Edwin Percy Whipple Quotes

Top 36 wise famous quotes and sayings by Edwin Percy Whipple

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Edwin Percy Whipple quotes: Whenever you find humour, you find pathos close by its side. Whenever you find humour, you find pathos close by its side.
Edwin Percy Whipple quotes: Of the three prerequisites of genius; the first is soul; the second is soul; and the third is soul. Of the three prerequisites of genius; the first is soul; the second is soul; and the third is soul.
Edwin Percy Whipple quotes: Even in social life, it is persistency which attracts confidence, more than talents and accomplishments. Even in social life, it is persistency which attracts confidence, more than talents and accomplishments.
Edwin Percy Whipple quotes: A writer who attempts to live on the manufacture of his imagination is continually coquetting with starvation. A writer who attempts to live on the manufacture of his imagination is continually coquetting with starvation.
Edwin Percy Whipple quotes: The minister's brain is often the "poor-box" of the church. The minister's brain is often the "poor-box" of the church.
Edwin Percy Whipple quotes: Talent jogs to conclusions to which Genius takes giant leaps. Talent jogs to conclusions to which Genius takes giant leaps.
Edwin Percy Whipple quotes: Talent is full of thoughts, Genius is thought. Talent is a cistern, Genius a fountain. Talent is full of thoughts, Genius is thought. Talent is a cistern, Genius a fountain.
Edwin Percy Whipple quotes: Every style formed elaborately on any model must be affected and straight-laced. Every style formed elaborately on any model must be affected and straight-laced.
Edwin Percy Whipple quotes: The saddest failures in life are those that come from not putting forth the power and will to succeed. The saddest failures in life are those that come from not putting forth the power and will to succeed.
Edwin Percy Whipple quotes: The familiar writer is apt to be his own satirist. Out of his own mouth is he judged. The familiar writer is apt to be his own satirist. Out of his own mouth is he judged.
Edwin Percy Whipple quotes: Pretension is nothing; power is everything. Pretension is nothing; power is everything.
Edwin Percy Whipple quotes: Sin, every day, takes out a patent for some new invention. Sin, every day, takes out a patent for some new invention.
Edwin Percy Whipple quotes: The bitterest satires and noblest eulogies on married life have come from poets. The bitterest satires and noblest eulogies on married life have come from poets.
Edwin Percy Whipple quotes: The inborn geniality of some people amounts to genius. The inborn geniality of some people amounts to genius.
Edwin Percy Whipple quotes: Wit is an unexpected explosion of thought. Wit is an unexpected explosion of thought.
Edwin Percy Whipple quotes: Irony is an insult conveyed in the form of a compliment. Irony is an insult conveyed in the form of a compliment.
Edwin Percy Whipple quotes: A nation may be in a tumult to-day for a thought which the timid Erasmus placidly penned in his study more than two centuries ago. A nation may be in a tumult to-day for a thought which the timid Erasmus placidly penned in his study more than two centuries ago.
Edwin Percy Whipple quotes: God is glorified, not by our groans, but by our thanksgivings. God is glorified, not by our groans, but by our thanksgivings.
Edwin Percy Whipple quotes: Nothing is rarer than the use of a word in its exact meaning. Nothing is rarer than the use of a word in its exact meaning.
Edwin Percy Whipple quotes: Cervantes shrewdly advises to lay a bridge of silver for a flying enemy. Cervantes shrewdly advises to lay a bridge of silver for a flying enemy.
Edwin Percy Whipple quotes: Books are lighthouses erected in the great sea of time. Books are lighthouses erected in the great sea of time.