H. Rider Haggard Quotes

Top 45 wise famous quotes and sayings by H. Rider Haggard

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H. Rider Haggard quotes: Love her who is present, for be sure she who is absent is false to thee; Love her who is present, for be sure she who is absent is false to thee;
H. Rider Haggard quotes: For like a rugged tree you are hard and sound at the core. For like a rugged tree you are hard and sound at the core.
H. Rider Haggard quotes: Women love the last blow as well as the last word, and when they fight for love they are pitiless as a wounded buffalo. Women love the last blow as well as the last word, and when they fight for love they are pitiless as a wounded buffalo.
H. Rider Haggard quotes: Truly wealth, which men spend all their lives in acquiring, is a valueless thing at the last. Truly wealth, which men spend all their lives in acquiring, is a valueless thing at the last.
H. Rider Haggard quotes: Passion is like the lightening, it is beautiful and it links the earth to heaven, but it blinds. Passion is like the lightening, it is beautiful and it links the earth to heaven, but it blinds.
H. Rider Haggard quotes: Our future was so completely unknown, and I think that the unknown and the awful always bring a man nearer to his Maker. Our future was so completely unknown, and I think that the unknown and the awful always bring a man nearer to his Maker.
H. Rider Haggard quotes: A sharp spear needs no polish. A sharp spear needs no polish.
H. Rider Haggard quotes: It is awkward to listen to oneself being praised, and I was always a shy man. It is awkward to listen to oneself being praised, and I was always a shy man.
H. Rider Haggard quotes: Passion is like the lightning, it is beautiful, and it links the earth to heaven, but alas it blinds! Passion is like the lightning, it is beautiful, and it links the earth to heaven, but alas it blinds!
H. Rider Haggard quotes: Take up the tale," quoth Umslopogaas; "it is a merry one. Take up the tale," quoth Umslopogaas; "it is a merry one.
H. Rider Haggard quotes: There is no such things as magic, though there is such a thing as knowledge of the hidden ways of Nature. There is no such things as magic, though there is such a thing as knowledge of the hidden ways of Nature.
H. Rider Haggard quotes: Now, I whispered. Boom! boom! boom! went the three heavy rifles, and down came Sir Henry's elephant dead as a hammer, shot right through the heart. Now, I whispered. Boom! boom! boom! went the three heavy rifles, and down came Sir Henry's elephant dead as a hammer, shot right through the heart.
H. Rider Haggard quotes: The food that memory gives to eat is bitter to the taste, and it is only with the teeth of hope that we can bear to bite it. The food that memory gives to eat is bitter to the taste, and it is only with the teeth of hope that we can bear to bite it.
H. Rider Haggard quotes: Although I know no actual precedent for it, in the case of a particularly powerful Double, such as was given in this romance to Queen Although I know no actual precedent for it, in the case of a particularly powerful Double, such as was given in this romance to Queen
H. Rider Haggard quotes: Women's eyes are always bright, whatever the colour, Women's eyes are always bright, whatever the colour,
H. Rider Haggard quotes: What I seek I Find,what I find I keep. What I seek I Find,what I find I keep.
H. Rider Haggard quotes: Mistrust all men, and slay him whom thou mistrustest overmuch; and as for women, flee from them, for they are evil, and in the end will destroy thee. Mistrust all men, and slay him whom thou mistrustest overmuch; and as for women, flee from them, for they are evil, and in the end will destroy thee.
H. Rider Haggard quotes: Pride is a good horse if thou ridest wisely Pride is a good horse if thou ridest wisely
H. Rider Haggard quotes: I fancy I only got a rap on the head, which knocked me stupid. I fancy I only got a rap on the head, which knocked me stupid.
H. Rider Haggard quotes: We run to place and power over the dead bodies of those who fail and fall; ay, we win the food we eat from out the mouths of starving babes. We run to place and power over the dead bodies of those who fail and fall; ay, we win the food we eat from out the mouths of starving babes.
H. Rider Haggard quotes: We white people think that we know everything. We white people think that we know everything.
H. Rider Haggard quotes: Thus the husband is buried at Memphis and the wife in Koptos, yet the Ka of the wife goes to live in her husband's tomb Thus the husband is buried at Memphis and the wife in Koptos, yet the Ka of the wife goes to live in her husband's tomb
H. Rider Haggard quotes: I have never observed that the religious are more eager to die than the rest of us poor mortals. I have never observed that the religious are more eager to die than the rest of us poor mortals.
H. Rider Haggard quotes: Then there came a vision to me, a vision that was sent in answer to my prayer, or, perchance, it was a madness born of my sorrows. Then there came a vision to me, a vision that was sent in answer to my prayer, or, perchance, it was a madness born of my sorrows.
H. Rider Haggard quotes: The Garden of Eden, no doubt, looked fair before man was, but I always think that it must have been fairer when Eve adorned it. The Garden of Eden, no doubt, looked fair before man was, but I always think that it must have been fairer when Eve adorned it.
H. Rider Haggard quotes: Civilization is only savagery silver-gilt. Civilization is only savagery silver-gilt.
H. Rider Haggard quotes: Take what life can give you, Ana, and do not trouble about the offerings which are laid in the tombs for time to crumble. Take what life can give you, Ana, and do not trouble about the offerings which are laid in the tombs for time to crumble.
H. Rider Haggard quotes: I have noted that those who desire to do the most good often work the greatest harm. I have noted that those who desire to do the most good often work the greatest harm.
H. Rider Haggard quotes: For women bring trouble as surely as night follows day ... For women bring trouble as surely as night follows day ...
H. Rider Haggard quotes: My death is very near to me, and of this I am glad, for I desire to pursue the quest in other realms, as it has been promised to me My death is very near to me, and of this I am glad, for I desire to pursue the quest in other realms, as it has been promised to me that I shall do.
H. Rider Haggard quotes: As I grow older, I regret to say that a detestable habit of thinking seems to be getting a hold of me. As I grow older, I regret to say that a detestable habit of thinking seems to be getting a hold of me.