner quotes: A boy has a natural genius for combining business with pleasure. A boy has a natural genius for combining business with pleasure.
Charles Dudley Warner quotes: There is no such thing as absolute value in this world. You can only estimate what a thing is worth to you. There is no such thing as absolute value in this world. You can only estimate what a thing is worth to you.